Do The Simple Stop-Pigging Out Tactic This Thanksgiving

Foolproof Temptation Tactic

Most of my fellow Americans will be at Thanksgiving feasts again this year.

This time of year is when many, if not most of you, will blow your diets.

That’s because you may feel that you need that junk food.

You just can’t say no to x-y-z [the junk food you most like].

But for many of you, once you get going on Thanksgiving, it’s uh-oh time! The proverbial pig-out train has left the station.

As thousands of you have shared with me over the years, one bit leads to a binge.

But for this Thanksgiving week, I invite you  to Claim Your Power.

Learn my Simple Thanksgiving Switch. This is all you need to do:

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3 Ways Gratitude Helps

It’s now officially the week to be grateful (at least in the United States.) But of course, no matter where you live, it’s you want to be thankful every single day. Of course, on Thanksgiving, you want to be especially grateful.

Now discover 3 Ways Gratitude Helps.

  • You’ll feel physically better: Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and the University of Zurich in Switzerland found a direct link between people who expressed gratitude and reported being in good physical health. The study suggested that giving thanks helps people appreciate and care for their bodies.
  • Your love life can get a boost: Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who compared the impact of both gratitude and indebtedness in romantic relationships, discovered that for both sexes, feeling grateful for your honey led to a better relationship and satisfaction the following day. Gratitude, they hypothesized, acted “as a booster shot for the relationship.”
  • Gratitude helps you sleep: In another study from three U.K. universities of more than 400 people—40 percent of whom had significant sleep problems—participants who displayed higher levels of gratitude answering survey questions were found to enjoy better

Join the Conversation on This Blog or on Facebook: For what are you grateful? 

 

Please Help Me Pick a New Logo

Which One Do You Like Best?

This blog is getting a major uplift, as I’ve shared earlier.

One of the big things I’ve been needing is a new logo, which better reflects my upbeat personality and my focus to help you Rebound After Relapse.

After lots of back and forth with my designer, we’re down to several top contenders. (Options 39 to 43.)

This where you come in.

Which of these logos do you like best to convey my spirit of compassion, energy and determination to help you Rebound
after Relapse?

Share either here, at the end of this blog post, or on my Facebook page which one you like best. Thanks in advance!

Have You Blown Your Diet?

Help is On the Way -- My Next Book, I blew my diet! Now what? is Coming

Have you blown your diet recently?

Did you you blow your diet and quit eating only healthy foods, because you were set off in any number of ways? For instance:

  • Did you endure a heartbreaking or stressful time such as the death of a loved one?
  • Did you go through the painful breakup of your marriage or long-term relationship?
  • Did you survive another painful scenario?
  • Or were you simply tired, wired and tempted when you were out the Junk-Foods Jungle™, as I call it?

Those are only a few of the reasons you may have blown your diet.

In fact, you may have had one or more of 22 different reasons you blew your diet. So I’ve discovered while working on my next book, I blew my diet! Now what?

Whatever your reasons, you’re really disappointed in yourself.

“I blew my diet,” you inwardly groan or wail to your honey, colleagues or friends.

Of course, just about all of us—especially us females—totally get it.

That’s because every day, around the world, millions of people just like you are blowing their diets.

You’re overeating junk foods with refined white sugar, white flour, salt, unhealthy fats, and other sweeteners.

But shoving those unhealthy processed candies, chips, soft drinks, etc. into your mouth leads to disastrous consequences:

  • First, you’re filled with guilt, remorse or self-loathing.
  • You quickly pack on pounds.
  • And then, over time, health hazards such as cancer, heart disease or type 2 diabetes hit you hard.

How do you stop your downward spiral?

Soon, it’ll be time to take back your power.

Right now, I’m hard at work to complete my next book, I blew my diet! Now what?

In it, I help you to Rebound After Relapse.

I’ll share more about the book later, but briefly let me tell you how this book came to be.

