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Month: June 2020

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Non-scale victories

Five other ways to measure weight loss progress Don’t obsess over the scale. I know, it’s easier said than done. It’s very common for people to set a weight goal when starting a weight loss journey. But the scale should not be the only indicator of your progress as you work toward you goal! There […]

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We all need a break sometimes

Why taking breaks from tracking your food can lead to long-lasting results If you’re like me, it has reached that point in year where you’re itching for a break from the daily grind. My husband conveniently turned 50 this past weekend, and although I surprised him with a mountain getaway, it was a much-needed vacation […]

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Keep your nutrition on track even at cookouts

What to do when the menu is out of your control As people begin to get together again for summer cookouts and parties, how does one stay on track with a healthy diet when faced with delicious temptations? If you’re anything like me, the potato salad, chips with dips, cookies and cakes always call my […]

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Don’t know what to eat as you begin your macro journey? Here are some ideas

Since starting my macro-tracking journey more than a year ago, several people have asked me what I eat. Disclaimer: I have been a vegetarian for 15 years, so I have always eaten foods that weren’t considered mainstream. But since starting to track my protein, carbs and fat, I have been introduced to many new products that weren’t […]

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Real talk: Your weight loss goal may not be realistic

Your weight loss goal may not be realistic. There, I said it. There is no magic pill, diet, work out or waist trainer that will help you lose weight in a sustainable way. You know what DOES work? Putting in the work and time then being consistent and patient. Booooring, I know Think about the […]

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