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Our Lady of Weight Loss

Our Lady of Weight Loss

Neuroscience: You cannot break a habit.

Are you strong enough to break your habit?
Well, you may think you are, but the truth of that matter is that you cannot break or change a habit. You can, however, create new, better and even stronger habits. And while you may think that the old habits are forever gone, they are simply hiding out. At some point in time, one or more will get triggered.
Therefore, it is important that on that day that you mysteriously find yourself covered in cookie dough, after months and months of fat-burning perfection, that you simply remember this: An old habit got triggered. Plain and simple. No big deal.
In the old days, a tsunami of defeat may have rolled in and crushed you. But now you know better, don’t you? You are not weak, you are not bad, nor are you a failure. You are simply human and a habit came out of hiding. You can now continue moving forward on your journey to “Sveltesville.”
As Our Lady of Weight Loss says, “All is forgiven, move on!”
For more eye-opening information that will change your weight loss point of view, pick up a copy of All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady of Weight Loss’s 101 Fat-Burning Steps on Your Journey to Sveltesville
Your Favorite August Links:
Whoopi Goldberg weighs 174 pounds.
Kelly Clarkson SELF Magazine (did they go too far?)
Are fat people doormats?
Spread the word … not the icing!
Janice
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Diet Tip: How to get rid of dead weight.

ART potato.jpgHow much dead weight are you carrying around with you? I suspect you are unaware, as was I, that dead weight is heavy, both metaphorically and literally, and that we are individually and collectively carrying around extreme amounts of it.
Dead Weight: Yours and Mine
I’d read about a teacher who asked her students to bring a clear plastic bag and a sack of potatoes to class. For every person the student refused to forgive, they were to write the person’s name and date of upset on a potato and put it in their plastic bag. Their bag began to fill up quite quickly. The moral of the story was that they were lugging around some pretty hefty amounts of anger that was clogging their spiritual development, big time. I call it dead weight.
This got me to thinking. Not only am I carrying around a lot of anger at all the people in my life who clearly haven’t read the script I’ve written for them, but I’m also cartin’ around barrelfuls of upset and anger at myself for my dietary transgressions, lack of exercise, snappishness here and there directed at my loved ones . . . and who knows what else.
Imagine if I dropped a potato in my proverbial plastic bag every time I was upset with myself and dragged it around with me all day and into the night. Whoa! That’s some heavy duty, weighty bag that is robbing me of my energy, focus and determination.
Dead Weight Starts at Home
Take a moment, a minute, an hour – the entire day! – depending on how long your ‘self-upset’ list is … and write out each upset on one of a potatoes.
You can either draw your own potato, or use mine (print above potatoes).
And NOW … put them into your bag of choice and carry them around with you all day long. I know your bag of paper potatoes won’t have the same physical effect as a heavy bag of real potatoes, but it may have the same mental-cize impact.
Plus, I am saving you lots of embarrassing questions from friends, family and co-workers. “Have you seen Janice and her enormous bag of potatoes? Jeeze-Louise, she is a kook-ball!”
At the end of the day, take a look at your stack of paper potatoes. How much upset do you aim at yourself? Ceremoniously rip or shred each potato and put them into a little container.
Now … feel lighter.
All Is Forgiven, Move On!
More Weighty Tips:
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Quick weight loss center: Caffeine
7 Tips: Stressed to Refreshed!
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.
Write Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, Certified Hypnotist, Author and 50-pound big-time-loser for an introductory one-on-one coaching session.
Visit Our Lady of Weight Loss.
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Astrological Sweet Spot: 100 Calorie Peach Cobbler (Recipe)

ART FUEL STOP.jpgGet ready for three weeks of “sweet spot” living! In today’s Fresh Living blog, Holly Leibowitz Rossi shared this week’s Taurus horoscope from Rob Brezsny’s Free Will Astrology site.
Bottom line: For the next three weeks, Taureans will be living in a “sweet spot.” All that is melodious, graceful, delicious and aromatic will be theirs! Happy to say that Taurus is my sign, too!
In an effort to share the “sweet spot” with y’all, I am offering up my Peachy Keen Vintage Cobbler Recipe (from my book: All Is Forgiven, Move On!).
It serves two; 100 calories per serving! How sweet is that? And it hits the spot!!!
Enjoy!
Sweet Spot: Peachy Keen Cobbler
Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups peach slices
2 tablespoons peach nectar
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon mint, finely chopped
1 Social Tea cookie, crumbled
Instructions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
In a small bowl, combine the peach slices, peach nectar, sugar, and mint. Toss to combine
Pour the peach mixture into a small baking dish. Top it with the crumbled cookie.
Bake the cobbler for 20 minutes until bubbly.
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And for your horoscope, visit Beliefnet’s Holistic Living page.
Spread the word … not the icing!
Janice
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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.
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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More to Love, Episode 4: Are you good or are you bad?

I tuned into last night’s episode of FOX’s reality TV series “More to Love” just as the girls, under Emme’s tutelage, were rating each other: Would Kristian, Mel B., et al. make a “Good Wife” or “Bad Wife” for Luke?
The “good/bad” rating system only serves to make people feel badly about themselves. Poor Kristian, as if she doesn’t have enough issues, was up first and was slam-bammed by the group. Labeled ‘bad’ given her emotional instability (so they say), she dissolved into tears. Mel B,. up last, was also shaken to her core, as the votes rolled in … bad, bad, bad, bad, bad, bad. Yes, that’s right: 6 bads/1 good.
As a Weight Loss Coach, I hear the words ‘good’ and ‘bad’ spoken quite a bit. “I was bad today, because I ate brownies.” “I was good this week, because I said no to cake 5 times.” You are neither good nor bad. You ate brownies. You said ‘no, thank you.’
I encourage people to let go of the judgement. It serves no purpose, and can often – on a ‘bad’ week – send you careening down, down, down.
What we’re really doing is creating a sustainable healthy lifestyle. We can only do our best at any given moment. Go easy on yourself, and on Kristian and Mel B. for that matter! Please!
More Celebrity Weight to Love!
Whoopi Goldberg weighs in at 174 … and you?
Kim Kardashian: Sex tape and weight loss products
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Accused of plagiarism?
Spread the word … not the icing!
Janice
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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.
Write Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, Certified Hypnotist, Author and 50-pound big-time-loser for an introductory one-on-one coaching session.
Visit Our Lady of Weight Loss.
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