I've said it before, but our own intuition really is our greatest guide and it continues to amaze me. Normally I try to post Fridays, but I needed to take the past few days to process the news. I was emotional, relieved, angry and also overwhelmed at what this meant going forward. It's been a... Continue Reading →
Week 7: I’m down!, New Goal Weight and Raising my Consciousness
To be honest, I’m surprised I lost weight this week! I wasn’t expecting it at all since I wasn't really trying. Mentally I took the pressure off myself and chose to reevaluate my goal weight among other things. Click to Week 7 Food & Exercise Summary New Goal Weight To pressure off myself, I decided... Continue Reading →
Week 5: Grief, Mercury Retrograde, a-ha Moments and No More Excuses!
This past week was filled with a lot of moving energy! Between mercury retrograde and the upcoming full moon energy, I've personally experienced many moments of grief and major a-ha moments. Click to Week 5 Food & Exercise Diary No More Excuses! I caught myself making excuses this week and decided - that's enough! I... Continue Reading →
Week 4: Weigh In (Down!) + Update
How has it already been one month!? These weeks are flying by! As I suspected, last week I was holding some weight due to PMS and it's highly likely my calorie intake was higher than my calorie output. Click to Week 4 Food & Exercise Diary After posting last week's update, I found my FitBit... Continue Reading →
Week 3: Weigh In + Mindfulness and Exercise
I was nervous to weigh myself this week, not necessarily for myself but because I'm being transparent as I share my progress. Before stepping on the scale I was creating stories in my head wondering if my hormones aren't balanced and second guessed whether my exercise and activity levels were enough. This was last night... Continue Reading →
Week 2: Weigh In + Update (Nutrition Certificate, EMDR…)
Second week and I'm NOT down BUT, it was a minimal gain and I am still down 1.6 pounds from the start. In my food and activity diary below, you can see how my overall calorie intake was lower this week averaging 1690/day, but my activity level was also much lower so I wasn't burning... Continue Reading →
Week 1 Weigh In (I’m down!) + Why I’m Sharing
Being the first week you'd think I would have planned a little better to have certain foods in the house - but it wasn't the case. I actually bought a box of halloween chocolates from Costco the day before my first weigh-in because it was on sale. (I honestly don't know what I was thinking.)... Continue Reading →
WEEK 1 – HEALTHY Weight loss journey to FEELING great!
Personally I enjoy tracking and keeping record of foods, calories and my progress so figured I’d share what I’m doing along the way. While struggling with my weight since 2002 I've learned it’s a direct correlation to my emotional stress. I didn’t have the tools to acknowledge and truly feel all of my feelings until... Continue Reading →