Tag: weight loss

Changes. . .

Life sometimes happens, and it can be messy! Life decided to change my direction with a sudden jolt of changes. . . First, I’ve left Beachbody for a number of reasons I (that I will not go into here). I am still on 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…

Weight Loss Takes Time

We’re in the heat of the summer, and realistically it’s time to start thinking about weight loss for the Holidays. It takes time to divest one’s self of the extra pounds that gather around the middle of our bodies, or to gain physical fitness….

Wait a Minute. . .

  Wait a Minute. . .what do you mean my clothing from last year will not fit me this year? This is what happens when divesting your body of excessive weight. It means those clothes worn last year that fit will be too big…

Change Self-Image

One of the biggest changes that happens when losing weight is the need to change our self-image. This is how we perceive ourselves. . .what we look like in the mirror. Other people begin to see us differently too. It can be uncomfortable to…

Baby Steps. . .

Are the pounds coming off slowly, but too slow? Weight loss is a process of baby steps towards a greater goal. The end results are better health, more energy, and feeling better. Physical fitness is a key part of weight loss. That means exercise,…

Keeping the Weight Off

  Whether easy or not, it can be challenging to keep your weight loss from creeping back! It is an issue for all who have experienced the extra pounds of fat stores clinging to their body. I am not an exception either. It is…

Why Lose Weight Slowly?

Why lose weight slowly? First, it give your body a chance to adjust to the new weight. What this means is that your skin has time to shrink to your new size, and your body doesn’t feel “starved” through the process. This is also…

Changing Self Perceptions

The biggest hurdle to weight loss is our own perceptions of ourselves. We look into the mirror everyday, and what we see becomes our map for what we “look” like. We accept that the extra rolls of fat are who we are. There is…

It Takes Belief

To change, we must believe we can change. Every fiber of our being needs to be on-board for change, especially when it is a major lifestyle change! The biggest yet littlest way to change is to start with one small item. It could be…

All or Nothing?

Often, we approach changing with absolutes. There is nothing in the world that is truly black and white, except in the world of art. Do you want to change? Lose weight? Eat better? Get in shape? Something else. . . Extra weight seems to…

Timing. . .

It’s easy to think about losing weight or improving fitness. It’s really easy to talk about it. It’s more difficult to find the time and energy to commit to a lifestyle change. After talking the talk, we need to decide to walk the walk….