What Is #Moderation365?

So what exactly is #Moderation365? Put simply it’s the process used to unlearn the on-again off-again diet culture mentality that keep us from:1️⃣ Living our most free and abundant life so that we can focus on our God-given purpose.2️⃣ Making real progress with implementing our healthy habits. It’s finding #FoodFreedom in a way that is…

Diets Don’t Work, So What Does?

Dieting doesn’t work. Besides the fact that it teaches you to deprive and restrict (which eventually leads to a rebound loss of control and food obsession), it also keeps you dependent on a system or coach for success. Following rules doesn’t allow you to feel comfortable or confident. It doesn’t enable you to trust yourself…

How To Track Gourmet Cookies

After my PDX Cookie Co and Waffle Queen Wookie reviews, I had several requests to explain how I track gourmet cookies when they don’t have any nutrition info provided. As I mentioned in yesterday’s #DessertEveryDay post, sometimes I track indulgent treats like this and sometimes I don’t. If I don’t track them, it’s because I’m…

How I Use #DessertEveryDay As One Of My Nutrition #SuccessStrategies

Ladies, Listen Up! Eat The Dessert! 🍪🍫🍩🧁🍨 Whatever food you truly love and enjoy, you can get to a place where you work it in. Whether it’s sweets or salty snacks, don’t avoid foods you love. Life is too short to not enjoy yourself and it will actually help you make more progress to include…

I Praise You!

In the arena of body image, we are often told to view ourselves with body positivity; as a wonderful work created by God. While this is certainly true, I think we need to shift the perspective off of us and onto Him when doing so. As women of faith, we are called to respect and…

Five Tips For Navigating Trigger Foods {FTT}

The ultimate goal with the foods we enjoy—regardless of if they are highly nutritious or not—is to be able to practice mindfulness and moderation and eat foods that make you feel your best. You want to get to a place where you can include all foods sensibly and always #LikeHowYouEat. Food is meant to be…

I Love Her

I thought that being who I was “supposed to be” would make me happy. All those years of trying to conform to what I thought others wanted me to be, but I was miserable. When I decided to lay down the people pleasing, I wasn’t even sure who “I” even was. I had never really…

Emotional Eating & Self-Care

Let’s chat about emotional eating and self-care! I think we recognize the link between turning to food for comfort, but may not really fully understand why that is, and how to work through it and overcome it. We may also not understand how self-care practices are a useful tool to combat eating for reasons other…

A Lesson From Siri

Backstory: I can’t spell and need to double check if it was appearance or appearence… but was struck by the irony of the way Siri responded. It got me thinking… Are we considering Truth before blindly setting our expectations to cultural standards? Who’s opinion of us are we most concerned with and does it align…

Kaci’s Friday Find — I Deserve A Donut App by Barb Raveling

  This week I wanted to share a resource that I came across for those who may be struggling with eating behaviors related to either emotional eating triggers or lies from the enemy / world. This is a free app designed to help with understanding and breaking eating for reasons other than to hunger and…