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

Learn to Calibrate Your Hunger

Welcome back to my monthly series on the Basics of Weight Loss. Now that you have a basic understanding of HOW to differentiate the signals your body is sending. You’re beginning to be able to tell the difference between physical hunger and emotional hunger. Now it is time to add in a great tool I call the Hunger Scale. For longer than we would care to admit we’ve looked outside ourselves for the answer to the question, “how much should [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-08:00June 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Calories in/Calories out….WRONG!!!!

How is it possible that we could have such a basic thing wrong? You don’t get fat because you eat too much and/or are lazy….. You eat too much and feel lazy when you are getting fat. Come again?? The research goes back over 100 years, and it shows almost assuredly, that fat has it’s own metabolism, and the way or the reason you get fat has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING TO DO WITH OVEREATING and everything to do with your genetics [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-08:00April 26th, 2018|2 Comments

Is it a Miracle… or Just Hard Work?

You know that butterflies in the stomach feeling when you step on the scale and see that number? The one you set out months ago to achieve? The one that seemed like an impossible goal? It kind of took my breath away when it happened. And it felt like a miracle. Like champagne in my chest. And I couldn’t stop smiling….Oh my God…it finally happened!! It all started with a commitment 9 months before it appeared. A determination to figure [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-08:00April 17th, 2018|0 Comments

How Would It Feel To Ditch the Guilt?

So you know that feeling when you “fall off the wagon”? The shame, the guilt, the remorse? When you are feeling like that, what are to likely to do? I’m going out on a limb and taking a guess….you’re probably not motivated to climb back up, because you are so busy beating yourself up for being such a loser….again!!! Why?? Why can’t I get it together? I’m so much smarter than this, what is my problem??? What’s the matter with [...]

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

Want Some Help Getting Started?

Great…Here’s the first thing you will have to come to terms with, if you are overweight, you are eating more food than your body needs to maintain your ideal weight. Period. Not exactly news to you, or what you wanted to hear, right? But it’s the truth, and the sooner you wrap your head around that the quicker we can get to the part where you learn to a better way to fuel your body, to get the results you [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:28-08:00April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

What Are the Stories You Tell Yourself?

Have you noticed an area or two in your life that isn’t going exactly as you would like? Would you like to know how you can fix this, and start getting more of what you want? Start by listening (become a super sleuth) to the soundtrack you are playing in your head. For instance, you really would love to lose some weight, but the story in your head is; If I go on a diet, I’ll never get to eat [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:47:29-08:00April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments