What Will Medical Marijuana Do to My Weight?


What does the overweight person do when prescribed medical marijuana? Since it’s an established belief that pot makes people hungry for what many consider to be the worst kinds of foods, how can obese patients manage their pot bellies while using pot to manage a medical condition? I’m going to start with the established belief […]

Things I’ve Learned by Being in the Weight Loss Business for 24 Years

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Wow! I’ve been in the weight loss business for 24 years! That’s a long time and a lot of people I’ve helped. In that time I learned a lot about the weight loss business and business in general. People may pay to lose weight but too many don’t understand that weight loss isn’t a commodity. […]

How Did One Loser Check Herself Before She Wrecked Herself?


I’ve observed that a typical pattern for weight loss goes something like this: Lose weight for the first six months (more in the earlier months and slower as loser nears the 6 month mark) Progress stops around six months (may lose and gain but weight never gets any lower) Some or all weight is regained by […]

Amaze Your Friends! Eat a Single Potato Chip Right in Front of Their Eyes!


People love magic tricks! Here is one you can do for your friends that will have them utterly amazed. They will want to know how you did it! What trickery did you use to make them think you ate a single potato chip – just one, no more! You don’t have to have to be […]

5 Habits for Highly Successful Weight Loss Maintenance


Have you recently lost weight and are worried it won’t stay off? Stop worrying! Here are 5 habits that are easy to incorporate into your life that can keep you at your goal! Habit 1: Support yourself with positive self-talking: This habit is so important that without it, the other 4 won’t matter. You are a […]

How Does Group Support Meetings Make Weight Loss Fun?

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Losing weight is rarely associated with fun. Doing the stuff you have to do to lose weight isn’t usually very fun. What’s fun about eating less? What’s fun about rejecting a second serving of something that tastes really good? For that matter, what’s fun about rejecting food that tastes really good ever? We’re not talking about […]

The “Mother Load!”


Lots of mothers know exactly what I’m talking about when I say the “mother load!” The load of weight many women gain when they become (or are becoming) a mother. Women should gain weight during pregnancy. Even women who were overweight when they became pregnant should gain some weight for the health of the baby. […]

You Can’t Stop Menopause But Do You Have to get Fat Too?


With life, for women, comes menopause. Some women fear menopause because it’s a sure sign that she is entering her “declining years.” Some women fear menopause because they believe weight gain always comes with it and there will be no escaping the pounds menopause brings. Well, I guess there’s no denying the declining year point […]