Embracing the Hamsa

The purpose of the Hamsa

First Weekly Update

In one of my first posts I talked about wanting accountability. Sharing an update with my progress weekly will keep me accountable for my choices. What better time to start than after a week full of wins! This week has been full of so many wins. Despite being stressed out by not knowing when theContinue reading “First Weekly Update”

Enjoy your food

I‘ve realized that when I eat, I eat very quickly. Before I’ve even finished chewing the first bite I am already shoving the next bite of food into my mouth. Coming to this realization has made me ask myself: Why am I in a hurry? It’s OK to eat quickly if I have a limitedContinue reading “Enjoy your food”

Covid-19 Guide to Quarantine

Stay Mentally Healthy… During this time it is easy to get stressed out. There is no saying how long this will last. It is important to focus on your mental health. Try the following affirmations to stay strong and positive until life goes back to normal. I will focus only on what I can controlContinue reading “Covid-19 Guide to Quarantine”

It gets easier…keep going!

I was getting stressed out that I was always going to need to put in a lot of effort to make healthy choices. I was worried that healthy choices would never become natural for me. Recently I realized that although it isn’t easy, it gets easier to make healthy choices. If you look make aContinue reading “It gets easier…keep going!”

Guide to Avoid Binges

Over the last couple of months I have decided to work on my issues with food. One of my biggest issues is binge eating. Since starting this journey I have learned a lot of ways to avoid binges. I decided to put this guide together to help all of you! I live in Ohio andContinue reading “Guide to Avoid Binges”

Listen to your body

One very helpful way to improve your eating habits is to listen to your body. When you eat, ask yourself how you feel after. Better yet, before you eat, ask yourself how you will feel after. I’ve noticed that when I eat something healthy I feel way better the next day than if I hadContinue reading “Listen to your body”

Accidental Cheat Day

The last few days have been rough when it comes to having control of my eating. I had been doing so well. On Tuesday afternoon I had a little bit of weakness and had 2 treats instead of 1. On Wednesday I had an accidental cheat day and I was not happy with myself whenContinue reading “Accidental Cheat Day”

Set Your Intentions

In Pure Barre the instructors always talk about setting your intentions. Setting your intentions is very important on the journey to wellness. You need to set your goals and set your mind on completing them. You need to realize that most difficult tasks are mind over matter. Recently my power went out right before IContinue reading “Set Your Intentions”