Monthly Archives: February 2021

My Meds Made Me Fat

Right up there with “I’m not that fat, I’m big boned” is the other falsehood that “My meds me fat.” God, I hear that all the time or someone will write that on the initial questionnaire they submit: “I was skinny my whole life and started birth control last year and gained 50  [Read more...]

Weight Loss Success:
You Have to Believe It to Achieve It

Self-efficacy is a person’s belief that any action they take will have an effect on the outcome. It is not self-confidence, nor a belief that one is competent to do something, although it may involve both. Self-efficacy is our inner expectation that what we do will effect the results we want. If  [Read more...]

You Decide Your Self-Image

There are so many reasons why you decide to lose weight, but when and why you do decide depends on your mind, not your body. After all, “decide” is a mental function, is it not? . . . and the start (and the continuation) of a dietary/lifestyle change is a mental process. There are a  [Read more...]