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Keeping It Off

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by

Most people who lose weight eventually experience some weight regain.  The first year after reaching goal weight is where most folks stumble.  There are many things we can do to improve our chances of succeeding at ongoing weight maintenance.  An important initial step is to make a conscious decision to transition to weight maintenance.   Another […]

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Overcoming Adversity

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by

“In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.”  Dante Alighiere, Inferno All of us will eventually go through rough times in our lives.  It isn’t the strife that defines us; it is our response to our travails that demonstrates the […]

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Your Future Belongs to You

Posted: Sep 18 in Blog by

We all dream of a better us.  We dream of getting back into shape again, feeling fit and strong, eating better and being thinner.  It’s a long journey back into the skinny pants.  We feel great and full of energy after a few months of regular exercise, better diet, and weight loss.  Then we hit […]

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You Can Do This, We Can Help

Posted: Aug 05 in Blog by

You can do this.  You can succeed in your efforts to lose weight, change your lifestyle, get back in shape and regain control of your life.  The first step is choosing to believe you are capable of making these changes.  Second, you have to make the decision to start.  If you have made the decision […]

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We Don’t Have To Do What We’ve Always Done

Posted: Aug 05 in Blog by

I don’t have any willpower with food.  This is the lie we tell ourselves so that we don’t feel bad about eating junk food.  Lying to ourselves may make us feel better for a while, but it doesn’t help us make better choices.  This belief is poisonous to our motivation to eat better and be […]

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