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Dysfunctional Chef: Sweet Potato Salad

Last night, we went to a small gathering; a dinner party. Big fun! Aside from the 5 yum food, the great conversation, giggles, chortles and belly laughs, we climbed up onto the roof and looked down on Tucson. What a […]

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A baker’s dozen…13 #MayaAngelou Quotes to Live By

The news that Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, spread like wildfire.  Together, we mourn the loss of a giant, a warrior. At the age of 86, her spirit left her body, but her […]

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Video: How to Get Back on It and Lose It…FAST

From the Our Lady of Weight Loss archives…The perfect post and video that can put you back on track after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend! Enjoy!!! Just yesterday, I was talking to “Mary” (yes, I work with my beloved clients on […]

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Kick in the Tush Tuesday: Empty Your Mental Junk Drawer

“I believe in roses. And I believe in putting roses into a vase and sitting the vase on the table. I believe in getting lost and being found, I believe in going barefoot, and in laughter! My religion is to […]

Kick in the Tush Tuesday: 8 Steps to Easy Weight Loss

Good Day Tushkateers, How are you on this bird-chirping morning?  I am (we are) in Tucson, celebrating my birthday.  A week long celebration, which kicked into gear last weekend in Manhattan and has now migrated to the southwest along with […]

Facing Death: 10 Life Quotes

Because my mother had a stroke last week, and she is, so to speak, scripting her final chapter, which is currently overflowing with love, laughter and song, I can’t help but to think about life.   And as I do, as […]

Love: Where Heaven Touches Earth

As some of you know — in my life — “life” is happening is a big way.  Life is happening in the form of death, as my 96 year-amazingly-awesome mother begins to leave us.  With a fully open and grateful […]

7 Things that Zap Your Spiritual Energy

Sometimes unseen forces zap our energy, nibble away at our resolve and either send us on an unfortunate detour or stop us entirely in our tracks, moving us away from manifesting our goals.  These “things” are not obvious to the […]

Interview w. Award Winning Writer, Racelle Rosett: Dying, Living and Surviving Breast Cancer

Racelle Rosett, winner of the WGA award for thirtysomething, recipient of both the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Prize for Jewish short fiction and the Lilith Fiction Prize, author of the critically acclaimed book “Moving Waters,” breast cancer survivor and blogger shares […]

A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Ways to Reward Yourself After a Hard Day and Night

 TURN A DEAF EAR TO CAKE Many of my clients tell me that they feel as if they are entitled to a treat after a long, hard day at work or a complicated day at home.  “I deserve to have […]

5 Steps to Happiness

1.  First There Was the Thought: When it comes to emotional baggage, we consciously experience a ‘feeling’ before we understand its trigger. When a strong feeling surfaces; a feeling that can ‘sink you,’ or ‘squash your enthusiasm;’ when a feeling […]

Best Weight Loss Tip: How to Lose Belly Fat

Looking for a magic bullet? A miracle cure? Something that will add health to your life and help you lose that fat belly? If you’re looking for the ‘magic bullet,’ then you’ve come to the right place!!! Our Lady of […]

11 Powerful Quotes: Love Your Body

“Our inner guidance comes to us through our feelings and body wisdom first — not through intellectual understanding.” ~ Christiane Northrup Because thoughts come from our head, and said thoughts tend to be loud (very loud), we are inclined to […]

Change? Rate your readiness!

People call me, text me, email me, and sometimes even send massively long missives the old fashioned way, via the United States Postal Service, to let me know that they not only want to change, but they are ready to […]

9 Reasons to Grimace or Smile … either way, it’s all good?

Ever walk down the street or through the park, in deep thought, with a scowl on your face and a furrowed brow, and some stranger takes it upon himself to yell out to you, “It can’t be that bad.  How […]

Enthusiastic Failure !!!

Fear is without question the most common type of emotional block. There is … Fear of feeling stupid, Fear of asking dumb questions, Fear of success, Fear of intimacy, Fear of bankruptcy, Fear of rejection, Fear of death, Fear of […]

Want to Activate the Power Within?

One way to start to implement change and activate the power within is to send a new message to your unconscious. A strong message, that at the same time not only respects how your unconscious mind has been protecting you […]

Play and Lose: Jigsaw Puzzle – July 4th Pig Crossing (Grill It recipes included)

This week’s Get Jiggy Weight Loss JigSaw Puzzle, entitled PIG CROSSING, is inspired by the 4th of July, Independence Day! Are you ready for the marching bands, parades, fireworks, and the BBQs?  Last year more than 80 million folk participated […]

EAT Scrumptious: Cherry Walnut Salad

I just returned from the corner fruit stand where I scored 2 pounds of fresh cherries, just in time to ‘cook up’ a fabulous lunch. Well … I don’t mean to imply that I am going to actually cook, as […]

Weight Loss Strategy: 5 Pounds Thinner NOW!

Do YOU want to look 5 pounds thinner, be more confident, and feel happier than you do right NOW? Say YES and then read on and follow Our Lady of Weight Loss‘s brilliant ‘be thin’ strategy! True or False:  Good […]

FEED YOUR SOUL, Change Your Weight: Pray with the Rocks, the Pebbles, the Sand

In anticipation and preparation for my next workshop, “Feed Your Soul: Change Your Weight,” I’ve committed to listing 10 Ways to Feed Your Soul each week from now until the workshop, which is scheduled to begin on September 16 – […]

4 Simple Tips: Are Cravings a Gateway to Binging?

Are ‘cravings’ a gateway to binging? It’s worse than we thought!  “They” (as in researchers and scientists) tell us that not only can giving into cravings tip the Scales of Injustice into the wrong direction, but food cravings have been […]

Video: Cat-Nap for Happiness

I love a good nap.  Sometimes it’s the only thing getting me up in the morning. ~ George Costanza, Seinfeld : George Sleeping Under His Desk The Exhausted Modern World. The modern world puts enormous value on being as productive […]

The Elder Care Blues: Waking Up Dead

The Cataract surgery did not go as well as expected.  Even though it ranks as one of the safest and simplest of surgeries; even though the literature reports that 99.5% of the population can see clearly as soon as the […]

Qnexa : 10% of Your Body Weight Lost in Exchange for Birth Defects and Heart Problems ???

