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351: Lost 90 Pounds & Found Calm

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I could have called this episode so many different things. I could have called it "Lifestyle Transformation After Baby". I could have called it "When You Should NOT Workout". I could have called it "Learning To Be Calm As A Fat Loss Strategy". I should probably just keep it simple and call it awesome. In today's episode I'm talking with one of my Fat Loss Fast Track clients who has ...Read More

Year of Push 3.20 My Personal Challenge

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I'm done complaining. As of last night, I'm not complaining anymore. Don't get me wrong, I think of myself as a very positive person but it's so easy for me to complain about my workload, personal stressors, family dynamics, aches & pains, etc. But here's what I was thinking... It sucks to listen to people complain. It's boring. It's pointless. I've been one of the people complaining and one of ...Read More

Year of Push 3.12 Insults & Observations

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After my workout this morning, I was cooling down on a bike. An older woman came up to me and said, "Great job on that run!" "Thanks. Running isn't yet a strength but I'm working on it." We chatted a little about how she doesn't run due to her bad knees and at some point she said, referring to the running portion of the workout I had just finished, "I ...Read More

340: Body Image & The Mental Game

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I am so pumped to share a powerful conversation I had with one of my Fat Loss Fast Track clients about body image and the real reasons we want to change our bodies, lives & relationship with food. On today's episode, Kristi and I talk about how the mental game of nutrition and weight loss has not only changed her body but also her life. She's brave enough to talk about ...Read More

Creating a Fuller Life Versus Smaller Body

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I understand turning to food for "comfort". I understand turning to food when you're lonely. I understand turning to food after rejection. I understand turning to food when you're bored. I also understand what it takes to stop using food as a crutch and start learning to live and thrive without out mis-using food and betraying your body. I understand the burning desire for a smaller body. I understand what ...Read More

319: It’s Not “More Special” with More Food

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I was on the phone with a client-friend the other day. We were chatting about her goals and what changes she needs to make in order to feel better about her life & her progress. She said, "I need to stop telling myself that everything is a special occasion". What she meant was, "I need to stop making everything special also mean overindulging and/or drinking". And that's different. It's not ...Read More

317: What Are You REALLY Hungry For? Connection with Yourself & Others

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If you keep turning to food, despite your goals to lose weight or get healthy, it's time to consider: what are you REALLY hungry for? I've said for years that transformation is far more about tackling WHY we eat and not as much about WHAT we eat. In fact, that's why I created Breaking Barriers. But today we're diving deeper into what is often missing: lack of connection & relationship ...Read More

309: How To Be Less Reactive – A Modern Superpower

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The other day, while dealing with multiple airport delays, I realized I have a super power. I believe this super power is what is largely responsible for me not ditching all healthy habits I fought so hard to build when my life got turned upside down with health & personal issues. That super power is a work in progress but it is changing my life more and more every day. ...Read More

299: Enjoying Food Without Regret

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Have you ever felt like you either enjoy the full spectrum of food or you're missing out? That it's either one or the other and there's no middle ground? I've been there! But enjoying food without regret is absolutely possible! Today I'm sharing a conversation with one of my clients who is learning to do just that. She comes from an Italian family where food & drink was not just ...Read More

Rebuilding: Starting From Scratch

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Rebuilding. That’s the phase of life I’m in. It’s amazing. It’s exciting. It can be a little scary if I let it. And here’s the best part - it’s possible every day, for every person, no matter what’s going on in your life. I think that’s one of the most undervalued & underappreciated parts of life. The ability to rebuild, in any and every moment. All it takes is a ...Read More