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…

Kaci’s Friday Find — PDXcookieco Cookies!🍪

First, shoutout to minotomighty for introducing me to these! Second, sorry I have been sleeping on sharing them with you! After showing this morning’s order (peep my stories or my favorites highlight), I figured it was time to finish my posts for you all! The first set of photos is a collection of the “outside…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

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…

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…

Renewing The Mind

Lasting transformation takes time. It is not achieved via a quick fix approach or through a temporary diet and exercise program. To truly sustain a lifestyle that gets the results you want while also honoring God requires a renewal of the mind. A transformation on the inside is the only thing that will ultimately sustain…

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…