Whenever I start working with someone to lose weight, we always discuss the Goal. I call it your Ideal Weight or your Goal Weight. Not to be confused with a Weight Goal.
Weight Goals and Ideal Weight are two different things.
Now, they could be the same thing,...
Just to be clear, you already fast.
Every time you snuggle in bed for the night, you’re not eating for hours in a row. And then you break the fast by eating . . . well, breakfast.
So fasting itself is not the issue.
The trending topic of...
I just watched my kid’s final social studies presentation. I was such a proud mama. It’s hard to believe the school year’s coming to an end. Another transition.
That means a change in schedules.
Many can’t wait for summer to arrive, only...
It was just Mother’s Day and now Memorial Day is coming up.
Any holiday has the potential to derail our food plan so I usually take the opportunity to remind us all of the pit falls to watch for so we can have a successful (eating) day or weekend.
Recently I noticed I was spinning my wheels.
Looking and feeling busy but not moving forward as I claimed I wanted to.
I needed a new plan. So I started at the beginning.
I had to DECIDE what was really important, PRIORITIZE my...
Studies show that people with strong social networks live longer. Check out this cool infographic from WebMD to see how.
Getting together with a friend is one of life’s great pleasures.
But all too often, in this day and age, it comes with lots of extra...
We just came back from a trip to the Grand Canyon. Active, breathtaking and fun!
I love National Parks.
Such beauty and I feel a sense of community—this land is preserved by us (our government) to be enjoyed by all. Love that.
But the food is...
I’m a French Fry Snob . . . well, that actually implies that I might meet a fry I didn’t like. Ha!
I think French Fry Fanatic is more like it (although, steak fries? Really?)
I was recently at a conference and it was dinner break time. I took myself to a...
Just got back from Pilates class.
I drag myself there, but I love the feeling when I’m done.
I started about 6 months ago and I’m getting stronger. Actually stronger.
In the beginning, I couldn’t even hold my body in the full push-up position (called...
This may be TMI, but I just had my midlife tune-up, medically speaking. So many parts were tested and probed. I happily report all is well, but it got me thinking.
It’s important to check under the hood every once in awhile. As a physician, I know very well the...