I had high hopes for January. With all the excitement around Commitment Day and New Year’s Resolutions, I was ready to tackle some new goals — and lose more weight to get closer to my goal range (depending on much muscle I put on/retain, that’s another 36 to 46 pounds to lose). It’s definitely doable,... Read more »
I love the energy this time of year. So many people are reflecting on their past accomplishments and reevaluating where they go next. Maybe you call them resolutions, maybe you call them goals (Sarah Kay Hoffman at The Gutsy Girl suggests setting your intentions for this year). I’m a big fan of goal-setting, so I... Read more »
These days life is moving faster than ever. You’re typing on your laptop, talking to someone on the phone, while having a secondary conversation with someone else physically right in front of you.
This year, I’m in two wedding parties: for my friend, Jessie, who married Kyle’s cousin in July, and in October, I’ll be a bridesmaid in Kyle’s youngest sister’s wedding. It’s an honor to be asked, but, as someone working on weight loss, one of the first thoughts that crossed my mind was the challenge of... Read more »
I haven’t been a very good blogger. I’m admitting it, and apologizing, both to you and myself. I’m re-committing to regular blogging this fall, and I have a lot to share. Over the two years I’ve been blogging, I’ve learned a lot about myself, some of which I’ve shared and some that I’ve withheld. But... Read more »
"King of Smoothies" Peter Sarsgaard and Dr. Frank Lipman discuss weight loss.
Between my love of television and my desire to makeover my body, The Biggest Loser has always felt like the perfect combo for my leisure time. Of course, I’ve always been clear about how they are able to lose so much weight so quickly, but it’s something to keep in mind. It’s very easy to... Read more »
Sometimes I feel like Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite. “Oh man, I wish I could go back in time. I’d take state.” For me, I’d take my old weight. A svelte 129 pounds. But that was seven years ago. And even though I was slim, I wasn’t necessarily healthy. The road I took to get... Read more »
You Want to Be Healthy? Well, hey, that’s wonderful! This article is designed to help you succeed.
Last year’s Thanksgiving meal was a turning point in my holiday-food consumption. Historically, I’d use the holidays as an excuse to eat anything and everything in sight. Thanksgiving, in particular, was about how much food I could get onto one plate and how many times I could return to the buffet. And I wasn’t going... Read more »