Slow and steady wins the race.

We all want to see significant weight loss results when we start that new diet fad. The problem with this mindset is that you are starting a diet in the first place. What you truly need are permanent lifestyle changes. I know that isn’t what you want to hear, but as an endocrinology nurse practitioner,Continue reading “Slow and steady wins the race.”

Become friends with your food scale!

Meet your new best friend….the food scale. If you are heavily over weight (like me), a food scale is a must! I readily admit, I have had a food scale for years, but never used it for food. What did I use it for? Well, mostly for weighing my packages that I planned on shippingContinue reading “Become friends with your food scale!”

The problem with food replacement systems.

There is plenty of advice out there and plenty of weight loss systems that promote their products. Some of these come with a ginormous cost and very little comparative reward or satisfaction. What do I believe to be the biggest problem with these systems? Well, besides the cost and the fact that many are barelyContinue reading “The problem with food replacement systems.”

In the beginning…

…there was chocolate peanut butter cup ice cream, chips, cream horns and cake. When did you reach your personal rock bottom? Perhaps you haven’t quite reached it yet, but can feel yourself spiraling downwards. Perhaps, if you are lucky, you have yet to experience this eye opening moment. For me, this moment of realization occurredContinue reading “In the beginning…”