weight loss

My Plan for Healthy Weight Loss

I went back and forth on whether or not I should post this. It’s important to me that I talk honestly about how I’m choosing to care for my body, but my concern is that A – I’m opening myself up for judgement and B – this might be taken for generic weight loss advice. So here is my disclaimer: I appreciate any and all support, comments, opinions, etc., but I am not looking for advice or judgement on my decisions. I’m trained in holistic nutritional therapy, and made my choices based on my education and personal experience. This is...

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Life lately and why I made the choice to lose weight

I’ve had pretty constant lower back pain for the last 3 weeks; I thought it was just because I had slept on a bad mattress when we went away for the weekend. After 2 weeks I realized it wasn’t going away, and that I needed to get some help. I set up my first appointment with a local chiropractor that my mom goes to and loves, thinking I’d get a few adjustments and be back to normal in no time. The appointment itself was really great. They knew it was my first time and were very thorough in explaining each...

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Why I don’t count calories

I’ve tried counting calories in the past. I always felt super optimistic as I entered my information into the app and it magically calculated the “appropriate” amount of calories that I need to eat every day. I would start strong for a few days or even weeks, and it would be great… until it’s not. Just like any other diet, it would eventually lose the appeal of its newness. I was not good at being consistent with tracking all of my food every day; in fact, if I knew that I went over my calories that day, I simply wouldn’t...

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