My Weight Loss Journey – Week 28

My Weight Loss Journey Week 28
September 7, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 28 weeks ago. I lost 5.2 pounds this past week. Don’t worry I wasn’t trying to lose weight so rapidly. The only thing that I changed was eating closer to 1200 calories; instead, of 1600. Since school started, I haven’t had a chance to get to the gym. It is a bit frustrating since it helps me manage my chronic pain. On Sunday, I was…

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Considered Healthy?

Are Artificial Sweeteners Considered Healthy?
September 6, 2016

Sugar is a leading contributor to various diseases including diabetes and obesity. If you are looking for a sugar alternative, most people consider replacing sugar and start using artificial sweetenersAre Artificial Sweeteners Considered Healthy?. These days hundreds of food and beverages have turned to using artificial sweeteners, and they are typically marked as “diet” or “sugar-free” versions. As a consumer, it is important that you understand the potential impact that…

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5 Ways To Lose Stubborn Belly Fat

5 Ways To Lose Belly Fat
September 5, 2016

If you have been focusing on losing weight, you probably have noticed that your belly isn’t getting smaller. Belly fat is very often tough to lose, but you shouldn’t give up. There is numerous ineffective articles and advice on how to lose belly fat. I wanted to share the correct tips on how to get rid of your fat belly. The best thing to remember is that there is no…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 27

My Weight Loss Journey Week 27
August 31, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 27 weeks ago. I didn’t lose very much this week. I only lost .2 pounds. Now that the kids are in school, I haven’t had a chance to go the gym as much. My current weight is 197.6. I have been focusing on finding a job. Searching for a job is kinda stressful. I hope that something comes up quickly. I need to try to get…

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How Often Should You Weigh Yourself Using a Bathroom Scale #EatSmartScale

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself Using a Bathroom Scale
August 26, 2016

A lot of those who are trying to lose weight are often stressed out when they need to step on the scale. Most people are afraid that they aren’t going to see results that they are hoping to see on the EatSmart Precision 550 Extra Wide Digital Bathroom Scale. However, many experts share that the bathroom scale does not have to be your nemesis. In fact, if you want to…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 26

My Weight Loss Journey Week 26
August 24, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 26 weeks ago. I got a new scale a few days ago and will be sharing a review in a few days. However, we immediately noticed about a pound to two pounds off from our last scale. I am happy to report that I did lose .4. It wasn’t a huge loss but technically, my weight loss was a probably a bit more. My current…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 25

My Weight Loss Journey Week 25
August 16, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 25 weeks ago. This week I gained 1.2 pounds. I wasn’t expecting to lose very much since I splurged a bit on Saturday, had too much on Sunday, and splurged last night. Sunday was my birthday and I choose ice cream instead of cupcakes or cake. I got my three workouts in last week so I was on point with that. I have come so far…

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Fun and Effective Ways to Help your Kids Lose Weight

Fun and Effective Ways to Help your Kids Lose Weight
August 10, 2016

In order to provide their kids with a healthy lifestyle and good self-image and confidence, parents must play a big role in encouraging and making it easier for kids to lose weight. The important thing is to avoid pressuring the child as well as obviously banning some of their favorite activities and snacks. Success can be achieved gradually and patiently, in a subtle yet effective manner. Start with Food Helping children…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 24

My Weight Loss Journey Week 24
August 9, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 24 weeks ago. This week I lost 3.8 pounds. I finally broke my first major goal and I now weight under 200 pounds. It has been several years since I have weighed under 2o0. Since I started my weight loss journey, I have lost a total of 26 pounds. My current weight is 198.0. I am still waiting on an appointment to have a cortisone injection…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 23

My Weight Loss Journey Week 23
August 2, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 23 weeks ago. This week I didn’t lose or gain any weight. I was able to get in several workouts between the gym and walking at the park. I am a bit bummed that I didn’t lose anything this week. However, I didn’t gain so I am happy with that too. I will just keep pushing forward. My current weight is 201.8. I am so close…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 22

My Weight Loss Journey Week 22
July 26, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 22 weeks ago. This week I lost .4 pounds. Last week, I made it to the gym once and hit the walking trail twice. It was nice to have a change of scenery and on the second night, we saw a bit of wildlife too. We hit up the trail late in the evening when it was cooler outside. My current weight is 201.8. I am so…

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9 Tips to Prevent These Typical Mistakes that Bariatric Surgery Patients Tend to Make

9 Tips to Prevent These Typical Mistakes that Bariatric Surgery Patients Tend to Make
July 21, 2016

Are you considering to have bariatric surgery? Bariatric surgery is recommended for people who suffer from obesity and are struggling to lose the weight. Most surgeons won’t perform surgery on patients unless they have a BMI over 40 or people who have a BMI of 35 who have serious coexisting medical conditions such as diabetes. The surgery isn’t a quick fix to lose weight and patients who want to have the…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 21

My Weight Loss Journey Week 21
July 20, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 21 weeks ago. Wow, I have been at this for five months now and it feels amazing that I have lost a total of 24.8 pounds. This week I lost 2.4 pounds. I was able to get to the gym 3 times last week and I walked on the treadmill. I had to switch up my exercise because riding the bike for long periods of time…

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Why Am I Not Losing Any Weight Even Though I’m Eating Right and Exercising?

Why Am I Not Losing Weight
July 19, 2016

Why am I not losing any weight even though I’m eating right and exercising? Weight loss can be a challenging and sometimes elusive goal. Experts say that with a healthy lifestyle which includes good food choices and routine exercise, that you should be able to lose unwanted weight. Remember, losing weight is a slow and long-term process so it is important not to get discouraged is you are not losing…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 20

My Weight Loss Journey Week 20
July 13, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 20 weeks ago. Wow, I have been at this for five months now and it feels amazing that I have lost quite a bit of weight. This week I lost 2.2 pounds. I’m shocked that I lost that much in one week since I wasn’t very active last week. I took it easy last week since I had an injection in my hip last week….

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 19

My Weight Loss Journey - Week 19
July 6, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 19 weeks ago. I am excited to share with you that I lost 1.4 lbs this week.  I am thankful for the loss considering it was a holiday weekend. I ended up eating a bit more than usual. My current weight is 206.8. I have been able to make it to the gym several times last week. I am still focusing on strengthing the muscles…

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My Weight Loss Journey – Week 18

My Weight Loss Journey Week 18
June 29, 2016

I started my weight loss journey 18 weeks ago. I am excited to share with you that I lost .2 lbs this week. I  really wasn’t expecting to lose much weight over the past week so I am happy to report a small loss. My current weight is 208.2. My current weight is 208.2. I ended up taking photos at VBS last week so I was able to get in 4,000…

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