You’ve Got This! Thanksgiving

There are all kinds of situations in life that make living healthy very hard. But, no matter what, You’ve Got This!

This is the start of a new series that will share ideas, tips, and tricks on how to survive those situations that challenge us! First up is Thanksgiving!

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Happy 2nd Birthday My Beautiful Ideal!

Today is the blog’s second birthday! I can’t believe that I have been at this for 2 whole years. It’s crazy! You’re continued comments, likes, and support is the only thing keeping it going!

91 posts and 80,000+ views have gotten us here. I only hope that everything I have written on My Beautiful Ideal has given you some insight and helped you achieve your goals.

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10 Things People Don’t Talk About When Losing Weight

If you have been a part of the My Beautiful Ideal community for a while you already know my story. Over the past few years, I have lost a lot of weight – 125 pounds (and still counting) to be exact. And during this process, I have shared recipes, workouts, tips, tricks, ideas, etc.

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However, when I was brainstorming for this week’s post I thought why not tell the honest truths about losing weight that no one talks about? Everyone talks about the steps to take, the foods to eat, and the workouts to do. But, what really happens when you lose a lot of weight?

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Intermittent Fasting

About a month ago I added intermittent fasting to my daily routine. My weight loss had slowed down and I needed to change things up! My weight loss coach mentioned that another client had tried intermittent fasting and was seeing good results.

I decided to do a little research and see what it was all about. I have been doing Ideal Protein for a while now and I am down to my final push to get to my goal weight. Maybe this was just the change that I needed?

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Keeping Your Head in the Game

Lately, I have been having trouble keeping my head in the game of weight loss. I have been at this for a while now, with plenty of success. But, I would have to say things have slowed down over the past few months.

I think when you have a lot of weight to lose gearing up for the long haul, in the beginning, is one thing…but what happens after 6 months, 1 year, etc. My feeling toward the process has definitely ebbed and flowed. Sometimes I am really excited about the whole thing – the planning, the results, the feedback from those around me – but other times all I really want to do is sit on my couch and shove all the food in my mouth.Read More »