Monthly Archives: November 2014

How to remain anonymous in a weight loss group support meeting

The benefit of a group support meeting is the strength each individual finds by everybody working together to overcome a common problem. Young, old, black, white, male, female, employed, unemployed, etc., etc., etc. weight struggles aren’t just the problem of some small subset of the population. No matter how different people are in every other aspect of their […]

Holiday Season Power Phrase for People Watching Their Weight

One down, two to go! So, Thanksgiving is over, and all that’s left is just a few scraps of meat on turkey carcass. You may be pleased or displeased with your Thanksgiving performance. You might want to repeat your actions on Christmas and New Year’s or maybe you want to never eat that much all at […]

Biggest Mistakes You Can Make the Day After Eating Too Much on Thanksgiving

Maybe you were planning to stick right to your diet on Thanksgiving as though it wasn’t a dedicated feast day. You had the best intentions to adhere to your weight loss plan limits, but somehow the plans didn’t keep you on the low-calorie straight and narrow. Now it’s over and it’s the day after Thanksgiving and you […]

5 Foods I Should Never Eat to Avoid Holiday Belly Fat

No wonder Santa struggles with belly fat. Every year there are delicious holiday foods everywhere! I look forward to them and give myself a little extra freedom to be able to indulge in my favorite once-a-year treats. Of course, when I give myself a little extra freedom it’s not without a price. I can choose […]

Don’t Stress over Counting and Tracking Your Food over the Holidays

Counting and tracking is stressful. Look at the ways it brings us stress: How does this holiday treat count? I’m eating a lot of food that’s not part of my typical food plan. It’s stressing me out having to look up how these unfamiliar foods count. I like to eat on autopilot and already know, […]

Stop Crimes Against Your Body

Crimes committed against bodies are so common that they aren’t even recognized as the cruel and abusive actions they really are. Body crimes can be categorized into two groups. There’s hate crimes and criminal neglect. Hate crimes are the things we say about our bodies. We obsess over every little thing we think is wrong. […]

Stupid Weight Loss Tricks

These are stupid weight loss tricks, but what the heck, they work! The hard part about weight loss is sticking to your weight loss plan. While there are some basics that make sticking to the plan easier, few people with weight to lose have reported it’s “easy to lose weight.” Anything that helps you improve […]

Thanksgiving Day Could Cost You 4500 Calories and 229 Grams of Fat!

There are days that support weight loss and days that don’t. Some days are simply maintenance days – days that influence neither loss nor gain. Then there are some days that could be weight gain days. Thanksgiving is one of those days! Before you panic and worry that you’ll blow all the progress you made so […]

5 Wrong Ways to Lose Weight

It’s a little uncomfortable and sometimes downright hard to make changes to enable weight loss. Despite the hard parts about weight loss most people experience very positive benefits as well. Things like feeling better, having more energy, feeling less bloated are typically enjoyed when actively engaged in weight management. If you’re not enjoying those positive […]