The scale scared the &*$ out of me this morning

After almost two weeks of traveling for work, attending dinner meetings, socializing, and not being quite as attentive to my food protocol as usual, I got the on the scale this morning to find that I had gained several pounds. I normally weight myself daily but was unable to for several days. Panic set in, which is understandable. I’ve worked…

I cheated on my diet and I feel bad about myself

I define of cheating as eating or drinking an unplanned treat. Notice the work “unplanned” here. If you PLAN a treat and eat that treat, you are setting a limit for yourself and keeping the commitment you made to yourself. But, if you eat an unplanned ice cream or pizza, or drink a glass of wine, that can feel really…

Why am I so hungry? Part 2

Do you ever feel hungry a few minutes after a meal? Do you ever eat then get ravenous an hour or two later? Do you find yourself feeling dizzy, lightheaded or nauseous if you don’t eat every 3 hours? Do these feelings cause panic in you? Unless you are truly hypoglycemic (a medical condition that your provider can diagnose), this…

Why am I so hungry? Part 1

How often do you feel true physiological hunger? If you are over your ideal weight you are eating sometimes when you are not physically hungry. That’s just the way it works. I had a hard time wrapping my brain around this one and couldn’t get those last 10 pounds off my body until I finally realized I AM OVEREATING. It…

“I want to lose weight but I don’t have time right now”

I hear that from clients a lot! Like them, you know you do better with your diet when you plan and prep your meals ahead, but you have too many other things to do on the weekend. You want to exercise, but first you need to take your kids to their practice. Your doctor has told you to get your blood sugar…

“I’ve tried everything for weight loss and nothing has worked”

I was talking with a woman at the grocery store today who complained that she had tried EVERYTHING to lose 20 pounds since having children 21 years ago. 21 years of trying to lose weight! I get it. She said “I’ve tried every diet out there, Atkins, Weight Watchers, Paleo and NOTHING literally nothing has worked. Maybe I lose 5…