Weathering the self-drought

Surviving a plateau is indeed difficult. We must remember our end goal is health, not a number on a scale. Focusing on how we feel, how we nourish, how we move…living our best life. Remembering there is not a light at the end of the tunnel, rather we are the light in the tunnel and we need to shine! Well done Holly!!!

Holly GoWritely

At my last weight and measure check-in, I was 36 pounds lighter than when I started working with a health coach back in January.

That was three weeks ago.

Since then, I have hit a three week slump. Ok, not a slump, but a plateau (because everything sounds less alarming in French). I knew that eventually my weight-loss would slow down – at least for short periods of time. I had prepared for this. Unfortunately, it didn’t make it any less frustrating when it actually happened. Unraveling half a lifetime of insecurities when it comes to my weight does happen in three months, in theory. In practice, I am still wrestling with some of my old experiences and habits.

All-or-nothing mentality. Historically speaking, I am an expert at kicking off a diet and sticking to it. That is, until I make one mistake. Then it is back to a…

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