The Mixed Up Blog — weightloss

New Year, New You: Tips for Busy Moms

Posted by Sonia Kang on

New Year, New You: Tips for Busy Moms

Being healthy is one of my goals for 2020. In fact, it's a goal every year. Sometimes it's a daily goal I have to add to my to-do list. For busy moms like me, it's hard to keep my health top of mind with all that we have going on. Here's a few tips to keep you healthy this new year: 1. Write it down/Plug it in  As busy moms with busy schedules, we're used to writing in our calendar or date book. It's how we remember carpools and kids' appointments so add taking our vitamins to the calendar. If it's...

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Just for You: Jenny Craig’s Black Friday Offer

Posted by Sonia Kang on

Just for You: Jenny Craig’s Black Friday Offer

The holidays are a tough time of year for me and my weightloss journey. Although I lost over 50 pounds on Jenny Craig, I still struggle with my relationship with food and each day brings its own challenges. Today I spent all day baking and faced my nemesis: sweets and chocolate. As a baker I taste along the way to make sure it's flavored where I want it to be but I also know not to go overboard. In the past when I've gone overboard with eating I tend to have it weigh (no pun intended) on my mind for...

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Red Lipstick Makeup Studio

Posted by Sonia Kang on

Red Lipstick Makeup Studio

I have been overweight most of my adult life. As a mom of 4, I struggled with losing the weight after each subsequent birth. With each pregnancy, the weight kept adding up.   As my youngest son approached his 10th year, I made the decision to change my lifestyle. I was tired of looking at myself in the mirror. At over 200 pounds, I was embarrassed of the person I had become. I hated taking photos, hated buying clothes, and hated myself. That is not an exaggeration. I seriously hated myself and I never thought I would feel that way...

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