Healthy grab-and-go lunch.

If you didn’t get time for meal prep over the long weekend, here are some quick and easy fast food options from Shape. Health information is included with each idea. No excuses not to grab a healthy and delicious lunch! https://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/meal-ideas/25-healthy-grab-and-go-lunches?

Dealing with injury.

One of the best things I did for myself, and really one of the major turning points in going from a person who yo-yoed to actually losing and keeping weight off, was calmly and patiently working through an injury. When I decided this was the time, I quickly injured my knee only running 1 slow … Continue reading Dealing with injury.

Healthy weight loss behaviors.

Here is a list of healthy behaviors and tips for weight loss from Harvard University. Many of these are the things worked on in therapy for weight management. They are great to keep in mind, consider, and re-consider throughout the weight loss process... https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/10-behaviors-for-healthy-weight-loss-2018102415074

Motivation board.

Consider starting a motivation board this weekend. Fill it with goals, specific steps to meet those goals, motivating pictures, motivating quotes, reward plans, progress photos or numbers, etc. Anything that pleases you, is motivating, and will be a reminder to stay on track! I keep a motivation board in my room, as well as motivating … Continue reading Motivation board.

Mood boosting with activity.

It can be very hard to be active when we feel low emotionally or low energy in general. But... activity is typically just what we need in those moments to boost mood and energy! Here is a portion of an article from Psychology Today with tips for behavioral activation when you are low on mood … Continue reading Mood boosting with activity.