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Earlier this week I went out for dinner and wine with a new friend. We talked and had a great time and like so often happens in our society and culture nowadays, especially between girls-ladies-women, my new friend made a comment on her appearance: “Sorry I look like such a wreck today.” First … [Read more…]

 This article is courtesy of The Athlete’s Kitchen, Copyright: Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD, May 2012 More than 450 members of SCAN, the nation’s largest professional group of Sports & Cardiovascular Nutritionists (, convened in Baltimore (April 2012) to celebrate SCAN’s 30th birthday and … [Read more…]

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Christie Inge, life coach extraordinaire. Please take a second to go back and read her guest post! As I mentioned then, I’m going to be tackling some of the questions that Christie presents in her getting started guide. The good, the bad, the ugly…I’m going … [Read more…]

How many times have you heard a friend, or yourself, say, “Oh, I’m just disgusting!” or “Ugh, I hate my body!”? No one wants to be fat. But when you tell yourself such put-downs, you may actually be sabotaging yourself and your weight-loss efforts. Cognitive psychology has long known that the … [Read more…]

I talked a bit about the whole Exposed movement in yesterday’s vlog post and said I would expand on it more today, with a photo (eek!). We spend a lot of time being overly critical and negative towards our bodies. Maybe you don’t like your flabby arms, your sagging tummy, or your thunder thighs. We … [Read more…]

Lots of us have negative body images. I’m sure a lot of us have called ourselves fat, hefty, fluffy, porky, or even worse. We’ve all complained that our thighs are too big, our butt is too dimply, our arms are too saggy, and our stomach is too flabby. The things is you don’t see yourself the way … [Read more…]