I’m Fat, Not Incompetent!

Being a plus sized woman is difficult in today’s modern world.  Society’s expectations are at a record high, and we have the need to meet those expectations of people we have never actually met, much less like.   I have never been much the PTA mom type.  It’s just not my thing.  It makes me want READ MORE

Where does fat go when you lose weight?

“What’s the best diet for weight loss?” “How do I lose fat, not muscle?” “What is water weight?” With more than two in three adults in the U.S. overweight or obese — and about 50 percent of those folks actively trying to lose weight — it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re getting the most accurate information about weight READ MORE

How To Reduce Your Appetite

Having a big appetite can be very frustrating, especially if you’re trying cut back on your food intake and lose weight. So why do you have such a big appetite? How do you reduce your appetite? There are usually 2 main reasons why people have a greater appetite than normal: You don’t eat enough fiber; READ MORE

6 Sneaky Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Food journal? Check. Regular workouts? Yes, indeed. Enough fiber to keep an entire army regular? You got it. I know how to lose weight. I’ve been writing about the topic for more than a decade. That’s why it was so frustrating when I noticed that the pounds were clinging to me like a codependent boyfriend, no matter READ MORE

The Rising Cost of Obesity and How Everyone Can Afford Shakeology

You either pay now, or you pay later. Your health is too important to gamble with, and when you think about the vitamins, medicine, monthly medications, doctor visits, specialists… the list goes on, you ARE paying, one way or another. I spend very little money on “medicine”… basically Ibuprofen and Gas-X is what you will find READ MORE

How to Help Your Diet Become a Way of Life

Many weight-loss attempts start out with grand intentions — “I’m going to lose weight and eat better (this time will be different, I swear!)” — only to revert back to old eating habits within a week or two. So how can you give your desire to eat healthy and lose weight some sticking power? Try these READ MORE

4 Easy Ways to Sneak in More Vegetables

Pop quiz: How many vegetables do you eat in a day? If you’re well below the two to three cups that doctors recommend, well, you’re in a very crowded club. A 2017 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nine out of 10 American adults are missing the mark, when it comes to eating READ MORE