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My Weight Loss Was My Worth

If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you would have seen me post this week regarding a memory that came up from five years ago. A time when I felt like I was at the peak of my success. The FB memory that came up was a video clip of me on a big […]

What to do when you just feel so uncomfortable in your body right now

One thing that I hear a lot, and that I have also experienced myself, is people who say they just feel so uncomfortable in their body the size that it is right now. This is where that feeling of desperation to lose some weight can come from and where we are at when we end […]

When You Love Yourself You Are Able to More Fully Love Others

I used to be a very judgemental person. I look back at the person I was previously (like up until just a few months ago) and just feel like I used to be in a very dark place – mentally and emotionally. I was easily hurt because I was actually very insecure and my response […]

Emotional Eating as a Non-Dieter

I speak with people quite often regarding emotional eating and emotional binge eating. They describe exactly what I have experienced as well – turning to food to deal with a certain emotion or situation, and then feeling totally out of control with that food at that moment. I used to get so focused on trying […]

The Weight Loss Struggle

I came across an old blog of mine recently. It’s the first blog I ever did and it was right in the midst of my weight loss journey. There were a few things that struck me from scrolling through these posts. First, I kept struggling with the exact same things over and over again!!  Every […]

Exercising For Weight Loss = Disappointment

Have you ever decided to start exercising to achieve a weight loss goal? The answer to that seems so obvious. Why? Because the sad reality is that for most people that is the only reason they do decide to start exercising in the first place. The problem, however, is that if that is your main reason for starting exercise then you […]

Eating Healthfully or Starving?

I never “dieted“. I realized right from the get-go that diets didn’t seem to work. Heck, I have seen so many adults when I was a kid, failing at diet after diet, so I knew that whatever I did to lose weight I needed to be able to do for the rest of my life. […]

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