Seriously folks, you could not possibly believe that the 20 to 2 vote from the FDA that came wiggling, jiggling and rolling on in approving the latest magic weight loss pill, Qnexa, from pretty much the same members of the […]

8 Simple Tips: Short Circuit Hunger-Causing Hormones

When we feel threatened or stressed, our neuroendocrine system kicks into high gear and releases a series of hormones. One of these is Cortisol, which gives us the biochemical strength we need to fight or flee our stressors. Back in […]

Kick in the Tush Club Tuesday: ALERT!!! Fat Tuesday Pancake Headed Your Weigh

“He who goes to bed hungry dreams of pancakes.” ~ Proverb Greetings Tushkateers & BRACE YOURSELVES … today is Pancake Tuesday! a.k.a. Fat Tuesday a.k.a. Shrove Tuesday, a.k.a. Mardi Gras and finally a.k.a. – my personal fav –  Bursting Tuesday, […]

Dysfunctional Chef – Sexiest Vegetable of All Time???

As most of you know, ten years ago I permanently removed over 50 pounds with Our Lady of Weight Loss by my side.   Part of my permanent fat removal plan was to ‘fill’ up on life; to get involved in […]

Kick in the Tush Tuesday: She-Wolfs, Goat Sacrifices … What We Do for Love

Greetings Tushkateers … and a very Happy Valentine’s Day to YOU! As I am sure you are well aware, today is Valentine’s Day.  How exciting for both Our Lady of Weight Loss and me to celebrate the day with you! […]

Kick in the Tush Tuesday: STOP Trying to Be Positive

Greetings Tushkateers!!!  How are you on this fabulous morning (afternoon or evening, depending on your time zone)? I’m just ‘dandy’ – ‘peachy keen’ – maybe even ‘groovy.’ It’s not my style to toss out an empty “how are you?”  I […]

The Importance of Accountability: 5 Steps to Success

Accountability is one of the most powerful principles you can follow in your quest to lose weight, shed pounds, drop the excess, lighten up, declutter, write that novel, or be the best you ever.   Accountability will keep you on […]

The State of the Union: 5 Best Money Rituals … Guaranteed

President Obama delivered a fine State of the Union address last night, but OMG!!! … he forgot the MONEY RITUALS!!! Therefore, Our Lady of Weight Loss and I thought we’d share our 5 best money rituals with you!  They are […]

Cancer Survivor: Susan Keats is NOT Dead Yet! And … that’s a good thing.

Susan Keats, Contributor for The Succulent Wife and Seize-the-Day Propagandist is “not dead yet,” and that’s a good thing.  A good thing for her, her family, for me and for anyone else wants or needs a jolt of inspiration, motivation […]

Illumination 2012: 11 Goal Setting Tips that Shed LITE!

I’ve been thinking.  Can you smell the wood burning?  (Something my father used to say.)   Yes, I’ve been thinking about resolutions and why it is that so many people start out on fire but ultimately  fail to reach their goals. […]

JigSaw Weight Loss Puzzle: THE FOOL – Try a Leap of Faith instead of a Slice of Cake

Happy New Year!!!  Want to lose weight?  Burn calories? Move your mind away from food and the kitchen?  Then you have come to the right place!!! Our Lady of Weight Loss’s KICK in the TUSH CLUB offers a weekly Get […]

New Year’s Resolutions: 10 Reflective Quotes from the Masters

Alice came to a fork in the road. “Which road do I take?” she asked. “Where do you want to go?” responded the Cheshire cat. “I don’t know,” Alice answered. “Then,” said the cat, “it doesn’t matter.” ~Lewis Carroll, Alice […]

How to Remove Obstacles, Big or Small (easier than you think)

It is said that wherever there is Ganesh, there is success and prosperity; and wherever there is success and prosperity, there is a Ganesh. Ganesh, the Hindu deity, is the lord of wisdom, intelligence, education, luck and fortune, gates, doors, […]

Weight Loss JigSaw Puzzle – One Click Away from Wellness???

well·ness noun the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort. What does “Wellness” look like to you?  As you click through this week’s Get Jiggy Weight Loss JigSaw Puzzle, feel […]

Body Image – Accurate?

Our body image (a.k.a. body esteem) is the picture we have of our physical body.  It is an inner view of our outer self.   It is formed by our awareness, imagination and emotions.  It is ever-shifting.  It changes depending upon […]

8 Positive Things You Can Accomplish in 30 Seconds

People tell me, “I don’t have the time to … “… go to the store and pick up fruits and vegetables. “… exercise.”  “… sit and breathe.” “… to be positive.” Really?  Too busy to be positive? Surely, you can […]

The Dash Diet – The ultimate sexy plan? Seriously?

When I ask people, “Why do you want to lose weight?” people often say, “Health and better energy.”   While this may be true, it is often not the primary reason (or solo reason) that they want to lose weight. They […]

Food Bourne Illness: 6 Supermarket Food Safety Tips that can save your life!?!

On the one hand maybe I’m being overly dramatic by stating that these 6 Supermarket Food Safety Tips CAN save your life; but on the other hand, maybe they can and maybe they will!!!  At the very least, they can […]

Fat Tuesday – 8 Ways to Beat the 3 “C’s”

Did you know that when we feel threatened or stressed, our neuroendocrine system kicks into high gear and releases a series of hormones?   One of these is Cortisol, which gives us the biochemical strength we need to fight or flee […]

Rise & Grind Wednesday: Waking Up on Groundhog Day

What does Groundhog Day have to do with weight loss? Our Lady of Weight Loss says, “All roads lead to weight loss!” If the winter is getting you down, you might eat! If you are longing for spring, you might make an extra trip to the fridge. If it’s grey outside and/or snowing, you may turn to food to add color to your life! Here follow 9 Groundhog Day Quotes for you to chew on, as you smile and stay steady on your healthy living journey!

Motivational Monday: Altered States of Illuminated Wellness

“Be Well” is an artfully vague term.
What does “be well” mean? What makes you feel well? What does wellness look like to you? The aspects of wellness that are yours and yours alone have a magical quality to them. They warm your heart; the illuminate your soul.

New Year 2011: Go Nuts!!!

Did you know that just one or two ounces of almonds, peanuts, cashews, pistachios or walnuts – delivers a fully-body health punch??? Studies show that nuts help prevent type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Nuts also promote longevity! (Talking about longevity, my mom is almost 95 and she’s plenty nuts! :)

Rise & Grind Wednesday: Wake Up with A Sun Alarm

If you, too, have difficulty with your morning Rise & Grind or suffer from SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), then you might want to take a look at the Sun Alarm! What will they think of next???

Diet Tip Tuesday: 5 Reasons to Walk (video included)

From the our Lady of Weight Loss 2011 Health Living Plan … STUDIES SHOW that SMALL AMOUNTS OF BRISK WALKING helps to keep you healthy? Learn how to decrease your chances of developing Colon Cancer, Heart Disease, Depression, Strokes and worse by WALKING!!!

