Category Archives: Food

Can we just call it a diet?

if you follow on Facebook (if you don’t HURRY over!), I was talking about how I am coming to really dislike when experts (or other advice-givers) say “it’s not a diet, you don’t need a diet, you just need to … Continue reading

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Weight loss, practical advice for getting started – Part 2 – Food selection

Part 1 of this small series on weight loss gave lots of information (which you are welcome to digest in chunks!) about food and how to use it toward your fat loss goals. This post, Part 2, is gonna give … Continue reading

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Weight loss, practical advice for getting started – Part I – Calories

I’ve decided to start a little series of posts on what *I* suggest as a path to lose weight.  These will be summary versions of what I have shared with my ‘mentees’.  This is information – your part is to … Continue reading

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Confessions…

I hate writing this post, and the only reason I am is because I want you to know that we are ALL human, and we ALL do things that take us a little astray from our goals at times – … Continue reading

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The Hamburger

Just a fun little post about a hamburger… Short story:  we hosted a soccer party with 40+ people and needed to buy ready-made and inexpensive patties to grill.  I thought to myself I’d just splurge and eat a “regular” hamburger … Continue reading

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An easy meal plan! Simple as it gets…

So I was reading The 4 Hour Body – which is a random assortment of advice for your body and your life (by the hilarious, intriguing, if not a little bit odd, author of the 4 Hour Workweek).  I checked … Continue reading

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Another anniversary!

I realized today that March marks the 2nd anniversary of a part of my fitness journey, not the beginning, not the end, but something more important that has been the key to success for me…. and something that probably saved … Continue reading

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“How did you get started?”

Reader question… How did I get started? (on this fitness/weightloss path) This is a blog I wrote after a few months into my weight loss/fitness (the beginning if this blog all together!)  http://fit-ographer.com/goodbyetofat/ There are some things I would do … Continue reading

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Reader question – muscle gain…

What exercises took you from weight loss to muscle gain? In one word – strength training, that is your key (ok that was not ONE word…) There is a lot of stuff you’ll find from Google and books  – I … Continue reading

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Typical day’s menu…

I was asked to share a typical daily menu of foods that I eat to stay in calorie range and make sure to get a good ratio of carbs, proteins and fats.  Keep in mind that everyone’s optimal calorie ranges … Continue reading

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