Relationship with Food

The Secret to Weight Loss (and Just About Everything Else)

by Carol Hess on February 16, 2012

Ten years ago, the therapist at the treatment center revealed the secret to weight loss to me, but I didn’t get it.  I wasn’t ready to really hear her wisdom, take it in, and act on it.  So I kept eating, and I kept gaining weight.  Everything I did to lose weight didn’t work – […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Personal Empowerment, Relationship with Food, Self Care, The Art of Star Polishing, Weight Loss

The Fat Lady Doesn’t Go on a Diet

by Carol Hess on January 25, 2012

Phew! I’m back. But I’m still shaking off the effects of that photo/video shoot. What can I say? Reality can be a bitch sometimes. Well, actually more like a bitch slap. Wake-up calls – at least the kind of wake-up call where you lose yourself – are very unpleasant, but they are necessary if you’re […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Relationship with Food, The Mind Game, Weighing In (Rants & Raves), Weight Loss

Carol’s Carnival of Crazy

by Carol Hess on September 8, 2011

I’ve had one of those roller coaster weeks.  There have been some great high points.  The kind that convince you you’re on the right path and going in the right direction.  Some little dreams are coming true, and a big one is starting to seem downright achievable.  Woo hoo!  These peaks of the roller coaster ride remind me […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Life Balance, Relationship with Food, Stress Management

It’s Only Food

by Carol Hess on September 4, 2011

Sitting in my kitchen right now are eight pounds of tomatoes, a bunch of fresh herbs, some veggies waiting to be chopped, and a dozen brand-new glass jars with lids.    I am going to join most of my neighbors shortly.  I am going to preserve my harvest for good eating come the winter.  (Full disclosure:  […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Healthy Lifestyle, Relationship with Food, Self Care, The Mind Game