Fast Weight Loss on National Coffee Day

Coffee, the most popular drink in America – next to water – may help some lose weight as it increases the number of calories you burn per hour by 44%! Caffeinated coffee increases your metabolism. Cuppa Joe, be mine!

America: F is for FATTER than last year

Yesterday, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its report on obesity in America. And guess what? We’re fatter than ever. On the one hand, it is shocking to find that to be the case. We’re trying so […]

Sunday JigSaw: Ultimate Craving Cure

Complete this Get Jiggy Jigsaw Puzzle and the ultimate way to weigh less and finally, once and for all, put an end to those sweet tooth cravings that are sabotaging your weight loss efforts will be revealed!!!

Who Got Kicked Off American Idol April 28?

Last night, Siobhan Magnus was voted off American Idol. One of the things I like most about Siobhan is her authenticity, her level of comfort with herself. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” And Sioban did just that! I’m hoping we will see more of her!

Fat Pills – Packing on the pounds?

As I am sure you can well imagine, in this ‘drug’ culture many a person who gains weight attributes a good deal of said packed on pounds to the pills that they are a popping. And yes, there is evidence that there are pills that do, indeed, cause weight gain. Some more than others.

How to Love Your Thighs: 5 tips

I was talking to one of my star weight loss clients (you are all stars), who has permanently lost over 35 pound. Yes, JB is thrilled about that, but she is still having difficulty loving herself, because she’s kind of down on her thighs. They are not perfect thighs. They are not stick thin thighs like you see in the magazines; they are not air-brushed thighs. After an interesting conversation that was filled with aha moments, I decided to share a few tips on how to love yourself, love your thighs.

Jillian Michaels’ anti-pregnancy comments?

The fierce and muscled trainer, Jillian Michaels, of “The Biggest Loser” fame and fortune is getting some feedback a.k.a. lash-back from some comments she made in an interview to Women’s Health magazine regarding pregnancy. Weigh-in here! Your thoughts on her comments.

Gods, Girls and Artichokes

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.

Crystal Bowersox: Betrayal. Apologies. Tears.

After a full week of headlines, the dread-locked singer and American Idol frontrunner, Crystal Bowersox (a.k.a. Mama Sox) last night served up platters full of soul, gratitude and love.

4 Simple Ways to Say Yes to Life

When we are energized, feeling good, hydrated, smiling and breathing in the poetry of life, we are less likely to gravitate towards food as a form of self-medication and more likely to open up to living la vida feliz … The Happy Life!

JigSaw Sunday: Peanut Butter Breakfast (Recipe included!)

This week’s ‘Get Jiggy JigSaw Puzzle’ was inspired by my jones for peanut butter. Just love the stuff and you know, the natural kind, is good for you! Here’s a great recipe that makes a stupendous breakfast, lunch or snack!

Jennifer Hudson Loses It

I hear tell that Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson is losing it! Pounds that is!
Jennifer, on behalf of WeightWatchers, kicked off a national ad campaign last Sunday “I decided to do Weight Watchers. I feel like I’ve conquered the world.” says the lovely and voluptuous Jennifer. In addition to getting the big payola …

April Holiday: No Housework Day

I’m not sure how “No Housework Day” originated or when it was first celebrated. I am imagining that a woman who was tired of her daily chores, tired of the dust reappearing, that a woman who was more than likely being taken for granted threw her arms up in the air, took in a deep breath and proclaimed …

Ruby’s Weight Loss Journey – 366 pounds lost, more to go

Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, invites you to imagine what it must be like to lose 350 pounds and for the very first time be able to drive a car, use a normal sized seatbelt, wear a pair of jeans. Read Ruby’s story here. An in depth and moving interview from Beliefnet’s editor Holly Leibowitz Rossi.

April Fool’s Day Quotes – Don’t give cherries to pigs or advice to fools.

Foolish and fool proof April Fool’s Day quotes! Don’t give cherries to pigs or advice to fools … and much more from Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, on a mission to lighten!

Passover: Matzo Brie Mania

From the Our Lady of Weight Loss kitchens – Matzo Brie! There are two matzo brie camps; those who fervertly believe that soaking the matzo in cold water before frying is the only way to go, and those who follow the hot water recipes. Either way, matzo brie (much like french toast) is delicious!

Sandra Bullock Pregnancy Rumors

The ‘Sandra Bullock pregnancy’ rumors have taken off like wildfire, the Internet ablaze. Reports are admittedly coming from unreliable sources …

Jesus: Portion Control and The Last Supper

What would Jesus eat and just how much? Just how big were the plates at the Last Supper?

Happiness Flash: Laughter an Aerobic Workout

Laugh Yourself Skinny. Laughter is one of the best aerobic exercises. One minute of mirthful laughter is equal to 6 minutes on the rowing machine.

Kick Childhood Obesity in the Tush – One Household at a Time

Leave your judgment, lectures and nagging at the door. Encourage and support your children to live their best life.

Kirstie Alley’s Big Life … And?

Kirstie Alley’s Big Life: A review from Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, author and 50 pound big-time-loser. “Hopefully, Kirstie will get her groove back and future episodes will include some useful weight loss information, and a more interesting life that motivates and inspires. So far, only Kirstie is big; not her life.

Vernal (Spring) Equinox: How 23.4 degrees of sunlight and joy melt fat.

This week’s “Get Jiggy Weight Loss Jigsaw Puzzle” is inspired by the Vernal Equinox. At precisely 1:32 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (17:32 Universal Time), the Sun will cross directly over the Earth’s equator. In the Northern Hemisphere, with open arms; in the Southern Hemisphere, autumn arrives. Ponder that while you keep your hands and mind busy working Our Lady of Weight Loss’s Get Jiggy Weight Loss Puzzle!!! A miracle cure if ever there was one!

Weight Loss Tip: Thirsty? Make Sure Your Water’s Cold

Knowing full well that water is the healing elixir of all time, I have been on a mega-water kick, telling any and all who will listen to me that it’s important – actually crucial to drink water.

Is God Speaking to You?

Have you ever questioned whether your inspiration, insight or sudden shift in experience was the result of receiving divine guidance or communication?

St. Patrick’s Day: Corned Beef, Cabbage, a Mock Cocktail.

Janice Taylor, your Weight Loss Coach, shares her best ever Corned Beef and Cabbage recipe. Needless to say – it is extraordinarily delicious, and it’s Our Lady of Weight Loss approved! Low in calories. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Pretty Wild language: How to Pull Out the Stops

Our thoughts and words create our realities. They determine what we focus on, how we direct our attention, and how we use our mental and emotional energies. What words do you use? How to they inform, color and create your reality?

Daylight Savings Time 2010 – How to best survive the time change.

