Tag Archives: flexible restraint

How to lose weight for the last time

If you’re like me and a lot of other people, you’re no stranger to losing weight. You have done it before, maybe many times, and now you want to do it again. Wouldn’t it be great if this time is the last time you’ll ever need to lose weight again? How cool would it be […]

Get off your but and lose that weight

Yes, of course you want to lose weight. That’s why you clicked on this, but there is one word that can stop you. If you find yourself saying but you are setting yourself up to fail. Using but is like throwing up a big Jersey barrier on your road to success.       Everybody […]

Yesterday I ate too much and I’m paying the price

Yesterday was a nothing-special day. It wasn’t a holiday; I wasn’t invited to a party. It was a plain, old day and I don’t have a good reason for eating as much as I did. Worse than eating too much without a good reason, I ate too much stuff that didn’t even taste all that […]

How to candyproof yourself before Halloween gets here

It’s almost here. It’s Halloween and it’s been the death of many a good diet for decades, probably centuries. Probably ever since the trick-or-treat tradition began mothers (and others) who’ve been doing their best to take off a few or many pounds find their efforts go asunder when the kiddies come home with the Halloween […]

5 Foods I Should Never Eat to Avoid Holiday Belly Fat

No wonder Santa struggles with belly fat. Every year there are delicious holiday foods everywhere! I look forward to them and give myself a little extra freedom to be able to indulge in my favorite once-a-year treats. Of course, when I give myself a little extra freedom it’s not without a price. I can choose […]

Random Weight Loss Thoughts and 5 Tips

Sometimes random thoughts come into my head while I’m engaged in an activity that has nothing to do with weight management. Oddly when I lose attention in what I’m doing (and that happens a lot), my mind usually wanders to weight loss or food or some related topic. I decided that a few of my […]

Does Hypnosis Work for Weight Loss?

Yes! Hypnosis can work for weight loss! I tried it. It didn’t work for me, but I didn’t give it a chance. Back around 1978 a friend and I both had about 15 pounds we wanted to lose. We started with a plan to lose 10 pounds. Our Do It Yourself (DIY) approach left us […]

You can overcome emotional eating

If I am frustrated, angry, bored, or happy, I am also hungry. It’s been this way for my whole life. I’ve learned how to eat in response to emotions without overeating. I’ve also learned how to work through some emotions. I feel them, they are less overwhelming than I thought they would be and eventually […]