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I’m Eating 1300 Calories a Day and NOT Losing Weight. Why?

Women, especially over 40,  come to me struggling to lose weight. They are often eating too few calories. They are active, exercising 4-6 times a week, strength training, doing cardio, yoga, and more. They have a well-balanced, active lifestyle, and they eat pretty good. I always get nervous when they say “I can’t lose any weight” because I know what’s coming next.…

Keep Start Stop: My Monthly Diet Review

Do you START OVER or START A NEW DIET each month? Here we are at the first of the month and many of us got serious again. I get it! I lost 100 pounds. Girl, I had 1,000 Mondays or first of the month diets. Lately, I have been working off the holiday pounds that crept on. Between spending…

How To Not Gain Weight on Vacation

Just got back from another wonderful trip to Vegas where we had a blast leading up to my birthday week! Yep, I turn 41 years young this Sunday. Each year I feel like I just get better. This year I have… – Graduated Yoga Teach Training – Done my 50th Half Marathon and 7th Tough…

Why Write To Lose Weight

Writing has always been a way for me to get what I’m thinking out of my head. I started with my first diary at the age of 9 and it started with how much I weigh. Yep, that’s the year I started gaining weight and I was very aware that I was bigger than the…

NSV’s = Non Scale Victories

Do you count NSV’s (Non Scale Victories)? If you don’t you are missing out on a lot of things that keep you going emotionally AND things that will help you keep losing weight. A “non-scale” victory is any healthy victory that does not involve the number on the scale. Being healthy does NOT only mean…

My Husband Keeps Junk Food Around and I Can’t Resist!

My husband always buys junk food, even though he knows I hate eating that kind of stuff. But once it’s in the house, I can’t resist it and do eat it most of the time. How do I fix this?  I saw this question the other day and thought, well, let’s start with being honest…