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 you've done this last one. I'm sure I'm not the only one. (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 one that tries to sabotage me. (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. (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 something to focus on and slowly chip away so before you know it you're at goal. (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 day at a time and one decision/choice at a time.
It's really that simple. (more…)
This last week I took a little trip and had to fly on an airplane for the first time since I started Ideal Protein on 11/27/12. I had a huge non scale victory!
Why is this significant?
Well, before I started IP I had three things happen that propelled me into deciding I was going to lose weight once and for all. (more…)