Category Weight Loss

You Reached Your Goal! Now What?

If you’ve been following my blog, you know I recently completed a weight-loss plan and reached my goal.  While the process of losing weight is difficult, it is a short-term goal with an end point.  I knew I wouldn’t feel as hungry or deprived once the calorie restriction ceased.  Psychologically speaking, it was a powerful motivational tool I had […]


On March 11th, I embarked on a modest weight loss trek with the goal of losing 10 pounds at an average of 1 pound per week.   On May 10th, I achieved my goal.  I am proud and humbled at the same time.  (More on the latter later.)  I used MyFitnessPal to track daily calorie intake and […]

Confessions of a 40-Something Personal Trainer

I’m just going to put it out there.  My jeans are a bit too tight for my comfort and ego to accept.  And, truthfully, the scale is reflecting that reality as well.  Exercise isn’t the issue.  I’m doing some type of workout 6 days a week (a combination of cardio, strength and flexibility training) and three […]