Browsing Category : Fitness & Nutrition

Recipe: Bacon & Scallop Zucchini Noodles


I’ve been seeing people say “less backstory, just get to the recipe!” so I’m going to go with that! 😉  If you like bacon, scallops and zucchini, then this recipe will be right up your alley! It may look time intensive, but it is super easy, and extremely delish! 

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Wednesday Weigh In – Volume 1: Happy New Years & Getting Back on Track


Something I am going to try to do this year is a weekly vlog, (you can check out all my videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CrystalLouWhoTube) and I’ve decided to call it “Wednesday Weigh In.” I’m going to try to do one every Wednesday and just “weigh in” on what’s going on with me, with my weight loss journey, if I need to vent, want…

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Things I ♥ Thursday: Isagenix


Alright, getting real here!  Backstory: I decided on January 4th to better myself. That meant eating better, cutting out foods that made me feel like crap, drinking more water, getting active, trying new to me activities or getting back into things more and just over all enjoying life more. I had NO idea what a transformation I would actually take…

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Why Counting Calories Doesn’t Work For Me


When I started on my weight loss journey in January, I didn’t follow a plan per say, I listened to my body and ate what made me feel good, gave me energy and didn’t eat what made me feel like poo. Simple formula. I didn’t count calories or portions etc – just listened to my body.   Towards the end…

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Setting a Precedent with Your Children and Healthy Living


So many people that make the resolution to get fit, get healthy, exercise and diet. I am usually one of those. I am guilty of pretty much year after year, making the resolution to better my physical self, whether it is to diet, exercise or a combination of both. This year however, I decided to go about things in a…

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Weight Loss: Start with Small Goals


Yesterday marked a big milestone for me…I lost 70lbs! Actually, it is 71lbs, yay! It wasn’t until I was at dinner with a friend last night that I realized how big of an accomplishment that is. While I never set out with an end goal in mind per say, every time I reach a milestone number or the goal I’d…

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How Do You Deal with Temptation Foods In Your Home?


So I recently posted about how I find it hard to eat outside of the home, because I still don’t trust myself around certain foods. It’s true. For example, I know that sugar will always be a temptation food, something that I crave but my body doesn’t like it. Yes, there will be times when I want to have it…

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No Need to Panic About Eating Out


Delicious food, mmmm. One of the things I find the hardest about holidays, eating out, get togethers, etc, is the tempting foods. I have been pretty good to not have foods that I know will tempt me into over eating or feeling gross in my house since I started my journey this year to self-acceptance and a healthier lifestyle. So…

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The Long Road to Self Acceptance


“Self love,” “body acceptance” and “self acceptance” are tricky things. Those phrases can mean different things to different people. It’s always something that I’ve struggled with. How could I love myself when I wanted to change how I looked, what I weighed, how I treated my body? How could I accept my body as it was without trying to make it…

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