Category Archives: Weight Loss

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08.09.13: Don’t Make Any Big Decisions on Bananas and Skim Milk Day

We went on vacation.  It was a wonderful vacation.  It had been four years since we went on a real vacation, and it was well-deserved.  We spent time with good friends and we enjoyed ourselves.  Then, we went on a … Continue reading

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02.01.13: The Mystery of Willpower

Willpower.  If we only had it, we wouldn’t struggle with our weight.  We wouldn’t have any bad habits, and we’d live moderate, measured, Zen, perfectly peaceful lives.  Ah, willpower.  How I hate people who have it. I’ve written about willpower … Continue reading

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08.09.12 Excuses, Excuses.

I’ve heard them all, as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, and even as Wellness Director. A client of mine years ago said she couldn’t work out anymore because she got a puppy and she was too busy. O-kay. … Continue reading

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07.18.12: “What Really Makes Us Fat”

My mom sent me an article in The New York Times about a clinical trial out of Boston that examined the notion of whether a calorie is, in fact, a calorie, as we’ve all been told pretty much since time … Continue reading

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01.12.12: You Don’t Have to be a Morning Person, But It Helps.

When you start your lifestyle change journey, you must plan and prepare.  You also must be realistic and thoughtful about your goals and your life. For instance, if you’ve been sedentary for a long time, don’t tell yourself, “I’m going … Continue reading

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01.02.12: Fish Oil and Sunscreen

Those are my Official New Year’s Resolutions.  Health-related and easy to execute.  Obviously, I have many other goals – but I’m not labeling them Official New Year’s Resolutions.  Saying on January 2nd that I’m going to lose weight and get … Continue reading

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12.31.11: Just Because I’m Not Mad Doesn’t Mean I’m Not In It To Win It

And just because I’m feeling calm and Zen, doesn’t mean I’m not going about this whole project without a plan of action, a set of goals, and a few safety nets.  My peaceful approach to what so many call a … Continue reading

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