What does November bring up for you? For me it’s pumpkin spice latte, crisp fall mornings, the changing colour of the leaves from green to red and sweaters and boots. It seems that for many people it also brings up the Christmas season. Why do I say this? Because we have been hearing this a lot lately at the clinic. And how are we hearing this? A lot of people are saying “I think I’m going to phase off now for the … [Read more...] about November…not the time to phase off!
changing the mindset
We are super excited to share that we are making some amazing changes for 2019! Leading up to a rocking new year, are our Intentional Living Women's Workshops. What has inspired us to start putting on workshops? We know that weight loss is so much more than just the numbers on the scale. Health changes have the ability to create major transformations in our life from the size of your jeans to your mindset. Personally, … [Read more...] about Women’s Workshop
I have been on the Ideal Protein journey for two years now. I started in 2016 when I hit my weight was increasing daily after the sudden death of my husband. Grief entered my life and I found comfort in pizza, ice cream, wine and bread. I spent my entire life managing my emotions with food, but this one rocked me. I woke up one morning, about 4 weeks into my widowhood, and decided I NEEDED something I could control. Life … [Read more...] about When emotions get the best of you
How powerful is our mindset? Well, here is one example of how our mindset can dictate how we feel about ourselves. I'm sure that I'm not alone when I say that 'I hate bathing suit shopping'. Women all around nod their heads at this statement and can connect with the anxiety that comes with having to buy a new bathing suit and the mindset we share. For me, bathing suits has always been a necessary evil because I love water … [Read more...] about Bathing suit shopping ~ shifting an old mindset
Browsing at Home Sense is something that brings me joy. There is something therapeutic in it for me. I love looking at all the décor choices and imaging how I can make it work in my home or at the office. With a Starbucks in hand, I wonder around and find that I can lose hours in that place. During my browsing in the pillow section, I overheard a conversation between two women who knew each other and were catching up … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons why weight loss shouldn’t be your only focus
When I reflect on my own story and hear the stories of others, I cannot help but notice the scars that can be left by obesity. I think that we often think of the physical scars that we carry on our bellies, legs, arms and chest. However, I think that the deepest scars are the emotional ones. The emotional scars left by the mean words of others calling you fat or saying that you have a pretty face and would be such a great … [Read more...] about Scars of Obesity