Tag Archives: weight maintenance

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 […]

Maybe a snow day isn’t a weight loss day

Everybody wants to know the secret to successful weight loss. Well, here is my secret. “Maybe today isn’t a weight loss day.” Some days are easier than others to go full speed ahead with your diet. When you have a day like that, use it to your full advantage. Other days, like when you’re stuck […]

How to maintain your weight goal in 2017

January is well-known at the best month to start a diet. Just look at how attendance at gyms and Weight Watchers swells this time of year, every year. Many people, however, are going to start 2017 not needing to lose weight. They lost the weight and got to goal in 2016. Now they are wondering […]

I’ll never tell you what to eat

I can help you lose weight but I won’t tell you what to eat.   I’ve been maintaining my weight loss for 25 years. I know about weight loss and I know about me, but aside from your wanting to lose weight, I don’t know anything about you. That’s why I won’t tell you what […]

Why must I get weighed to treat pinkeye?

I got ambushed by a scale. It was December 31st and that was even more scary than if it happened to me today. Today I have a few days of better eating behind me – more fruit and vegetables and fewer cookies, wayyyyyy fewer cookies. I got weighed and I worried if all my holiday […]

Retraining Yourself to Eat for Weight Loss Success (Part 1)

You want to lose weight and you want to keep it off. That means one thing; you’re going to have to retrain yourself to eat differently. Successfully maintaining a healthy weight means that you can’t just eat a bunch of diet entrees until you reach goal and then revert to former eating habits. It doesn’t mean […]