Is it me or has this year just flown by? It seems like just yesterday I was writing my latest update but here we are once again at the end of the month and another exciting entry is due. I find myself reflecting back on my previous posts and I see a very distinct theme […]Continue reading →
Perception is a game changer. How we perceive ourselves, how we think others perceive us, and how we perceive others affects EVERYTHING. I have found that perception is something obese people struggle with even after losing weight. I have, like so many other obese people, struggled with my self-esteem my entire life. I perceived myself […]Continue reading →
This post has nothing to do with a popular Disney song except in name only. And this one image. Let’s start with a simple premise, people can be mean. People can be really, really mean. I really do hate to admit it, because I believe in the idea that humans, when push comes to shove, […]Continue reading →
Courtney hated always feeling tired and being unable to run and play with her kids. Hear how she tapped into her competitive spirit to lose weight and get healthy.Continue reading →
Guacamole has to be one of my family’s favourite side dishes. I never make it as a condiment but as part of meal with a selection of fresh cut up veggies. I had tasted many variations of this avocado-blessed recipe, but this is a great base. The secret to keeping it from turning completely brown […]Continue reading →
On a mission to lose 250 pounds, Gillian decided she would no longer be controlled by food or people’s opinions.
How she’s overcome self-doubt and developed a love for pushing herself.Continue reading →
I had an interesting conversation with a client recently. She has gone through a hell of a transition over the last two years. I met her while working at the women’s fitness studio run by my ex-trainer, just after I had left my career of 13 years and was immersed in a fairly substantial transition myself. She […]Continue reading →
Good morning everyone! As of last week, the amazing Tinier Tim has decided to take a small break as a guest writer here at Tips of the Scale, and I will be writing for him in the interim. I have been, up until today, been writing a short post every Monday to keep you all […]Continue reading →
This may seem a bit ‘off season’, especially here in Toronto with the temperature hovering around single digits, but it is still one of my favourites that got me through a lot of tough days when all I wanted was Thai takeout! I would often times make this once a week when I worked from […]Continue reading →
A brush with death changed Johnny’s health & life.
How he went from “worthless and fat” to confident and committed.Continue reading →