Fitness/Health

November 18, 2016
Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Holiday Eating Survival Guide

The holiday season is upon us and with it comes the decorations, parties and lots of tempting goodies. We all hold special memories of years gone by and a lot of those memories are wrapped up in food. Food is an essential cultural element, which means it comes front and […]
November 11, 2016
book promo

Celebrate With Me! – Book Promo

Monday, November 14, will mark two years of success on my weight journey! In retrospect, I realize that day is also significant for this blog, because without it I would never have started The FABulous Journey. Originally, I started blogging to share incites about my weight journey, but I soon […]
October 29, 2016
ways to insure weight loss sucess

10 Steps To Insure Weight Loss Success From The Start

Is it a law that weight loss has to be unpleasant? It may not be a law, but it sure is a foregone conclusion for a lot of us. Unfortunately, we learn from past experience and most of us are not new to the prospect of losing weight. If you’ve […]
September 15, 2016
first radio interview

First Radio Interview – Favorite Things

Last week, my voice went out across the air waves in my first radio interview! I grew up listening to the radio. In fact, next to air-conditioning, the radio is the most important accessory in my car followed closely by well-placed cup holders. I’m crazy about it! I often contemplate […]
July 16, 2016
summer weight gain

How To Rein In Summer Weight Gain

Does it seem impossible to rein in your summer weight gain? If you are yelling a big “YES” at me right now, I can totally understand. With all the late-night ice cream runs and cook-outs, it can be hard to keep your waist line in check. My family is reunited […]
May 14, 2016
mindless eater

Are You A Mindless Eater?

I’ve heard my mother-in-law talk about washing day at her house when she was growing up. Every Tuesday was devoted to washing clothes for her family of eight. In fact, there were so many clothes to wash that her aunt would often come down to pitch in because she only […]
April 16, 2016
change your weight story

It’s Never Too Late To Change Your Weight Story

I believe it’s never too late to change your weight story! You can try to convince yourself that you’re too old or too set in your routine to change, but I am not buying it. Yes, we do have to adjust our weight expectations as we age, but this doesn’t […]
April 2, 2016
Mentally Debating Your Food Choices

Tired Of Mentally Debating Food Choices?

Are you tired of mentally debating food choices? The mental debate over food choices is a real struggle for many of us. In fact, I would dare say that mental ping pong determines our food choices the majority of the time. It’s that point when a craving hits…your mind begins […]
March 12, 2016
weight loss mind hacks

Weight Loss Mind Hacks

I talk a lot about how our thoughts about food determine our eating. But sometimes, our minds can use a little help! I have discovered a few weight loss mind hacks that help me feel more satisfied. I talked about a couple of these mind hacks in an earlier post, […]
February 20, 2016
Midlife Fitness Mistakes, fitness over 40

5 Midlife Fitness Mistakes You May Be Making

You know that fitness and exercise are important elements of healthy living, but make sure you are not making these midlife fitness mistakes. I developed a regular fitness habit when my daughter turned one. So, for the past 17 years, I’ve kept a pretty steady schedule at the gym. When I’m […]