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80+ Non-Scale Victories To Celebrate

Check out these 80+ examples of NSVs (non-scale victories) worthy of celebration from real women on their weight loss journeys. What Is A Non-Scale Victory? A non-scale victory is simple something outside of your weight that shows you are making progress on your weight loss journey. Watching your weight change on the scale is one …

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How To Stop Nighttime Snacking {One Small Change At A Time}

Eating junk food in the evening is so tempting! Try these 20+ realistic tips to help you stop nighttime snacking, one small change at a time. If you’ve read about my 100-pound weight loss journey, you know that I believe the key to my success was losing weight one small change at a time. I …

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5 Things Christian Weight Loss Is NOT

Is weight loss always about vanity and fitting into this world? Those lines get blurry but here are 5 things Christian weight loss is NOT. I stumbled across a blog post on Pinterest that really disturbed me. “You see, faith-based weight loss plans are not about honoring God. They’re about vanity. They’re about diet culture. …

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Healthy Breakfast Burrito Bowls Recipe

Skip the tortilla with these Healthy Breakfast Burrito Bowls full of protein & veggies. A great meal prep recipe to make ahead for a healthy week. On my 100-pound weight loss journey, I learned how important a healthy breakfast full of protein and veggies was. It left me full and satisfied (a huge change from …

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Are Smoothies Good For Weight Loss?

You see so many healthy smoothie recipes & people promoting shakes. But are smoothies good for weight loss? Here’s my opinion after losing 100 pounds. I’ve lost 100 pounds myself and because I also run weight loss programs, I’m pretty steeped in the whole weight loss world. And I am constantly being pitched different shakes …

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Free Printable Weight Loss Tracker {Plus Habit Tracker & Weigh-in Chart}

Looking for extra weight loss motivation? Use these free printable weight loss tracker pages with a habit tracker, weigh-in chart, & tracking “game board”. I don’t know about you, but I’m kind of addicted to checking things off lists. I track my to-do lists in bullet journals, in my phone, on Google sheets…Anywhere I can …

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12 Make-Ahead Healthy Freezer Meals For New Moms

These 12 healthy freezer meals for new moms with prep instructions & shopping lists use a slow cooker and Instant Pot to make her life so much easier…in only 3 hours! When I was pregnant, I knew that stocking my freezer with healthy meals during my third trimester was high on my priority list. I …

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Free Pregnancy Workout Plan By Trimester With Videos

This Free Pregnancy Workout Plan gives you 3 short at-home exercise videos every week by trimester that are perfect for beginners! ***Before beginning any exercise program, make sure you have approval from your health provider.*** All of the videos in this plan are completely free on YouTube and done by BodyFit by Amy, who I …

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My Pregnancy Experience {Healthy Eating, Exercise, Body Image, & More!}

This is my pregnancy experience as someone who has lost 100 pounds – eating, exercise, struggles, weight gain, my must-have products, & body image issues. After 9 months of preparing and a lifetime of praying and waiting, our little man is here (you can read Noah’s birth story here…and see lots of baby photos)! I …

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5 Tips For Dealing With Pregnancy Cravings

Use these 5 tips to have a healthy pregnancy and keep your pregnancy cravings in check while still allowing yourself treats and indulgences {from someone who has lost 100 pounds}! ****This post is written about my experience with pregnancy cravings using tools we’ve taught to hundreds of women to help them lose weight too. Every …

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25+ Creative Ways To Eat Vegetables For Breakfast

Trying to have a healthy start to your morning? Try these 25+ creative ways to eat vegetables for breakfast with all kinds of egg dishes, breads, & more! I know everyone says that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and, as someone who has lost 100 pounds, I finally see how true …

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3 Ways To Kindly Respond To Food Pushers

Do you overeat to make others happy? Try these 3 kind ways to respond to food pushers to stick to your healthy boundaries without hurting their feelings. I have met a lot of food pushers over the years during my 100-pound weight loss journey and throughout my weight maintenance. Some of the people have “pushed” …

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Christian Goal Setting: A 10-Question Process With Prayers

The 10-step Christian goal-setting process with questions, prayers, and Bible verses I use to seek God’s will in my weight loss, business, faith, & more. As a Christian woman who wants to live a purposeful life, I try to be intentional about regularly setting goals. **Make sure to scroll to the bottom of this post …

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Healthy Road Trip Snacks – 30+ Healthy Traveling Snacks

Check out this list of ideas of healthy road trip snacks to find a variety of fresh, packaged, and non-refrigerated healthy traveling snacks for your next trip. As someone who has gone on a lot of road trips AND has lost 100 pounds and maintained that weight loss for years, it has been so important …

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Conquer Food Cravings With 3 Simple Steps

This simple 3-step Christian weight loss system will help you conquer food cravings with practical steps and faithful encouragement. 100 pounds ago, I felt completely out of control when it came to food. If I saw a commercial for fast food, it became an instant craving that I would dwell on until I could get …

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Meal Planner for Weight Loss {Free Printable}

Get your free meal planner for weight loss, tips to make your healthy meal planning work for you, and recipe ideas under 500 calories. One of the most helpful skills I learned on my 100-pound weight loss journey was planning ahead. When you plan ahead, you are being intentional about your choices. You are taking …

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9 Ways To Use MyFitnessPal For Weight Loss {How It Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds}

Use these 9 tips that helped me to lose 100 pounds on my own weight loss journey using MyFitnessPal as a weight-loss tool. Even though I’ve done the 30-Day Shred more times than I can count and I accumulated my fair share of kitchen accessories for weight loss (juicers, fancy blenders, etc), MyFitnessPal was probably …

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How To Build A Support System For Your Weight Loss Journey

Whether you have supportive people in your life or you feel all alone, you can build a strong support system for your weight loss journey. Here’s how! One of the most heartbreaking emails I get from women is them reaching out to me for support in their weight loss journey because they don’t have anybody …

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