Archive for May, 2013

“My Only Pleasure Is Sitting In An Armchair, Wrapped In A Blanket”

I hear it all the time, women saying to me, “Jena, your pleasurable weight loss idea sounds great, but I need to start with the basics. I’m not even sure I know how to have pleasure.”

“Apart from eating, my only pleasure is sitting in an armchair, wrapped in a blanket,” a bright, intelligent, creative woman in her late 30s recently told me, and my heart leapt out of my chest with compassionate alarm. She had came to me with her weight yo-yoing out of control after being on and off a 500-calorie-a-day-with-hormone-supplements diet for months. I could feel her pain.

Friend Makin’ Mondays: Summer Fun

I’ve been burning the candle at both ends over the last few weeks, and I’m exhausted.  I can’t complain about it because life is good right now, but I am definitely glad it’s Monday because this week won’t be quite as busy as the last one.


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Get The Body You’ve Always Dreamed Of

Fitness is making your body in the best physical shape possible. The tips of this article will show you some easy ways to keep your body fit and trim.You can not neglect your body. Pay attention to these great tips.

You can intensify your workouts by practicing controlled breathing. Try forcefully exhaling when your shoulders come to their peak when doing crunches and situps.The deep breathing causes your ab muscles to do more work even harder than they would otherwise.

Massages can work wonders to help you recover from a workout.A massage also a reward for sticking to your routine.

Wheat Belly saves a life

Tammy posted this astounding story of a life saved by the Wheat Belly message:

I have been off wheat since November, 2012, and I can tell you that it was life changing.

September and October were very scary months for me. I was very close to killing myself. I imagined taking pills and just ending it. I was terrified to go to bed because that was when the darkest thoughts would come. I was in constant pain, all of my joints were inflamed, and I was getting to the point where I couldn’t walk.