Love Yourself

    Love yourself. I know, It’s a bit cliché… but it’s one of those clichés that are still around because they actually have a powerful meaning. Love yourself. I’m quite convinced that I never could have begun this weight loss journey if I hadn’t first decided to love myself. I never said, “Once you…

Perseverance

  Someone reached out to me yesterday on Facebook to make sure I hadn’t fallen off the horse. To be honest, I’ve only ever met this person once when she graciously opened her Thanksgiving table to me when her friend was hosting me before a flight 3 years ago, and she was lovely even though…

Reflections on 2014 and Goals for 2015

  I honestly can’t believe 2014 is over. I know, everyone says that. But January 12th, 2014, the day I took my first baby step towards a happier me, seems like it was just yesterday. That was the day when I decided to make some healthy changes and stick with them and keep going and…

7-Day Challenge: Non-Scale Victory

I first heard the term Non-Scale Victory (NSV) over the summer while browsing a sub-Reddit about weight loss and thought it was a great idea to contemplate and one I hadn’t given much thought to before. The idea of acknowledging a Non-Scale Victory is that while on a weight loss journey, sometimes the scale can…