Abstinance or Moderation?

Abstinance and Moderation: two words I think about alot. I’m going to be honest I don’t follow “that programs” abstaince rules for food addicts. You know the oneā€¦zero tolerance for sugar, flour or wheat. I knew when I started my journey if I wasn’t happy I wouldn’t stick with it. I wasnt going to lieContinue reading “Abstinance or Moderation?”

My story

At the end of 2017, I weighed over 400 lbs and had mobility issues due to my weight. I felt out of control with my overeating and stress at work only prompted me to continue to turn to food as a crutch. Each day I woke up and contemplated how I would make it throughContinue reading “My story”

Meghans Lifestyle Rules

We all start out with big dreams on compeletely changing our lives. I know I did and I actually wrote down and documented much of my journey to lose 240lbs in 17 months and keep it off for the last year. Now as I try to explain the process of a lifestyle change I’m diggingContinue reading “Meghans Lifestyle Rules”

An open letter to those who hit their goal weight

An open letter to those who have hit your goal weight…Congratuations on your amazing accomplishment. You set a goal for yourself and you reached it. You’ve come farther then you probably thought possible at one point in your life or another. I’ve got some great news and some bad news for you though. Because yourContinue reading “An open letter to those who hit their goal weight”

Don’t Give Up

Not everyday is perfect. But everyday is filled with opportunities. When you start to compare yourself to others you quickly become distracted and often times discouraged. So why do we compare ourselves to others? Are we hoping to see similarities in their stories to ours? Or are we looking for excuses to give up? It’sContinue reading “Don’t Give Up”

To grow we must first heal…

The most important part of any lifestyle change is your willingness to heal. Unhealthy lifestyles often conside with emotional traumas. When I started reflecting on my past and how it was effecting my choices there were days I’d cry. I hated feeling weak or like a victim. I didnt want to relive the experience. ButContinue reading “To grow we must first heal…”

Smothered Chicken Dinner

Ingredients: -chicken breast -green peppers -onions -mushrooms -cheese *choose your favorite* I use cheddar Directions: Cook veggies in skillet over medium high heat until tender. Set to the side and cook chicken almost completely through. Assemble chicken cheese and veggies in a large baking pan and cook in the oven for 10-20min until completely cookedContinue reading “Smothered Chicken Dinner”

Sometimes it just takes time

This is me. Both pictures are me. I have been both of these people. I have lived in both of these bodies. I can tell you both of these people live a hard life. Both of these people are flawed and perfect at the same time. Both of these people choose their lives. One choosesContinue reading “Sometimes it just takes time”