I Gained 6 Pounds?!

Yes, I did. Almost three weeks of family visits generously provided me with a bit of extra padding. A combination of overeating at a cousin’s wedding celebrations, stress eating, feelings of not wanting to offend by not eating, unique chocolate bars, and “oh, I’m on vacation” excuses has packed it on. How do I feel… Read more »

Fear of Change

Sometimes when we get close to meeting a goal, we allow our fear to take over and sabotage us. Fear comes in many shapes and sizes, can rationalize its existence, and will sometimes convince us that it’s safer to keep things just the way they were. It’s only doing its job, causing us to act… Read more »

Lose the Stress, Lose Weight

Did you know that when you are stressed, your body has trouble losing weight? Truth. And that’s sad since we seem to spend most of our waking time, and some of our restless sleeping time stressed out. It’s a vicious cycle. Stress activates the part of our brain that signals the need for increased cortisol… Read more »