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How Toby lost 200 pounds and stayed successful
Monday, September 21, 2020      7 comments

My name is Toby and here is how my awful life got better. Last week, an amazing thing happened. As I walked across the stage at my graduation, my he... Read more
How flowers stopped my emotional eating
Thursday, September 17, 2020      3 comments

This summer, my husband and I decided to turn an empty corner of our yard into a small garden. So we dug up the sod, added some potting soil and then pla... Read more
How I control fears about health, cancer and the virus
Monday, April 20, 2020      11 comments

What a scary time we live in right now. Even if you are doing fine and staying healthy, fear and panic can almost overwhelm you at times. Here's a s... Read more
THIS TIME, I'm going to do it! How to make it happen
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      6 comments

THIS TIME, I'm going to do it! I'm going to stay on my diet all the way to my goal. You are very determined and motivated, and you are sure that you... Read more
I wrote you a letter - did it help?
Monday, January 20, 2020      11 comments

Dear Greg and Alice, Thank you for the lovely card and delicious candy. I had a few pieces and took the rest to work for everybody to enjoy. Yo... Read more
Normalize your life to lose weight
Monday, November 04, 2019      9 comments

My Colorado friend Susan called this weekend. She sounded awful--tired, grouchy and frustrated! She said, "I have totally gone down the slippery sl... Read more
Pumpkin pancakes are eating up my calories
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      6 comments

It's so easy to say YES! Go ahead and supersize my drink. Make that a cheeseburger, please. Whipped cream? Of course. I've already blown it, so I mi... Read more
I know what to do, I just don't do it
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      10 comments

A couple of months ago, I ran into the sliding glass door between my patio and my home. It was night and dark outside. For some reason, I thought the doo... Read more
Overeating because of your social life? How to fix this...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      12 comments

I seem to be having a lot of barbecues, parties and events this summer. Unfortunately, those are the times I slide away from my good intentions arou... Read more
Magic numbers that keep you healthy
Wednesday, May 15, 2019      14 comments

You certainly know about keeping an eye on your general health numbers such as cholesterol or blood pressure. But here are some new numbers that can ... Read more
Make it matter
Thursday, March 28, 2019      11 comments

Kathy wanted to lose "JUST twenty pounds." She talked about this a lot, but since it wasn't such a big deal, she never stayed on her diet long enough to ... Read more
Make your birthday wonderful!
Monday, January 14, 2019      21 comments

Yesterday was my 70th birthday, and it was the best day of my life. Actually, that's true every year on my birthday. As many of you know, each year,... Read more
'Tis the season of confusion
Friday, December 14, 2018      10 comments

Confused about how to manage your weight this time of year? During the holiday season of food and good cheer, bow do you prevent gaining weight? ... Read more
Day 100 - Weight-loss joy
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      7 comments

Draw from your deep well of skills and motivation tools and use them to frame the outline for your life. Say things such as, "I can do this, I am strong ... Read more
Day 99 - Do the work
Monday, September 24, 2018      9 comments

When you keep pushing yourself to do the work, you'll be amazed at what you can accomplish with your weight-loss goals. 1. Identify the barriers and... Read more

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