Motivational Monday: Everyday is a New Day to Start Over

No matter what you did, or didn’t do yesterday, today is a brand new day to start all over and get it right. Focus on your successes rather than your failures. Zoom in on how far you have come over how much farther you must go.  I overate: You had ice-cream cake this week. You went to Vegas and sinned in Sin […]

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Weight Loss Wednesday: What to Eat to Lose, Gain, or Maintain

Whether you want to lose, gain, or maintain your weight, it’s a numbers game–calories in vs. calories out. Let’s review the true secret to understanding weight loss, weight gain, and weight maintenance once and for all–metabolic formula. It’s not about fads or temporary solutions. This is how to achieve permanent change. Stop buying into the […]

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Motivational Monday: Ten Tips to Make New Habits Stick

The best way to get healthy and fit is by introducing good habits–one at a time. Many people fail because they take on too much too soon. Take one habit at a time and devote twenty-one days to making it stick. Then introduce another one. After a few months you will be working out four-six days […]

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Fresh Friday: Calling All Volume Eaters

So I’m what is known as a volume eater. This means satiety comes from large quantities of food. How is this achieved on a 1400-1500 calorie budget? Knowing which foods are low in calories and high in protein, fiber, and water so that I can eat a huge bowl  instead of a 1/2 cup serving of something calorically […]

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Fresh Friday: Quick Ideas For Kale, Coconut, & Curry

Easy Healthy Breakfast: This is what I’ve been eating this week for a post-workout breakfast. Two eggs over medium atop two giant leaves of kale. To eat: fold the kale gently around the eggs like a wrap-careful not to puncture the yolk. Add sliced tomato, red onion, avocado, nitrate-free deli meat, bacon, or anything at […]

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Fresh Friday: The Java Trap And Other Liquids

Happy New Year everyone. I have decided to lose a little more weight which means I’m back on the iPhone mynetdiary app counting calories with the rest of our clients. I am a volume eater and 1430 calories is lower than the 1900 I have been eating to maintain my current weight of 140 pounds. […]

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Fresh Friday: Our Favorite Recipes

Still comforting ourselves with warm winter meals, here are some of the favorites we’ve been relishing lately. All of these recipes are quick, inexpensive, nutritious, and delicious. Enjoy. Zucchini and mushroom and omelet breakfast: I always turn to my food processor when rushed. Shredding vegetables in a food processor takes about 30 seconds and makes […]

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Fresh Friday: You Must EAT to Lose Weight

People think that to lose weight they should eat less. Wrong! Every week, I log in to and police my clients’ food logs. Since you must count calories to lose weight, I analyze them to make sure they are on track. By on track I mean that they are all eating their prescribed daily […]

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Motivational Monday: Metabolic Blues

You are doing everything perfectly: Counting calories according to your metabolic formula; Working out intensely most days of the week; Getting 8 hours of quality REM sleep every night; Managing stressful circumstances  & people; Keeping your eyes on the prize around holidays, happy hours, and birthday cake… But you only lost 6 pounds this month […]

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