• Binged during the holidays? Find out how to get back to healthy eating after the holidays, put the past behind you, and forgive yourself.
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    Get Back to Healthy Eating After the Holidays

    Months of celebrations and holiday parties are almost over! But did your eating habits get out of control? Perhaps you found yourself having a few more ‘cheat’ days than you planned. Or maybe your cheat day turned into a cheat month! Whatever happened, learn how to get back to healthy eating after the holidays with these tips! Put the Past Behind You What’s done is done! There’s nothing you can do to change what happened these last few months. No way to go back in time, no penance you can pay, no punishment you can subject yourself to, that will make your slip-up disappear. It sounds obvious, but sometimes our…

  • Having a support network is a great way to keep yourself on track while you're trying to lose weight. But what if you don't already have friends who are losing weight, too? Read my advice for where to find weight loss support! | Fulfill & Thrive
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    Finding Weight Loss Support

    I totally understand having a lack of weight loss support. My husband and I are not always on the same page about healthy eating and exercise! I think every couple has this problem at some point. It can be hard to find support when you don’t know many people in your area and you’re an introvert, like I am! Here are my best tips for finding it when you don’t have weight loss support on this long journey. Find a Buddy Most of us know somebody who is trying to lose weight. Reach out to them! Even if their journey looks different from yours, or they have less weight to…

  • It can be hard to balance the desires of your husband and kids with your new diet plan. Check out my tips for keeping everyone happy, balancing family and weight loss, and keeping the scale moving down! | Fulfill & Thrive
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    Balancing Family and Weight Loss

    I know that it can be hard to lose weight when you have to balance the desires of your husband and kids, while still trying to eat healthy and exercise. I’m in the exact same boat! Read on to see my best tips about balancing family and weight loss. Make Your Meals Just a Little Healthier I know how hard it can be to get your kids to eat vegetables, and even harder to get your husband to! So health up your meals in subtle ways. Consider adding more vegetables blended into your pasta sauce, using a bit less oil or sugar than the recipe calls for, baking instead of…

  • You've decided to get a Fitbit to help you on your weight loss journey - great! But which one should you get? I review the features of all the current Fitbit models, so you can choose wisely and start dropping those pounds! | Fulfill & Thrive
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    Wondering Which Fitbit to Get? A Fitbit Review

    My Fitbit has been such an important part of my weight loss journey! I wear it every day for insight on things like my steps, sleep, and heart rate. If you’re trying to choose which one is right for you, here is my Fitbit review, and which one I ended up choosing! Flex 2 The Flex 2 is the simplest and cheapest Fitbit. It tracks your activity and sleep, and you can keep it on while you swim or shower! If you’re looking for a slim activity tracker that can be worn as an accessory with interchangeable bracelet-like bands, this is the one. However, it doesn’t have a watch face…

  • Everyone makes mistakes on their healthy eating plan. If you've slipped up on your diet, you might feel like it's been ruined completely! But don't give up on healthy eating just yet. Here are my tips for how to get back on track with healthy eating. | Fulfill & Thrive
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    How to Get Back on Track with Healthy Eating

    So you screwed up. You hit the drive-thru on your way back from Target. Take a deep breath – it’s okay! I’ve screwed up multiple times on my weight loss journey. Here’s how to get back on track, even if you’ve really blown it! It’s Not the End of the World! Guess what: if you’ve made a mistake in your weight loss journey, that means that you have made progress so far! Great job! You know how to lose weight. You can get back on track and do it again! Chances are the mistake that you made won’t cause you to gain back all of the weight. You can probably…