After an incredibly emotionally charged 14+ months, we finally had our final trial last Monday and the Judge saw fit to rule in our favour! We are all SO relieved and happy! I have been trying to get my health under control for months now, but I... Read more
I've been sinking since the loss of my dear friend, Jess. I've had weeks where I've gotten back on track, only to stumble and splat yet again. My weight has been on constant yo-yo mode. I have found every little excuse to justify what I've been ... Read more
My dear friend, Jess, has been battling cancer for the past three years. She is 29 years old, and has two beautiful little daughters, Caydence and Cayleigh. The hospital has finally told her that there is nothing more they can do for her. We are... Read more
The Sunnies have been throwing around different ideas for the weight loss motivation jars. You might have seen them before. You basically take two jars, and make one a pounds lost jar and the other one a pounds to lose jar. Obviously, one jar ho... Read more
I'm broken. I can freely admit that. A violent upbringing, followed by an abusive marriage will do that to a person. It's so easy for me to still allow myself to fall into the victim category. I withdraw from life very easily, and frequently giv... Read more
1. To help improve my endothelial lining (I have a rare heart syndrome).
2. To be able to discontinue some medications.
3. To become healthier.
4. To have a better mindset.
5. To build up my self-esteem and self-worth.
6. ... Read more
After making the decision last Monday to find my way out of the rabbit hole, I weighed in this morning and lost 7.2 lbs this week. I'm pretty happy about that, but I'll be more excited if I lose again next week. I've been in that constant flux o... Read more
We have been dealing with a traumatic event in my family for the past few months, and I have to admit that I fell right down into the rabbit hole again. Only this time, I really struggled to find my way back out of it. I knew that I was hurting ... Read more
For me, this month is going to be about consistency.
1. C25K every other day, combined with a basic ST session 2-3 times a week.
2. Hitting my water goals (2-3L/day).
3. Starting a blessings journal to train myself to look for the goo... Read more
A while ago I received some life shattering news. My whole world was torn apart, and unfortunately, I let this event take a strong foothold in my soul. After years with a shrink while I battled bulimia, everything I had learned from her went fly... Read more
Without a doubt, negative self-talk is most definitely a huge factor in not seeing my goals reach fruition. Some of us have been negatively programed from a very early age, and unfortunately for me, it is a very difficult process to rewire my br... Read more
The new veggie I tried tonight was an acorn squash. Pumpkin is one of my all time favourite veggies, so I'm shocked that I've never eaten this little gem!
Here's my super cute organic acorn squash:
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