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Holiday Tip #3: Focus on fuel
Monday, November 21, 2016      6 comments

At holiday meals and gatherings, fill your plate with nutrient dense foods. Always start with protein foods such as turkey, ham or vegetarian choic... Read more
Holiday Tip #2: Don't skip meals
Thursday, November 17, 2016      10 comments

It's so tempting to try and eat less during the day in order to save up some calories for an evening meal or event. But in reality, this usually b... Read more
Holiday Tip #1: Walk before you eat
Monday, November 14, 2016      7 comments

Even if it means bundling up in warm winter clothes, take a 20 or 30 min. walk before every holiday meal or event. If it's feasible, walk again aft... Read more
12 Holiday Tips for 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016      10 comments

This year, I am sharing 12 great tips on how to stick with your weight-loss goals during the holiday season. But instead of showing them all at once, I a... Read more
One thing to NEVER do when you are sick
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      13 comments

Yesterday morning, I woke up with an achy feeling in my stomach. I ignored it and I drank coffee and ate a small breakfast like usual. But an hour later,... Read more
Just do one more day!
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      10 comments

As some of you know, in June, my husband had surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. He's doing fine, but is facing the sad reality that he probably wo... Read more
It's not my fault!
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      11 comments

When I went back to school for my Masters Degree some years ago, I quickly became overwhelmed with the amount work involved in getting a degree. In addit... Read more
Emotional Eating #10: I don't feel a thing
Monday, August 22, 2016      5 comments

Remember how easily your emotions came when you were a child? You rolled around on the floor when you laughed and you never worried about whether you lo... Read more
Emotional Eating #9: Injuries, illness and food
Sunday, July 24, 2016      9 comments

This week, it's hard to write a newsletter, especially one about heart hunger emotions. You might recall that heart hunger is often related to a need for... Read more
Emotional Eating #7: Anger, frustration
Monday, June 06, 2016      6 comments

Gail was disappointed. She told me, "On our family trip to Disneyland, I was determined to stay away from snack foods. But two hours into the first day, ... Read more
Emotional Eating #6: Head Hunger
Monday, May 23, 2016      11 comments

It's a simple question... WHY DID I EAT THAT? You knew you weren't physically hungry. Instead, you just started wanting something to eat. Marty wor... Read more
Emotional eating #5: WHY did I eat that?
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      9 comments

Some years ago, I worked in a challenging job as a hospital health educator. During that time, nearly every afternoon I would get an intense craving f... Read more
Emotional eating #4: My own personal story
Wednesday, April 27, 2016      9 comments

Today, I'm sharing my personal story about emotional eating. It's not easy for me to do this because it reminds me of sadness in my life that never... Read more
Emotional eating #3: Food is my comfort
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      4 comments

Don was not making any progress with losing weight. It seemed that food always filled in for what was missing in his life. He told me, "On Friday ni... Read more
Emotional Eating #2: Food is my best friend
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      4 comments

It starts innocently enough. You open a box of Girl Scout cookies, planning to eat just a couple. An hour later, you realize you've finished off half the... Read more

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