It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig... Read more
Hi. I am on a journey to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. A few years ago I was diagnosed With rheumatoid arthritis. The disease has progressed to severe. I find myself becoming less active and eating my feelings too often. Advice/tips... Read more
Jillianweeks you can do this and I am here for you. Feel free to add me also, it is all in the mind. Remember this month choice is next month's body. I am holding my hands out to you so reach out if you need me. 😊... Read more
To change your body, you first need to change your mind. Remember that excuses don't burn calories and workouts is like life the harder you work the stronger you become. For this week remember no guilt, no excuses and no negative thoughts.... Read more
I am a newly diagnosed diabetic I already had started a diet an exercise program before my diagnosis my doctor wants me to continue with my program I would like to hear of any suggestions for me I am using Wii for my exercises.... Read more
I am finding maintenance harder than the active losing weight process. Though out my life I have lost 40, 30, 60 and most recently 40 pounds. It has never stayed gone for more than a year. Any suggestions?... Read more
To keep track of my measurements (for me I am only watching my waist measurement) I use a piece of pretty colored ribbon which I then hang somewhere that I see it everyday (mine is draped over my computer screen). I can easily grab it and wrap it ar... Read more
I find that to really maintain a positive outlook I must have multiple measures I can look to for encouragement. I cannot simply look at progress on the scale, I have to have an entire list of indicators of my ongoing progress. My list includes the... Read more
Earlier this week I encouraged you to use a simple tip to take control of mindless eating to help you with the secrets to a strong start.
Another of the secrets is to weigh yourself weekly to help track your success. I know how frustrating it can... Read more
By now you’ve been working on your New Year’s resolutions for roughly four weeks. Have you stepped on the scale this week only to be discouraged, frustrated, angry, sad, or some other combination of negative emotions? You&rsqu... Read more
Tomorrow I get measured for the first time since I began my Insulin Restricted diet. I am a little nervous. When I look in the mirror I don't see much change. When I put on my new pants I bought 2 months ago (cuz I was tired of being uncomfortable... Read more
So I started my journey about 45 days ago by starting to watch what I eat and the portions I was eating. I started off weighing about 280 pounds. After 15 days just by portion control I was able to bring my weight down to about 268.5 pounds. At that... Read more
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