How to Cure; “I Don’t Know”

You know what I mean, the “I don’t know” if… The time is right I can afford it If I'm smart enough It’ll work for me Are you ready….. This will only take a second…. Stop saying it!!! Furthermore, stop believing it, because “I don’t know” is a lie. You do know. What would it take for…. The time to be right?…Make a decision that it’s the perfect time. There’s no time like the present. You to be able to [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00August 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

I almost cried….

It started like any normal day, grab a cup of coffee, go out an sit on the front porch and check my email. Email checking usually is a series of delete, delete, delete… You know how it goes. Tons of things that you just don’t have time for. But ones from clients always catch my eye. This one was from a former client who has kept up with all of the things I taught her in my, Jumpstart to Permanent [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

#1 Age Defying Tip

Have you noticed the years seem to be flying by at an ever increasing speed?? There are changes happening in your body that you never truly expected to see…changes in pigmentation, crepe skin, lines on your face, thickening of your waist… You’re starting to think about your own mortality, right? The "I wonder how many years I have left?" thoughts. Pretty normal. Bet you didn’t think it would be like this when you were back in your twenties. You thought [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00August 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Sometimes it’s Hard

Have you ever had this experience…you read or hear this…someone just eliminated this one thing from their diet and 20# just melted away? Oh my god, you can’t stop yourself, you click to read more. Then you realize they gave up soda pop and you haven’t drank soda pop in decades. So your hopes of 20# melting off miraculously are dashed. Maybe it was the low carb eating plan. It sounded so promising, and more than that, it sounded doable. [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00August 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Handle Urges Like A Boss Lady

So you know when you wake up first thing in the morning and you have this great plan for the day… I’m not going to snack after dinner today. No wine tonight. No chocolate today and I mean it! 2 meals, no snacks…period! Then after dinner time rolls around and your brain starts telling you it is no big deal at all to have one little snack. You deserve it. You can start tomorrow. It would be stupid to start [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00July 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Why Urges??

Why do we even have urges? Where do they come from and what’s the point? And urge is just a habit we’ve created and now it feels like it is totally out of our control. It feels like an involuntary reaction. Here’s the thing…our brains are designed to reward us for life-saving activities. Food and drink provide us that reward, and our bodies respond with a dopamine or serotonin (feel good chemicals made in your body) response. The more you [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00July 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Born With A Sweet Tooth?

Have you ever thought, "I can’t give up all sweets…I was born with a sweet tooth?" I’ve heard that from so many clients, I thought we could chat about that for a few minutes. You see, human beings are born with an affinity for sweet things. It's a survival mechanism. But the sweet things that are available now bear only the faintest resemblance to the original substance. Vegetables and fruits have been hybridized (by humans for humans) to be bigger, sweeter, juicier, and [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00July 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Ah…The Food Journal (don’t miss this!)

The final installment of: The Basics of Weight Loss Raise your hand if you groaned inside at the thought of keeping a food journal. After many attempts at journaling that generally included weighing, measuring, counting calories, fat grams, fiber content, or some such thing… Don’t you want to kick the sh*t out of the next person who tells you to keep a food journal?? I hear you! But this is different. Really. I totally wouldn’t lie about something like this [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00June 28th, 2018|0 Comments

The 4 Types of Eating, and How 2 Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts

Welcome back to my month of June series: The Basics of Weight Loss. The 4 Types of Eating is such a brilliant concept. This is the secret sauce to banishing “deprivation” and “diet mentality” from your life forever Combining the 4 Types of Eating with the Hunger Scale (check out previous blogs if you missed these) for real Physical Hunger, and you have everything you need to be your own diet guru. 1. Fuel Eating. This is eating to fuel [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

What Are the Different Types of Hunger?

In June we are going to tackle the situation I think gets most of us who’ve ever struggled with food, our weight and dieting the most problems: Differentiating Physical hunger from Emotional hunger. Sensations begin in the body then send a signal to the brain to do something about it. A sensation is an actual physical thing…like hot, cold, hungry, sleepy. Emotions (or feelings), start in the brain then send the signal, or vibration to the body. Emotions are things [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-07:00June 19th, 2018|0 Comments