We often throw in the towel on all of our goals around Halloween. We decide the last sixty days of the year don’t count or matter. Have you had any of these thoughts: 2021 is almost over. Why bother now? It’s “the holidays”. I shouldn’t try to lose weight or eat healthily or move more. Continue reading “Finish Strong”
Category Archives: Weight Loss
Friendship and Accountability
Losing weight was always easy but keeping it off and maintaining the loss was the difficult part. It took me time to learn the secret to keeping off the weight. The first was learning to accept my emotions and allowing them instead of trying to stifle or suppress them. The second was learning that IContinue reading “Friendship and Accountability”
Small Steps Lead to Big Results
We often get caught in the lie that we must take big action to get results. We think small steps are not good enough. The truth is small steps, taken consistently, add up to big results. Take consistent steps and see what happens.
The Wins Matter
When we are working on a goal, it is important to recognize the progress toward it. It is easy to get lost in the “end result”: The Finish Line. Reaching a goal is only one moment on the journey of progress. If we attach only to the goal, and not the person we are becomingContinue reading “The Wins Matter”
Stop Romancing Your Food
I was recently working with a client who was struggling with chocolate. She described “just wanting it”. It was so delicious that she ate more than her body needed. This is common. We often discuss food, especially things like ice cream, wine, and chocolate, in a way that creates desire. Ever watch the Food Network?Continue reading “Stop Romancing Your Food”
Personal or Professional?
Do you want to create a blog that is personal or professional? This is the question I was asking myself when I decided to start writing. I love to write and always have. In the last twenty-five years, my writing has consisted of mostly to-do and grocery lists. Oh, and there was that one essayContinue reading “Personal or Professional?”
I am a self-defined caregiver. I love to care for my family and support my friends. I have always put others’ needs and desires above my own. Like most moms, I want the best for my kids. I want to support my husband and family. I take pride in being a good employee. I haveContinue reading “Unexpected Journey”