Screw the Scale

I woke up excited and jumped out of bed. Today was the day. Today was the day that I was going to see the scale drop. I went to the bathroom and stayed on the toilet for at least 15 minutes after I was done. Just to make sure there’s nothing left that could impactContinue reading “Screw the Scale”

Ask for Help

I don’t need help. How many times have you said that to yourself, only to regret it later? How many times have you said that because you think you should know what to do but you you’re upset that you don’t? I’ve been there. Because I knew so much about nutrition, I told myself thatContinue reading “Ask for Help”

Weight Loss Grief

When you have been overweight for a long time, the thought of actually losing the weight can be terrifying. The discomfort of being overweight is predictable, being on the other side is a completely different life. Admitting this is even harder. It’s similar to those who have chronic pain and illness. The pain is awful,Continue reading “Weight Loss Grief”

Make Fitness Fit into Your Busy Life

“But I don’t have time to work out. I want to – but I can’t.” Give me just a brief moment to share some tough love: that’s a load of crap. If you wanted to, you’d make the time. We all have the same 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week. NoContinue reading “Make Fitness Fit into Your Busy Life”

How To Gain Momentum

 Merriam Webster defines momentum as: strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events. Strength is gained by motion. By moving forward, you become stronger. The moment you stop, that momentum is lost and you’ll have to begin again. This is why momentum is so important. What do I mean when IContinue reading “How To Gain Momentum”

How to Finally Set Goals that Stick

Y’all see it all of the time, especially at this time of year. Everyone is ‘setting goals’ that they’re going to magically follow through with on the first of the year. But really, are they real goals? Or are they just things that sound nice? Goal setting is one of the most important aspects ofContinue reading “How to Finally Set Goals that Stick”