There are certain words we do not use in our home. I also bring some of these rules into my classroom. For example, we use the word "challenging" in lieu of "hard". The word "can't" can only be used if it is followed by "yet." However, there is a "F" word that we do not use, and I feel passionately about this. I despise the word "fat." Whether someone is calling themselves or another person the "f" word, it just sends a wave of emotions through my body that I cannot fully explain.
Whether it be with your exercise program or clean eating program, there is something that makes people think: New week, new habits! Here's the secret though; there is nothing special about Monday! It is just another day.
Do you find yourself making excuses to skip your workouts? Worse, does your "support system" provide you with these reasons why you should be anywhere but in your thirty minute sweat session?
The best way to start my story begins with me breaking down in a plus size women’s store dressing room. I was trying to squeeze myself into a size 16W and I was nowhere near able to lift it over my derrière. I was sweating and began to cry. I had stopped stepping on the... Continue Reading →