Category Archives: Weight Loss

How to Create Healthy Habits

My life-long career has been about guiding others into creating healthier habits.  If I were to pick one essential trait that greatly contributes to changing our health habits and behaviors, it would have to be RECORD KEEPING.  In other words, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Healthy Holiday Tips

Christmas is just around the corner.  In anticipation of the upcoming holiday, I have compiled a few simple words of advise.   My Top 10 Healthy Holiday Tips Choose your attitude.  Include some gratitude in that attitude. Put the weight … Continue reading

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The Fifty-Something Fifty

You remember the Freshman Fifteen, right?  The idea that the average college freshman gains about fifteen pounds during the first year away from home.  Some of us can attest to that.  But that’s nothing compared to the Fifty-Something Fifty.  If you’re … Continue reading

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Maintenance = Action

According to the dictionary, the word maintenance means “the action of continuing, carrying on, preserving, or retaining something” also, “the work of keeping something in proper condition.” What are you trying to maintain? Physical fitness? A job? Your marriage? A … Continue reading

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Weight Management is Tough – Encourage Yourself with Motivational Words

Managing your weight is hard work.  Finding ways to keep it upbeat, rewarding, encouraging, and from a positive point of view makes it a little easier.  If you’re ready to discover your own encouraging words to enhance your motivation, you’re … Continue reading

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Calorie Density Counts

Here’s another conundrum with eating portions that are larger than we need: It’s not only the larger portions but the larger portions of calorie-dense foods that can lead to weight gain. Calorie density is essentially the calories per bite or per … Continue reading

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Big Food

Do you remember when our vehicles had no cup holder?  Well, unless you count the dash.  Now, not only are cup holders standard, to accommodate larger drink sizes, the car manufacturers have increased the size of the cup holder over … Continue reading

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Wait Control

What can you do when the urge to binge or overeat strikes?  Imagine a big, red STOP sign.  Then take a moment to regain control and decide if you’re really physically hungry.  If you’re truly hungry, choose to eat slowly … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw in the Towel

Here it is.  Almost Christmas.  Maybe your weight is not right where you want it to be and you’re a bit concerned.  OK, panicked.  But this may not be the best time to set your sites on dropping 10 pounds.  … Continue reading

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When Your ‘Want To’ Leaves You

Sometimes you just can’t put your finger on that emotional thing that keeps you stuck in a rut.  When you try to make a healthy choice that’s right there in front of you but you just don’t do it.  Your … Continue reading

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