Weight Loss Doesn’t Equal Health

I started health coaching six years ago. When I decided to pursue coaching, I definitely knew I wanted to focus on overall health without feeding into the diet narrative. I grew up hearing about how weight was the enemy, I heard the mantras of “3 meals a day with nothing in between”. I saw my … Continue reading Weight Loss Doesn’t Equal Health

Do you feel like you’re always starting over?

A few years ago, I was going through hell. I don’t know how else to explain it, hell seems to be a pretty accurate description. I was a single mom, raising two daughters alone, and my youngest was having some issues that were affecting school. I was in constant meetings with the middle school and trying … Continue reading Do you feel like you’re always starting over?

A Different New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of the year when we’re bombarded by messages about losing weight, getting in shape and becoming a new you. The holiday stuff is cleared off the store shelves and the diet books will soon be front and center at Barnes and Noble. Many of us overindulged over the holidays and it can … Continue reading A Different New Year’s Resolution

Could Pain Be Causing You To Overeat?

I’ve had periods in my life when I’ve been really into working out; I’ve been into weight lifting, kickboxing, step classes, running, the elliptical. Then life would, at times, get busy and I would fall out of my routine and my workouts were more infrequent. But for the past 20 years I’ve been a pretty … Continue reading Could Pain Be Causing You To Overeat?

What’s up with nighttime eating?

So, what’s up with nighttime eating? Is this something that you’ve dealt with or are still struggling with? Because it’s definitely something that gave me trouble over the years. Something happens at night. Even when my food was clean and healthy all day, the nighttime is when it would all fall apart. It’s a lot … Continue reading What’s up with nighttime eating?

How to eat out like a normal person

http://grooveanywhere.com/media/k2/items/cache/a522a6005d1cb428ea34ef1769cd7452_XL.jpg I was at dinner with a friend recently who is interested in losing weight. As she looked at the menu she asked my opinion on what food was ok. Was the grilled chicken a good idea, should she have the skinny margarita? While I watched her agonize over her every decision, it brought back … Continue reading How to eat out like a normal person