Tag: weight loss

You Don’t Have to be Perfect

You Don’t Have to be Perfect

Oprah and Dr. Brené Brown were the first to help me understand that you don’t have to be perfect to receive the best life has to offer. Regardless of what your mother, mother-in-law or anyone else in your life thinks – including yourself. With the holidays literally…

Portion Size vs. Super Sized

Portion Size vs. Super Sized

My life’s mission is to be able to make portion control and a balanced diet part of my everyday healthy life.  With portion sizes going the super sized route – at the grocery store, at fast food and sit down restaurants – it’s easy to…

Getting Fit, Getting Healthy

Getting Fit, Getting Healthy

Yes, like everyone else in America I set out to start off my year on a getting fit, getting healthy journey.  If you follow along, you know that’s been my goal since I started this blog. And while at times I tend to be hard on myself for not automatically being able to get back to the weight I was 10 yrs ago, when I allow myself to really look at what I’ve accomplished, I’m happy with my gettin
Getting Healthy My Way

Getting Healthy My Way

If you’re like me and the rest of the world, every year marks a new beginning in our getting healthy journey.  I know it can be a long, arduous process.  I’ve been on it since I started this blog.  And what I’ve decided is that…

Self Awareness + Mindful Eating = Health & Happiness

Self Awareness + Mindful Eating = Health & Happiness

Since I started this blog I’ve been struggling with being able to say I have a weight loss success story.  But at the beginning of the year I made it a goal to lose 10 lbs and keep them off.  I thought losing the weight wouldn’t be a…

No White Foods + For Me

No White Foods + For Me

If you’ve been following along you know that I’m always on the search to find just the right food combinations to work for me.  In my quest toward making healthier food choices and making the switch to clean eating, I stumbled upon several options -Whole 30, Paleo and one thing was constant.  White foods were basically a no no and if you look at Whole 30, so was wheat, so I decided to take the no whit