Emotional Eating: Habits and Behaviors

Unless you have that magic wand, habits require an active, persistent, and conscious change in behaviors.  It also requires a desire for and a belief that you can make that change. So, three questions: Do you want it? Do you believe it’s possible to change your go-to choices? Will you stay with the changes until … Read more

Emotional Eating: THAT Food

Yes, THAT one — the one you cannot say no to. Okay, you likely already know what most easily derails you.  It’s that food, habit, or behavior that trips up your best intentions and usually requires far too long for recovery. With foods, we have a few options: If possible, do not bring them into … Read more

Getting the HANG of It

It’s not that we can’t get past our emotional eating — we just need to get the HANG of it. Watch Video (01:18) View this video here: packyourownbag.dubb.com/v/Jw9fXo If I can be helpful, don’t hesitate to contact me.  When you’re ready to lose, I can help you win. courses.packyourownbag.com

True Reward vs. Pre-Packaged Wrap-Around Guilt Trip

I’ve said this: “I’ve done so well, I DESERVE this.” That may be upon reaching a goal or progress marker, but on a more frequent basis, it probably means I’ve completed a challenging task of some sort: stuck to my best nutrition habits for a time, finished a work project, cleaned house, or (just insert … Read more

Metabolism Reset Summer Experiment

I decided to try a crazy experiment this summer — My Eight Week Feeding Experiment Rules of the experiment: Consume more calories Low carb/keto choices No sugar No snacks Fit my meals into no more than a 12-hour window, leaving at least 12 hours to fast between the last meal of one day and the … Read more

Eat to Satiety AND Lose? WOW!

My experiment is going very well.  I gained about 4 pounds during the “refeeding” stage, but five weeks in, I’m down 3 pounds—and I’m still eating enough to be quite satisfied.  I never thought I wouldn’t be hungry – my stomach has always had its own clock – but there have been a few days … Read more

Can I Just Eat More???

Summer is an adventure, and for me in the last decade, it’s been a learning adventure. It’s always uncomfortable but fantastic once it’s over. Good learning, hard to do. This summer seems to be about basics, and one of them is about the idea of calories, so I’m doing an experiment. In 2012 when I … Read more

Break the Yo-Yo

Six years ago, I started my weight loss journey having again topped out both my weight and frustration with the Diet Yo-Yo I’d been on for 40 years.  Something about THAT experience changed everything.   What did I do?  What was the magic formula?  Was there a pill, potion, or combination that melted the weight right … Read more

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