My friends - about a month ago I wrote a post, My Evolution of Dieting, Falling, and Getting Back Up, but little did I know how literal I was when I said I was falling and getting back up. Within a week of writing that post I was taken to the emergency room and...read more
As some of you might have noticed - it's been awhile since I've updated you on my progress. There's a reason for that. I slid back into my shell and quietly went back to stress eating. I must admit that I didn't think I would be doing this again after everything...read more
A new chapter has begun in my journey - this quest of self-discovery to find peace and balance with my emotional eating. It seems like I'm always fighting it, controlling it, hating it and never loving it. Yes - loving it. Is there such a thing? Is that crazy? How...read more
Now that I've completed the Ideal Protein Diet protocol and have phased off into mainteance mode I'm ready to start the next phase. When I phased off of Ideal Protein, I did so because I had lost so much hair from my weight loss (not necessarily because of IP) and I...read more
So you've only lost 1 lb of fat this week. I know - it's a sore subject! We see the scale measure only 1 lb of fat loss and we freak out. Shout. Curse the scale. Throw the scale away. Step on and off the scale 10 times to see if it changes it's mind. You know...read more
For those of you who are new to my blog - I sometimes will talk about my inner chubby chick and my Inner Skinny Chick. My inner chubby chick is the voice inside that lies to me, tells me how ugly I am, tells me that eating that one bite of cake will be okay, she's the...read more
Day 3 of the 30 Day No Cheat Challenge! Yesterday was a tough day for me. I'm going through some extreme stress right now - details later - but suffice to day I'm stressed so much that my body is feeling it. Neck and back hurt. When I got off work yesterday I came...read more
Day 2 of the 30 Day No Cheat Challenge! Mini Goals! Do you have any? If not - I highly suggest you get some. Mini goals help you feel rewarded and motivated when your end goal seems overwhelming. It doesn't matter how much you have to lose, mini goals will give you...read more
Day 1 of the 30 Day No Cheat Challenge! It doesn't matter what eating program you are on - you are tempted to cheat, especially when you first start. I get asked quite a bit how I'm able to get through 41 weeks of this diet with no cheats. Here's how: I take it one...read more
My friends, I have officially started Phase 3 of the Ideal Protein Diet. What does this mean? It means I'm phasing off of this diet and introducing complex carbs like berries, grains, and more dairy back into my diet. The concept is to get your pancreas adjusted to...read more
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