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The first photo is Easter 2016 & the second is Easter 2018! I’m so thankful & proud that I took control of my health. The journey has been full of ups & downs – definitely not linear, but here we are… heading in the right direction! This one 😳 pretty scary to share! The first photo was March 2015- right before my very first round of the Whole30 program. The left was… Read More

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

Wanting to lose weight can be so overwhelming, especially if you have a lot of weight to lose. Today, I want to share with you 4 simple things you can start doing to jump start your weight loss. MAKING A FOOD PLAN  The first key to losing weight is planning out your meals the night before. This is so easy, y’all. Simply get a sheet of paper or use the notes app… Read More