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Day 12 – Did You Ever Have One of Those Days?

By Karen | July 12, 2019 |

Today was a really good one but very busy. I started the day with a meeting with a potential coaching client who I think will be joining my program. I then came home to work on a presentation I gave to possibly do something pretty big with women’s heart health. That meeting went extraordinarily well…

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Day Eleven – R&R…Where Do You Get Yours?

By Karen | July 11, 2019 |

Everyone needs downtime, even me. I have the best life in the world. I get to do what I love and get paid for it. I can do it when I want and where I want. I can work as much or as little as I choose. It really doesn’t get better than that. But…

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Day 10 – Progress Not Perfection

By Karen | July 10, 2019 |

Do you recall when I stated this journey, I said I always felt that I had to get up at 5AM to go to the gym or I wouldn’t go? Well, I haven’t done that once. I get up at 6 or 7AM and get to the gym at whatever time I get ready to…

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Day Nine – Stress…the Enemy Within

By Karen | July 9, 2019 |

Do you feel like you are up to your elbows in alligators all the time? Do you constantly feel like you’re chasing a deadline? Are you financially strapped, always afraid that the next catastrophic event will put you onto the street? These feeling s of constantly being under stress will have a negative impact on…

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Day 8 – Why Is It Harder Now Than It Was In The 70s To Maintain A Healthy Weight?

By Karen | July 8, 2019 |

DISCLAIMER – not my feet, not my scale and not my weight. First…as promised, I said I would report my journey and Monday is the day I chose to do weigh in. Recall that last week, I lost over seven pounds…7.4 to be exact. Well this morning I weighed myself and gained back one of…

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Day Seven – Fat is Not the Enemy

By Karen | July 7, 2019 |

For more than fifty years, dietary fat has been demonized in our food supply and we have been made to think that eating low fat or non-fat foods is the key to weight loss and healthy weight maintenance. This is simply not only false but also dangerous. High quality, healthy fats in the diet provide…

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Day 6 – The Power of Habit and Forming Good Ones

By Karen | July 6, 2019 |

I made it three in a row this morning and I think I might be onto something. First, I have not made it to the gym at 5AM even once this week, but I did go a little later and it was actually quite fine. I ran into people I know two of the three…

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Day Five – Intermittent Fasting…Try It You May Like It

By Karen | July 5, 2019 |

I was able to string two days in a row together for the gym. I may be on a roll. And I think this intermittent fasting is working for me. I go to the gym in the morning before I eat breakfast so it forces my body to use stored energy (a.k.a. fat) to fuel…

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