Tag Archives: weight loss

Do you really know what your body looks like

Sometimes my body image doesn’t match the image of my body I see in the mirror. It’s startling. I think I look one way, but the reflection of me I see in the mirror looks very different. It’s mostly a matter of age. I feel young and strong and forget that time and gravity have […]

Why you need to stop gaming your weight loss system

Some call it cheating, some call it something else, and some see it as a sign of weakness and inability to stick to a weight loss plan. I prefer to call it gaming the system. Sometimes gaming the system works well, very well indeed, in your favor. Look at the fabulous success extreme couponing fanatics […]

Feed yourself the way you feed your pet to maintain healthy weight

What happens when you allow your pet access to its favorite food 24 hours a day? You probably don’t want to try it to find out. Your pet, like most animals, will overeat until it becomes extremely overweight and inactive. It’s not natural for animals to have complete and consistent access to highly palatable food. […]

What to do when you’re not losing weight

Weight loss is tricky. Sometimes you do what you’re supposed to do and the weight comes off. Sometimes you lose weight even though you’re mostly not doing what you should be doing. Sometimes you’re doing everything possible to lose weight and you aren’t losing an ounce. What’s up with that? Weight loss is a lot […]

Things you might not know about weight loss

If you have been struggling with your weight for years you probably think you know everything there is to know about weight loss. Here are somethings you may not know about weight loss. Weight loss is still calories in and calories out. Yes, that’s a simplification, but after all the other factors and considerations about […]

How do you know if you’re eating enough

I am writing about how to know if you’re eating enough in this blog, and oddly some people believe you will gain weight if you don’t eat enough. That is the starvation mode myth and it’s crazy. If that were true then how did Mahatma Gandhi, the man from India, famous for civil disobedience, who went on […]

Hating yourself is bad for relationships and successful weight loss

In today’s blog, two experts consider one problem with multiple dimensions. Jackie Conn is a weight loss and healthy living expert. Jim LaPierre is an expert in mental health and relational health. Jackie: When Karen and Bruce married, she proudly walked down the aisle is a form-fitting, size 4 wedding gown. Karen admits she “dieted […]

The perfect weight loss plan for people who aren’t perfect

If you’ve contemplated weight loss but never took any action to make it happen because it sounds too painful, you’ll love this weight loss plan. If you actually tried to lose weight but gave up because you couldn’t stick to the diet, you will lose on this plan. If you have tried many times to […]