Losing Weight After 60

Like many women, I have learned the hard way that losing weight after 60 is tricky. This doesn't mean that it's impossible. But, it does mean that it requires a solid commitment to exercise, healthy eating and stress relief.

6 months ago

There’s Real Hope for Intermittent Fasting as a Weight Loss Technique for Older Women

By now, if you are a foodie or dieter, the term „ Intermittent fasting” has likely crossed your path. It’s a term that describes several types of fasting, but first, a word or two about this practice…

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6 months ago

How I Use My Lazy Gene to Uplevel My Weight Loss Success

Let me say right off the bat that there’s nothing special about me (my grandma wasn’t a Rockette and my people never brought home the gold). True to my genetics, I was “well-insulated” for three-plus decades of life. Never reedy, I always looked like I’d been double-dipping on school lunches and chowing ice cream at […]

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7 months ago

“Normal” Eating for Weight Loss

I was talking to a client recently about passing up the breadbasket when she is eating dinner at a restaurant. She said to me, “I just want to be able to eat like normal people.” This really got me thinking – what is normal anyway? Why is bread…

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7 months ago

Why You Shouldn’t Do a Weight Loss Challenge or Quick Start Program

I see a lot of ads offering things like a ‘14-day weight loss challenge’ or ‘21-day health restart’ this time of year. Do you? Many people will sign up for them. I have done them myself in years past. I have also created and offered them…

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8 months ago

Weight-Loss Surgery for Seniors — Is It Advised or Is It Too Late?

At one point, weight-loss surgery was considered almost a cosmetic procedure despite its origins aiming to resolve or correct diabetes. For decades, health insurance plans wouldn’t cover weight-loss surgery, and few medical doctors…

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8 months ago

Top 4 New Year’s Resolutions for Emotional Eaters over 60 in 2022

You know how you create a New Year’s resolution to eat better but then as the year goes on, the stress eating picks up and you can’t resist the siren call of sweets? There is a good reason this happens to you, and it has nothing to do with willpower…

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8 months ago

Weight! I Don’t Want to Carry This Around Anymore

From the time I quit smoking on Super Bowl Sunday of my 40th year until I broke up with my ex 20-some years later, my five-foot frame lugged around an extra 25 pounds. The Body Mass Index pegged me squarely as obese. Looking back at old photos…

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8 months ago

How to Manage Your Emotions Instead of Eating to Avoid Them

We’re all feeling such an array of emotions this year. If you’ve been eating to avoid the discomfort of some of them, then you’ve likely gained weight. What you’re doing is emotional eating, and that is the biggest cause of overeating…

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8 months ago

Belly Fat and Clutter – Are They Related?

Clutter is a constant in our lives. Just walking in from the mailbox brings a fresh stack of it. I was surprised to find that clutter affects women most. But then again, knowing how my husband can overlook a cluttered entry way, maybe not too surprised…

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9 months ago

9 Healthy Habits for Women Over 60

Over the years, I have discovered there are certain pieces of common sense that apply to our weight and overall health. And whether we lose or gain weight, there are also certain undeniable facts that we must acknowledge…

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