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My Biggest Struggle as a Wellness/Weight Loss Coach

I loved sports growing up.  I played them all: volleyball, softball, basketball, cheerleading (yes, that’s a sport) and more.  I didn’t realize until I got to college that I used them to keep my weight under control. When the demands of Physical Therapy school became too great, I gained 25 …

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How to Deal With Stress (An Alternative to Eating)

We start most diets with the best of intentions.  We get all excited about the latest and greatest diet, “finally, the answer to all of my problems!”  We do what they tell us to do until life gets in the way: we get stressed out at work, the boyfriend breaks …

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Why Emotional Eating is a GOOD Thing

I saw the Whitney Houston movie the other day and was really taken by the story as I watched her addiction unfold.  *As of the publication of this newsletter, Whitney’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina, is in the hospital, in a medically induced coma and breathing with the help of a ventilator, after …

The Myth of Thinland

This is a Life Practice.   Staying in touch with yourself, your feelings and what your body really needs is a practice.  According to Google, the word practice literally means a repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it. …