Hope you are off to a great week and more energy & commitment to allow yourself to win. Here is a thought for you this week - Are your excuses holding you back from winning at losing weight? Start to recognize the fear … [Read more...]
Act Against your Cravings to get Optimal Results!
What do you do when your food cravings spiral out of control this week and you feel the pressing need to satiate your desire for SWEETS - CANDY? At special times of year most people end up deviating from their diet plan, and regretting it … [Read more...]
Prepare to face rebellion
Last week one of the women on the Ideal Health NOW plan made TWO interesting observations Observation # 1 - When I am offered a dessert or a soft drink or something NOT on Ideal plan at a function or event and.... if I say ...' I CAN''T have … [Read more...]
Find a Way
I was at Chick-fil-a in Conway after a Cross Country Meet for my son ...........and a man had leaned against the glass outside right next to my booth. The back of his shirt featured the following quote. “If it’s important you’ll find a way. If … [Read more...]
It’s not the progress I mind, it’s the change I don’t like. —Mark Twain
Think of the last time you moved! If you ever just sat in a new home you know how adjusting to the new space and layout can be. You may know in your head it is a wise and helpful move for your family but it still feels uncomfortable. And until I … [Read more...]
My Top Ten Excuses for Cheating on a Diet
My excuses are always trying to justify a certain behavior. I make excuses to “ok” my actions but I am really trying to make myself believe it, because no one else really cares. Our culture is addicted to food. You don’t give an recovering … [Read more...]
3 Things You May Not Know About Diet Self-Sabotage
This past week - someone mentioned they were very discouraged with their eating behavior. They have been successful with Ideal Protein and did really well but now they have allowed themselves to eat other foods that are not on program. Are they … [Read more...]
Are you allowing the SCALE to define success for you ?
The scale is only a tool that can help us measure our progress, but it does NOT tell us everything. It cannot tell you : your inflammation has decreased your clothes fit better your face has cleared up Blood pressure is lowering to … [Read more...]
Thinking Back................ Over the years, there were many times I had been successful at losing weight ( I even kept the weight off for several years at a time). Then I would gain the weight back - only 25 lbs. I would get on the next plan … [Read more...]
You Are What You Think???
Much of our battle with weight issues is mental. We are many times unaware of what we are saying to ourselves and how it may help or sabotage us in our desire to obtain and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We are dealing with stresses at work, … [Read more...]