This has been a conversation I have had several times this week. Let’s face it, we can’t help but think about that slimy little number on the scale a little too often. For some, it’s a daily ritual. Get up, go to the bathroom, and “weigh-in.” Often times dry and unpainted. You know what I’m talkin’ bout. And … Continue reading "The Daily Weigh-In: Scale Betrayal"
Beef jerky is one of my very favorite go-to snacks. But especially in the summertime. Mainly, because it doesn’t melt and I can keep it with me. Also, because I cram too many errands in during the summer months and need an on-the-go snack. Friends of ours in Kansas City have a wonderful company called PaleoFit … Continue reading "PaleoFit Meals Clean Jerky"
Who doesn’t love a themed recipe??? I’ve seen some 4th of July ideas come across my computer screen and wanted a fun themed treat that didn’t pack a lot of sugar. Only three ingredients and all the fun, refreshing, summer-type of ingredients! It’s as easy as one-two-three. Ya know, because there are three layers. Happy cookouts, … Continue reading "4th of July Parfait!"
Did I get your attention? Just wait until you realize there are old awkward photos. Then I’ll really get ya! I often get the question why I don’t post calories on my recipes. The most honest answer: errr…because I don’t count them. It’s true calories in minus calories out does equal weight loss. That’s true and simple science. But … Continue reading "I Quit Counting Calories. And Finally Lost Weight."
I often receive questions about child nutrition, all the time! If you have those questions, you are not alone. While I do have the education, I do not have my own babies just yet. So I’ve recruited my good friend Terri, Dietitian AND mom to Sadie (& one on the way!) to share her experience with feeding her … Continue reading "Secrets of a Mom Dietitian"
I’ve blogged a couple times in recent weeks to make a connection between weight management and money management. And something hit me hard today. Money management and weight management have yet another link. They make me cry. Not always. And the hard works is still worth the reward. But let’s get real for a minute. My husband … Continue reading "Money and Weight…And Tears."
I love this visual to describe the changes in your digestive track after a Gastric Sleeve Surgery. Use this image as a reminder when you make a food choices. This will help you think of what will stay with you longer so you can get lose the most amount of weight with your surgery!
You may have been following my last couple posts on how money relates to weight-loss. In my opinion, it’s important to look at things from different perspectives and angles to gain new found understanding- even some extra motivation. I mentioned in the first blog how a healthy eating plan is like a healthy budget plan. … Continue reading "Like Putting Pennies in the Jar"
Last week I started in on my thoughts about money and weight…and how closely they connect. With the many obstacles in life, it’s quite refreshing to take on a new perspective. For some people, financial management is very emotional and difficult. For others, weight management is very emotional and difficult. Not that they can’t both … Continue reading "Saving up for Vacation…You Gotta Have a Goal"
Everyday in my office with clients, I find myself equating weight loss to finances. But what does money have to do with it? Some might say money has a lot to do with it, because losing weight is expensive. I beg to differ. Okay, wait…that is also pretty true. Weight loss is a 40 billion … Continue reading "Weight Management, Money Management"