weight loss


Book Review – The Obesity Code

When you think about weight loss, do think, well, I’ll just eat XXXX-number of calories and add in exercise.  Well, it shouldn’t surprise you that I’ve been contemplating the lack of successful long-term weight loss and maintenance for my clients using the classic calories in “calories out” model?  I know, I’m bucking the “truth.”  Or is it a “myth?”  It…


Scale: Friend or Foe?

Do you ever define your success by a number on the scale?  What is the scale really measuring? All very good questions. I started my first Whole30 Reset on January 1st. I allowed myself a break from GAPS after completing the very long introduction. In less than two weeks, I was fully derailed. I felt bloated, cranky, and discouraged. I…


What’s On Your Counter?

Spring is a time for fresh starts and new beginnings. Many individuals choose to spring clean their surrounds by decluttering and organizing. But did you know that what’s on your countertop correlates to your body mass index (BMI)? [1] Recent research out of Cornell University revealed that what is on your countertop does, in fact, reflect on your hips. The…


Unclutter And Lose Weight

Today is my last instalment of the four areas that most influence and boost your self-control and thereby strengthen your habit formation as outlined in Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin — unclutter.  I’m going to use declutter or dejunk, as these are terms I’ve used for decades.   Before I delve into decluttering and its benefits to losing physical weight…


Move, Baby, Move

I have often wondered why habits come and go, but some last a lot longer. Gretchen Rubin suggests that habits that bring about positive noticeable strengthen your self-control “serve as the Foundation for forming other good habits.” [59] Sleep, movement, nutrition and decluttering are foundational habits that make it easier to make other habits stick. True, when you get enough…