• 6 Excuses I Use to Give Up on My Weight Loss Goals {And The One Way I Overcome Them}
    Blogging about my weight loss journey has been super helpful in reaching my goals. To read more journal entries, I’ve tagged them diary or journal. Recent attempts over the past year for me to “get back on a diet” has taught me a lot of lessons. Sometimes, I have to remind myself, “I’m Grateful for…
  • Crumbl Cookies Calories, Macros, & WW points
    Full list of Crumbl Cookies calories, macros, and weight watchers points all in one place. Protein, carbs, and fat included.
  • 3 Things I did to Lose 20 Lbs
    The three things I did to finally lose 20lbs for good include eating in a calorie deficit, strength training, and the one mindset hack I had to master! After my entire life of dieting, I was tired of setting the goal to lose weight over and over. I was tired of that goal filling up…
  • Low Calorie Menu Items at Chick-fil-a
    It is our pleasure *wink* to bring to you, this list of delicious, low calorie menu items from Chick-fil-a!
  • How To Stop Food Noise Naturally
    It was only a few months ago that I first heard the term “food noise”. A neighbor of mine, who was taking Ozempic, described how she’s lost weight so quickly because her “food noise” was gone. Not to be dramatic, but that (new to me) term described EVERY reason why I’ve struggled with my weight…
  • Perform without Purpose {Motivation for Weight Loss}
    What do you do when both internal motivation and external motivation aren’t strong enough to help you lose weight? What else is there? Can you do the things you need for weight loss without a purpose at all. I think sometimes we get stuck in the first step of weight loss, which is “Find your…
  • My Top 6 Natural Appetite Suppressants
    Weight loss is much easier when you aren’t hungry all the time. What if I told you there are certain things that can suppress your appetite? These are the 6 things that work for me. Recently, with the holidays, and winter hibernating, my appetite has felt out of control. In fact, some days, all I…
  • Getting More Sleep for Easier Weight Loss
    Can getting more sleep help you lose weight? Here’s my experience and what the science says about how sleep can help you eat 270 fewer calories per day! Quick journal update- I started my 14 lb weight loss goal Friday. Today is Wednesday, and I’m down two pounds! Yeah! I know it’s not much, but…
  • New 10 lb Weight Loss Plan {2023}
    I’ve decided I’m an “all in” or “all out” type of girl. I am either committed to actively losing weight, or I stop tracking my food and my workouts get lazy until my clothes are too tight to wear. That’s where I find myself today! In fact, I wrote this exact same post 1 year…
  • January 2024 Weight Loss Challenge {DIETBET}
    Get paid to lose weight! I’m hosting a 4 week weight loss challenge starting January 2024! For everyone that participates, I’ll be sharing my best weight loss tips, strategies, recipes, meal ideas, printables and more inside the challenge. (and disclaimer, you don’t actually have to be over 40. I just wanted to have a general…
  • Real People Share How to Really Lose Weight, According to Reddit
    There’s no question over the past year I’ve become obsessed with Reddit! It started after the documentary about Wall Street Bets and the GameStop explosion. But, I’ve joined so many communities from true crime, reality TV, bikini prep, weight loss, volume eating, 1200 calorie diets, and even motivational forums. But my favorite communities are all…
  • 20 Minute Protein Prep with Meal Ideas
    Getting my proteins prepped is always the first step in jump starting a weight loss phase for me. Without proteins ready to eat, it’s extremely difficult for me to stay on track. So, here we go! My proteins prepped in 20 minutes and how I used them. I’m always trying to be transparent with you…
  • 42 Weight Loss Motivation Quotes
    These 42 weight loss motivation quotes have helped me and countless others to keep working towards a healthy lifestyle. So read along and find the one that will guide you in your fitness journey!
  • Easy Low Calorie Swaps You Won’t Even Notice {and save hundreds of calories}
    To make a calorie deficit easy and effortless, I am sharing my top 19 low calorie swaps that I used to lose over 20 lbs! When starting on a weight loss journey, it’s much easier to make subtle changes that you really don’t notice. For example, substituting regular bread for low calorie bread that tastes…
  • 6 Small Steps that Led To My Weight Loss Success
    I feel like this might be the most important post I write about weight loss! If I go back to try to reconstruct the steps that finally led me to lose weight and keep it off, I do believe I had about 6 pivotal points in my journey. (read my story here) Each step built…
  • 25 Weight Loss Affirmations That Actually Work {from losing weight to maintenance}
    When I last wrote about weight loss affirmations, I created the list before I lost weight. While a few of them served me well, I’ve sort of changed my approach to weight loss affirmations and have been using different ones with great success. Weight loss affirmations for me has just been another way to idenitfy…
  • How To Stop Saying, “I’ll Start My Diet Tomorrow”
    When I finally woke up to the idea that I was running out of tomorrow’s, I knew I couldn’t put off my weight loss goals one more day! This is how I recognized the lie of “I’ll start tomorrow”, and how I started today to start my diet. All week I have been thinking about…
  • Why I Competed in a Bikini Competition at 49 Years Old {Show Recap 2023}
    I just returned from my 4th Bikini competition after 14 weeks of prepping. Here’s why I did another show, without a coach and how it went! On June 3, 2023, after 14 weeks of prepping (dieting), I competed in the NPC Muscle Contest in Las Vegas in the bikini division, 45 years and up, 5’4″…