Category: Weight Loss

Weight Loss Affects Those Around Us

           When we decide to change, it means that all the people around us need to change how they relate to us. The list of change does include weight loss. When we choose to take care of ourselves and lose…

Over-looked Component of Weight Loss

One of the biggest drains in our lives is the person who seems to depend on our energy to make it through the day. These individuals are called “energy vampires”, and live in every segment of society. When working through weight loss, these individuals…

Learning Opportunity

Wanting to lose weight in the New Year? This class will give you a jump-start to successful weight reduction. This no-nonsense class offers tips, techniques, and encouragement to attain your goals. Please share with others. . .Life is Good!  BTW, I’ve lost 35 pounds…

Food Strategies for the Holidays

The holidays are filled with amazing foods, especially fudge, cookies, pies, and large meals. Traditionally, it is the time to feast and celebrate. It can cause us to gain unwanted weight, and causes food-related stress. It’s not fun watching everyone eat, and feel like…

Holiday Stressors & Food!

We’re coming into the holidays, and often becomes the most stressful time of the year! There is all the “things” to complete, decorations to put into place, shopping, parties, family gatherings, and the holiday food. Sometimes, I think we cram a year of “everything”…

Changing Perspectives

I’ve taken a break from weight loss, and worked to maintain a healthier body weight. My original goal was to be 160 pounds, and I reached 155. My mind kept focusing on the 160, and I actually put the 5 pounds back onto my…

What’s in a Number?

What’s in a Number? Weight is a number. Body measurements are numbers. Calories are counted in numbers. Exercise is tracked in numbers. Time is recorded in numbers. Our minds grasp numbers, and hang onto them. It takes time for those numbers in our head…

Steps to Healthy Self Talk & Self Image

Steps to Change Self Talk & Self Image. . . Listen to Your Words What words do you regularly use? Are they positive or negative or angry or happy? These words define how we communicate with ourselves and others. Our choice of words reflect…

Mind + Body + Spirit

Mind + Body + Spirit = Fitness What does this really mean? We are more than a physical body. Our logic may deem that losing weight is solely associated with the physical body. The physical body reflects the physical aspects of too much weight….

Changes in the Closet!

Benefits of Losing Weight. . . More closet space The clothing worn at smaller sizes use less fabric, thus taking up less closet space. The plus side is that you could own more clothing in the same space, or you could gain space for…

So. . .What Does a Coach Do. . .

So, what does a Fitness & Wellness Coach do? If you have been reading and following this blog, you may know that I share my own experiences to inspire others to follow a path to wellness and fitness. As a coach, I share knowledge,…

Then There Was Wildfire Smoke. . .

First came the heat wave. . .then the wildfire smoke. . and a week or so disappeared. Time is an abstract we tie our life events too. A week seems like a really long time to not workout, but it is far better to…