I finished my T day dinner somewhere between Heckin' Chonker and Oh Lawd He Comin'. How about you? Looking back I went into the day with nothing but Pumpkin Pie (homemade including the pumpkin puree) on my mind. Just the anticipation of dessert causes my old brain to release a little dopamine to let me… Continue reading Oh Lawd he comin’
We’ve got a weight epidemic. In Kentucky alone over 31% of us have clinical obesity and over 66% of us are overweight. That means that 1/3 of our population has a disease that has a 100% chance of lowering life expectancy. You read that correctly. If you have obesity as a disease you can expect… Continue reading Is your weight killing you?
Have you ever had a gnawing hunger that was so profound you could swear that you were starving? Yeah, me too. It’s embarrassing to feel this way because I have in no way ever experienced food scarcity. I live in a part of the country where cheap food is abundant. The city I live in,… Continue reading Hangry Monster
I used to think that emotional eating meant scarfing down a tub of ice cream after heartbreak or eating a nachos supreme after a particularly trying day at work. It didn’t occur to me that emotionally eating also applied to celebrations and the mundane. I for one used to think that a party wasn’t a… Continue reading Do you emotionally eat?
Food as entertainment is deeply entrenched in our culture. When food was scarce, getting together as a community and celebrating the harvest served to feed everyone and bond the community. Food celebrations meant continued survival. Over time, as food became more available, we continued to use food as a way to celebrate. Think of our… Continue reading Let me entertain you!
Action leads to outcomes, right? Let’s say you want to learn to speak Spanish. Maybe you order an online course or go to a school that offers a class. At first you are motivated to learn because you have A GOAL. You learn the basic vocabulary and grammar; you practice your pronunciations and you study. … Continue reading How do you reach your goal of weight loss?
Time for some tough love. If you are overweight you are overweight because you are overeating. And if you are overeating, it’s for an emotional reason. Now let me back up to the idea of overeating. As soon as I said this, some of you were like “oh, she is finally going to tell us… Continue reading Tough Love on Overeating
A finite resource. Bane of all dieters. Breaker of the best formulated plan. One stressful day at work or one sleepless night with a sick kid and BOOM that sh*t is gone and you’re eating donuts like its your full time job. Next thing you know you’re feeling ashamed and beating yourself up thinking about… Continue reading Willpower
Cutting through the crap to help you blast the fat! Welcome to weight loss during the pandemic. If you are like some, you may have gained a few pounds over the past several months (is it STILL 2020?). Maybe you are trying to diet and maybe you aren't. Do you want to know a dirty… Continue reading Welcome to the Rocket Blog