How Inflammation Can be the Enemy of Your Weight Loss

Posted: November 27, 2017

The story of inflammation is one of “too much of a good thing”. The absolutely wonderful thing about inflammation is that it helps your body heal after an injury like a cut or a sprain. While we think of it as painful and uncomfortable, inflammation’s pain and swelling that happens when you twist your knee, or get a sliver under your skin, are all part of your body’s defence system doing its job to prevent further injury and fight off read more…

How to Manage your Emotional Eating to Help Manage Your Weight

Posted: November 24, 2017

We all do it. Even if you’re slim as a rake, if you spot a favourite food after not having it for a while, you can get excited about the flavour you’ve missed and scarf it down before anyone knows its there. That’s just one example of emotional eating. And we could fill lots of blog posts with other examples. Having a bad day at work, or a good one; relationship problems and relationship success; a sad movie and the read more…

11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 2

Posted: November 16, 2017

You see them in magazines, on TV and on the web. Weight loss success stories seem to be everywhere. But, if you’ve always struggled with your weight or with eating a healthy diet, they can be frustrating. They can make you feel like you’re the only one who can’t find success. But, as we learned in “11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 1 ”, by reading about weight loss successes, and failures, can give you the lessons and motivation that helps you turn read more…

11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 1

Posted: November 7, 2017

It can make you just avoid weight loss journey success stories. It feels like you’ve tried everything they talk about in all the stories, but you’ve never been able to get the same results. But reading about the efforts, successes, and failures, of other who are trying to reach the same goals as you are can give you yet one more level of motivation, perhaps the one that finally pushes you to enjoy your own success. Make no mistake. Many read more…