We are not just turning the clocks ahead by one hour! Tonight, we are also moving our internal clock and the many mechanisms that are governed by it, ahead by one hour, and therein lies the rub. Getting those inner-mechanisms to work on a time schedule!

Einstein Was Right: General Relativity and Your Bathroom Scale

Score one for Einstein and then score one for Our Lady of Weight Loss! Do you know what the scales really measure – scientifically that is?

Dancing With the Stars 2010 – The ‘Pairings’

The best in Celebrity Weight … Hot off the Dancing With the Stars dance floor! The pairings!!! Who will dance with whom and who is your fav?

Academy Awards: Oscar Winner Quotes

For those of us who are hooked on watching the Academy Awards, because we love movies, the glitz of Hollywood, or just because it is a time-honored tradition, here follow some of ‘award-wininng’ quotes from last night’s Oscars.

JigSaw Sunday: Healthy living? Home? Haven? HELP!

It’s GET JIGGY SUNDAY!!! Want a fun way exercise your brain? To weigh less? To keep your hands and mind busy and out of the cookie jar? Then GET JIGGY with Janice Taylor, your Life & Wellness Coach! A jigsaw puzzle that delites!

Dysfunctional Chef: Strawberry & Arugula Salad Recipe

Happiness is a new supermarket overflowing with fresh fruit and vegetables! Join Dysfunctional Chef, Janice Taylor, as she whips up a Strawberry and Arugula Salad to die for. Simply delish!

American Idol: Crystal Bowersox Illness – Diabetes?

In an unprecedented move, American Idol flipped the boy/girl schedule this week. The boys were up on Tuesday night instead of Wednesday; and the girls sang live on Wednesday instead of Tuesday, creating time for the 24-year old Ohio mom Crystal Bowersox to recover from … what? Janice Taylor, your Life & Wellness Coach, sheds light to Bowersox’ illness.

Dr. Seuss Birthday – 10 Quotes, green eggs and more to simply make you roar!

Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday. In celebration, your weight loss coach, Janice Taylor, serves up platters full of her favorite Dr. Seuss quotes that you might like to post, green recipes that feed the soul, minus the mold and videos that will get you through, so without further ado … read on!

Outside the Donut Box Tips that WORK!

Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, has a few “outside the donut box” weight loss tips that will blow your mind and melt the fat cells that include turning your bathroom into a meditation center, art gallery and no food zone! Tune in, melt fat!

Kelly Osbourne: How I Got Thin (preview of US Weekly)

Janice Taylor, weight loss coach, comments and questions Kelly Osbourne’s weight loss journey.

National Pancake Day: 100 Calorie Pancakes

In celebration, Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, shares her favorite 100 calorie pancake recipe with you, as well as a few tips on how to make the best pancake ever! Enjoy your holiday.

The JigSaw Puzzle Challenge: White Out (4 difficulty level)

Janice Taylor, weight loss artist and coach, visits MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) – a place where she spent several hours thinking about art, creativity (not food!). Here, she photographs an artist sketching the work of another artist. Artist to artist to artist. A creative passage. She hopes that you catch the Creative Weight Loss bug!

What are You Giving Up for Lent?

The Yin and Yang of Lent!!! What are you giving up for Lent; what are you gaining from Lent? Our Lady of Weight Loss leads the way!

The 3 Step (Guilt-Free) Diet: Grilled Cheese Included

Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal shares “The 3 Step Diet,” which inevitably leads you straight into the arms of a gooey grilled cheese sandwich!

St. Valentine’s Day Recipes, Puzzles and Chocolate Covered Quotes

Get your downloadable St. Valentine’s hearts, jigsaw puzzles, to die for recipes and more here, NOW! Hurry! Janice Taylor makes weight loss fun!

A Video St. Valentine’s Day Card from Our Lady of Weight Loss

Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach & Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal, invite you to join the Kick in the Tush Club and “be stupid together.” Happy Valentine’s Day.

A Walk in the Snow: Photos from the New York City Storm

Here, Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, shares her Winter Wonderland, New York City February 2010 Snow Storm photos. Janice ventured out on the snowiest day of the year to snap, crackle and pop her weigh down! Get it! Get in your daily walk, no matter! Stimulate your brain, get the endorphins pumping, move your body!

From Fidgeting to Fornicating: 8 Ways to Burn 100 Calories

Here, Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, shares eight simple things that you can add to your daily routine that will burn an extra 100 calories. Think about it. If you do one of these things each day, rotating them if you like, at the end of one year you will have burned off 10 pounds.

Gratitude Girdle … Some days are better than others!

How to count your blessings, change your life and transform your girdle into an amazing piece of Weight Loss Art. Listen up and Lighten up with Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach and our country’s premiere weight loss artist!

Superbowl Sunday Alternative: Valentine’s Pavlovian Call to Love. (Jigsaw puzzle / recipe included!)

Playtime at the Kick in the Tush Club: This week, Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist, Coach – she who makes weight loss fun – offers up platters full of Pomegranate Hearts, Rosemary Capellini, Sage Advice and more!

Wear Red Day 2010 – Get your downloadable dress here!

Today is WEAR RED DAY 2010! Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, has designed the perfect downloadable red dress for you to wear on WEAR RED DAY 2010! Print it and drape yourself in it! Enjoy.

Top 10 Fatitude Tips from Skinny Scoopers

Listen UP and Lighten UP! Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach and Our Lady of Weight Loss scoured the universe and have found a sister site, a place where you can go for the latest in news that helps you lose! Skinny Scoopers! You can thank them later! After you read on and lighten up!

6 Obesity Fighting Tips for an Obesogenic World

‘We live in an obesogenic environment – a plethora of fast food outlets, reliance on cars, and offers enticing us to eat larger portions …’ Professor Mike Kelly – as quoted in the Telegraph 8th October 2003 Ain’t THAT the […]

Quick Weight Loss? With a snap?

Weight Loss Motivation 101: We can all relate to wanting things to change on a dime, to lose weight with the snap of a finger, can’t we? Our Lady of Weight Loss explains!

Brad and Angelina $205 Million Breakup?

Say it’s not so! Are Brad and Angelina no more? Bradgelina over? Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal and Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, present a Sunday Puzzle for These Troubling Times!

Guilty? Suffering? Ready to let go?

Guilt can overwhelm us and block the rest of our emotions. In other words, you can become so consumed with feeling guilty that you are unable to fully feel joyful or fully feel dreadful! Are you ready to let go and MOVE ON?

Celebrity Weight: Pierce Brosnan’s Wife Gets Fit for Her Man

While perusing the headlines this morning, I stumbled upon “Pier Brosnan’s Wife Gets Fit for Her Man!” Give ME a Break, I shouted!!! For more on the why’s and wherefore’s of weight loss and celebrity madness, read on!

