Why You Are Not Losing Weight: DeBunking Weight Loss Myths

Most people are now well informed on weight loss and they know how to tell the difference between reality and fantasy. We now know that eating late in the evening is not going to make us gain weight and we know we have to shed fat, not muscle. Yet, there are many more myths out there, so here are some of them, de-bunked. I have to mention I heard all these myths when I was at the gym, so make sure you don't believe all your gym mates....more

GUILT TRIP.....Don't Allow Others To Put One On You......

GUILT TRIP……GULT FOR TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF?So many people seem to feel guilty for taking care of themselves…..I am amazed….It is sort of a “hidden guilt” that people easily allow others to put on them……We should all be doing all we can to take care of our bodies, Souls, Minds, Relatonships, and any other area of our lives…..And yet, so many people allow others to make them feel guilty when they take time to do so....more

Day 5 Of My 20 Carbs For 30 Days Challange

So I told you I would keep you in the loop :).. I know lucky you huh... I'm on Day five of my 20 carbs for 30 days, I am doing video updates.. Why you ask? Well you only live once so why not? (: http://youtu.be/7ieFGuo6KU0 ...more

Green Papaya Salad

Ive always wanted to make my own papaya salad ever since i tried it in a restaurant back home Tongs Thai Cuisine.  Ive been to a couple here in LA but hand downs nothing beats Tongs. Best thing is Mr. Tong grows everything himself and you know what that means don´t ya? ORGANIC! And im a sucker for organic....more

a woman and her body–a tale of awkwardness, discomfort and maybe some peace in the end

For most of my life I have felt awkward in my own skin.  I don’t know why quite, just a feeling of not being good enough, not being thin enough, not being pretty enough.  I suppose years of hearing how beautiful someone else is, compared to you, or how thin someone else is compared to you, looking around and wishing to be another, for girls, I think, this idea of beauty takes it toll in little insidious ways. Maybe it was the boyfriend who tells you, trying to be helpful no doubt, how great you’d look if you’d only lose a little weight....more

I don't want to be a fat bride...

I've battled my weight since as long as I could remember. Fad diets, gym memberships--nothing worked. I had a blood lab ran and was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 2008 and lost all hope of ever being a skinny girl. After seeing a good friend of mine tackle her post partum weight with Advocare--I thought I should atleast try it....more
Hey good for you on losing weight and finding something that works for you!  I'm new here too! I ...more