I don’t want to be the Grinch who stole Christmas dinner, but we have to ask. Just when did holidays like Hanukkah and Christmas morph from messages of love and giving to ones of food and gorging?
Whether it’s one, three or seven pou... Read more
Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try... Read more
For weeks, you have tracked your food and exercised regularly to improve your health and alter the shape of your body. More than a "diet" or a fitness fad, you've created real lifestyle changes and built the confidence that you can stic... Read more
The holidays should be a cheerful time of year. But is the constant worry about making the "right" food choices making you feel less like a sugar plum fairy and more like a Grinch? Relax! You don't need to hibernate at home to avoid wei... Read more
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house,
Everyone was eating…even the mouse!
The most wonderful time of the year is back, and that means one thing: notorious holiday parties! ... Read more
Today I had my first gain since I started over. I had lost 8 lbs and this morning when I got on the scale I thought I had lost 1 more lb, but discovered that it was a gain. How can 1 pound upset us so much? I use a balance beam scale and I usually... Read more
It will be a near Easter Miracle - but I want to get through Easter Weekend without gaining weight.
I still have younger kids and therefore Easter Baskets (UGHHH) - How am I going to do this? I have to cook a huge Easter Dinner for my Family an... Read more
I'm going to be 27 in June. I had my first child last July. I am 5'8 and 250 lbs. I have tried over and over again to lose weight, and I can't manage to do it. I love JUNK food. I love going out to eat. I work of a very famous restaurant chain,... Read more
I am going to try this again with determination this time! I have about 60 pounds to lose and have finally overcome one of my terrible habits of drinking a lot of Pepsi. I am hoping to find someone to connect with for motivation an... Read more
I'm Angelina, a college freshman in Wisconsin. I'm looking to lose some weight for next semester, but my overall goal is to lose at least 50 pounds. If you're interested in being weight loss buddies and keeping track of how each other is doing, feel... Read more
With the holidays approaching quickly, it is more realistic to change your weight goal from wanting to drop some pounds to trying to maintain your weight. The holiday season is the greatest test of portion control ever. Sure there are things that a... Read more
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For many of us, this time of year is full of temptations and distractions to get off track from your diet and exercise program. You could easily choose to do some Christmas shopping instead of heading to the gym for a workout. Or you migh... Read more
Now that my BLC is coming to an end, I need develop a reasonable plan to keep losing those pounds.... the most reasonable goal is to eat until satisfied and not stuffed... which I usually do better with when I am not working and under stress. While I... Read more
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