441: Why You Are Stuck

441: Why You Are Stuck

At times, we all feel stuck. Or unhappy. Or both. In today’s episode I’m talking about the danger of participating in our own problems instead of participating in the solutions. When we complain, blame, rehash the past, gossip, explain & justify, we...
How I Create My Own Motivation

How I Create My Own Motivation

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...
The Hero Of My Own Story

The Hero Of My Own Story

I went to see the movie The Judge with my husband. He sees just about every movie that comes out in the theatres but I’m not much of a moviegoer. I had seen the previews for this one and I really wanted to see it. I did not disappoint. Incredible movie. We both...
What’s The Weight Loss Equation?

What’s The Weight Loss Equation?

This past Saturday morning I drove to the gym and didn’t really feel like going in. I wasn’t in the mood to get sweaty and I kinda wanted to phone it in and get back home. I just didn’t feel “on”. But, I was there. I knew my body needed it and I...
The ONE Factor That Kept Me Fat

The ONE Factor That Kept Me Fat

When I look at pictures from when I weighed over 300 pounds I inevitably wonder how I let it happen. At some point along the upward journey why didn’t I stop and say, “Woah now, enough is enough”? Why did I just keep buying larger sizes without recognizing that things...