Weight Loss

Simple, practical ways to create weight loss habits into your busy life for successful, long term weight loss after 40.

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A Must Read: Ground Turkey vs Ground Beef?

Ground beef vs ground turkey? I can still remember standing in the meat department looking at the reportedly healthier choice ground turkey. I had been buying ground beef for years and loved everything about red meat. But, I wanted to be healthy. I wanted to be a...

How to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss

You've lost weight. Congratulations! But, you didn't count on having so much loose skin, right? There can be a big concern about how to tighten loose skin after weight loss. If you're a woman over 40, you may have noticed your skin's elasticity isn't what it used to...

Common Diet Mistakes That Slow Weight Loss for Women Over 40

As women over 40, changing life long habits can be difficult, but not impossible. These common diet mistakes can slow weight loss and leave you feeling discouraged. Knowledge is power. Common Diet Mistakes Consistency is a Problem First, don't consider this a diet -...

How the Sugar Industry Duped Us All for 50 Years

Wow, we have been duped all of these years...50 years now. The NY Times has issued an article explaining how the sugar industry paid Harvard researchers to point the finger at saturated fat instead of sugar for heart disease. No, this isn't a movie, this really...

Healthy Weight Loss Foods that Replaced My Favorite Junk Foods

Healthy weight loss foods are imperative to a healthy lifestyle. When I started on this journey, I didn't realize my eating habits would be changing indefinitely. It was clear that I had to break up with my favorite junk foods, at least until I lost the weight. In a...

One on One Weight Loss Success Program for Women Over 40

  Very simply, I started this blog to help women over 40 with weight loss success through living a healthy lifestyle. I have really enjoyed sharing what I have learned during my weight loss and what I continue to learn as I strive to live healthy lifestyle. A few...

5 Small Changes to Lose Weight for Women Over 40

Sometimes we make losing weight more complicated than it should be. You know, we have all done it. We have tried cauliflower as the base for everything, gone no carbs, all carbs, counted points, no grains, no dairy and the list goes on when really, making small...

Meal Prepping Tips Even For Those Who Don’t Really Like It

Meal prepping tips from someone who doesn't like leftovers? Here's how you can be prepared and eat food that tastes fresh.     I am totally on board with having fresh healthy food at your fingertips when you get hungry to help prevent spontaneously reaching for the...

Make Time for Workouts Even When You Work Full Time

Still having trouble trying to make time to workout? I totally get it. Our lives are busy already, now trying to fit in a few times a day to burn some extra calories isn’t always easy. A few months ago a friend asked for some ideas on getting a little workout done...

Fitness Secrets I Didn’t Find Out About Until Much Later: Part 1

Fitness secrets don't have to be secret when you hang with me. I am sharing what took me years to realize and learn right here on the blog to help you reach your goals! When I began this journey a little over 4 years ago, I basically knew nothing about fitness. When I...

8 Foolproof Tips to Prevent Weight Gain While on Vacation

Weight gain while on vacation is almost as bad as a rainy vacation. Vacation eating habits can be detrimental to the healthy habits you've worked so diligently to create. I am frequently disappointed at the limited number of healthy items on menus when dining out....