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Healthy Weight Loss

Healthy Weight Loss and the “Perfect” Candidate

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Someone on my Facebook page asked me a question, “Did you ever consider weight loss surgery?” I believe that any surgery is a personal decision. I do not at all think it is an “easy way out”. I think that losing weight no matter what is hard, but my answer is going to be based […]

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Losing Weight in the Kitchen: One Chef’s Story

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It has been a while since I was a chef. Though I have been working in restaurants for over fifteen years, I have not been an official chef for a few years. For over six years. I helped design menu items and ran very good financials in my restaurant as well. Being a chef in […]

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Latkes & Chicken Parm: Chrismukkah Holiday Meals

Latkes & Chicken Parm: Chrismukkah Holiday Meals

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My husband likes to joke that our family isn’t interfaith, we’re Matzo-Pizza—we get all the schmaltz-laden, potato-y Jewish food from my side, and the porky, gooey Italian abbondanza from his. Neither of us comes from a tradition of moderation. But my family is chock-full of obesity and Type 2 diabetes. My youngest brother and I […]

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Balancing Family Traditions and Weight Loss Goals During the Holidays

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Christmas of 1996 was a good time for our family and a challenging time for me. We had two wonderful children, family and friends that supported us, and my husband had a job he loved. That was the good part. The not-so-good part was that I was always tired, often cranky, and found it hard […]

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Healthy Weight Loss: What the Rear View Mirror Remembers

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It has been well over five years since I have been over 400 pounds. In fact, I have now kept off over 180 pounds now for five years! But one of the keys to my success is always remembering where I was once. Here is an example. The other day I went to “work out” […]

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