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Free Yourself From The Diet Cycle

June 12, 2017 by


Think about this for a minute…. Americans spend over 60 billion dollars ANNUALLY with the weight loss industry and yet, 70% of Americans are overweight or obese.  While we continue spending more on weight loss each year, the obesity rate continues to climb.     Anyone else scratching their head over this? If I asked […]

I Removed Failure From My Vocabulary, The Day I Removed Diet From My Thinking

February 3, 2013 by


I take it you are searching for the most reliable method for fat loss?  I was too. I tried it all: pills to speed metabolism, extra hours in the gym, calorie counting, point counting, low-fat, no fat, no carb, no meat, only meat, infomercial gadgets and any NY best seller that promised weight loss. I could […]

Sheri’s Rants # 51: Appetite and Attitude

June 17, 2011 by


This remarkable article was sent to me by Liz H in California.  It is a MUST READ. In GT we encourage folks to switch from ‘poo’ – or processed food – to whole, real food.  We get a lot of whining about how folks ‘miss gourmet food’ and have cravings for something ‘substantial’ – which […]

Sheri’s Rants # 49: Deprivation and Perspective

December 28, 2010 by


Folks with dieting histories tend to talk about deprivation quite a bit. That’s because historically diets are about eating a very limited range of (frequently non-) foods, and eating very little.   So between the hunger of a suffering metabolism and the limited range of food choices, all sorts of negative emotion comes up.   […]

Jackson Hole Crew ‘Weighs In’

October 3, 2010 by


Michele John and Jayne Ottman Health Based Fat Loss Presentation at the CHI Center We had the opportunity to present at St. John’s Medical Center’s Wellness “Lite Lunch series” last week.  Our presentation began with a full house, standing room only, and folks continued to come in during our hour long presentation.   Jayne led the […]

Sheri’s Rants # 35: Cocktail Party Tale

March 26, 2010 by


I met Rachel last night at a cocktail party.  She’s a dog breeder in her mid 60’s with a beautiful, intelligent sparkle in her eyes.  We talked ‘dog’, and then she asked what I do for work.  I started to tell her.  She excitedly cut me off: “I lost 42 lbs last year!” “Nice work” […]