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”

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!”

Your Mind Gives Up Quicker Than Your Body

While I was working out recently the instructor said something that really stuck with me. It was just what I needed to get me through a tough part of the workout. She said “Your mind gives up quicker than your body.” It really inspired me to push my body to its limits. Sometimes during myContinue reading “Your Mind Gives Up Quicker Than Your Body”

Think before you eat

When I began my journey to wellness my main goal was to control eating binges. I made the decision to talk to a therapist about the issue and learned a lot about myself. I learned that my binging began when I moved out on my own and had to take control of my life. IContinue reading “Think before you eat”

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”

Meal Prep – Week of March 8th

This week I decided to do a light meal plan to prepare for a trip to Florida next week. I didn’t want to have any extras that may go to waste while I am away. I plan on trying to eat as healthy as possible next week, but wanted to make sure this week isContinue reading “Meal Prep – Week of March 8th”

Always Be a Better You

Lately I’ve really been focused on becoming the best me I can be. While I’m young, it’s time to take control of my life and make some changes. I’ve been looking at those I admire and trying to mimic them. I want to become less judgmental , less stuck up, less angry, and more patient.Continue reading “Always Be a Better You”

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”