So I have been working feverishly to try and understand how after loosing a tremendous amount of weight, I gained back almost 50 pounds. Yes that’s right, you may now pick up your jaw from the ground. After about a year of flaunting my new slim and slender body, I began an unhealthy relationship with a friend from my past, well more like a frenemy (that’s friend/enemy for the non-Jamaicans ), let’s call her Miss. Macadamia Nut. Others call her a cookie, she sits in a small container in most Subway stores, waiting for the committed dieter to come in her path.
We are confronted with a list of questions daily regarding how we should live a healthy lifestyle, what food should I consume how much exercise should I do. When I began my weight loss journey I found it hard to control my eating habits. What I eventually realized was that I could exercise everyday, but I would never reach my weight loss goals if did not make an adjustment to my diet. I eventually concluded that what I ate and when, was just as important as how much I exercised. I first must start with a disclaimer: the information provided in this blog is for reference regarding a general healthy eating plan. For a more detailed and individually tailored eating plan, you must consult with a registered dietician / nutritionist. Continue reading “Healthy Eating Tips – Learning to Live a Healthy Lifestyle”
It is said that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. My journey over the past three years has been one that tested my will to succeed. Growing up I never paid much attention to my health and never considered the adverse effects that could result from a diet high in saturated fat and carbohydrates. Continue reading “Overcoming Obesity – My Journey to a New Me”