Switching from Ideal Protein to the Atkins Diet

Switching from Ideal Protein to the Atkins Diet

I've officially decided to move on over to the Atkins Diet with a hybrid of IP. It's essentially the same diet, just eating my own foods. I'll stay away from processed foods and eat whole foods.

This came about from another visit to my doctor yesterday. Nothing is wrong with IP and I could probably stay on it for the remaining 40 lbs I need to lose, but my body isn't used to the packaged foods and I'm not getting enough nutrients even with taking extra supplements. My hair is still falling out, (more…)

How to Stop Overeating

How to Stop Overeating

How to stop overeating in a society full of food?

Everywhere you turn there is food.  Food at celebrations, food at work, food in your home – it's everywhere – not to mention we kinda need it to survive.  How to stop overeating when you are constantly surrounded by food is a great question to ask yourself.  Here's another. (more…)

How I Am Overcoming Emotional Eating One Day, Meal, and Choice at a Time Part 1 of 3

How I Am Overcoming Emotional Eating One Day, Meal, and Choice at a Time Part 1 of 3

The title should really say, “How I Am Overcoming Emotional Eating Kicking and Screaming at My Inner Chubby Chick for Lying to Me All of these Years!” 

That would be more appropriate.  She can be such a B**ch!

I wish I had a magic wand and a quick check list to say, “Complete these items on the checklist and you'll never be an emotional eater again.” (more…)