Tips & Tricks

Your official “I’m Hungry” checklist

It’s 3 in the afternoon. Lunch ended 3 hours ago.  Dinner’s not for another 3 hours, and you’re starving! Today I’m providing you with a checklist that will help you battle the hunger-monster when it arrises. Step 1) Go drink 12oz of water. Right ...Read More

How to listen to the Podcast

Did you know that I do a podcast once a week on the topic of nutrition, fitness, and weight loss?  I typically take a topic from the blog and go really in-depth (sometimes more than an hour). Podcasts are great because you can listen ...Read More

What to do when the scale stops moving

The plateau is the mortal enemy of every “loser”.  You find a rhythm that works. You stick to the program. You do all the things you’re supposed to be doing — but at a certain point, the scale simply stops moving. What then? During my ...Read More

What I’ve learned on my journey

Today is my birthday. I’m 38 years old today, and I just realized that it’s been almost exactly 2 and a half years (30 months) since I started my weight loss journey, and it’s now been 6 months since I reached my “goal” weight. ...Read More

Incorporating a Break from Weight Loss

So this is my latest experiment… I’ve been eating at a calorie deficit for 13 months now, and I’m fighting a really nasty plateau at 167lbs. (Almost 3 weeks of being unable to break through that number, despite eating at a CRAZY deficit and ...Read More

When to Weigh Yourself

Most weight-loss plans will tell you that you should only weigh yourself once a week. I tried this early on and found several problems with it. They tell you to weigh yourself only once a week because your body will normally fluctuate a few ...Read More