To Diet or Not to Diet?

Food, can’t live without it … want to stop obsessing about it? Are you sure? I’ve come to believe part of the appeal of diets is they offer an excuse for thinking about food all the time: Have I eaten all my points? Did I get a high enough % of dietary fat to reach Ketosis? I’m…

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Self-worth — weapon of choice

The most dangerous thing a woman can possess is self-worth. Liking her own body, trusting her own instincts, valuing her own time and company, thinking she’s interesting and special, entering business and personal relationships based only on mutual benefit and respect. Sometimes this leads to advertisers having no idea how to corner us. If we…

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Knowledge is not Knowing

The day I noticed that I wasn’t hungry but I was looking for something to eat was the day I got the knowledge that I was an emotional eater. Knowing what to do about it became my journey. Knowledge is critical, it’s the awareness. Knowing comes from practice, experimentation, and repetition. I wrote this in…

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Why consider Intuitive Eating?

What does that even mean … to be an Intuitive Eater? And why would I want to be one? Before I tell you what Intuitive Eating is let me tell you what it’s not: it’s not a diet or exercise program, it’s not a prescribed way of eating, and it’s not for you if you…

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What will you do when you lose the weight?

Weight Loss

On a scale of 1 – 10—with 1 being hell no, and 10 being hell yes—how was today, were you living the life you imagine for yourself? Or are you, like a lot of people, waiting for something to change, waiting to lose the weight, so your life can begin? It sounds like this, when I lose this weight I’ll:…

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