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Honestly, I missed you!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      2 comments

It is good to be back home. Happy Holidays, SPARKPEOPLE!... Read more
leaving on a jet plane
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      4 comments

but I do know that I'll be back again . Gone to see my mom and siblings for 3 weeks. So... Happy Halloween and Happy Thanksgiving!... Read more
Brain, Body, and Emotion
Sunday, October 28, 2012      2 comments

I often feel that the BODY (as distinct from the BRAIN) has its own way of learning. MY body must learn (over and over) that way fewer carbs are what it is being fed, and that it is OKAY -- nothing's wrong -- and it is doing just FINE on a low ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 138
Thursday, October 25, 2012      5 comments

Paul the Programmer: Don't tell yourself that it's OK to do something wrong and make up for it later. Doing it right now will put you in the lead instead of catching up. Now that is a GREAT TIP! WHY OH WHY would you take two steps forward... Read more
Improve mood/manage weight loss
Thursday, October 18, 2012      3 comments

Just 10 minutes of brisk physical activity improves anxiety and mood. When you feel a little down or stressed, take an activity break. You'll feel better, and it will help you manage your weight at the same time!... Read more
What is a Workout?
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      3 comments

What is a Workout? By George Allen A workout is 25 percent perspiration and 75 percent determination. Stated another way, it is one part physical exertion and three parts self-discipline. Doing it is easy once you get started. ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 137
Sunday, October 14, 2012      3 comments

Coach Nancy says: Wake up every day vowing to do one positive action to move you closer to your goal. I really like this. Every day. DO! ONE thing, at least just ONE thing! That's all -- no big , impossible-to-do thing -- just somet... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 136
Saturday, October 13, 2012      2 comments

Set a weight loss or maintenance goal and give some money to a good friend. Tell your friend to go out and buy you a gift with that money and to wrap it up. Write out your goal and sign beneath stating that you are not allowed to open the gift b... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 135
Saturday, October 13, 2012      0 comments

Let me summarize the previous blog (research) and make a conclusion: The brain is involved in signaling reward and controlling food intake—and its decreased activity in the brains of artificial sweetener consumers has substantial implicatio... Read more
Diet Sodas: Changing Your Brain And Your Waistline
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      1 comments

Diet sodas and the brain ( actually, anything artificially sweetened) Diet sodas may not be helping you lose weight—in fact, these and other artificially sweetened foods may sabotage your diet by confusing and rewiring your brain’s reward c... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 134
Thursday, October 04, 2012      2 comments

Why is caritine so important? It helps your body burn fat.We LC'ers eat fat; we burn fat for energy; then we have more energy when we are able to burn more fat! Researchershave found an up to 50% drop in muscle carnitine levels when a person is... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 133
Friday, September 28, 2012      2 comments

Need to fill up? Fill up on these foods -- think High-Low-Slow when eating: HIGH in volume due to high water and fiber content -- such as leafy greens and green beans LOW in carbs SLOW to eat and digest -- such as raw veggies and fats. ... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 132
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      1 comments

Automate your eating. Master a few recipes and menus and don't be afraid to repeat them often. You'll shop without a list, cook with less stress, and find it easier to stay on target because you will be less likely to be stimulated into overe... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 131
Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

According to Prevention Magazine: "Women who added 1/2 T safflower oil to their daily diets lost up to 4 pounds of belly fat in 4 months -- without changing their diet or exercise habits." Lucky us LC'ers! ADD OIL? !?! YES! Try this dre... Read more
Did you SEE Sparkpeople's "Health News": Can't Stop Eating M&M's?
Saturday, September 22, 2012      5 comments

At last! I am proven to be human! No wait! I am a RAT! Put sugar in ANY form in front of me and I eat it compulsively, in preference to good healthy food. Only removing it completely from my diet gives me back control. The problem for ... Read more

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