National Popcorn Day – Make a popcorn frame!

It’s National Popcorn Day and rather than celebrating it by hitting the streets in search of a bucket or two of buttered caramel popcorn, I thought it the perfect opportunity to make a piece of Weight Loss Art™®!

Sunday Sermon: a visit from Our Lady of Self-Esteem, the patron saint of permanent self-confidence

Join with Our Lady of Self-eSteem, the patron saint of permanent self-confidence, sister of Our Lady of Weight Loss, as she moves us through a jigsaw puzzle that increases self-love!

Hot Picks: A furry bathroom scale that measures happiness!

How would you feel if you stepped on the scale in the morning and it always gave you a compliment? “you’re perfect,” “you’re gorgeous,” “you’re hot!” Here, Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, shares the best and hottest weight loss product ever!

What? You forgot to eat?

When was the last time that you were so engrossed in an activity or passionately at play that you forgot to eat? Maybe, say – when you were 10? Playing with your Ken and Barbie dolls? If you find that you are all too often foraging for food, searching for snacks, or rummaging for rations, you need to get a life! A life filled with passion and play!!!

What’s does your eating ‘style’ say about you?

According to Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal, who has devoted a great deal of time to examining the way in which people eat, there are 10 basic eating styles. What does your style say about you? Something to chew on!

The War on Salt – 25% less or else

Unless you’re running marathons, swimming the British Channel or climbing mountains (in other words, engaging in arduous exercise in sweltering environments wherein you need extra sodium to compensate for the amount of fluids you’re sweating out), you should be thinking of ways to reduce your sodium intake.

The 21 Day Cure – Blow the fat cells out of your mind.

The 21 Day Cure: Blow the Fat Cells Out of Your Mind from your Weight Loss Coach, Janice Taylor, starts on Monday, January 11th. There’s still time to join with us as we blow the fat cells out of our minds!!! “Janice is a kooky genius …. see if her idiosyncratic plan works for you.” O, The Oprah Magazine

V Magazine’s “Size” Issue – voluptuous is in!

The up-coming “Size” issue of V Magazine, scheduled to hit the stands on January 14, is overflowing with a bevy of voluptuous beauties flaunting their feminine wiles. Plus-sized, scantily clad models work it as they model Guess jeans, Ralph Lauren and Versace. Check out the preview photos …

New Year Resolutions – 10 Tips On How to Get Going Again!

This morning at 8 a.m. Eastern time, Janice Taylor, Life & Wellness Coach is headed to the Martha Stewart radio (Sirius) studios, where she will be chatting about New Year’s Resolutions with hosts Betsy and Kim. How it is that we make resolutions but often don’t follow through? Here are the 10 tips that Janice will be sharing on how to get going again!

Orange Bowl Diet: Lose 18 pounds

Did you know that you can lose up to 18 pounds in one year, just by changing your plate size? Smaller bowls equal smaller numbers of the Scales of Injustice. More diet tips from Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal. Your gain is her pain!

Healing Foods – Cure All Recipe

Because a number of scientific studies have demonstrated that garlic is a ‘healing’ food and that regular consumption of said garlic cures our ills, I decided to load up on this aromatic vegetable like there’s no tomorrow, adding it in bulk to my recipes! Read on for the best Penne recipe ever!

In 2010: How to reduce stress, promote harmony, eliminate toxic energy and lose weight.

Diet Resolutions 2010: Janice Taylor, your Life & Wellness Coach and 50-pound big-time-loser is here to tell you that the best way to begin anew is to make sure that the energy in your home is supporting your new healthy eating and living style. Learn how to reduce stress, promote harmony, eliminate toxic energy and lose weight!

The Fool’s New Year – Fat-melting puzzle with a side of guilt-free comfort food)

Take a leap of faith right off that cake, straight into 2010! Our Lady of Weight Loss, patron saint of Permanent Fat Removal and Janice Taylor, your Life & Wellness Coach and 50 lb. big-time-loser, invite you to join with them as they follow the lead of The Fool.

Happy New Year – 10 Simple Steps to Kick Start 2010

n honor of 2010, Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, Artist and author, pulled together 10 of your favorite Our Lady of Weight Loss blog spots from 2009! They range from covering something – anything – in chocolate!!! to spiritual weight loss tips from Suzie Winfrey??? Hmmm … an interesting top 10 list that is sure to get you moving in the best ever direction for 2010!

Top New Year’s Resolution – A Fat Nation Loses Weight?

By the time 2018 rolls around, 43 percent of adults in the U.S. are expected to roll with it, straight into obesity. Spending on the obesity epidemic will quadruple to $344 billion! Health care costs associated with obesity include but are not limited to heart disease, diabetes and cancer

Tylenol Recall

Head’s up for all Our Lady of Weight Loss devotees and Tushkateers (and the rest of you, as well)… there’s been a Tylenol Recall. Read-up and re-call.

21 Simple Steps to Living a Life You Love

Want to live a life you love? Here, Janice Taylor, Life and Wellness Coach shares her 21 Simple Steps to Living a Life You Love!

Best Weight Loss e-Cards

Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal, editor of the Kick in the Tush Club has created e-Postcards from the Diet Edge. Sure to inspire, motivate and bring a smile to your face! And guess what, Tushkateers? There’s no charge! Just send, smile and watch the fat melt!!!

Target Day: Sledge Hammer Saturday

The SUN is square Saturn! What does this mean? As far as this novice can tell, it means that this is the last astrological “decision point” of the year.
It is time, YES – right now – heck you’ve got time to read this, so you must have a moment to do some internal gazing … to take a deep look into the world of your spirit, first; then your spirit … and then answer these questions!

Recession Proof Job: Gabologist

Here, Queen Jaw Jaw and Our Lady of Weight Loss chew the fat and with great style and verve share the ins and outs of being a Gabologist, a recession proof job!

National Covered In Anything Chocolate Day: 25 quotes and a square of chocolate

In honor of National Covered in Anything Chocolate Day, I’ve gathered 25 fabulously rich and tasty chocolate quotes! You can now cover yourself in these fun thoughts, phrases, words and thoroughly enjoy one 1-oz. piece of dark chocolate, if you like, at 170 calories per ounce!

Alice In Wonderland

Alice asked, “Which road do I take?” The Cheshire Cat answered, “Where do you want to go?” Alice said, “I don’t know.” “Then,” said the Cheshire cat, “it doesn’t matter. If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” Janice Taylor, Life and Wellness Coach asks, “What road will you take? Do you know where you are going?”

