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Learning Our ‘Whys’ for Weight Loss
Sunday, August 30, 2020      17 comments

Our whys are one of the most powerful aspects of our journey. Without them, there is no desire to begin a journey. With them, you develop of a clear vision of what it is you want, that’s the first step. Then there is step 2, which is manifesting... Read more
Make Peace With Your Past
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      11 comments

Real self love and self compassion includes being gentle and forgiving with ourselves for who we used to be before we changed. If we want to truly love ourselves, then we have to work on letting go of the shame and guilt we’ve been holding onto ... Read more
Listen to Your Body... (And Your Heart)
Monday, February 10, 2020      7 comments

This evening I totally could have pushed myself a little more and could have easily gotten 20k steps instead of 17k, but my body was telling me I needed to rest. So instead of feeling let down or disappointed in myself, I responded with compassi... Read more
Let Go of Comparison
Monday, January 27, 2020      5 comments

Thank you @PELESJEWEL for the important reminder yesterday to avoid comparison as much as we can... I found real, true happiness when I stopped comparing myself to others. I finally came to a realization that comparison wasn’t getting me a... Read more
Monday, September 30, 2019      7 comments

Moderation can be challenging. When we have a craving and we see something at the store we want, do we buy whatever is tempting us and try to have it in moderation, or not buy it at all since we know it’s too hard to control ourselves from... Read more
Being Happy in the Present Moment
Thursday, September 05, 2019      7 comments

A conversation between my Stepmom and I - Me: “You know how you think you’ll be happy once you reach your goal, but then you want to look even b... Read more
Overcome the Fear of Posting a Picture
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      4 comments

This picture was taken in February. Why am I posting it now? You may be wondering. There’s a reason behind it... Like I’ve mentioned in one of... Read more
Pay Attention to Synchronicity
Sunday, August 18, 2019      11 comments

It's only 69 degrees here in California today. I thought it would be cooler outside, so I wore a hoodie and sweats on my walk. Come to find out, it was too warm out to wear that! Oops. When I go for another walk today I'm definitely wearing shor... Read more
Enjoy the Journey
Monday, August 05, 2019      7 comments

You make the decision to take the first step. You take a few more, then repeat. They start adding up. You start out with 5k, then work your way up to 10k. Then before you know it, you're up to 20k. All of a sudden, you wake up one day and r... Read more
Releasing the Pressure of Perfection
Tuesday, July 30, 2019      3 comments

I'm learning to let go of the idea that I absolutely have to get in 20k steps a day, otherwise I'm not meeting the expectation of doing well enough. I may not be walking as much lately, but that's because I'm using that spare time to to make an ... Read more
When We Change Our Habits...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      6 comments

I've learned that laziness and productivity are habits that we form over time. The more you get used to being lazy, the less likely you are to break the cycle. However - when you change the direction of your path and welcome a new love of busyne... Read more
How I Felt When I Was Overweight
Monday, May 27, 2019      17 comments

I know how it feels to go to sleep with guilt and wake up with regret the next day. I know how it feels to be passionate about a dream you think will never come true. I know how it feels to not be able to wear anything you actually like, and to ... Read more
Receiving Compliments
Thursday, February 28, 2019      10 comments

I've received 3 compliments this month, and was given 1 towards the end of January. None of them were regarding my weight loss, but all 4 of them were appearance related. When I used to be heavy, I didn't try or put much effort into m... Read more
Finding a Hobby Will Change Your Life
Monday, February 25, 2019      11 comments

For the longest time, I used to see food as entertainment, and would take advantage of it by using it to cure my boredom. One day, I decided en... Read more
When You Walk Out of the Storm...
Friday, February 01, 2019      8 comments

The journey means so much more than just weight loss... It's about really getting to know yourself on a deeper level (your strengths, weaknesse... Read more

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