Measuring Non Scale Victories


I spent years focusing on the wrong indicators of success. Whether it was the number on the scale or how many consecutive days of deprivation and "white-knuckling it" I could endure, the wrong focus was getting me  Looking back, I can say that my biggest fat loss wins have had nothing to do with the number on the scale. I’m so glad I'm finally at a point where I ...Read More

Why ‘Just for Today’ Beats ‘I’ll Start Tomorrow’


It’s a slippery slope, that gear up mindset of “I’ll start tomorrow”. Our intentions are good – harnessing our energy to give it all we’ve got and fully commit with a clean slate. However, that mindset gives us permission to go hog wild until tomorrow – indulging to our heart’s content so that we’ve satisfied our urges before deprivation and restriction begin. If only we understood that the “I’ll start ...Read More

My 130 lb Weight Loss Story


My weight has always been a battle. I come from a long line of tall, thin women and I’ve always been an athlete but I have always struggled with my weight. I have lost  (and gained) hundreds pounds while frantically attempting just about every diet craze out there. I remember being on Weight Watchers in high school and eating all 30 of my points in fat-free microwave popcorn and sugar-free ...Read More