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May 21, 2015
Seek Health Instead Of A Size

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 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
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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 […]
April 23, 2015

Top Four Excuses For Being Overweight – I Am Bored

I Eat Because I am Bored. We all know the drill. You’re sitting down in the living room watching a television program or surfing the web when your mind suddenly drifts to food. So, you get up from your chair and head off in the direction of the kitchen to meet […]
April 20, 2015
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6 Reasons It Backfires To Use Hunger To Control Weight

Here is a reprint of a recent article I wrote for the website: All Women Stalk 1. Hunger Is Uncomfortable None of us want to envision a life of discomfort or dissatisfaction. But, when we grow accustomed to associating feelings of hunger with managing our weight, we unknowingly set up […]
April 16, 2015

Problem With Focusing Only On The Symptom Of Weight

I have heard it and I have said it so many times, “I’ve got to go on a diet to get this weight off!” If I could just find that right diet; that right food combination, then I could finally rid myself of the weight. I think what I was, […]
April 9, 2015
Reaching For That Number: Ideal Vs. Real Weight

Reaching For That Number: Ideal Vs. Real Weight

If asked, most of us could immediately come up with a number; that number that represents the time we felt the best about our weight. It is that ideal weight when we felt we were at our best. I bet you can picture it now; there you are in your […]
April 6, 2015
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5 Ways To Overcome Learned Helplessness With Food

Recently, I started writing guest blogs for the All Women Stalk Website. Here is a reprint of my recent article.   Do you struggle with not knowing how to keep the weight off once you lose it. In essence, you feel helpless to the draw of food, and you cannot […]
April 2, 2015
Mind Hacks: Bite Sharing and Sizing Up

Mind Hacks That Work For Weight Loss

Are you willing to do whatever it takes to lose weight? I’m sure the first thing you thought of was exercise or dieting. But, what if I told you that you could benefit from a little slight of hand or should I say slight of mind? Let’s talk about some […]
March 30, 2015
It's Never Too Late, by KarenGillman

A Must-Have Book For Anyone Considering Weight Loss Surgery

I would like to recommend a new book, It’s Never Too Late: A Ten-Year Journey With Weight Loss Surgery, by my good friend, Karen Gillman. I met Karen eight years ago, shortly after she had lost 145 pounds from lap band surgery. I had just recently moved back to my husband’s home […]
March 26, 2015
Five More Eating Habits That Yield Lasting Results

5 More Eating Habits That Yield Lasting Weight Results

On the last post I shared the first five and now it’s time to get right to 5 more mindful eating habits that will yield weight results and help you lose the weight for good. 1. Pass on mayo for all prepared sandwiches and ask for any rich sauces to be […]
March 12, 2015
Realistic Expectations For Your Weightloss

Do You Have Realistic Expectations For Your Weight Loss?

At one time or another, we have all daydreamed about some unattainable item or situation. Unfortunately, many people give up on weight loss as a reachable goal and relegate it to the realm of dreams or wishful thinking because they establish such unrealistic expectations. We never really develop a weight loss […]