• Uncategorized

    Thanksgiving, not the last supper!

    The biggest food day of the year is upon us. For some, Thanksgiving is the doorway to eating straight to the new year. That covers about 5 weeks of eating a lot of food, high fat, high sodium and yes over the top carbohydrates. Not to mention alcohol consumption that can be off the charts, bringing on the pounds quickly. Years ago, I remember as the holiday approached all I thought about was eating and more eating. For me Thanksgiving was the height of the holiday and food was my first priority. Now with all of that said,  this doesn’t mean your pre-thanksgiving hard work and good nutrition habits must go completely off track. The traditional elements of a Thanksgiving…

  • Fitness,  Food,  Self Acceptance

    The Missing Link

    The Missing Link —”EATING MY SECRETS” 2019.  We are a country obsessed with weight. We are a country obsessed with food. We are a country obsessed with thinness.  We can’t stop talking about it. For some it is non-stop, making food the enemy.We are doomed when a morsel of forbidden food hits our lips. Carbs are making us fat. Fats are making us fat. Soda is making us fat. Video games are making us fat. Oprah is losing weight; Oprah is gaining weight. The government has declared a war on obesity. The medical industry does not have answers. We hate fat people, we hate ourselves for being fat. Diets are everywhere telling us how to eat, live and think.  The more we talk and think about it,…

  • Fitness,  Food,  Self Acceptance

    How Did I LOSE OVER 100 Pounds?

    People ask me constantly about my WEIGHT LOSS. I am not only asked how I lost my weight but how long did it take and more importantly how did I manage to keep it off for over 25 years. I wish I could tell you it was simple, it just happened, that was not the case. It took a lot of hard work, dedication, tenacity, resilience and discovering what I was capable of accomplishing. Prior to this awakening I was hopeless and felt doomed to always be a failure. So, when the right time opened up for me, I took full advantage of it. What is the right time? That was my AHA MOMENT, this was the time I was…

  • Uncategorized

    Is FEELING FAT real?

      Have you ever felt fat? If so, join the millions of women of all shapes/sizes who go through this torture on a daily basis.    So you lost weight and try on some new clothes in a smaller size, GREAT! However,  you still have those thoughts of feeling fat. YOU hate everything in the store.  You have to lie on the bed because you cannot zipper a pair of pants that fit yesterday due to water retention, or perhaps your hormones are fluctuating and everything feels tight and doesn’t look good. Too many carbs getting the best of you?  This mental torture will snowball into thoughts of ‘I am ugly, fat and nobody loves me’ and this can lead…

  • Uncategorized

    DIETING, DIETING, will I ever feel better?

    When Twiggy made her debut in America decades ago,  she changed the culture of American women and how they viewed themselves. Prior to us seeing her emaciated skinny almost boyish body women were curvy and voluptuous. Women embraced their curves, but since then, women have been clamoring to find the perfect avenue to thinness and a slender body. To my knowledge, this behavior does not seem to be stopping any time soon.  Every day millions of women are on some “DIET” or ridiculous food program in order to feel better about themselves. For most women, the learning curve of feeling great centers around how much they weigh or what size they are. Losing weight makes some women feel like they won an Oscar, while for others the satisfaction of weight loss is only…