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Overcoming the effects weight has on your self image.

I have been extremely open that this year I am on a weight loss/health journey.  It’s most likely going to be one of the hardest things I’ve done.  You see I’ve lost weight before, but it’s always found its way back to me and bought extra.  It’s been a lifelong battle and one I am… Continue reading Overcoming the effects weight has on your self image.

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2023 – The Year of Rachel

Well today is the 4th day of the new year.  I have stayed away from New Years Resolutions.  They have never really motivated me in the past and have always felt like empty promises to myself.  There’s always the yearly lose weight resolution that is difficult to achieve when your body is always fighting against… Continue reading 2023 – The Year of Rachel

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Quieting that internal negative chatter

Today my brain is chattering a lot. I weighed myself this morning and the Christmas/Birthday week has gifted me 2 kilos (4.4 pounds). My inner voice is continually analysing what went wrong. I know most people wouldn’t bat an eye lid at a little bit of weight gain but I said no to so many… Continue reading Quieting that internal negative chatter

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Weight loss at Christmas time

My family has been very supportive. They know I’m on this journey and they’ve made sure there were healthy options for me. They’ve even embraced my commitment too quitting Diet Coke and have made sure there were beverage options for me too. I allowed myself a couple of items from the dessert tray and a… Continue reading Weight loss at Christmas time

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Finding that Christmas Spirit

I’m still struggling to find the excitement for Christmas this year. I just feel like I’m going through the motions. Today I had the pleasure of spending the day with four of my children, their partners and my grandson. It’s his first Christmas. He’s only little but we were so excited when Santa stopped to… Continue reading Finding that Christmas Spirit

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Today’s Reset Topic – Healthy Eating

I am definitely not an expert in this field but am working hard to clean up my eating habits. I've employed the help of meal plan specialists and have been having food for my breakfast, lunch and snacks delivered. I am hoping that by following this plan I can motivate myself to eventually purchase these… Continue reading Today’s Reset Topic – Healthy Eating