What is food to you?

Recently, I have been evaluating my relationship with food and exactly what it means to me.  For most of my life, I've had a very unhealthy relationship with food.  It was a coping mechanism.  I would eat to celebrate something, eat when I'm bored, eat when I'm actually hungry (and even when I'm not), eat… Continue reading What is food to you?

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A Lesson from my Brother

  We are human.  We have human experiences.  We experience heartache.  Sometimes we don’t reach our goals exactly when we want them.  Sometimes, we have to adjust our goals because they end up not being what we want.  We stumble. We fall. This past weekend, my family and I went to Nashville to watch my… Continue reading A Lesson from my Brother

Peace and Happiness.

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I know I'm almost 2 months too late.  I've been slacking, but I'm here and that;s what counts...right?  Anyway, I was taking some time to reflect on my previous year and actually write down lessons that I've learned in 2016.  I can honestly say that I have learned so much, and one… Continue reading Peace and Happiness.

The 14 week Challenge

So the New Year is around the corner, and we all know how it's going to go.  We're going to make a New Years Resolution to lose weight and start the year off strong. We may invest in a gym membership, and we may even go to the gym for the month of January.  But… Continue reading The 14 week Challenge

Got Bad Habits?

Over eating or eating the wrong things are all a result of a habit we created for ourselves at some point in time.  However, I've found a trick that may help you turn your bad habits into healthy ones. At work, my team is currently reading "The Power of Habit: Why we do what we… Continue reading Got Bad Habits?

Body Shaming?

Lately, I've seen multiple IG posts, Facebook posts, and random blog posts about body shaming.  However, once I started reading these articles, I discovered that they weren't what I thought they were.  I've always been used to smaller girls/guys making fun of me because I was bigger.  So when I thought of body shaming, I… Continue reading Body Shaming?

New Low Carb Recipe!

New Recipe alert! I've tried it, and its delicious! Here are the things you need Spaghetti Squash Spinach Bacon Parmesan Cheese Basil Pesto Salt Pepper Minced Garlic Italian seasoning Onion powder If you've prepared spaghetti squash before, then you may already know how to do these first few steps. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees… Continue reading New Low Carb Recipe!

Patience.

Pa·tient: able to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious. Patience...Something that I don't have.  But lately, God has been forcing me to develop this skill.  In almost every aspect of my life, I've been forced to practice patience.  At work, socially, and with my weight loss. A couple of… Continue reading Patience.