72 hour water fast challenge

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I have decided to attempt a 72 hour water fast starting April 10th. I want to use up what little food I have around me before I begin. This 72 hour water fast will be a mental battle for me. It's more about my mindset and what I tell myself when I am fasting. So … Continue reading 72 hour water fast challenge

April 7 Weight loss update

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I really wanted to focus on something else other than my weight this year but as we are keeping safe and staying in there really isn't much more to talk about. So, this is my fasting weight loss update video made on April 6th 2020 and I am currently 200.8 lbs. In December 2019 I … Continue reading April 7 Weight loss update

The power of weight lifting for midlife women

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The most surprising part of my weight loss journey so far is learning that building muscle is the key to my success. I never really thought about weightlifting or the power of weight lifting for midlife women. I just assumed the key to success was cardio, cardio and more cardio. Turns out no matter what … Continue reading The power of weight lifting for midlife women

Total Daily Energy Expenditure Score

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I have found it to be really important when using intermittent fasting to monitor calories. After a fast it is really easy to go crazy and eat all kinds of food, which isn't healthy, and mess up your weight loss results. I use myfitnesspal and put in all the food I have eaten as a … Continue reading Total Daily Energy Expenditure Score

Understanding what makes refined sugar bad for you

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Back in 2010 I followed an eating programme that taught me what makes refined sugar bad for me. Hopefully I can help you understand what makes refined sugar bad for you. Even though I began to learn about the effects of sugar back in 2010 I didn’t really take it all in. I had this … Continue reading Understanding what makes refined sugar bad for you

Juicing back to happiness

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When the sun is out my desire to start juicing kicks in. My daughter calls me a sunflower because my whole mood depends on whether the sunshine is around. Just another reason why I should spend the winters some place hot. Today I went out and stocked up on my juicing faves. The first is … Continue reading Juicing back to happiness