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

Weighting for Life

by Carol Hess on June 27, 2011

Are you “weighting” for life?  The dialogue in your head goes something like this: “When I weigh (fill in your goal weight) I’ll go on that trip.”  Or ”When I weigh                                 , I’ll do live speaking engagements for my business.”Or “When I weigh                                       , I’ll start dancing again.”  Or “When I weigh                                   , I’ll look […]

by Carol Hess


Categories Self Care, The Mind Game, Weight Loss

The Dreaded D

by Carol Hess on April 29, 2011

“I can’t hear you!  I can’t hear you!  I can’t hear you!”  Little Carol claps her hands over her ears, stomps her feet up and down, and screams at me, “You can’t make me!”  She’s absolutely right.  I can’t.  I can’t make her eat the broccoli I’ve been so busy telling her is yummy, yummy, yummy. […]

by Carol Hess


Categories The Mind Game, Weight Loss

A Tale of Two Carols and a Trail of Tears and Tantrums

by Carol Hess on April 28, 2011

Yesterday was a bad day.  Well, not bad exactly.  Shall we just say I’ve had better days?  Shall we just say I’ve been better versions of myself? I suppose I don’t need to have a reason for having a bad day.  I guess I’m entitled to just be in a bad mood. But, since I’m […]

by Carol Hess


Categories The Mind Game, Weight Loss