Happiness of Heaven

This Sunday JigSaw “Weight Loss” Art by Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist, is inspired by the Sun. May the Sun shine on you. May the perfect happiness of heaven be yours.

The Holiday Diet Fast

Much to Weight Loss Expert, Janice Taylor’s shock (yes SHOCK!), after forty years (yes 40!) of breakfast related studies that show without a shadow of a doubt that kick-starting your day with breakfast is the healthy thing to do – one of the best strategies to lose weight – my peeps told me that they opt to skip breakfast, especially on the party days, thinking that they will save those calories for later. To fast or not to fast? Join in the discussion!

Food Addict?

Is it time to step up to the plate (so to speak), take an honest and courageous look at your life, and make a commitment to loving yourself? Are you ready to let go of belief systems and habits that no longer serve you? Are you ready to step into a healthier 2010?

Chanukah: Latkes anyone?

Janice Taylor, our country’s premiere Weight Loss Artist shares her favorite Latke recipe. “Whether you are in search of Chanukah recipes or not, you owe it to yourself and your family to cook up some Latkes a.k.a. potato pancakes.”

Slim Fast Recall: B. Cereus

An alert from Our Lady of Weight Loss: Slim Fast, is voluntarily recalling over 10 million cans of its diet beverage. Tests showed that it is contaminated with the B. cereus bacteria, which can bring about stomach upset and/or vomiting.

Weight Loss Art: JigSaw Sunday

Get JIGGY! Here, our country’s weight loss artist, Janice Taylor, helps us to keep our hands and mind busy (and away from food)! Enjoy!!

Emotional eating: 3-Step Cure

Holidays got you feeling more emotional than usual? Are you reaching for food? Again? Here, Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist, Author and Coach and Our Lady of Weight Loss bring you the 3-Step Cure! Read on!!!

Biggest Loser Finale

Chewing the fat with Janice Taylor. Today, “Is the Biggest Loser making us fatter?”

Thanksgiving Survival KIT: Pills, booze or meditation music?

What will you bring to Thanksgiving that can help you navigate the screaming children? What will you bring that will keep you strong and able to say ‘no thank you’ to the heavily spiked Egg Nog when the slings and arrows of miss-communication are being sent your way? Seriously?! Janice Taylor and Our Lady of Weight Loss are here to help!

Thanksgiving Calorie Guide (printable, pocket-size!)

Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist and Our Lady of Weight Loss together have created this Thanksgiving Calorie Guide just for you! Downloadable, printable, passable. Enjoy!

21 Tips: Thanksgiving Survival Guide

Janice Taylor, 50 pound big-time-loser, Weight Loss Artist, Author & Coach and Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal, team up here and dish out “21 Tips: Thanksgiving Survival Guide.” A must read for any and all who are or who are not celebrating Thanksgiving. Either way – you’re gonna’ have to survive the day!

Eggo Waffle Shortage, Oprah and the New Moon

Did you hear? There’s an Eggo Waffle shortage and Oprah is saying good-bye to daytime talk TV! Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist and High Priestess of Permanent Weight Loss blames both ‘catastrophic’ happenings on the New Moon.

400 Calorie Fix? Thanksgiving Recipes from the Queen of Permanent Weight Loss

Here, from Janice Taylor, Thanksgiving recipes with a 400 calorie fix twist: As the temperature cools down, and the leaves turn from green to orange, red and yellow, my kitchen – home to my under-400 calorie fix recipes – comes a live! The pots and pans start humming, and sweet, tart, and tasty aromas fill the air promising and delivering great comfort. Time to cozy up.

How to Be a Happy Idiot!

Janice Taylor, Weight Loss artist, author and coach, knows from experience (as I’m sure we all do) that when we start the day on a ‘crappy’ note, it makes it that much more difficult to muster up enough energy to make the best choices, food or otherwise! Here, she shares her secret on “How to Be a Happy Idiot.”

Dancing With the Stars: Kelly Osbourne is dancing away the pounds.

Kelly is dancing those pounds away for sure! She recently told E! News that she’s avoiding the scales of injustice. “If I start weighing myself I will start being like, ‘Maybe I shouldn’t eat so I could lose some more,’ I would go to that end. I would get obsessed with that fact that I was losing it and I would keep at it.”

Fat in Japan: A crime?

Here’s a tasty tidbit for you that offers plenty of food for thought. While many of us gain a pound or two or even six over the holidays and suffer the indignity of broken zippers and split seams; in Japan, employees face an annual FATsical exam! And penalties are involved!

Water on the Moon Pies

There’s water on the Moon. Join with Our Lady of Weight Loss and Janice Taylor, as we raise our water glasses and toast our dreams! (No Butter)

Friday the 13th: Your Lucky Day?

Were you born under a lucky star? Is luck a random event? A force that brings good fortune or adversity? Or, is luck is the product of our own mental focus and attitudes? Here, Our Lady of Weight Loss and Janice Taylor, present 13 Ways to Activate LUCK!

21 Quick Steps to Health

Are you ready to take 21 simple steps towards better health and total happiness? If yes, then join with Beliefnet’s Fresh Living blogger, Holly Rossi, as she walks the talk and talks the walk.

No Excuses November

Are you genetically cursed? Are you stressed or tired? Do you suffer from S.A.D.? It’s easy to get wrapped up in your stories and actually believe them, isn’t it? And further, use them as an excuse to eat and eat some more! Our Lady of Weight Loss and Janice Taylor invite you to join with them for “No Excuses November!.”

Quick Weight Loss: Not Your Fault?

How would you like to easily and effortlessly lose weight, melt fat, and clear space so that the authentic and happy you can show up? Our Lady of Weight Loss has the questions and the answers!

The Holiday Diet Tip #5 – Kill the CRAVING!

This “Kill the Craving” post is hot off the Our Lady of Weight Loss Permanent Fat Removal Factory press! Both Our Lady of Weight Loss and Janice Taylor, your weight loss coach, are determined to change the ‘fat tide,’ and enable you to Wake Up Thinner on New Year’s Day!

The Holiday Diet: Tip #3 – Perfectionism can lead to…

Janice Taylor and Our Lady of Weight Loss team up to bring you the best HOLIDAY DIET TIPS EVER that will help you to WAKE UP THINNER on New Year’s Day. Chew on that!

Black Friday Deals 2009: Hot picks for the holidays

Our Lady of Weight Loss is on the prowl, looking for hot picks for under $20. See what she’s got cookin’ for us today!

Dexter, Hammers and Holiday Diets: Tip #2

How many calories does Dexter burn while hammering nails into homes? How many calories do you burn while watching Dexter? Hmmmm … more de-lish food for thought from Our Lady of Weight Loss!

