As I’ve found out, this weight loss journey is not always going to be full of upward momentum and big successes. There’s going to be both ups and downs, and the rough patches are all just part of the experience. I’ve been dealing with one of those rough patches lately, as my weight loss has… Continue reading Dealing with Plateaus
I talk a lot about treating yourself and making sure that you aren’t being too hard on yourself, especially in terms of healthy lifestyles. I will gladly have an ice cream now and then or indulge in french fries when I want to. While I still plan on keeping an open mind about food, I… Continue reading Adventures in Clean Eating
Today I wanted to talk about something that I have been thinking about for a while: body shaming. I’ve mentioned this a little bit in other posts, but I do think it’s an important issue that deserves its own post. While we as a society do need to work on being kinder to each other… Continue reading My Thoughts on Body Shaming
As you can probably guess from today’s post title, I have reached another milestone on my weight loss journey and officially lost 40 pounds! If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may remember that I had lost 30 pounds back in May. Let me just say that these 10 pounds that I… Continue reading Reaching Another Milestone: 40 Pounds Lost!
If you have been following my blog for a while, you might remember that I’ve been using MyFitnessPal to count my daily calories and record how many calories I burn during workouts. When I first started this weight loss journey, I started seeing a nutritionist, and we worked together to figure out how many calories… Continue reading Why I’ve Stopped Calorie-Counting
I hope everyone is having an amazing, relaxing Sunday! For today’s post, I wanted to talk about something that I’ve been thinking about for a while. I think at this point, everyone has heard of cheat meals and going off your diet for a day to eat whatever you want. Every weekend my Explore page… Continue reading Why I Don’t Like the Phrase “Cheat Meal”
I hope everyone is having a great Monday! I thought I would start out the week with another running update. In the last week, I stuck with running 10 minutes, walking 5 minutes, and running 10 minutes again instead of increasing the running time. Even though I think I was doing pretty well with running… Continue reading Running Update #9 + Exploring Smoothies