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

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Hate Cardio? This Has Changed My Cardio Workouts Forever

I hated cardio until this changed my life, and I think it'll change your life too. Cardio workouts for women typically mean running or walking on a treadmill or outside. I don't like running or walking on a treadmill and walking outside when it's below 60 degrees is...

Food Motivation: What’s In My Fridge? It All Starts Here

Sure, I would love to have doughnuts and cheesecake every day...shoot, I would settle for once a week, but obviously, we know we can't have both a younger, healthier self AND all of the junk food we want. There are a couple of peaks that have to be reached before...

Meal Prep Made Easy + Yummy

Meal prep made easy AND yummy. Anything that says meal and easy in the same sentence is right up my alley. The problem with meal prep for me is I don't like leftovers in general, so the idea of putting several days of meals together to eat all week has never appealed...

37 Tips for the Best Way to Lose Weight for Women Over 40

                  This is a list you don't want to miss. Many of you have asked for tips for the best way to lose weight. It took years for all of these to fall into place, but these are my habits and tidbits of what I have...

How to Lose Weight Before Summer Vacation

                    Can you believe it's already April? Remember making the New Year's resolution to lose weight before summer vacation? The days of, "I will start tomorrow" are over. It's April and summer is RIGHT...

Winning the Battle to Lose the Last 10 Pounds

                    It's so true, the last 10 pounds are the most difficult to lose! I don't really judge myself by the scales, but what I'm struggling to lose is basically the equivalent of the last 10 pounds. It's my...

10 Ways Fit Healthy People Live Differently

                    Ever look at a group of fit healthy people and wonder what makes them tick? What is it about fit healthy people that makes it look so easy for them to be thin and in shape? Well it's not always just...

Couscous vs Quinoa: Which Should You be Feeding Your Family?

Couscous vs quinoa is a great question for those of us just starting to eat healthier after 40. It was mashed potatoes and pasta as staples until a few years ago at our house. As I have transitioned to healthier meals, couscous and quinoa have made it to my shopping...

A Letter to the Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40

Dear Discouraged Overweight Women Over 40, I have been struggling a bit with what to write to help you with recently until I read a post on Facebook.       First, I am truly sorry you are feeling discouraged in your weight loss goals. It certainly isn't...