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February 26, 2015
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Food Is A Vital Part Of The Human Experience

Why is food such a big deal? For a person who struggles with weight, food can be an all-consuming proposition. Either you want it, you are upset that you ate too much of it (again) or you are making a plan to stay away from it. Basically, the diet industry […]
February 12, 2015
food for entertainment vs. fuel

Entertainment Vs Fuel Dilemma With Food

Over the last two weeks we have talked about two mental blocks that impede our success with weight: learned helplessness and a short-term mentality with food. But I have saved the best for last. Uncovering this mental block has been the single most helpful piece to the weight puzzle for […]
February 7, 2015
short-term mentality with weight

Short-Term Mentality With Weight

This is the second post in the series Mental Blocks On The Weight Journey. Diets reinforce a short-term mentality with weight. So, last week I talked about learned helplessness as the first mental block to success over weight. Today,  I want to tackle another biggie on the weight loss spectrum; […]
January 30, 2015
learned helplessness with weight

Learned Helplessness With Weight

I did not suddenly wake up one morning with all the answers to my weight loss. Quite frankly, when I first set out on this journey I was just fed up with food and its, all-too-apparent, effect on my body. Initially, I launched out in the same manner I had […]
January 25, 2015
no to hunger

Say No to Hunger

For the most part, I have learned to say no to hunger. None of us want to envision a life of discomfort or dissatisfaction. But, when we grow accustomed to associating these feeling with managing our weight, we unknowingly set up an unsustainable pattern for ourselves. Basically,  we adopt a […]
January 17, 2015
Avoid The Scale For The First 3 Weeks

Avoid The Scale For The First 3 Weeks

The scale used to be a great tool for keeping my weight in check. I would weigh myself every few days and then make adjustments accordingly. However, in the last few years the scale has become increasingly burdensome. Lately, my weight seems to vary widely from day to day or […]
January 10, 2015

Eating Out of Boredom When You Are At Home

A whole Saturday at home can be a scenario for a diet disaster.  A lot of us end up eating out of boredom instead of true hunger. This may not pose as much of a problem on busy days, but when you are just hanging out around the house, it’s […]
January 8, 2015
Your Mind Is The Key To Your Weight

Your Mind Is The Key To Your Weight

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 […]
January 2, 2015
You Can Lose Weight Over The Holidays

You Can Lose Weight Over The Holidays

You can lose weight over the holidays! That is something that I would have thought inconceivable at one time in my life, but I now realize that the issue of weight is something all of us can actually come to terms with. What’s more, I believe that weight loss is […]