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Binge Recovery
Friday, January 06, 2012      17 comments

Okay, so you've done it- You ate way too much of the wrong stuff. And in the middle of kicking yourself and wishing you could go back in time, you are wondering "Is there anything I can do to help reduce the negative effects of this?' I have a... Read more
Hotel Oatmeal Cooking 101
Saturday, December 31, 2011      10 comments

I've learned it's best to pack all food possible if I want to eat well when going out of town, but particularly for breakfast and snack foods. They seem to be the hardest things for me to eat balanced and clean when away from home. But one thi... Read more
My Suprising Weight-Loss Side Effect
Saturday, December 10, 2011      13 comments

Er... I'm about to talk about menopause, here, so any of you men who are uncomfy with the subject may want to skip this blog.... Is it just us ladies (and very brave men) now? Okay.... then I can proceed: One very interesting and unex... Read more
Weight Lifting for the Very Overweight
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      8 comments

Weight lifting is beneficial for just about everyone, but if you have a lot of weight to lose there are some special precautions you need to take. First of all, bear in mind that your body is lifting weights every day just by moving around.... Read more
Why Blood Sugar Should Matter To You, Even If You Are Not Diabetic (In Layman's Terms).
Sunday, October 23, 2011      16 comments

The past few years there has been quite a lot of hype about insulin and how it affects fat storage. It's super-confusing, but I think I've managed to whittle it down to something both understandable and practical for the every day person. ... Read more
Stop The Blame Game!
Monday, September 26, 2011      16 comments

If you are one of these people who is always blaming someone else for your current less-than-satisfactory physical condition, it's time to give it a rest. The fact is that I've never seen one person successfully reach their weight loss goal... Read more
My Better Body Group on FaceBook
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      12 comments

I know I have put this in my status updates, but I thought I would blog about it so that you would have more complete information: I have started a group on Facebook that has turned into exactly what I was hoping it would- It is a warm and frie... Read more
Protein Pancakes I Actually Don't Mind Eating!
Thursday, September 08, 2011      12 comments

After trying many recipes for protein pancakes and finding nothing I considered short of gag-inducing, I came up with my own recipe in sheer desperation of wanting a different way to combine my traditional oatmeal-and-eggs breakfast. The tw... Read more
Eating Healthy on a Budget
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      12 comments

Recently both of my adult daughters, one who is in college and the other who is married to an enlisted Marine (in other words, not much money right now) told me that they try to eat healthier, but it's expensive. And you know what? They're rig... Read more
All Oil Counts!
Sunday, August 21, 2011      10 comments

This is gonna be a real quick blog, and one that most of you probably don't need, thank goodness! But I thought it was worth a mention, because occasionally I have seen on the boards that people don't feel they need to count the oil that they c... Read more
The Letter That Helped Me Win The 12-Wk Challenge With my Gym.
Thursday, August 04, 2011      10 comments

I waited until I knew the final verdict of the Gold's Gym Transformation Challenge on a national level before I posted this letter for anyone besides me to see. I guess I didn't want to jinx it. ... Read more
Dealing With Inevitable Naysayers
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      12 comments

I haven't blogged in quite a while- I allowed someone to take the wind out of my sails for a bit, and I am sorry about that....... Recently I had several inconsiderate things said to my about my choice to live a fit lifestyle. It cut me t... Read more
My Daily Supplements
Sunday, July 10, 2011      3 comments

I think anyone who has considered taking supplements to help boost their potential with weight loss, in the weight room, or both will agree that there are so many choices out there it's confusing and overwhelming. This one area I will admit I a... Read more
What I Eat Over the Course of a Day
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      7 comments

I'm always amazed at the number of people who ask me what it is I eat and drink in the course of a day. This is a really hard question for me to answer, because I don't eat the same things all the time, but here are some general guidelines I tr... Read more
Eat Breakfast!
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      8 comments

We've all heard the importance of starting our day off with breakfast, for not only weight loss but also general health. But I hear so many people say "I'm just not hungry when I wake up!'. While I normally don't advocate eating if you aren't ... Read more

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