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Our Lady of Weight Loss

Our Lady of Weight Loss

Columbus Day Special: How to Wake Up Thinner

dog halloween 20081A.jpgHalloween is only two weeks away and the onslaught of sugary candy is in full force. Candy piled high on every countertop, around every corner. Everywhere!!!
I’m wondering? How are you going to make it through the Holiday Glaze? Might you wake up on New Year’s Day fatter than you are now? Seriously, folks! You might want to think about it now and actually ‘create’ these next few months so that they support you and your weight management goals. If you don’t take control now, the “Devil’s Food” will take you over!
Here, Our Lady of Weight Loss and Janice Taylor, 50 pound big-time-loser (that’s me!), share 9 Tips from their inspired new e-program:
“The Holiday Diet: How to WAKE UP on New Year’s Day THINNER than you are NOW!”
1. Manage your holiday expectations.
Remember … Holidays are essentially just like any other day in life. They are filled with ups, downs, glitches and unexpected happenings. Whatever your expectations might be for this holiday season, I invite you to of lower them!!! NOW! And remember … No one has read the script you’ve written for them. Nor – frankly – have you read the script they have written for you!
2. Be Yourself. Everyone else is already taken. ~ Oscar Wilde
Jot down a list of the qualities you like most about yourself and bring the list with to all holiday gatherings, in particular, family events! Read them early and often!
3. Don’t Regress. Your brother isn’t 13, and you’re not 9.
It doesn’t matter that he was bigger than you, elbowed you, teased you, took your favorite toy and smashed it! NO! It really is NOT relevant in the NOW. Let go of the past!
4. Do NOT Accept Delivery of the Family Fat Genes!
Just because your mother and your grandmother, your sisters and every female in your family (or male – if any men are out there) are fat, it doesn’t mean that you have to accept the family genes, does it?
5. Who wants to gain a pound today?
Did you know that the average Thanksgiving dinner ranges from 2,000 to 4,500 calories? Did you know that one pound equals 3,500 calories? Let’s get a grip and put calories into perspective.
6. Make Your Home Your Safe Haven.
Dump it! Sorry to shock you like that, but whatever and whenever there are leftovers, dump them immediately. Halloween candy? Dump it! Christmas cookies? Dump them!
7. Become a Foto-Food Journalist.
Bring a camera to events (again, family ones in particular!) and give yourself a journalistic assignment. Photograph the food before eating! Taking photos of the food creates an opportunity for you to pause and consider the food and your actions. Any time you can create a ‘moment to pause and reflect,’ you are practicing mindful eating. A good thing to do!
8. All or Nothing? Embrace the 80/20 plan.
Remember … No one is perfect. That’s why pencils have erasers!
9. Want Power!
There is no such thing as will power; only want power. You have to want to wake up thinner more than you want that slice of pumpkin pie! How will you exercise your want power muscle?
REMEMBER: Contrary to the agreed upon reality, you do NOT have to gain 6 or 7 pounds this holiday season. Create a new reality. Join with us as embark on The Holiday Diet! Let’s start a new tradition: WAKE UP THINNER on New Year’s Day!
More Food for Thought:
Coach Yourself Happy
Diets Don’t Work: Listening Does!
Diet’s Don’t Work: A Kick in the Tush Does!
Spread the word … NOT the Icing!
Janice

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It’s a Wrap: Lizzie Miller, Toxic Hamburgers & Roasted Vegetables

From one end of the news spectrum to the other, here today,Our Lady of Weight Loss offers a platterful of the latest clips and links to the things you want to know about (or at least should want to know about). A wide range of issues all related to weight loss, in one way, shape or form!
This week’s clips cover nude women who give it up for the sake of sanity, toxic burgers – seriously, what will it take for you to wake up to the dangers of e. coli? … and how to roast vegetables, a useful and delicious guide to round out the news!
Lizzie Miller is Back: Glamour isn’t done yet. In November, Lizzie Miller is back, posing along with fellow models Kate Dillon, Jennie Runk, Amy Lemons, Crystal Renn, Ashley Graham, and Anansa Sims. They’re all posing together, and yes, they’re nude! … from Steps to Skinny.blogspot
Eating a hamburger should not be a death-defying experience. Too often it is. As Michael Moss wrote in The Times recently, E. coli sickens thousands of people annually, including a young dance teacher named Stephanie Smith, who was paralyzed after eating a contaminated hamburger. Her case offers a poignant reminder that President Obama and Congress need to quickly fill the safety gaps in food production. … from the New York Times
Chop It, Toss It, Love it: Roasted Veggies: The possibilities for roasted vegetables are endless, from chopping up and tossing in with risotto or brown rice, enjoying as a side dish with meat or fish, or even making a tasty pizza. Don’t forget to shmear a bulb of garlic with olive oil and wrap it up in foil to roast along with whatever veg you’re roasting off on any given night. Your house will never have smelled so good…. from Fresh Living blog @ Beliefnet!
More Food for Thought:
Hungry and Cranky Kids
Sugary Drinks: Pouring on the Pounds?
Is Your MAC & CHEESE filled with chemicals?
Spread the word … NOT the Icing!
Janice

