5/15/17 Day Type: Non Fasting I didn’t fast today, though I meant to. I woke up this morning and felt like my stomach was caving in so I decided to eat instead of stick it out…and I’m not disappointed in myself at all. I was able to gage how much I needed to eat to… Continue reading WEEK 2
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(IF) WEEK ONE
5/9/17 This was my first day of my intermittent fasting (IF) . I stopped eating at 9pm on Monday night. I woke up around 6 am for work. I had to remind myself not to eat, since breakfast has always been a habit of mine. Since I was already awake and had an extra half… Continue reading (IF) WEEK ONE
5/25/17- TODAY WAS AWESOME!
Today was a fasting day and today was AWESOME! I had my regular morning with a little coffee. For lunch I had a salad. THEN, I took my dog for a walk AND DANCED IN MY LIVING ROOM FOR 20 MINUTES. This is an amazing accomplishment for me everyone. I have been working very hard… Continue reading 5/25/17- TODAY WAS AWESOME!
A Healthy Mind: the story of a thick girl
Originally Posted by Pinkspen, whom is becoming my spirit animal. This piece really resonated with me mentally and emotionally. If you are like me and have difficulties with keeping yourself positive as you struggle through your weight journey, read this.
In the past, I have spent so much time disliking my weight and parts of my body. I still have my moments, where I think this way.I think we all do sometimes.
Even with this struggle, it is important to always grow, learn, and try to be better every day.
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I found this beautiful piece by Pinkspen on beauty. Truly one of the best writings I have come across.
Check it out
“She just wants to be beautiful…She craves attention, she praises an image. She prays to be sculpted by the sculptor…she tries to cover up her pain and cut her woes away, cause Covergirls don’t cry after their face is made…She don’t see her perfect, she don’t understand she’s worth it, or that beauty goes deeper than the surface…You should know your beautiful just the way you are. And you don’t have to change a thing the world could change its heart, no scars to your beautiful…”
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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Day Type: Non Fasting I weighed myself today: 203 That's still a lot, but... I am SO happy right now. At the beginning of the month, I was 206. Three pounds in 3 weeks isn't huge, but its progress, about 1 pound a week, I have really struggled to get any weight off for months… Continue reading Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Today was a regular fasting day. I decided on a whim to reduce my coffee intake and seek how I felt and I would have to say it was a SUCCESSFUL experiment! My thermos hold 20oz of liquid. I usually fill it up halfway, so say I drink about 10 oz of coffee a day.… Continue reading Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Day Type: Non Fasting Morning: I ate breakfast on Monday at about 7 am, which meant I technically did my 16/8 fasting. (My last meal on Sunday was about 3 pm) I treated Monday as a regular day instead of a fasting day, since, as mentioned last week, I was not going to do my… Continue reading Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Sunday, May 21st, 2017
Day Type: Backwards Fasting This weekend, I spent time with my boyfriend's family. I did not fast on Saturday. I meant to fast on Sunday but ended up...reverse fasting. Breakfast: I ate breakfast at 10 and lunch at about 3 pm then I did not eat again for the rest of the day. His family… Continue reading Sunday, May 21st, 2017
5 Reasons to do yoga
Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Steph Sybliss Founder & Owner of: Thoughts from a Black Girl’s Diary Millionaire’s Digest Team, Contributor, Family & Life and Health & Fitness Writer You have your Kundalini, Ashtanga or even my personal favourite, Bikram or Hot Yoga. There are hundreds of different types of yoga out there, all… Continue reading 5 Reasons to do yoga
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