Stop Dieting Forever!

nutrition Apr 17, 2017

I have been on every diet under the sun. I have tried Weight Watchers, low carb, no carb, carb cycling, ketogenic, vegan, smoothie, alkaline, and probably more that I can’t even remember. They all had parts that were great, and parts that I hated. I always liked learning new recipes, and trying different ways of eating. I became addicted to the feeling of the beginning of a new diet: THIS is the one that is going to work for me. It was always a new beginning- a promise of how great I was going to look and feel.

I hated that feeling that other people can eat fun things, but I couldn’t. I hated that no matter what diet I tried, I never got the results I wanted. I hated failing. I hated not being allowed to eat a piece of bread, or plate of pasta or birthday cake. I hated being hungry. But at the same time, I loved it. I loved denying myself certain foods- it was almost like it made me a better person. Stronger than the average person. I could say no to foods I really...

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Reasons You Are NOT Losing Weight

As I work with more and more women, and even just in talking to women, I hear the same limiting beliefs around weight all the time! Women say things like “I have a slow metabolism” or “Well, I am menopausal, so I know that’s why I’m gaining weight.” It makes me cringe! It makes me crazy!!

Here’s the thing- your unconscious mind is pretty much responsible for what happens to your body. It believes everything you tell it is true, and then it works really hard to make it true. If you are always looking in the mirror, thinking, “no matter what I do, I can’t lose weight”, or telling people you meet about your slow metabolism, you better believe that you can’t lose weight and that your metabolism is slow. Your unconscious mind has made it so. And then your body gives you evidence of this, so you are proving it to yourself!

This was my cycle for years. I ate clean, was always dieting, and either gained weight, or could...

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