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Join the Our Lady of Weight Loss’s Kick in the Tush Club: Beliefnet Chapter.

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Write Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, Certified Hypnotist, Author and 50-pound big-time-loser for an introductory one-on-one coaching session.

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www.JaniceTaylorLiving.com

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Hot Picks from Our Lady of Weight Loss: Toilet Tattoos

Our Lady of Weight Loss HOT Picks: Toilet Tattoos
Our Lady of Weight Loss is all about having fun. Anything for a laugh! Lightness personified! And to that end, she has discovered the best Halloween decoration ever!
Toilet Tattoos® … toilet lid embellishments that are removable, reusable and wipe-able clean! You can transform your toilet for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas or just for the heck of it. A gazillion toilet lid designs to choose from including but not limited to floral, holiday, whimsical themes, and all you do is peel it off, smooth it on!
I just shipped some to my kids who are having a Halloween party! (Do you think that’s enough of a bribe to get invited?!) Anyway, they are $9.95 each and considering the fact that they are reusable, not a bad deal!
More ‘Lightness:’
When will YOU start manifesting your dreams?
5 Happy Zaps!
10 Commandments of Permanent Fat Removal
Spread the word … NOT the Icing!
Janice

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www.JaniceTaylorLiving.com

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Gods, Girls and Artichokes (recipe included)

According to Aegean myth, the first artichoke was a divine young woman who lived on the island of Zinari. One day the Greek god, Zeus, visited his brother Poseidon (God of the Sea). (They were some powerful family.)
Zeus emerged from the sea to discover a beautiful young mortal woman. She did not seem frightened by him or seem to notice that he was a god. Zeus, naturally, took full advantage of the opportunity and seduced her. Her name was Cynara, and it all ‘went’ so well that he decided to make her a goddess. This would enable her to live near to his home on Mt. Olympus. (Long distance romance was not his thing.)
Cynara agreed. Zeus had a plan. He thought that whenever his wife Hera was away, he’d get together with Cynara. However, Cynara soon became homesick. She missed her mother, so she slipped back to the earth for a short but meaningful visit with the mortals. When she returned, it was quite apparent that she had a new attitude. Zeus wasn’t particularly happy with her un-goddess-like behavior. He threw a fit and tossed her back to earth, and he changed her into the plant that we now call the artichoke.
The Modern Day Artichoke:
The artichoke is a part of the thistle group; a member of the sunflower family. The plant can reach heights of three to four feet, and its diameter can cover a six foot area. The “vegetable” we eat is actually the plant’s flower bud, and if allowed to flower, a gorgeous violet-blue blossom will present itself.
Artichokes are available twelve months a year, but their peak season is spring and fall. Most artichokes are grown in France, Italy, and Spain, but California farms nearly 100 percent of the United States’ crop. Baby artichokes are a smaller version of the larger artichokes. The flowers buds are picked from the lower part of the plant, where they receive less sun, which therefore stunts their growth.
Recent German studies indicate that artichoke extract lowers cholesterol.
Artichoke Salad
Ingredients:
2- 6 ounce cans chunk light tuna in water
1- 16-ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1/2 cup chopped black olives
1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh
salt and pepper to taste
Instructions: Combine all ingredients in bowl. Mix with enthusiasm. Enjoy!
More Succulent Surprises from Our Lady of Weight Loss:
Moon Explosions of a Culinary Kind
A Noodle & A Prayer: Best Lasagna Ever
De-Lish!!! Plain and Simple
Spread the word … NOT the Icing!
Janice

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Required Reading:Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal an OPRAH BOOK CLUB pick: Summer 2009 – Buy NOW!

Join the Our Lady of Weight Loss’s Kick in the Tush Club: Beliefnet Chapter.

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