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Join my new I blew my diet! Now what? Facebook group

Have you blown your diet with carbage (carb garbage) and sweets after the death of a loved one, a time of stress, your divorce or another tough time?

It’s time to get support.

I’m thrilled to announce that after years of research, I’m ready to help you Rebound After Relapse, as I put it.

That’s why I’ve now started a new I blew my diet! Now what? Facebook group.

Join us now.

Now for a little about this I blew my diet! Now what? Facebook group. For instance, I’ll share:

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Do Junk Foods Make You Depressed?

When you’re depressed, do you turn to junk foods?

Then, do you get more depressed and gobble more junk foods?

For years, I’ve suspected and been convinced that there’s a bona fide connection.

Now yet another study, this one in Public Health Nutrition supports this junk foods-give-you-junky moods theory.

Read the conclusion of this study in Public Health Nutrition.

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The Book You Want is…

The Results of The Reader Survey Are In

Woo Hoo! The results are in! Thanks to you — wonderful readers of this blog, many of you on my mailing list and fans of my Facebook page — you’ve now unanimously told me which book you’d rather read. You like to dig into a book with a dirty dessert plate.

Now it’s time for my confession… Read on…

When I polled you about which book you’d buy, what I was really asking you was which book cover would pop out and call out to you enough so you’d want to buy the book.

What a book-cover education I’ve had. Did you know that apparently, most of you really do judge a book by its cover?

Why am I focusing so much on the cover of my next book?

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Which Book Would You Buy?

Please Vote Now on Start-Again Monday

“I blew my diet! Now what?”

Have you ever repulsively made a retort similar to that after you mindlessly polished off yet another bag of processed potato chips, a large bucket of movie popcorn, or an enormous slice of chocolate cake?

At last, it’s time for my big reveal.

Five-plus years ago, after losing my Mom, I blew my healthy diet, did lots of Heartbreak Bingeing™ (as I call it) of carbage (carb garbage), gained 21 pounds, and got horribly ashamed. After all, I’m the Sugar-Free Queen.

But my “failure” made me realize that I’m not alone. Then it lit a fire under me, because the more I researched and the more I talked with others, who’d stopped eating healthy, the more I realized that every day, millions of you blow your diets, too.

So for the past five-plus years, I’ve been doing research, writing, and slimming down.

Now I’m making plans to release my next book, I blew my diet! Now what?

I’ll share more about the book later, but now, I’d love your input. You see, to serve you well, I need your opinion.

Which book would you buy?

  • Would you buy Book # 1 with the crumpled napkin?
  • Or would you buy Book # 2 with the cleaned-off plate?

Click here to vote now.

          

Stay tuned to learn the results.

 

Send Your Favorite Sugar-Free, Truly Paleo Recipes for My Next Book

Experiment in the Kitchen for Start-Again Monday

Do you make a delicious gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb vegetable-rich lasagna? Can you create delectable veggie fries that has everyone raving about how they’re better than French fries? Do you know how to whip up scrumptious, low-carb, sugar-free, Paleo cookies?

In short, do you have amazing Paleo recipes, which contain no agave, no honey, no maple syrup, no coconut sugar, and no wine? I call this way of eating Truly Paleo or Sugar-Free Paleo.

For years — especially since I first started my Sugar Shock Blog in 2005 — have been asking me for such recipes, so they can lose or maintain weight and lead a healthy Paleo diet. They’ve been getting frustrated, because many recipes call for adding sweeteners such as agave, honey, or coconut sugar, or even alcohol.

Now, I’d love to feature some of your healthiest, sugar-denying, carb-busting, sugar-free, Truly Paleo recipes in my next book, I Blew My Diet! Now What?  The Super-Simple Plan to Rebound After Your Carb Relapse to Lose Weight for Good. In addition, I’ll feature more recipes in another upcoming book.

So for this week’s Start-Again Monday, I invite you to have some sugar-free fun in the kitchen.

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