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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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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