Why diets don’t work

For starters, they SUCK.  If you have to completely give up foods that you love to lose weight, then odds are you aren’t going to stick with it.  If someone told me that I could lose 30lbs but I could never eat sweets or Italian food ever again, I’d say, “oh well, guess I’m stayingContinue reading “Why diets don’t work”

Get the family involved

Family is what can make or break your goals.  You need to make sure that everyone in your family knows your goals and understands that it is their job to support you.  This may be harder than it seems.  Sometimes family members don’t understand our goals, but they don’t have to.  It is important toContinue reading “Get the family involved”

Set a Realistic Goal

Columbus marathon…registered.  I may be considered insane by some standards, and trust me I am already asking myself what was I thinking?  Well, I have no idea what I was thinking except that my mom did it and therefore I have to do one.  When I was watching her and the thousands of other runnersContinue reading “Set a Realistic Goal”

Portion size

This post is by request!  There are tons of great products now on the market that are already prepackaged and portioned for the busy adult.  However, you can save a great deal of money by buying the normal size pack and portioning it out yourself. I totally understand the desire to eat an entire packContinue reading “Portion size”

Every morning deserves a good start

Most people reserve their best breakfast for a Saturday morning. It may include pancakes, bacon, eggs, biscuits…even donuts.  Just the other day my family was reminiscing about Johnny’s bakery and how wonderful those donuts truly were.  We had no idea how they could have possibly gone out of business.  But, let’s face it, donuts areContinue reading “Every morning deserves a good start”

Positive starts make a HUGE difference

If every morning you woke up and said to yourself, “I am going to rock today!” Do you think you’d start to believe it?  It takes just 21 days to make something a habit…so why not make it a positive one? I’ve had numerous people tell me that I can be too optimistic.  My responseContinue reading “Positive starts make a HUGE difference”