We don't always follow a straight, smooth line when we work towards our health goals. It's ok when it curves here and there and presents bumps and obstacles. One thing for sure; I will not give up on my goal to be healthy and at a weight that is right for my body.
Have you ever done a health reset? It's a great way to kickstart your journey into a healthy lifestyle, and you might also become more aware of how you rely on certain foods or alcohol to relax, soothe or even numb yourself.
For me, my health is my number one focus; the weight loss is an indicator I'm eating right for my body at this time. The weight loss IS a motivator for sure, but it is not my main focus...it is mainly a sign I'm moving towards optimal health.
My rising resting heart rate is like an alarm that alerts me to the poor environment I'm providing for my heart.
It takes practice, but when you turn your negative self-talk into powerful, uplifting thoughts, you can turn those low feelings around.
It’s heart-breaking to think about how our efforts to lose weight are derailed because we're unaware of what we're really eating.
Changing how I eat is a process. It will take time, and I will never be perfect.
At this point in my weight-loss journey, I can see that I’ve been struggling for a few weeks, and I need to do something to reset my taste buds.
To avoid making this mistake while reading the nutrition label, let’s look at what you need to do to be a savvy consumer.
We need to praise our progress instead of pointing to the lack of perfection.