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Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.– Carl Bard If only — If only.  How the “if onlies” plague us! “If I had only […]

There was that look again.  My friend’s eyes began to glaze over — and I realized I had been talking too much about my weight loss plan. It happens. We talk about the things that concern us, the things going […]

We don’t really want to lose weight. We want to lose fat.  Other things, like bones and muscles, we want to save. Unfortunately, when the pounds leave, blubber isn’t the only thing to go.  You lose muscle, too.  Let’s take […]

There are things you don’t want to lose when you are losing weight. In fact, it would be smarter to think in different terms — not losing weight, but reorganizing it.  Let’s take another peek inside and see what our […]

Delight thyself also in the Lord and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart.  Psalm 37:4 The skinny woman on the commercial zips up her size two pants and looks in the mirror with pride.  Then we see […]

You are doing your best — even going above and beyond the call of duty. So why are those pounds not leaving?  We’ve looked at a couple of reasons.  Maybe you are underestimating your calories, or you need to step […]

We’ve looked at a couple of reasons why your weight loss may have hit a plateau.  Here’s reason number three:  Maybe you aren’t drinking enough water. Let’s take a look inside at what is happening to your body as you […]

It’s so frustrating when you do all the right things, and the scale refuses to budge!  But don’t get discouraged. Maybe it’s simply a matter of needing to do more of the same.  If you have been doing the step […]

You have been faithfully keeping to the plan and stepping up the exercise.  Why is the scale not moving? Yesterday we talked about how too many calories — even the right kind of calories — can stall out your weight […]

The next time you open the pantry door and scout out something to munch on — stop.  Ask yourself, “Why am I here?” No, I’m not exactly suggesting you contemplate the meaning of your existence –although that might not be […]