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.
In the past five years, my perspective on weight and, in particular, owning a scale has shifted.
Let me tell you a little something about ten pounds, random person who doesn’t know me but thinks I need to lose weight because I am a female on social media.
Instead of shoving every delicious snack you see in your mouth this season, consider these simple tricks to help keep you on track over the festive, foodie season.
In July, I decided I had to run at least 100km. Over the course of four weeks, it doesn’t seem an impressive feat but between work and travel, a bit of rather serious health stuff and trying to have some kind of social life, it wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be. But… Continue reading I ran 100 kilometres, just for me
I’ve been using chia seeds in smoothies and sprinkled on my yogurt for ages now. I’ve added them to oatmeal muffins, and I’ve also made my own little energy drink with just water, lemon and chia seeds. Since I like to keep my diet as healthy as possible, finding ways to make “junk” foods a… Continue reading chocolate-y chia pudding with fruit
Every time I lace up and hit the trail, I lose myself in thought. My thoughts are often heavy with worry and anxiety when I set out and lighten with each step. Sometimes, by the time I finish my run, my mind has gone to mush and I’m riding a runner’s high. Sometimes, I’m still… Continue reading Carnival Mirrors