It's SO BIG!
So let's be honest...you are probably reading this with nefarious thoughts. But I really want to talk to you about your plate and what are you putting on it. Although many of us try to eat healthy there is just no way to out run the fork. It seems to catch up with us and dog us at every turn. Portions are one of those topics that no one likes because everyone assumes that reducing portions means you will be hungry. Done incorrectly that is true but done correctly you can
I COULD NEVER
On the eve of Boston Marathon, many of us get the “if onlys”. If only I could run like that. If only I wasn't so old. If only I wasn't so out of shape. If only I had the time to train. THEN, I am sure I would do it or at least try. Man, those people are an inspiration. You can do these things. You just have to be take that first big step and say, “I'm changing.” Whoa! That's really all it takes. Ok, well I'd be lying to you if I told you you didn't have to follow up with
Do You Even Notice?
Based on numerous legislative pushes and our obesity crisis, our labels are quietly changing. While shopping today this is what I found: Calories COUNT! Well that they do! But I have to be honest, I had to stare at the machine to find the calories on it. Can you see them in this picture? They are there I promise! To be fair, this vendor does suggest to read the calories and then make a good choice...but it was hard to find the calories in my opinion. Never-mind if you
5 Reasons Why I Ditched The Gym! And other programs...
5 reasons why I ditched the gym and other weight loss programs Today I was walking to the craft store for some materials for an upcoming workshop, and went past a popular weight loss center. The center was bustling. I was struck...why? You don't need it nor the gym. Here's why: Equipment You really don't need much. Learn a few key moves and you can train your whole body. Most people will be able to do ALOT will a few dumbells, resistance bands, and a yoga ball. Oddly eno
What's The POINT?
WHY WHY WHY? I am asking you why do you exercise? What motivates you to start, to get off the couch to move, to put down the giant bag of chips and go to class? To be honest with you readers, I used to be motivated by personal wellness and the scale- oh and that I could fit into smaller dress sizes. Now I am not going to lie, I am motivated to win. So when I am struggling to finish, I simply tell myself, you have done this so many times before. As you know it hasn't al