Dieting

I Lost 100 Pounds: But Gained So Much More!

I Lost 100 Pounds: But Gained So Much More

I lost 100 pounds! I lost more than my youngest kid weighs. It’s an amazing feeling, but it hasn’t been easy. I fought for every ounce I lost, scolded myself for every pound I re-gained, and celebrated every single step I took toward achieving my goal. During this process, I dealt with countless obstacles and […]

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4 Ways to Stay on Track During the Summer

4 Ways to Stay on Track During the Summer

It’s officially summer and, for me, that means BBQs, seafood feasts, pool days, and late nights playing cards. How many BBQs have you attended where healthy food was abundant? Yeah, me either. But, all is not lost. There are ways for you to stay on track during the summer and some of them are much […]

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3 Benefits of Meal Planning

Meal planning is different than meal prepping….try not to confuse the two. Meal planning is simply the act of planning what meals you’re going to prepare for the week ahead. Meal prepping, on the other hand, is the act of actually putting those meals together and freezing them so you don’t have to cook all […]

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Brace Yourself: There is NO Quick Fix

Brace Yourself - There is NO Quick Fix

I’ve been on every fad diet imaginable over the years and there’s one thing they all have in common – THEY DON’T WORK! How many of you have bought into diet pills or other “guaranteed” methods of weight loss? If you raised your hand, the next fact is going to surprise you. Americans spend over […]

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My Battle with Emotional Eating

My Battle with Emotional Eating

It’s no secret that I battle emotional eating and it’s something I’ll battle every single day for the rest of my life. Here lately, it’s gotten the better of me and I’ve spent some time trying to figure out why I’m reverting back to old habits. I’ve been doing so well at staying on track […]

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What Happened When I Gave Up the Scale for 30 Days?

What Happened When I Gave Up the Scale for 30 Days

I stumbled upon a Lose It Facebook group awhile back and joined. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. The folks in this group know exactly what I’m dealing with and offer some of the most amazing support ever! Back in March, I was having scale issues where I was getting a […]

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The Low Down on Self-Sabotage

The Low Down on Self-Sabotage and How to Put an End to it Once and For All

It’s no secret that I’ve been on and off this weight loss wagon for forever and a day. Why? Because of self-sabotage. Why would I, or anyone, willingly keep themselves from being healthy and happy? The answer isn’t an easy one. In fact, is way more complicated than you think. Self-sabotage doesn’t just apply to […]

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