What to say to somebody who lost a lot of weight

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Have you ever had a friend who was fat one day and thin the next? Okay, your friend didn’t exactly lose a lot of weight overnight, but it seemed that way. Your friend lost weight over weeks, months, perhaps even years but you weren’t paying attention. You didn’t notice any changes in behavior and your […]

The same instincts that allowed my ancestors to survive are killing me!

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I, just as my ancestors thousands of years ago, was created to spend most of my time and energy seeking food. My ancestors might have luck finding some¬†food and they couldn’t be picky. The available food might not be particularly palatable, but even though it didn’t taste very good it was important that they ate […]

Fat Shaming, Fat Acceptance, and people who can’t mind their own business

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This video appeared in my Facebook feed. I love this girl. She is young, smart, self-confident and not trying to influence anybody to lose or gain weight.¬† On the other hand, she gets a lot of comments from people who are more interested in her weight than is natural. She isn’t exaggerating when she talks […]

Blow Up Your Summer with these 4 easy Weight Loss Hacks!

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Does summer support or undermine your weight reduction progress? If the ice cream, impromptu parties, cookouts, s’mores, frosty, creamy libations, vacations, lack of consistent schedules, and “too hot to move” weather makes you give up on your goals until fall, this blog is for you! Here are easy ways to make summer a great time […]

How can older women lose belly fat?

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How can older women lose belly fat? The punchline is “get a divorce!” Cute, clever and maybe a bit true in some cases, but for the older women who aren’t married, or who want to stay married, here is some advice that really works. Start with a realistic goal. Meme Roth and her wedding gown […]

What’s the most fattening food you can eat?

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If you knew what was the most fattening food you can eat, you could stop eating it. That would make weight loss a lot easier. That question is complicated. It’s getting more complicated because we are learning there’s conflicting research about what makes a food fattening. The problem with the research is how scientifically sound […]

Best Ever Doctor’s Weight Loss Plan! Guaranteed Results!

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When it comes to healthy living and healthy weight, there is only one doctor who can give it to us straight. Forget the doctors hyping their weight loss plans that basically say, “Everything you’re eating now is bad for you. You have to start eating stuff you don’t like to detoxify your body, reset your […]

Happy Father’s Day! My father’s top 5 healthy lifestyle hacks!

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My father passed away at 91-years-of-age. He was an active man until his deteriorating knee made movement excruciatingly painful. Even then, however, he refused to get around with a wheel chair or a scooter chair. 5. Don’t pay somebody to do a job you’re able to do yourself. Doing jobs yourself is more than a […]