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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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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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What Does the Weight Loss Research Say?

Google ‘weight loss research’.  Go ahead, I’ll wait. I found 167,000,000 links.  You probably found something like that, too. If you were to wade through this information you’d find that there are a handful of weight loss guidelines that surface … Continue reading

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Planning to Party

In my years of teaching weight management classes one main topic has surfaced every year — Christmas parties.  Family feasts, Christmas parties at work, get-togethers with friends, church potlucks.  The more you enjoy these fantastic festivities the more advantageous it is … Continue reading

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A Cinch by the Inch

  Let’s say that your weight loss goals have included adding more physical activity and regular exercise.  And you’ve been doing quite well with that, thank you very much.  But the bathroom scale has been your only means of measuring … Continue reading

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Going Against the Grain — Not Your Typical Weight Loss Advice (Part 3)

Say “Lose Weight Fast” and you’ve got my attention.  You’ve also got me at, “3 Amazing Secrets to Fast Weight Loss” and “Lose 10 Pounds in 10 Days”.  I imagine you’re expecting me to say that’s a bunch of hooey … Continue reading

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Going Against the Grain — Not Your Typical Weight Loss Advice (Part 2)

The big question is “Why?”  Why do you really, truly want to lose weight?  This seems like one of those “Duh!” questions.  But is it?  How much have you thought about the “Why?”  How much more have you thought about … Continue reading

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Going Against the Grain — Not Your Typical Weight Loss Advice (Part 1)

If your weight is not a concern you’ll want to skip this series of posts.  Over the next couple of weeks I’ll pitch out to you some new things to chew on.  Some not so typical thoughts on weight.  Some … Continue reading

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