The Holiday Diet: How to Wake Up Thinner – Tip 1

Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Artist and Coach, along with Our Lady of Weight Loss, invite you to ‘dump it!’ The Halloween candy that is … feel triumphant … and wake up thinner!

Dish the Dirt: Denise Austin on Saddlebag Slimmers and Fit Bottoms

Polar opposites in childhood, finding middle ground as adults, Janice Taylor, creator of Our Lady of Weight Loss meets up with Denise Austin, fitness guru, to discuss saddlebag slimmers and fit bottoms.

Reality Bites: Living large in a small body.

The great Oscar Wilde once said, “One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.” True enough, no? How will you lead your life today? Our Lady of Weight Loss wants to know!

Video Alert: The Origins of Our Lady of Weight Loss

Whoi s Our Lady of Weight Loss? Where did she come from? Is she a fig newton of Janice Taylor’s mind? Is Janice crazy? Did she really lose over 50 pounds with the guidance of Our Lady of Weight Loss? Can she be My Lady of Weight Loss, too?

6 Happy Energy Tips from Denise Austin, Fitness Guru

What happens when one of America’s best weight loss experts bumps into one of America’s top fitness experts? Do sparks fly? Are tips exchanged? Does love fill the air?

Halloween: Mindful in the Face of Chocolate

Halloween is only 10 days away. I don’t know about you, but I want to stay awake and aware in the face of all those little mini-chocolate bars! With that in mind, here are some fun exercises that we can do today that can help us to exercise our ‘awake and aware’ muscles from the Our Lady of Weight Loss Fitness Center!

Aromatherapy – Do your cravings smell?

A recent study at the St. George’s Hospital in London showed that vanilla might aid in weight loss. Overweight people who wore vanilla-scented skin patches reported that they ingested smaller amounts of sweets. Want more fat burning news?

Living to 100

Living to 100, Harriet Taylor (94 years young; sure to live past 100) shares her anti-aging secrets! Amazingly young and active, an inspiration to us all.

10 Ways to Curb, Conquer and Control Nighttime Eating

Mindless eating occurs primarily at night, after dinner, when – after a long, sometimes difficult day – you sit down and relax. What to do? Understand it and plan for it!
Here, Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach and Our Lady of Weight Loss, the patron saint of permanent fat removal share their 10 top secrets about how to end nighttime eating now!
10 Ways to Curb, Conquer and Control Nighttime Eating

Lose weight for money.

Never too thin. Never too rich. Never too famous? Now casting: 100 Lost, a hit cable network is looking for people to lose weight for money. Just how much would it take for you to jump on the weight loss bandwagon and stay there?!

The Sweetest Day: Sweet Potato Steaks

I’ve got some shocking and sweet news for you! Sweet potatoes do not belong to the potato family. The sweet potato is a relative of the Morning Glory (Ipomoea Batatas), and its nutritional makeup is quite different than the white potato. Take a look and then ‘fry’ up some sweet potato steaks.

Pumpkin Seeds: Natural Anti-Depressant

Studies in the US show that pumpkin seeds may help reduce hormone damage to the prostate, which in turn lessens the risk of developing prostate cancer. They’ve been used in certain areas of Europe to treat learning disorders. In China, pumpkin seeds are used to ward off depression, and pumpkin seed oil has been used for treatment of prostatitis.

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

From toxic burgers to body image, Our Lady of Weight Loss, culls the compelling and serves them ‘family style,’ giving you much food for thought! Wake Up America!

Hot Picks from Our Lady of Weight Loss: Toilet Tattoos

Our Lady of Weight Loss says, “If you’re not having fun – if you are not excited – you are doing something wrong!!! I am on a mission: to make weight loss fun! And I will do anything for a laugh, anything to bring a smile to your face!” To that end, this week’s Our Lady of Weight Loss shows you how to decorate your toilet seats! Get ready to move from stuck to happy!

Gods, Girls and Artichokes (recipe included)

Our Lady of Weight Loss tells all about the Artichoke! 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.)

The Ultimate Fighter: How to Win the Battle of the Bulge

Want to lose weight, but you don’t know where to start? Being honest with yourself about how you feel, what the number of the scale says and what it means to you is your first step toward emotional freedom and ultimately to winning the Battle of the Bulge.

10 Tips – Wake Up Happier and Thinner

If you would like to wake up energized, happy and thinner, then read Our Lady of Weight Loss’s Top 10 Tips on How to Wake Up Happier and Thinner NOW!

20 Quick and Simple Weight Loss Tips

Be a Weekend Weight Loss Warrior. Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach shares her top 20 ‘food’ weight loss tips that you can take with you as you head off into the weekend!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: My Mammogram and You?

Did you get your mammogram? In 2009, some 192,370 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, accounting for more than one in four cancers diagnosed.
In 2009, an estimated 40,170 women will die from breast cancer. And what were you waiting for?

How Do You Measure Success?

Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Coach, helps you get clear on what success means to you. Everyone measures success differently. Some people measure it by how much money they make, some by their career path and their titles, some by a successful marriage, some by how pretty or thin they might be.

Grey’s Anatomy: Seviche or Ceviche either way, delicious! (recipe included)

Did you watch Grey’s Anatomy last night? I did. And I have to say, I really thought the seviche/ceviche comment about the poor, mangled girl was tasteless (HA! pun intended) and just plain dumb. Nevertheless, it did bring Ceviche to mind … a delicious dish that is low in calories, carbs and fat. Something you might want to order the next time you’re dining out! Info and recipe to follow!!!

Spiritual Weight Loss: 10 Commandments of Permanent Fat Removal

Our Lady of Weight Loss presents the 10 Commandments of Permanent Fat Removal because it is her mission to make weight loss fun. Our Lady of Weight Loss hopes that you will smile, laugh and lighten up, particularly in these very serious times. She can’t think of anything more delicious than a side-splitting belly laugh. Can you? Sure, laughter is one of God’s greatest gifts!

Pampering 101: Cookies and Milk

Tips on cookies, milk and break times: “Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” ~ Barbara Jordan

Autumnal Equinox 2009 : Recipes

Happiness is a warm belly! From the Our Lady of Weight Loss Kitchens … 10 recipes to warm your soul this autumn.

Insomnia Cookies: 25 Tips to Better Sleep

Are you getting enough sleep? Restful sleep? Tired? Maybe even exhausted? The Our Lady of Weight Loss Snooze Factory has 25 tips for you that are sure to help!

International Day of Peace 2009: 52 affirmations

In recognition of International Peace Day, here follow 52 ‘peace-filled’ affirmations. It is my hope that we find peace in our hearts and send a ripple effect of love out into the world.

