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I’m going to share my food journal with y’all! After using many different things, I have settled on this way to track my food. I can say that I have faithfully tracked every single thing I’ve eaten all year! What is the point of not writing something down? Your body & mind knows you ate it, so you might as well be honest with yourself. Tracking takes me maybe 5 minutes a… Read More

What happens when you overeat? You are trying so hard to stop at satisfied & then all of a sudden, you’ve overeaten 😳 it happens. In fact, it’s going to happen. It will probably happen more than you want it to because learning your body’s hunger signals takes some practice. So what do you do next? Don’t panic. Don’t beat yourself up. Definitely don’t make this mean anything about you as a… Read More

Yesterday, I said that a key to losing weight is to make a food plan. I wanted to elaborate on what exactly that looks like. Literally, all you need to do is grab a sheet of paper or your phone & write out what you plan to eat for B/L/D + any snacks or alcoholic beverages you plan to drink. Make your plan very simple & very realistic. The key to sticking… Read More

Growing up, I was always overweight. Not morbidly obese, but always just a little bigger than most of my friends. I honestly remember being in preschool & hoping that my teacher could pick me up to carry me to the bus one day when it was raining. What 4 or 5 year old has those thoughts? Me, apparently. The summer before my 21st birthday was my first experience trying to lose weight…. Read More