24 Articles by Naomi Teeter

Naomi Teeter

I'm A Body Positivity Advocate (And Sometimes I Hate My Body)

"Confession: We are body positive advocates, and sometimes we hate our bodies."

Naomi Teeter
December 29 2016

3 Mental Tricks That Helped During My 150-Pound Weight-Loss Journey

Going on yet another diet can feel exciting at first, but it only takes a few weeks to feel overwhelmed.

Naomi Teeter
February 3 2016

I Almost Gave My Husband An Eating Disorder

There's nothing wrong with wanting to get healthy and make better, smarter food choices, and to care about the health of our loved ones. But when that...

Naomi Teeter
January 10 2016

I Lost 125 Pounds. Here's How I Know I'll Keep It Off

If you’re having doubts about your weight-loss journey, here are some signs that you’re doing great (you just don’t know it yet).

Naomi Teeter
November 2 2015

I Lost 150 Pounds But Won't Give Out Weight-Loss Advice. Here's Why

Four reasons why I became tight-lipped about offering weight-loss advice.

Naomi Teeter
October 6 2015

8 Rules I Followed To Lose 150 Pounds In A Year

I was half the size I once was, and I’ve been able to maintain this weight loss for the last six years.

Naomi Teeter
August 11 2015

7 Downsides To My 125-Pound Weight Loss

For everyone that’s plus-sized and wants to drop some weight, or anyone that was once plus-sized, this is for you.

Naomi Teeter
May 14 2015

Empowering Questions That Helped Me Lose 125 Pounds & Keep It Off

I can almost guarantee I would not have sustained my 125+ pound weight loss these last six years if I hadn't asked myself these five questions.

Naomi Teeter
April 21 2015

12 Empowering Truths I Learned From Losing 125 Pounds & Keeping It Off

After nearly six years of maintaining a 125-pound weight loss, I've collected many insights about my health journey that I know others can benefit...

Naomi Teeter
April 5 2015

Protein-Rich Amaranth Breakfast Porridge

One of my favorite healthy amaranth recipes is a bowl of Divine Breakfast Porridge.

Naomi Teeter
February 19 2015

5 Surprising Ways To Use The Detoxifying Power Of Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal is one of the most nontoxic, adsorptive substances known to man. It binds to and eliminates poisons from the body, as well as...

Naomi Teeter
January 22 2015

12 Ways To Invite Kindness Into Your Life

Being a human can be a difficult and lonely experience at times. We all endure tragedies, setbacks, sadness, or being too busy to appreciate life. I...

Naomi Teeter
November 11 2014

What I Learned From Weighing 300 Pounds

As someone who spent the first 25 years of her life as a plus-sized individual, I can tell you firsthand how often plus-sized people are scrutinized...

Naomi Teeter
October 23 2014

Why Losing Weight Helped Me To Become A Better Wife

Somewhere between my first and second marriage, I lost a lot of weight (around 125 pounds) and gained a lot of insight about myself and how to treat...

Naomi Teeter
October 3 2014

What I Wish I Could Tell The Chubby Girl I Used To Be

Being a mentor for at-risk elementary and middle school children for the last three years, I've noticed that they tend to have the same difficulties I...

Naomi Teeter
September 25 2014

25 Life Lessons I've Learned From Losing 125 Pounds

It’s been my experience over the last five years that you don’t just lose 125 pounds without discovering some seriously deep stuff about yourself.

Naomi Teeter
September 12 2014