Happy No Matter What

Hi. My name is Amy and I am addicted to approval. I have been in recovery for about three years. But once an addict, always an addict as they say. I didn’t always think of myself as an approval addict. I lived most of my life in denial. I was the golden child. In high [...]

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Aug.5.2011

On Being Hot…

Ladies I’m talking about the social standard of “hotness.” If you live in the western world, you know it well. The airbrushed photos, the too thin frames, the big boobs, the perfectly proportioned eyes, lips and nose. I used to buy into it hook, line and sinker. I used to run fast in order to [...]

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Dec.8.2010

Working out is hard…

Yesterday I participated in a boot camp class. It was baby boot camp, but these ladies are no powderpuffs. It was hard. I love to help my clients shift their expectations when it comes to moving more. I tell them to make working out a gift to themselves. Instead of looking for immediate results, make [...]

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Nov.4.2010

Getting Too Hungry

For some, eating past +2 on The Hunger Scale is the problem. For me, and I suspect a lot of busy moms, the problem is getting too low on the scale. The problem is I get too busy – washing clothes, feeding kids, picking up kids from school, bathing kids, nursing baby, etc.) to eat. [...]

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Oct.29.2010

Moving More

The yoga ball. I lived on this thing for nine months when my twins were infants. Bouncing them was just about the only way i could get them to stop crying. Baby Joy is a much more mellow child but I still find myself bouncing her a lot. I’m bouncing right now, in fact. It’s [...]

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Oct.28.2010

The Weight Loss for Smart Moms Chronicles

Welcome! This is the first post of what I am calling (for now) The Weight Loss For Smart Moms Chronicles. I am a weight loss coach who just had a baby and I have 20 pounds to lose!

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Dec.28.2009

Susan Hyatt Shares her Story!

As one of the most sought after weight loss coaches in the biz and a busy mom of two, I thought it would be inspiring to learn more about her own weight loss journey. I hope you enjoy this blog interview with the amazing Susan Hyatt!

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