Monthly Archives: September 2012

Water Water Everywhere, But Why Is It So Important To Drink?

Ah, Water… We have all heard how important it is to drink at least “8 glasses a day” of water everyday, but why exactly is that and why is it so difficult for some people (me included!) to do so? Water is vital to just about every bodily function from cellular communication, to hormone balance, […]

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How Not To Be A Weekend (Eating) Warrior

The weekdays seem to lend themselves more easily to sticking with an eating plan, because of the structure most of us have due to work and other routine obligations. But, come the weekend? That’s usually a time to let loose, relax, and for me that meant indulge. It was a way to “treat” myself for […]

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I Was Recognized By One Of the Greats In Our Field!

Jimmy Moore , author of the insanely popular blog “Livin’ La Vida Low Carb “, is quite an inspiration to me. It was after reading his first book:  Living La Vida Low Carb: My Journey From  Flabby Fat to Sensationally Skinny in One Year, that inspired me to start my own journey to weight loss […]

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What To Do About Weight Loss Saboteurs?

Weight loss saboteurs are unfortunately common (as well as Life Saboteurs in general!). I’ve had it happen to me. Some people would make snide comments about my food choices or imply that I would not be able to keep the weight off. They would sometimes offer me junk food and then be angry when I […]

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I'm PMS-ing…Gimme Some Friggin' Chocolate!!

Ah, those lovely three letters that strike fear in the hearts of men everywhere… PMS What is it about those two weeks before her menstrual period that can make an otherwise sane and rational woman want to rip off the top of a bottle Hersey’s Syrup and squirt it directly into her mouth? The quick […]

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I’m PMS-ing…Gimme Some Friggin’ Chocolate!!

Ah, those lovely three letters that strike fear in the hearts of men everywhere… PMS What is it about those two weeks before her menstrual period that can make an otherwise sane and rational woman want to rip off the top of a bottle Hersey’s Syrup and squirt it directly into her mouth? The quick […]

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The Photo That Started It All

We all reach our bottom, that tipping point, the moment we finally come to the realization that enough is enough. Well, once I saw this photo of me, I knew I couldn’t go on one more second ignoring the fact that I was slowly killing myself. I was digging my own grave… one spoonful at […]

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What A Man With A Name Like "Zig" Taught Me About Motivation

Zig Ziglar. Have you heard of him? Up until a few years ago I had no idea who he was, but I heard a quote from him once 3 years ago that has  stuck with me ever since. This guy with the quirky name had gotten it right. I had noticed that each time I […]

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What A Man With A Name Like “Zig” Taught Me About Motivation

Zig Ziglar. Have you heard of him? Up until a few years ago I had no idea who he was, but I heard a quote from him once 3 years ago that has  stuck with me ever since. This guy with the quirky name had gotten it right. I had noticed that each time I […]

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When Stress Leads To Overeating (Or, Why I Almost Ate An Entire Can Of Frosting Last Night)

Stress comes in many forms and it comes to us all. Last evening it came to me in the form of being laid off from a job that I truly adored. Normally, this would have sent me into a tailspin of grief and anxiety, well…it kinda did, but along with that would have came me […]

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