Chronic Dieting…has constant dieting become a part of your life?

Has Dieting Become Part of Who You Are?  Are you Addicted to Chronic Dieting? Are you addicted to chronic dieting? Has dieting become part of who you are? Everywhere you turn, you see advice on how to lose weight. You see tried and true diets touted from the front covers of magazines. Fad diets are heralded as the next new weight loss miracle. You see these things because we live in a diet culture. If you put twenty people together … Continue reading

Portion Size

Size does matter.  How can you make impressive changes in your weight simply by reducing your portion size? I went out for ice cream yesterday. Yes, I went off the rails for a day and had a hot fudge sundae with raspberry chocolate chip ice cream and whipped cream! It was delicious… It was my first (and last) ice cream sundae of the season, and I had a junior size which was plenty big enough. When you’re eating a clean, … Continue reading

Back Pain and Exercise

Back Pain Can Make You Really Miserable! I am completely out of shape… I haven’t been to the gym in 9 months, and I did it on purpose! I went back to the gym this morning and did a really wimpy workout. I’ve been working with a new chiropractor, and she advised me to stop working out.  The reason made sense to me.  She was working on my muscles in an attempt to help my ever worsening scoliosis, and she … Continue reading

How to Find Motivation to Lose Weight

How to Find Motivation to Lose Weight It can be difficult to maintain motivation when you’re trying to lose weight. It’s easy to start off with enthusiasm and be excited about your goals. However, at a certain point the motivation and enthusiasm can wane especially once your weight loss begins to slow down or plateau. There are essentially three steps to finding your motivation and keeping it as you strive to live a healthier life. What is Your Reason for … Continue reading