Posts tagged diet
How To Actually Stick With Your Healthy Eating Plan

I feel like I have been trying to diet my whole life but finally, I am in a place where I am eating healthy in a sustainable way and actually sticking with it pretty well. If you are trying to eat healthier - and I mean properly eat healthier and not just crash dieting - then here are some tips on how to stick to your healthy eating diet so your efforts are not wasted and you can finally be happy, confident and well. 

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Why I Track What I Eat With MyFitnessPal

I have had MyFitnessPal for years and have used it on and off. After not using it for a long while I decided to start again recently. For those that don't know, I am on a weight loss journey. I have a significant amount of weight to lose. My approach is not to crash diet but more to create a healthy, sustainable lifestyle that will help me get to my ideal weight but also increase the wellness of my mind and body. Here is why I decided to use the MyFitnessPal app to help.

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What I Learned From Counting Calories for a Week

I have never been a fan of calorie counting. I know that it is all about the nutritional value of what your eating and not how many calories are in it, I am fully aware. But the simple truth is, you must burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. When I got stuck in a bit of a rut and my weight loss became stagnant I knew I had to try something different. So I decided to start counting calories to see how much I was actually consuming. Here is what I learned. 

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3 Reasons Why You Need to Start Meal Planning

I have been obsessed with meal planning for about 18 months now. Every single Saturday without fail I get all of my recipe books out in front of me, get Pinterest open and start recording what I want for that coming week. I love planning my meals, it helps with my weekly grocery bill, helps me eat healthily and just generally keeps my productivity at a high. If you are considering Meal Planning too then here are some ways I think it is great.

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How I Lost 14 Pounds in 2 Weeks by Quitting Sugar

I had been looking into it and seen so many things about sugar being so bad for you and I really took this on board. At first, I didn't even want to give up chocolate because I love it so much but for my health and weight I knew I had to. But after reading into I Quit Sugar by Sarah Wilson it really opened my eyes to what I should be doing. Now I am not sticking to her program word for word but I have taken a lot of inspiration from her books and using a lot of her delicious recipes.

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Why Your Quarter-Life Crisis is a Blessing in Disguise

A quarter-life crisis can be a challenging and frustrating time, sometimes with no end in sight. However looking at this time of your life with a fresh outlook can make you realise that it’s never as bad as it seems and it can actually be a good thing. I wanted to reflect on how it is a blessing in disguise and can be the push you never knew you needed to start you on a new path. 

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Honesty.

How Hope is the Ultimate Lifeline When You Are Feeling Down

So I have decided to be completely honest and share my struggles with mental heath, weight, career and finances. We all have these struggles though and I really believe that hope is the first step to acknowledging that you can change things if you just work hard. 

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How Meal Prepping Helped Me Lose 7 Pounds in 1 Week

I was not eating healthy and knew I needed to change how I approached my food each day. I lost a good chunk of weight in my first week and want to share how Meal Planning helped me do this. Whether you are on a budget, a vegetarian or you cook for the entire family I think you can make such a difference to your diet. 

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