Emmy Winners: 30 Rock Star Alec Baldwin named ‘fat’ actor

Reuters (and other news outlets) described Alec Baldwin as “portly.” Is it okay for men to be ‘fat?’ Is Alec upset by these remarks? Does he need the help of Our Lady of Weight Loss? Is there a double standard when it comes to ‘fat?’ Weigh-in here!

Tarot Weight Loss: The Empress

Our Lady of Weight Loss turns to her Tarot Deck and The Empress for inspiration and weight loss motivation. Here, she shares her insights as well as a pear recipe.

28 days: 28 diet tips

Janice Taylor, Spiritual Weight Loss Coach, Guided Imagery Innovator, author and 50 pound loser offers 28 diet tips, a take-away from her 4-week program!

Rosh Hashanah Dessert: Oranges in Fig Sauce (Video)

Our Lady of Weight Loss and I are invited to our neighbors’ tonight to celebrate the Jewish New Year. Needless to say, Our Lady volunteered me to bring dessert. So, I’m bringing my famous Oranges in Fig Sauce. It’s easy to make, delicious and so pretty on the platter! Heads will spin! Tune in for secret ingredient!

To Live or Die: 5 Quick Steps to Weight Loss Warrior

You might be operating from ‘food victim mode’ if: You think you ‘deserve’ ice cream sundaes, cakes and cookies, because you had a hard day. -or –
You take what happened to you in the past, drag it into the future and keep using it as an excuse over and over again. “I can’t do this, because I was ______________.” Sound familiar?

More to Love: Luke and Tali Still Together

Luke, the plus-sized bachelor in search of his plus-sized dream wife, narrowed the playing field to two: Malissa, blonde and Christian. Tali, dark and Jewish. And then he headed home, with gals in tow, to his Pa and Ma for their input. Great family stuff! Video included.

THE BIGGEST LOSER: Season 8

Required Weight Loss Reading: Will the Biggest Loser make YOU Fatter? The new contestants go mano a mano. Will they reach their goals? Will YOU?

Flaming Lips: No Licking Allowed

Lips are amazing. They help us to eat, talk, smile, and express emotions. And, most importantly, they were made for kissing!

What did you have for breakfast today?

Maybe y’all think that if you don’t eat breakfast, you just saved yourself 300 calories and are that much closer to that skinny-minnie body that you’re after. Sorry to be the one to tell you, but it just doesn’t work that way!

Serena Williams: A Sundae “Love Yourself” Puzzle

Serena Williams’ outburst in the US Open 2009 in a match with Kim Clijsters against a lines-woman for making a wrong call got me to thinking the messages we send out and how they reflect upon how we feel about ourselves! This week’s Sundae Jigsaw Puzzle is for you Serena!

Live Free or Die: How to Coach Yourself Happy.

You may be clear about your goal, but are you thinking past your goal? Have you considered what reaching the goal will do for you or how it will change your life? Here, Our Lady of Weight Loss, presents an opportunity for you to ‘coach yourself happy.’

Kate Gosselin: Naked for Playboy? (Vote here!)

According to Star magazine Kate Gosselin was offered $400,000 to pose for Playboy. It got my mind to spinning naked thoughts and wondering, if Hugh called me, would I say “yes?” How confident do I feel about my body? How confident do you feel about your body? Is $400,000 enough?

6 Billion Pounds Overweight: Dr. Ian Smith gives America a kick in the tush

“The food industry has huge culpability as to why we in America find ourselves where we are,” Dr. Ian said. “The food industry is not a non-profit agency. They are in it for the profits.”

09 09 09: 9 tips, 9 pounds in 9 minutes

It’s 09 09 09 Our Lady of Weight Loss has 9 tips to share with you that can help you to lose 9 pounds in 9 minutes.

Obama Speech: Get back on the wagon presidential style.

The holiday weekend is over. It’s time to get serious! This weight loss riddle will get you back on track, back on the wagon … presidential style.

Peanut Butter Smack: Fat-Burning Info and Recipes

The Do’s and Don’ts o Peanut Butter Smack from the Our Lady of Weight Loss kitchens. Yum!

Unexplained Phenomenon: The size of your appetite

People say, “I really don’t understand why I am always hungry. It’s this crazy thing, like an alien has taken over.” People ask, “Can you shed ‘lite’ on this unexplained phenomenon? How can I kill my appetite?” Our Lady of Weight Loss sheds ‘lite’ …

Back to School: Hungry and Cranky Kids

Back to School Food Tips: If you had lunch at 11:30 a.m. (or even earlier) and the next time you had access to food was 3:00 in-the-afternoon, wouldn’t you be hungry and cranky, too?

NYC Health Department Kicks Sugary Beverage Industry in Tush

It takes both chutzpah and cojones (both indigenous to NYC) to roll out a campaign that takes on the beverage industry. And that’s just what the New York City Department of Health has done with its “Pouring on the Pounds campaign,” that effectively highlights the anti-health impact of sugary, sweetened drinks.

The Fat Fight: Are you pouring on the pounds?

According to the American Heart Association (AHA) the average American will munch through, chow down and/or guzzle 22 teaspoons, or 355 calories of sugar today (and tomorrow and the next day)! And you?

True Blood Frenzy: Type A to Type O Red Blood Party Tips

For those of us who are HUGE True Blood fans and are sad to see the season come to an end (next episode the last, boo hoo), consider throwing a season finale cocktail party or, alternatively, how about a romantic warm blooded evening for two? Here’s how!

Sundae Puzzle: Mandala – the perfect circle

This Sundae Jigsaw Puzzle was inspired by the mandala, one of Tantric Buddhism’s most widely used meditational tools.

Give Kraft a Kick in the Tush: Harmful Chemicals in Your Mac & Cheese

Did you know that Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is formulated differently for countries in Europe than for the U.S.? I didn’t either until I read The Unhealthy Truth.

5 Tips: Happy Zaps of Color (end the summer blues)

Got the end of summer blues? Here are 5 happy zaps of color from Our Lady of Weight Loss, sure to lighten your mood and bring energy to your day.

August 27: Two Moons, Mars and One Chocolate Moon Pie

Guilt Free Moon Pie, for those who are craving chocolate but don’t want to get weighed-down by the calories and fat from the Our Lady of Weight Loss kitchens.

Women’s Equality Day: How Carol Osborn’s new book “The Year I Saved My (downsized) Soul” brought me to feet!

The Year I Saved My (downsized) Soul is about Carol’s tumultuous journey through recessionary times, and tells the tale of how she struggled to make sense of both personal and societal tribulation. In other words, she got ‘pinked.’ Lost her job and was sent into the abyss.

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