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I Have Issues, Too

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Sometimes people assume that all this healthy eating, fat loss lifestyle stuff is always easy for me now. Yes, I have been "successful" in my fat loss journey. I've lost 140 lbs and transformed my body. But I have a long history of disordered eating, binge eating, crash dieting, insecurity and major self-esteem issues. Much of my healthy lifestyle is easier than it has ever been, but I have issues, ...Read More

Episode 024: Choices, Excuses & Setting Yourself Up for Success

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Excuses. We all have them. But are they real? There is a difference between the reality of your circumstances and an excuse. Often times, people allow excuses to make them feel like they don't have control over their choices. The reality is that no matter your outside circumstances, you always have a choice. In this episode we talk about choices and excuses and how you can take control of your ...Read More

The Biggest Problem with Every Food Journal I See

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One thing I have all of my clients do is keep a food & activity journal. If friends email me for help accelerating their fat loss I insist they do it too. I get so many emails from listeners asking advice but not having any context of how they normally eat that I’m now doing fat loss consultations based on a 10-day food journal. And almost without fail, I am ...Read More

Episode 019: What Paying Off Debt Taught Me About Weight Loss

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I tried to lose weight for over 20 years. Sometimes I was able to but I inevitably piled the weight back on – always more quickly than I had lost it.  I doubted my ability to ever permanently lose the weight and truly be healthy. I thought I’d always have to rely on gimmicks, tricks, crazy ridiculous diets or diet pills if I EVER wanted to get to a “healthy” ...Read More

Q&A 8: Overcoming Self Limiting Behaviors – What To Do When Your Mind Controls Your Mouth

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In this episode we are talking about the thing that derails our progress: our old, negative thought patterns. Yup, most of us are passive victims of our thoughts about our lack of willpower, our cravings and our bad habits. But we have the CHOICE to change those thought patterns and embrace new, productive, helpful thoughts that will propel us towards our goals and this episode tells you how. Listen now!! ...Read More

How I Create My Own Motivation

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One of the most common questions I am asked is, “How did you get motivated? What changed?” People who knew me before I lost weight know how hard I had tried. They know that I was never satisfied with my weight and always looking for a quick fix but tended to fall back to old patterns pretty quickly. People often tell me that they envy my motivation – they just ...Read More

Start Here To Reach Your 2015 Weight Loss Goals

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You have to do more than wish for weight loss. You have to do more than think about it. And you have to do more than have one “clean” eating day a couple times a week. If you want more, you’ll need to act and act consistently. Want to reach your 2015 weight loss goals? You've got to carefully choose the highest impact behaviors for you, narrow it down to ...Read More

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Morning Routine To Maximize Fat Loss

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Where the day starts is where it stays. My mornings used to be a WRECK. Seriously. I’d hit snooze over and over until I created a mad rush scenario. Three-minute shower, throw on whatever clothes I could grab first and rush out the door to work. Swing by Chick-fil-A on the way. Get chicken minis and a huge soda. Hash browns too, obv. I’d be barely awake at work, sucking ...Read More

Arguments Against Paleo & Primal

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Have you heard the arguments against Paleo or  the Primal way of living? Chances are if you tell people that you’re moving in that direction you’ll come across a few who give you a hard time. Whether you do or you don’t, I wanted to take a minute today to go over the primary arguments against this way of living and eating and address them. They’re all pretty silly! The ...Read More

A More Effective Approach to New Years Resolutions That Stick

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Are you thinking about New Years Resolutions? I’m actually gonna try to talk you out of it! Get this: 25% of people abandon their resolutions after just ONE WEEK!! The average person makes the same New Years Resolution 10 times WITHOUT success!!! And 60% of people give up on their resolutions by the 6 month mark. I’m just gonna go ahead and say that statistically speaking, New Years Resolutions aren’t ...Read More