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Struggling with Motivation?

    Staying motivated can be a struggle — our drive is constantly assaulted by negative thoughts and anxiety about the future.  “Why bother, I’ll just go back to how I ate before.”  “Well, I messed up today, might as well keep on eating.” A key to maintaining my motivation during my weight loss journey […]

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Out with the Old, In with the New (Big News!)

Well, 2013 is almost here. Time to take stock of the past year and look forward to the next. 2012 had its share of challenges, but I finally have some wonderful news to share! I was fortunate enough to meet the owner and Medical Director of a new state-of-the-art medical weight loss clinic in West […]

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Book Recommendations for Weight Loss Success

Anyone who knows me knows that I love books and am an avid reader. I have read many books over the years on losing weight and want to share my favorites with you. First one up is The Beck Diet Solution by Dr Judith Beck PhD.  Don’t let the name fool you, it’s not a […]

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When Fear Rears Its Ugly Head

Fear  is an emotion that is meant to be helpful. If we are in a jungle and come face to face with a lion, fear is what is supposed to get us up and running out of there. But, often times fear can hold us back from things we want to do or can make […]

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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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The Number One Way to be Successful at Long Term Weight Loss

The statistics can seem grim. Studies show nearly 65 percent of dieters return to their pre-dieting weight within three years, this according to Gary Foster, Ph.D., clinical director of the Weight and Eating Disorders Program at the University of Pennsylvania. And, statistics for dieters who lose weight rapidly (I lost my 110 lbs in 81/2 […]

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Things I Would Say If I Had Time…

I’ve been there…and now I’m here…and here is much nicer. Posted on August 24, 2012 If someone had told me five years ago I’d be writing a blog about weight loss, and more importantly maintaining that loss by living a healthy lifestyle, I would have told them to go back to smoking whatever they were […]

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