So this time, I am starting with my identity- what I believe about myself and what I value in my life, then creating processes that support and align to that identity. I am learning the power of my votes and that I have hundreds of votes to cast each day. Not every vote has to be for healthy. Some votes can still be cast for the pizza because it’s been a day and that is ok. The outcome will reflect my votes, my identity so I don’t have to even think on that if my processes are aligned to my identity. Continue reading Identity} Process} Outcome
Relapse is the actual usage. But what it takes to get to relapse can be a long and drawn out process. Relapse involves behaviors, thoughts, and feelings. I have certain behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that trigger my need/desire/want to overeat. If I can recognize these behaviors, thoughts, and feelings and acknowledge them for what they are I have a very good change of not relapsing. I can also recognize and focus on behaviors, thoughts, and feelings that will take me further and further away from relapse and into recovery when I am in the relapse spectrum. Continue reading Days 137-141: An Old Plan
How can we begin to shift our cultural thinking and understanding of weight? To start with we can talk about it. We can talk about it openly and publicly…we can begin to understand why obesity happens and focus on reversing it. Continue reading 11 Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Being Plus-Sized – mindbodygreen.com
Change comes when the pain of remaining the same is too much to bare. Continue reading SO MUCH!!!
The hardest road IS the easiest road. It is the SHORTEST distance from we are now to where we want to be. Continue reading The Easy Road
“The obesity problem has little to do with our sedentary lifestyles.” Continue reading Fitness happens in the gym….WEIGHT LOSS happens in the kitchen! NYT SAYS SO!
Hello! My name is April and I have a not-so-healthy- relationship with food. I am also a kick ass teacher at a 100% online K-12 public school…I started my own educational consulting company in the Seattle area…I work with new, … Continue reading Holding On
What ever you are struggling with…that pain and ache is REAL. It is NOT imagined and it is UNIQUE to you. Continue reading The Struggle IS Real!!!