About two years after having my first child, Taylor, I still wasn't feeling well. I gained over 100 pounds while I was pregnant with her and despite my best and sometimes extreme efforts hadn't lost any of the "baby" weight. Like most women, I couldn't help but compare myself to my friends who had babies… Continue reading Untangling the Weight Gain & Weight Loss Web – PCOS Diagnosis & How I Reversed It!
The date had been clearly marked on my calendar for over a month. Our friends were having a Halloween costume party that was sure to be a blast. I spent at least a few minutes a day contemplating if I would drink or not. I've never been one to turn down a cocktail but I… Continue reading How I Fell Off The (Whole30) Wagon
I was a nervous wreck while I was driving to the doctor. Can you believe I have been dieting and trying to lose weight for over 15 years? I have been faithfully tracking my food, exercise, and weight for a while and knew in my heart something wasn't right with my body. What would happen… Continue reading The Weight Loss Resistance Test Results Are In And You Are Not Going To Believe The Results!
Even though I had been dieting for years and it seemed as though my body was resistant to weight loss, it wasn't until I had been tracking my food and exercise intake for several months that I knew something wasn't right with my body. For several years, this type A super freak perfectionist was constantly… Continue reading Is Weight Loss Resistance a Diagnosis? Could You Or Someone You Know Be Weight Loss Resistant
I walked into the room full of confidence. I felt great and had boundless energy. It was my day 46 of the Whole30 and I had amassed more non-scale victories than I could count. What Whole30ers like to refer to as Tigers Blood was running through my veins. For those of you who haven't experienced… Continue reading How Can One Question Make Me Feel Like My Weight Loss Efforts Have Been A Failure?