Why This Nutritionist Eats Chocolate Every Day

Those 30 day challenges that require you to cut out all the “fun” foods just don’t work for me. Perhaps they did at one point in my life, but not anymore. No potatoes? No chocolate? No bread? No sugar? No effing way. You see I’ve gone even more “hardcore” than 30 days. I went a […]

3 Reasons Why Your Body Goals Are All Wrong Ladies

One of my clients the other day told me about a conversation she had recently with her doctor. As the doctor congratulated my client on her recent weight loss, she also asked what her final goal weight would be. Before she could even answer, the doctor piped in with “why don’t you go for the […]

What Are You Really Hungry For?

There you are with the door to the cabinet open, gazing longingly at the chips and crackers, gripping the door handles while you try to get a grip on your cravings. Again. This seems to be a habit now, like the Monday morning promises to clean things up for once. This moment where you could […]

Give Yourself a Motivational Kick in the Ass

Would you like to find a deep well of motivation to tap into at a moment’s notice to obliterate whatever goal you set? A kick in the ass on call whenever you need it? I can’t tell you how many people tell me this is what they’re looking for. Figuratively, of course. No one actually enjoys […]

6 Simple Steps to a Confident, Fit Body This Summer – Part 6

The final component in claiming your confident, fit body this summer: escape from body image hell!   I’ll give it to you straight: you can do everything we’ve talked about here in the first 5 steps, make fantastic progress to your summer body goals, and STILL be miserable on vacation. What?? I know! You put […]

6 Simple Steps to a Confident, Fit Body This Summer – Part 5

The silent hell-raisers: Sleep & Stress     You’ve set your goal, you’re tracking your food intake, you’re faithfully walking and doing your intervals, you’re pushing some weight around, and you’re all set! Well hold on a second there, girlie. We’re besties, remember? I would never let my best friend walk out of here with […]

6 Simple Steps to a Fit Confident Body This Summer – Part 3

Step 3) What kind of cardio hell must I tolerate to get in shape?   Let’s remember our goals for a second, okay? You want to prance around the beach (or pool) in your teeny tiny swim suit and feel damn good about yourself. In order to do that, we have to move our bodies […]

6 Simple Steps to a Confident Fit Body This Summer – Part One

This is Part 1 of a 6-part blog series. Here’s the scenario: my best friend has come to me and wants to know exactly what to do to get in shape for her family summer vacation. In 6 steps, here is exactly what I’d tell her to do. I dug out my summer shorts today […]

My Before & After Transformation Story – 1st Round

Everyone loves a before and after story so I’ll tell you mine, well, BOTH of mine.  That’s right.  I’ve had TWO awesome before and after stories that need telling separately to properly understand my current philosophy for health and weight loss.  And why I’m so damn adamant about losing weight the RIGHT way. So, behold, […]

Have you had your “aha” moment in weight loss yet??

We read these fantastic stories of people (thanks for that People magazine) who’ve been overweight or obese for years who suddenly wake up, radically change their lifestyle and drop all the weight. What the hell happened? And how do I get some of that? What causes some people to have that “aha” moment and make […]