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July 25, 2015

Mind Over Money For Lasting Weight Loss

If you are anything like me, you have been lured into buying a magazine because the front cover offered the key to unlocking the secrets of weight loss. You have most likely tried countless approaches to shedding the pounds. Personally, I have done calorie counting, diabetic exchanges, low carbohydrates, frequent […]
July 18, 2015

How To Lose Weight When You Sit All Day

It’s easy to start believing that it is impossible to lose weight when you sit all day. I mean, hey, there are only so many hours in the day. So, it can be really frustrating to consider losing weight or getting fit when you have to sit all day at […]
July 11, 2015

Motivation Sappers For Exercise – Dehydration

We all know that water is important for our bodies. It is a frequent message for any discussion on health and fitness. But, do we always listen? I know for me it’s hard to get in the recommended amount of water everyday, even though I know it’s good for me. […]
June 25, 2015

Gaining Weight With Age

Weight is an emotionally charged issue. It affects every aspect of our lives: self esteem, confidence, energy level and overall health. It can be even more deflating to notice yourself gaining weight with age even though you are still eating the same things you always have. I regulated my weight over […]
June 17, 2015

The Best Time To Exercise

Everyone has their own opinions about the best time to exercise. There really isn’t any research to suggest that mornings or evenings are better suited for a workout. Generally, I like to exercise earlier in the day because I find that my motivation wanes as the day wears on. 2 […]
June 11, 2015

Motivation Sappers For Exercise – Lack Of Sleep

Some of us have a difficult time summoning motivation to exercise on the best of days, but add on a few too many sleepless nights and we are looking for any excuse to skip the gym. Lack of sleep can derail our exercise goals. We all know sleep is important. The […]
June 4, 2015

Motivation Sappers For Exercise

I went to the gym today as part of my normal routine. I attend two consecutive classes three 3 times a week because this works best for my schedule. I made it through the cardio class ok, but when it came time to prepare for the strength/flexibility class I just […]
May 28, 2015

Top 4 Excuses – I Eat Because The Food Is There

In this series we have talked about three excuses for overeating: 1.       I Am Bored. 2.       I Like The Taste Of Food. 3.       I Am Stressed Out. But, there is one more that should not be overlooked. Top Four Excuses – I Eat Because The Food Is There Did you […]
May 21, 2015

Seek Health Instead Of A Clothing Size

It can be very tempting to chase a particular clothing size when you are in the process of losing weight. But clothing size does not necessarily represent health or fitness. Part of establishing a new weight loss mindset is establishing new mindful eating habits and then allowing your body to […]
May 9, 2015

Focus Your Before And Transform Your After

Everyone loves a good weight transformation story. But sometimes, you have to focus on your before before you can transform your after. My Before Six months ago I embarked on a journey that would alter my life forever. It was November and I was still feeling the sting of saying […]
May 7, 2015

Excuses For Being Overweight – I Like The Taste Of Food

I Like The Taste Of Food We are currently moving through a series addressing the top four excuses for being overweight. Last week, I took a little detour to attend to some other responsibilities. But now, I’m back and ready to tackle another excuse that is consistently given for overeating. […]
April 30, 2015

Why Do I Write About Weight?

Prior to November, 2014, I had lost the same 25 to 40 pounds at least ten times in my life. My journey with food started years before when I was still in middle school. At a time when most of my friends gave little thought to food because of their […]