Category Archives: Weight

How consistency changed my life.

Two years ago today, I made a decision to change. I didn’t realize how consistency could change my life. I was consistent at overeating, exercising when I felt like it, eating a lot of sugar, hiding in my clothes, telling myself how awful I looked, shopping to fill the void of love. I battled my weight and consequently, my identity […]

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Why you might not be losing weight…

7 Diet Saboteurs… You’ve been eating healthy, but your weight is not dropping? The problem is some of the food we eat, we think is nutritious. But it’s not always the case. If you pay close attention to what you eat and start reading the labels, you might just see the results in couple of weeks. 1. Yogurt with flavor on the bottom You […]

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when you start listening to your body…you can stop dieting.

I haven’t tried every diet. I’ve struggled with my weight for most of my life, trying to find that one perfect solution to shed pounds and keep them off. I’ve hoped, prayed, binge-worked out, starved, stretched and stayed the same. I’ve watched my friends try every diet in the book from the “grapefruit only” diet, the “cabbage soup” diet, weight […]

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How Can I Stick To My Diet this Weekend?

After working hard all week, you’re ready for some rest and relaxation on the weekend — and that mindset seems to also extend to your diet. You ask yourself,”How can I stick to my diet on weekends? With all the cocktails and greasy appetizers Friday night with friends, then on Saturday, you go grazing through the food court while shopping […]

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30 Day Challenge – March 2014 Day 4 Cut Out Sugar from Grains.

If you haven’t already…today you cut out the whites. White rice, white flour, white pasta. With those toss-outs, you’ll be throwing all bread on the pile too. We’re not just eliminating gluten, but all grains. The reason for this is that all grains, even whole, healthy grains, are broken down to sugar by our bodies. The issue with cancer is […]

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30 Day Challenge – Day 4 Cut Out Sugar from Grains.

Today you cut out the whites. White rice, white flour, white pasta. With those toss-outs, you’ll be throwing all bread on the pile too. We’re not just eliminating gluten, but all grains. The reason for this is that all grains, even whole, healthy grains, are broken down to sugar by our bodies. The issue with cancer is it ferments sugar […]

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Healthy habits that helped me lose 60lbs

Notice I didn’t say, “The amazing diet that helped me lose 60lbs?” There is no diet on the planet that will work if your habits don’t transform from unhealthy to healthy. Above is an old photo from 2010 at Christmas when I used to eat sugar every meal. Here are healthy habits that helped me lose 60 pounds.  1. I […]

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How is motivation linked to what you see.

  Exactly how is motivation linked to what you see? I used to think that motivation was like willpower, either I have it or I don’t. I didn’t realize that I had total control over what I decided. I came to realize how powerful my eyes were, one night at a social. I was doing so well at eating right […]

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How to Eat Mindfully…

My husband saw a piece on Big Breakfast one morning that featured. “Looking to lose weight? Why not try ‘mindful eating’? Jessica Penner offered advice on being conscious of what you eat so that your brain acknowledges that you are eating, and can send the right signals to the stomach. It’s the same as when you are reading something but you are not present, […]

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Post Vacation: 7 Day Detox

With a long weekend on our doorstep and half the summer behind us, it may be time to look at our “post-vacation” situation. Are you ready for a 7 Day Detox? I know I am! Detoxing removes waste and toxins that have accumulated in your body, allowing the proper function, cleansing and flow of your internal systems to return. Toxins […]

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