How Words Can Kill Your Progress

Diet. Amazing, how much the power that one little word has, isn’t it? It makes me cringe. It makes me think of other words, too. Words like eliminate. Deprived. Thoughts like I can’t eat that. I have to be ... read more
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Changing The Way We See Fitness

I am incredibly clumsy. I have zero abilities with sports. Ask me to do anything involving hitting a ball coming toward me with another object and aim for it to go somewhere, and you’ll get a very annoyed ... read more
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Treat Your Body Like Your Money

Have you ever walked into a department store, seen a gorgeous pair of shoes, handed them to the cashier along with your credit card and said, “Don’t tell me how much it costs. I don’t want to know.” No, ... read more
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Ready To Make A Change

Changing your eating habits is daunting, so if you’re just starting out your weight loss journey, my advice is to start off by spending at least two weeks just writing down what you’re currently eating, ... read more
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Face Your Demons

For so many people who have been unable to make a change, I think the biggest problem is in facing the truth. We don’t want to step on the scale and face that number. How many times has one of us been to ... read more
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Exercise Is Not A Dirty Word

For most of my life, “exercise” was a dirty word. It’s not that I disliked sports – In camp, I loved to play volleyball, kickball and dodgeball. As a matter of fact, I was the day camp tetherball queen. I ... read more

The Scale Is Not The Enemy

The first time I was aware of the evils of the scale was in third grade. As part of the nation’s new commitment to physical fitness, every student was weighed and measured during gym class. The gym teacher ... read more

Because We’ve Been There

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We are a mother and daughter team, the second and third in three generations of women who have become obese, figured out the cause of the problem, and turned our lives around. It wasn’t quick—it took a lot ... read more
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