A sneak peek into my daily food choices.

What did you eat yesterday?  Do you eat dessert?  What about potato chips, do you eat them?  Those are some questions you have been asking.  So one day last week I took some pictures of a typical day.   There are a couple of things I want you to remember when you look at my […]

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10 insights for intentional eating and weight loss!

How I am doing with my struggle with those 5 pounds, you ask?  I discovered some really interesting stuff! Remember I said those pounds snuck up on me with little extra bites?  Well, I decided that I would keep a running total for a few weeks to get an idea of how those calories added […]

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Is snacking bad?

The diet mentality taught us to ignore our hunger and not to snack. Our Moms told us snacking would spoil our dinner!  What if I told you she was wrong? The healthy lifestyle mentality teaches us to feed our bodies when we feel hunger. We want to fuel our bodies with nutrient-rich snacks! Sometimes a […]

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A healthy lifestyle, diet free, learn how!​

Is this the year you will be diet free? Will this be the year you walk with me as we create and maintain a healthy lifestyle?  You can stay right where you are in your health journey or you can take one little step. You can do it! Today’s the day! Take just one little […]

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Simple diet free success for 2018

I want to save you time, money and heartache! Make 2018 different! Don’t start a new diet! By the end of January, you will feel too deprived, too stressed and you’ll quit. Sorry but the truth hurts. Dieting and exercise are common New Year’s resolutions. We always think getting healthy needs to be full of […]

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10 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

Tis the season for eating! Everywhere I go there will be tempting goodies. Then I’ll add some holiday stress and I’ll have the perfect combination for overeating.  My favorite foods – turkey, stuffing, gravy, pie, cookies, rich desserts and chocolates will be within my reach. But this year is going to be different! I have […]

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My secret strategy? A daily food budget.

I’m not on a diet! But I spend my calories carefully. I have a daily food budget! It’s part of the lifestyle I have that really helps me eat healthy and keep the weight off. One of the best things I learned from my time with Weight Watchers was the point system. I was given […]

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Strategies for summer struggles!

Hey, fellow mountain climbers.  I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. I am still climbing the Mountain of Health and Well-being.  Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially […]

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WHY WE FAIL WITH WEIGHT LOSS & 4 EASY SOLUTIONS.

Why do we fail with our weight loss plans? Did you know there are scientific reasons why we fail? But there’s hope and scientific strategies for success! James Clear is a writer, teacher and keynote speaker. His focus is behavioral psychology, habit formation and performance improvement. Wow, that’s someone that knows the science behind our […]

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I HATE RESOLUTIONS THEY SET ME UP TO FAIL

January is the month when we are supposed to make resolutions and set big goals for the year. How are you doing with that? They never seem to work for me. Resolutions usually require strict discipline and require lots of change too fast. I can only do it for a few months and then I […]

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Feel fabulous in 2017, diet free!

Don’t start a new diet! By the end of January you will feel too deprived, too stressed and you’ll quit. Sorry but the truth hurts. Instead make life style changes. Life style changes are small and easy to do. Small changes that you can continue for the rest of your life!     Life style […]

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FOCUS ON THESE ESSENTIAL STEPS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE!

We think that for healthy eating and exercise to work they should be hard and require lots of restrictions and rules. Making small changes seems too easy. But the good news is they do make a difference! They make a difference because they become a lifestyle change! A lifestyle change that we can keep doing. […]

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