Weight Loss: Will I always have to think about healthy eating?

Tell me if this sounds familiar? “I just want to get to a point where I don’t have to think about it.” The “it” in this case is eating for weight loss. Gah! This is such a tough one. Whenever I hear this plea I want to give the wisher a reassuring mama bear hug. The truth is multifaceted but…

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Healthy Habits: Don’t let Fatigue lead to Binge Eating

I had a very disrupted night last night and all I wanted to do this morning was curl up inside a warm cinnamon roll and eat my way out. Fortunately I didn’t have any pastries within reach. Instead I hugged my cup of coffee and let the music on the radio get my head in a better place. On days…

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The Half Her Size Story: How falling in love with food turned into extreme weight loss

I have been thinking (always thinking, probably over thinking). Up ‘till this point in my career, as a weight loss writer, I have started my story with the end. “My husband and I lost a bunch of weight, and now I write a blog.” However, my story started long before the happily-ever-after. My story starts with a chubby little girl,…

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Teaching kids to eat takes more showing than telling

Pop Quiz!  Your child has made up their own recipe. Now it is time for a taste test. What do you do?   “Look! I put jelly on my peas! Want to try it?” Answer: YES! Enthusiastically and emphatically! Open wide and get ready for the choo-choo it is time for an Adventure Bite!  Your reaction to their creation is extremely…

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