What are you hungry for? – Weight Loss No. 26

When you eat, and you know your body doesn’t need fuel, what is it you are feeding? You are starving for something. Are you expecting a fake substitute to cure the true hunger?…

Hunger, Hungry, Ravenous – Weight Loss No. 25

Being hungry is like being hypnotized by a little food demon who removes your self-control and every cell of common sense. My behavior when I am gripped by hunger is as obsessive and neurotic as our big dog Hugo’s behavior was, when from another room, he would wake from a dead sleep because he got a whiff of a droplet of ham juice, believing it was the whole 30 pound ham bone.…

Get Moving (Part III) – Weight Loss No. 24

Get moving, and be sure to drive towards your weight loss finish line as you drive your car. You have your driver’s license because you demonstrated to the examiner that you look out your front windshield, to the sides, turn around to look behind you and make use of your mirrors, while also making driving adjustments as needed.…

Get Moving (Part II) – Weight Loss No. 23

What do you want your body to look like when you cross your weight loss finish line? Your choice of exercise is shaping your muscles which is forming the shape of your body and as excess weight melts away your shape will be revealed.…

Get Moving (Part I) – Weight Loss No. 22

A lot of people would criticize me for having a series of weight loss articles and only addressing exercise for the first time many months after its debut, but I happen to believe this is not late at all.…

Push “Pause” (Part II) – Weight Loss No. 21

Hit your pause button again because I have two more simple questions (question 3 and 4) on offer to generate your next leap forward.

Strengths and weaknesses are opposite sides of the same coin.…

Push “Pause” (Part 1) – Weight Loss No. 20

Have you ever noticed the participants and the self-care stations along the route of a “fun run”? They are clearly there with the intention of crossing the finish line. But “fun runs” bask in a light air of smiles, enjoyment, camaraderie, and good cheer.…

See + Believe = Change (Weight Loss No. 19)

My mom called me up one afternoon, very proud to announce she had just purchased the book I had fervently recommended years earlier. Completely thrown off guard and baffled I asked “Why now?”.…

Aroma is to Eating what Foreplay is to…. Weight Loss No. 18

I was in day four of a pass/fail performance exam for an important 18 month long certification program. There was no way to prepare for the 5 full-days of live evaluations.…

Why the Plateau(s)? – Weight Loss No. 17

Humans are a bit strange. We are each capable of driving ourselves insane without any outside help when our plan doesn’t go as we wanted or expected. But give a person new understanding as to why it didn’t, and suddenly they shift into the calm after the storm.…