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I grab my fat

When I want to eat something I don't need, usually a Snickers, I grab my belly fat. I reminds me that I already have a Snickers in storage.

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Building a Healthy Lifestyle on a Budget: Tricks from Twenty years in Retail.

Building a Healthy Lifestyle on a Budget: Tricks from Twenty years in Retail.

OK, my hubby and I are both retired, and its hard to make sweeping changes on a fixed income. Some of you are in single-income families, or large families, or for other reasons have a harsh financial reality. It...

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Make a Healthy Lifestyle a Habit

It is not enough to want to live healthy or even try to live healthy you have to put systems (habits) in place to be able to live healthy without thinking about it. If you have to choose your lifestyle everyday you will sometimes choose wrong, but if you have already chosen how to live and made it ...

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Determination and Consistency



I've lost a little over 100 pounds, and still have around 50/70 to go. This is what has worked for me...

If someone tells you that diet, or exercise are the biggest/most important aspe...

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It's a Lifestyle Change, Not a Diet!

A diet is only a temporary solution to the problem. It involves crazy yo-yoing, deprivation, and more often than not you will gain back the weight you rapidly lost -- and then some!

My sister in law is constantly trying to diet. But after she gets hungry from completely depriving herself of e...

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Don't give up!! even when that scale doesn't move!!

I started about 4 weeks ago and weighed at 196.. but I think I really weighed 198/199. I got up to that the 2nd week in, that is why I think I really weighed that. I was getting discouraged and wasn't sure what I was eating to make me sit at idol. The 3rd week I was down to 194 but I sat at this wei...

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Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Try to Fit Little Bits of Exercise In Whenever You Can It All Adds Up!

Whenever I can, I try to do little bits of physical activity as often as I can throughout the day, even when Im at work.

If the weather is nice, I take the opportunity to go walking. If I am on a coffee break ...

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Video Games and Exercise

If you really would rather spend an hour playing video games than following an exercise video:

Practice leg exercises and crunches.

I spend my game time working legs, glutes, and abs by doing:

- squats
- lunges (lateral, forward, backward, every once in a while, stay in lun...

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Treat It Like A Job

When I asked a young woman who had lost 200 pounds how she did it, she said that she treated weight loss like a job. No matter how she felt, she showed up. She showed up at the grocery store to buy the right food, she showed up to track her food, she showed up to walk, etc.

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Mindfulness - know your foods, be active.

Think about everything you put into your body. Food is medicine or poison - either one or the other. I eat for my blood type. For me, it has proven to keep me in top health. My husband and I both follow the blood type diet about 75% of the time. It made a huge difference in our health. So yay...P...

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