It was going to be a long afternoon—the next three hours were tightly scheduled: picking up kids from two different schools, taking one to an appointment and the other a class, fitting in getting gas for the car, cash for the week and picking up my long lost dry cleaning. Check, check and check! The trouble was I had to pee the whole time.
I’d forget about it when I had the chance, and then be rudely reminded at the most inopportune...
I saw this cartoon on social media and “get it” all too well. Even if you feel this way, I’m going to encourage you to hop on the scale. Regularly.
It’s important to have and use data. The classic analogy is a GPS mapping device —it needs to know where you are now and where you want to end up before it can tell you how to get there. Same with weight.
It doesn’t always feel this...
In last week’s blog I showed just how weight could creep on over the years.
But sometimes we know exactly how it comes on.
Almost 15 years ago, just after I first got married, I felt overwhelmed. Moving and setting up a home, living with my new husband and trying to be a “good wife” all while finishing my graduate work. It was an unexpectedly tough time.
So how did I handle the...
The best way to quit smoking is never to start.
The safest way to treat a heart attack is to prevent one.
The easiest way to lose weight is not to gain it in the first place.
If you are an ex-smoker, you know this is true. Ditto if you ever tried to lose weight.
The idea of weight loss can feel so overwhelming that many give up before they start. I invite you to think of it in a little different way—first . . . just stop...