Did you know your body needs about 1 gram of protein per 1 pound of muscle – just to maintain muscle mass?
In the past, I’ve thrown in the towel on what I had called a “weight loss journey” because my goal didn’t make sense: I didn’t really want to lose weight, I wanted to change my body composition and look better. But when we’re comparing our progress against the wrong criteria, we can’t be successful.
The pressure I feel to perform better across all aspects of my life is breathtakingly overwhelming.
But I just didn’t want to be a hockey mom. Days spent in cold, slightly smelly rinks isn’t my idea of a great weekend.
In the past five years, my perspective on weight and, in particular, owning a scale has shifted.
As a gal who loves a good treat but hates to waste calories, finding snacks that are as delicious as they are nutritious is a must. And it’s not always easy.
Quicker than you can say “bicycle”, we were at the back of the store to pick out a helmet and asking someone to get the bike he’d selected ready for us.