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When your toddler says she's fat.

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I was chatting with a lady yesterday about young girls and body image and how she had heard that my daughters dance school was well known for being a place with zero tolerance of body shaming or pressuring dancers to be a certain size.

As the mother of a thirteen year old, I was really glad to hear that my daughter's dance school had this reputation. And yet that hasn't stopped her from feeling the internal and peer pressure of wanting to be thinner.

It made me think back to a few years ago...

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Want to specialize in weight loss?

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Have you noticed that a lot of your clients state weight loss as a health goal?

Even before I specialized in weight loss (my back-round is in prenatal and gut health), the majority of my clients stated that weight loss was one of their goals in working together. 

That was easy for me to help them with because gut healing diets heal the liver and the gut leading to the release of weight.

Even my clients who hadn't mentioned that they wanted to lose weight were always pleasantly...

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How I lost the after baby weight.

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Actually I almost didn't.

Not until 15 years later!!!

This is another story of futility really. 

Before I had children I weighted 125lbs, after both babies, my weight settled at 155lbs despite no change in my diet.

I ate a whole foods vegetarian diet before I had babies, while I was pregnant and after that too. 

Despite eating healthy, I gained an astronomical amount of weight. 

Two months before I gave birth to my daughter, I was already 185lbs (I am barely 5'4).  I have...

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I didn't purge, but boy did I binge.

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My journey to understanding and overcoming issues with my weight started way back in high school

I struggled with my weight since I was a teenager. I am no stranger to binging, starving myself, and dieting. In fact, my friends and I used to have binging  sleepovers. We called it ‘porking out’. Honestly, I am not sure what I was more excited about - hanging out with my friends or pigging out! I remember lamenting “wouldn’t it be amazing if junk food made you...

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The highest truth you've been ashamed to share.

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This is part 4 of a series of articles on telling ourselves the truth. Another long one. This article is the perfect read for you if you can't figure out why you don't let yourself do the things you want to. 

In part one, I shared how to break down the bars of your own personal prison by identifying the little and not so little lies we tell ourselves - ones that keep us caged inside our problems.

In part two I shared how you can avoid the chaos of having to bomb the prison...

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The biggest 3 lies of all.

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This is part 3 of a series of articles on telling ourselves the truth. Another long one. Perfect if you can't figure out why you try to force yourself to do things you don't want to do. 

In part one, I shared how to break down the bars of your own personal prison by identifying the little and not so little lies we tell ourselves - ones that keep us caged inside our problems.

In part two I shared how you can avoid the chaos of having to bomb the prison down, and instead pick up the key of...

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Well-meaning lies that confine.

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This is going to be a long one, but it will be well worth the read if you have an issue you are struggling with and you are looking for the key to let yourself out of a self- imposed prison you've created. 

In part one of this series on liberating ourselves with truth, I shared about how I had imprisoned myself with little lies that kept me in a marriage for over 20 years.

I shared how it was turning those lies into truth, that finally liberated me. 

Those well-meaning lies are...

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Unwilling to admit it?

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We all know how the saying goes, ‘the truth shall set you free’. 

We’ve all heard it, it sounds logical, true and right, and yet we still create our own prisons - by unconsciously or even deliberately lying to ourselves.

I kept myself prison for over 20 years in a marriage that wasn’t really right for me. I don’t have the time to go into all the little lies I told myself, but the minute did I tell myself the truth, that I was just staying to…

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Losing weight is simple, it's the causes that are complex.

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If you don’t plan to do your current strategy for weight loss forever, then why bother?

As soon as you quit working that strategy, it quits working for you.

There is only one core strategy you need.

Go back to eating your natural human diet.

It is as simple as that.

If you can’t do that - you have educational, environmental, emotional, hormonal, mindset, relational and addiction issues in the way.

Stop ‘dieting’ and deal with the root causes.

Being overweight is NOT...

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Why you should ask a wild animal how to lose weight.

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Unlike fad diets, the Delish Diet is actually designed for permanent weight loss.

You want your results with weight loss to last forever right? Then it’s simply logical that you are going to have to keep doing what you did to lose the weight, to keep it off.

This is where the Delish Diet approach is like no other. 

Just think of all the diets you’ve done in the past. You didn’t really think you were going to eat and exercise like ‘that’ forever did...

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