How to avoid feeling guilty after eating

Avoid feeling guilty after eating

We’ve all done it.  Eaten something we feel is “bad” for us.  Or eaten what we perceive as “too much”. And then the guilt sets in. We feel horrible for what we’ve done.  But somehow that guilt doesn’t stop us from doing it the next time. It’s not a productive state.  Guilt doesn’t help anything. […]

The best workout I’ve found for weight maintenance

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  It’s taken me a long time to figure out a workout routine that helps me keep my weight in check.  I tried a lot of workouts before I found the right one for my body. Cardio just didn’t do it for me.  I trained for and ran several half marathons and took up road […]

Drinking lots of water – how to make it a habit

One thing that I am convinced helped me to lose and now maintain my weight at a healthy level is drinking lots of water every day. Hydration is so important, especially if you exercise regularly.  Whenever you read about strategies for weight loss, they always recommend drinking a lot of water. The problem is, how […]

Green smoothies are my new craze

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I’m not sure exactly what took me so long to jump on the green smoothie bandwagon. But I’m on it now! lol I try to make one big green smoothie each morning, and usually I save half of it for a late afternoon pick me up. What is a green smoothie? For those of you […]

Horizon Fitness EX-59 Elliptical Trainer Review

Horizon Fitness EX-59 Elliptical Trainer Review   Anyone looking for an elliptical trainer for a home gym will want to read this review on the Horizon Fitness EX-59 Elliptical Trainer because there are so many benefits to using this exercise machine and knowing about the positive aspects as well as any negative ones before making […]

Fish Oil Has Many Benefits for Health and Weight Loss

Fish Oil can help you to lose the last ten pounds safely!

Fish Oil Can Help You Lose the Last Ten Pounds Safely There are so many great reasons to take fish oil, it’s really a no brainer.  If you’re not already on the fish oil bandwagon, I’m going to give you some really compelling reasons why you should be supplementing your diet with it, or at […]

How to Lose Weight Safely

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We all want to find ways to lose weight safely.  For me, safe weight loss is a priority!  Being at a healthy weight allows me to be active with my family and to do the activities that I really enjoy.  I am not willing to sacrifice my health, and if you are reading this blog, […]

Have you Tried Hypnosis for Weight Loss?

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Well as I’ve mentioned I’ve tried everything at one time or another to lose weight, and I have, I will admit, even tried hypnosis.  I am actually a fan, although initially I was very skeptical.  But every little bit helps!  And this actually helped quite a bit.  It has definitely improved my appetite control and […]

How to Reset Your “Set Point” – Yes, it is Possible!

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In this post we will be discussing the topic of the body’s Weight Set Point and how it can affect the loss of the last 10 pounds.  The set point is one of those scary concepts that make you feel like it’s going to be impossible for you to get below a certain weight.  I […]

Why is it so much harder for women to lose weight than men?

It’s not fair.  I know it’s true because it’s happened to many friends and relatives.  A couple goes on a diet and guess what, the man drops weight at a much faster rate than the woman.  So discouraging! My father would lose 5 pounds by cutting out one piece of toast out of the four […]