A few months ago, I couldn't have imagined someone asking me why I stopped dieting and started detoxing instead. As someone who has been dieting for 16 years, I did not take the decision lightly. In the blog, How I Gained Over 100 Pounds, I explained how quickly I gained the weight and I expected to… Continue reading Why I Stopped Dieting & Started Detoxing!
A while ago I was frustrated and telling a very fit friend of mine about how I had successfully lost 35 pounds and had been thrilled with the results until the scale just stuck. For some reason, I just couldn’t push past the plateau. I was expecting sympathy, instead, my friend whimsically asked me if… Continue reading How I Pack 55 Grams of Protein Into Breakfast!
I was happily clicking away at nearly 100 days of eating Whole30ish. Whole30ish meaning I ate two Whole30 compliant meals a day in addition to the breakfast shake, that I absolutely love, with Whole30 compliant healthy ingredients (the shake is gluten free, dairy free, soy free and doesn't have added sugar. I add ½ an… Continue reading Sticking to the Whole30 While Traveling!
The Day had been marked on my calendar for weeks. November 9th would be my last official day of the Whole30 for a while. I had just done two consecutive rounds plus two additional weeks and felt like it was time to explore what the Whole30 creator, Melissa Hartwig, refers to as Food Freedom. I… Continue reading The Best Diet and Weight Loss Advice
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?