Category Archives: Food

Mary Tyler Moore and I once both weighed 123 and were 5’7″

In my late teens I agonized over my weight. I’d been varying degrees of chubby right from my birth weight of 9lbs. 7oz. Around 16 I discovered that I could lose a lot of weight by not eating much. Meanwhile I’d reached my adult height of 5’7″ so my body weight had spread out which […]

What would you be willing to give up to get and stay thin?

If it becomes unbearable to gain another pound or live another day at your current weight, it’s time to do something about it.¬†What are you willing to give up to get and stay thin? Some call it a “lifestyle change” some call it a “diet” but whatever you call it, you can’t reduce your weight […]

The most dangerous diets

We are aware that some diets are extremely dangerous. Some diets have been proven to put our health in danger. It’s not just fad diets and crash diets that have been linked with health risks. Over the years there’s been both over-the-counter and medically prescribed weight loss pills that have been removed from the market […]

You may be an emotional eater and you don’t know it

Are you an emotional eater and you don’t know it? I was. Well, to be perfectly clear I was an emotional eater and I didn’t know it. I am still an emotional eater, but now I’m aware of it and managing it. I thought that emotional eaters turned to food when they were upset, angry, […]

How to reduce gas when dieting

Leslie rarely had problems with flatulence, but she did struggle with her weight. When she wasn’t dieting, she and her husband could drive with the car windows shut. As soon as she’d start a diet she would become unbearably gassy, It was so bad she couldn’t even stand herself. Desperate to lose weight and drive […]

Are you making a crucial weight loss strategy work for your success

Reducing calories is a crucial strategy. Although some fad diets would have you believe weight loss isn’t about calories, make no mistake. Creating a calorie deficit is of great importance to successful weight loss. Without it, there is no weight loss. There is another factor, however, that is a crucial success factor and is extremely […]

Don’t be fooled by the amazing weight loss results you see online

The weight loss biz is full of scams and cheaters. That’s because people who want to lose weight can be an easy target for the unscrupulous. The war on obesity makes it easier than ever to cheat people who are desperate to lose weight. While it has become socially unacceptable to ridicule people for their […]

How to get back on track with weight loss

I ran into a friend who happens to be a Weight Watchers member the other day while buying groceries. “Don’t look in my cart,” she wailed, arms trying to conceal its contents. “I just can’t get back on track.” Okay, I agreed, if you promise you will look in mine.” She gave me that, “I […]

What’s the best way to lose weight when you hate to exercise?

When it comes to losing weight, the first thing people think about is “diet and exercise.” While neither is particularly desirable, more people seem to be willing to eat less than to move more including me. It is possible to lose weight without exercising. It is possible and you can do it and you can […]