Hey, Love. READ THIS Before You Have Weight Loss Surgery

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Nine warnings and three suggestions for my loved one who's considering weight loss surgery.   In 2002 I asked myself “Should I have weight loss surgery?” When the dart landed on “yes,” I made an all-too common mistake - I focused on the date of my surgery as though that were the moment when … [Read more...]

Food Addiction Infographic and Food Addiction Quiz

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Suspect you or someone you know might be a food addict? This Food Addiction Infographic and the attached Food Addiction Quiz may help you figure it out.   I'm a personal trainer that identifies as a food addict. At 34, I'm a healthy size 6, but by the time I was 18 I had high blood pressure … [Read more...]

Portrait of the Trainer as an Addict

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How do you know you're addicted to sugar and starch? I get this question a lot. Admittedly, sugar and starch addiction is less devastating than alcoholism or drug addiction. But just because I've never sold my body for a bagel doesn't make it any less of an addiction. So how do I know I'm a sugar … [Read more...]