Category Archive: Motivation / Weight Loss

It All Starts With That First Small Step and A Little Sparkle!

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The Elves have been busy around here! Over the long weekend we decided we had better take advantage of some free time and get the house ready for the holidays. Hubby Tom ventured into the attic and came back with holiday treasures. I forget from year to year what all we have. It’s a treat …

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When Compliments Turn Into Awkward Moments

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Sunday at church I helped serve communion which required me to stand in front of the church facing the entire congregation. When I was overweight I would have been standing up there feeling embarrassed about my appearance and feeling self conscious. Well actually, I probably wouldn’t have been standing up there because I would have been …

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When You Choose The Behavior You Choose The Consequences

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The holidays are coming! I know it is early but it seems like bad eating in the Fall often starts in October with Halloween and the momentum builds through Thanksgiving and really ramps up in December. By the time January rolls around we can be many pounds heavier, feeling fat and making yet another New …

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Social Eating Success!

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THROWING CAUTION TO THE WIND People who are trying to lose weight or eat in a healthy way often get side tracked or derailed when faced with social eating situations. I have been there and done that too! You go to an event with good intentions and then find that nothing even remotely healthy is being served …

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Mood Foods

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I have been craving salty foods and this is unusual for me. I am not a big chip eater but over the past week I have been wanting salty crunchy munchies! Last week with a sore throat that wasn’t possible. I even looked at chips at a couple different stores yesterday as I was shopping …

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