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Start Living Healthy: Some Questions to Consider as Make Your Plan

Awhile back Ethan & I saw the movie “Mr. Holmes” (as in Sherlock!).  It got me thinking about how we have to do some good detective work when we want to start living healthy.   We have to ask some questions.

start living healthy and questions to consider

A good detective knows that gathering evidence and finding answers takes time.  

It’s the same with me and you.  If you’re ready to start living healthy, grab a journal and start taking some notes. 

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My Journey to Ditching the Scale – Faith and Fitness

Over a week ago, I had the opportunity to be a guest on my friend Glenneth’s blog.  I have been following Glenneth for quite some time.   I love her approach to health and fitness that includes NO SCALE!  In fact in one post, she wrote how she even refused to weigh in at the doctor’s office.  Really?!?!  Can you actually do that????  Yes you can.  I know it not only because Glenneth shared how she did it, but because I followed her lead and began refusing the doctor’s scale as well!  

ditching the scale

So when Glenneth gave me the opportunity to write a post, I was thrilled to be on her blog and share my journey of ditching the scale.  

I had a love/hate relationship with the scale my entire life.  I started stepping on the scale at an early age.  Before ditching the scale, Friday was weigh in day for me.  I began getting anxious about it Thursday night…..if not before!

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Pretzels for Lunch: Heading Back to the School Cafeteria

That phase when I had pretzels for lunch.  Every. Single. Day.

pretzels for lunch

National Pretzel Day took me back to high school.  More specifically it took me back to the high school cafeteria.  I don’t remember it to be a necessarily “bad” time, but I know it was not a happy stage.  Overall, I spent my high school years feeling insecure and struggling with body image.   

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