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Food sensitivity testing

Are there foods (even healthy ones) you suspect might be causing your unwanted symptoms? Do you start the day feeling well, but by 4pm, feel bloated and have no energy? Are you unable to sleep well at night due to achy joints or sinus congestion? You might have food sensitivities. The most common symptoms of…(Read More)

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We all know being active is important for our overall health – but many of us just don’t like to exercise. Or we say “we’re too busy.” Or our hips hurt or we didn’t sleep well – there are many reasons why we might not exercise on a consistent basis. Did you know that…(Read More)

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If you’re reading this and you’re a smart, busy woman who’s trying to lose weight but not making progress — you’re in the right place. In order to start moving the needle in the direction you want to go, you have to start looking at your metabolism as many moving parts. Your…(Read More)


I will never forget the day I discovered how to assess the state of my metabolism. This was a game changer for me and my weight loss clients because if your metabolism is off-kilter, then your health suffers and it’s hard to get to and stay at your goal weight. You might be…(Read More)

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. Do you feel your partner sabotages you when it comes to achieving your goals? If so, have you ever had any of the following thoughts? “My partner keeps food in the house that I know I shouldn’t have but I can’t NOT eat it if I know it’s there.””My partner doesn…(Read More)


Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. Rest assured that what you eat can help you handle stress better and help with weight loss. When you’re stressed out, you might turn to traditional ‘comfort’ foods to help you feel better – like take-out, junk food, carbs, sweets, and alcohol. Let’s face it – we’ve…(Read More)

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What if you’re doing all the right things when it comes to weight loss, but you’re still struggling? Did you doctor tell you weight gain is just part of getting older? Makes you feel a little hopeless, right? Well, I want to turn that frown upside down and let you know there is…(Read More)

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I remember thinking when I was young, struggling with my weight “Why can’t I just be like everyone else?” All my friends were thin, yet they drank soda and ate junk food, they wore cute clothes and tiny, trendy bathing suits. Not me. I ate health food (though I’m thankful for that now…(Read More)

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If you’re new to my work, I incorporate something called the Thought Model which was inspired by the teachings of Byron Katie. I use this model to help my clients achieve freedom from things like emotional eating or to help them achieve what they want in most any area of their life.  The Thought…(Read More)