3 month update lose 40 lbs
My 40 lbs Weight Loss

3 Month Update on my 40 lbs Weight-loss Mission (with an important message for when you feel down on yourself)

It takes practice, but when you turn your negative self-talk into powerful, uplifting thoughts, you can turn those low feelings around.

food tracker analysis
Food for Health

How will you Score on your Food Tracker Check-in? Discover what’s holding back your weight loss.

Tracking your food and analyzing the results are steps you can take to ensure you're moving towards a healthier lifestyle that will naturally encourage your body to drop the extra pounds.

reset your taste buds with mini mary diet
Food for Health, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, My 40 lbs Weight Loss

Reset your Taste Buds with the Mary’s Mini Diet

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.

Setback in weight loss: move on or give up
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, My 40 lbs Weight Loss

Weight-loss Setback… Move on or Give up?

You must find a way to believe in yourself and harness your inner power, so you can traverse your way through the challenges of living a healthy lifestyle and come out as the person you want to become: healthy, at peace and free of the struggle.

year long habit tracker
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

January Progress: Habit Tracking into a Healthier Lifestyle

Each day that I'm successful with a habit, I fill in a square on my tracker, which I keep posted in the kitchen where I can see it every day. My tracker shows 6 months at a time.

Day 22 weight loss update
My 40 lbs Weight Loss

Day 22 Update on my 40 lbs Weight-loss Mission

There were a couple of times I came close to eating something I knew wasn't healthy for me (popcorn cooked in oil with salt added), but I knew that wasn't what I really wanted for my body.

40 lbs weight loss
My 40 lbs Weight Loss

Day 15 Update on my 40 lbs Weight-loss Mission

At first, I felt disappointed in myself, and then I quickly shifted my mindset (I've built up my ability to do so). I knew the feeling was temporary, and I knew I could learn from my mistake. I’m developing new eating habits that will take time.

intermittent fasting lose 40 lbs
My 40 lbs Weight Loss

How I’m using Intermittent Fasting to help me lose 40 lbs by July 1, 2022

We need long periods of time for the body to function properly. The idea behind intermittent fasting is to give your body the time it needs to do its job, while also naturally decreasing your food intake throughout the day.

2021 walking goal
Getting Physical

How I moved my Ass in 2021, and why you should get moving too (Final Update: 1200 km walking goal)

It’s usually easier for us to just sit around than it is to get moving (unless you’re already an active person). This means it's up to us to commit to getting regular exercise.