Posts Tagged ‘reaching your goals’

Episode 103: Why Slowing Down Helps Your Weight Loss

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Episode 103: Why Slowing Down Helps Your Weight Loss

How do you operate? I mean, in your life. Do you rush through everything, trying to get to the end of your ‘to do’ list? Do you pause to smell the roses?

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And if you do rush through, at 1.5 speed, how is that working for you? How is it working when you are trying to change how you eat, how you do things, how you deal with challenges?

My guess is that it doesn’t work. I’ve learned the hard way that leaving no time and no space in my schedule doesn’t give me the results I want. Actually, it tends to give me the opposite of what I want.

There needs to be some time and space in your life. To think. This is critical, especially in areas where you want to make changes.

And yet, if you’re anything like me, I can hear you protest:

“There is no time to slow down! My kids! My job! My commitments! My opportunities!”

So, you may continue to run at 1.5 speed, and then beat yourself up, because, guess what? Those changes you want to make? They aren’t happening.

Here’s the deal, my friend. You can do it all and you can have it all. But not all at once. And you need to slow down in order to think. And that is how you create change in your life.

Join me and let’s deal with all the reasons you’re already thinking that you can’t possibly slow down.


Podcast Study Guide

The Weight Loss Made Real Podcast Study Guide was created to support you on your weight loss journey.

Collection 1: Episodes 1 – 52 contains these great features: easy-to-read summaries of all the main, most important concepts from each podcast episode, room for you to take notes that are relevant to you and your life, right there alongside the summary notes, a direct link to each episode for your reference and so you can easily listen while you read the summaries, an action step for each episode, links to additional resources mentioned are embedded right into the notes so you can easily access them, if desired… and much more!

Get all the details and purchase your copy today.


The Freedom Group

Do you struggle to lose weight or stop eating emotionally? If you do, click here to learn how The Freedom Group can help. The Freedom Group is a coaching program with me as your coach and a group of like-minded women who will help you reach your goals. We use my unique EAT, THINK, LOVE program. Enrollment will open soon, so get on the waiting list and be the first to know when we’re accepting new members.


Gifts and Important Links

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Episode 57: Want to Lose Weight? Stop Saying These 4 Words!

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Episode 57: Want to Lose Weight? Stop Saying These 4 Words!

Have you ever listened to, or read, the answer to your eating challenge, and thought: “I already know that!”?

Well, if you did, you certainly aren’t alone. But did you know how poisonous those four little words are?

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THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Those words keep you searching for a magical solution. Those words keep you stuck looking outside of yourself, instead of inside at what you’re doing, and what you’re thinking.

If you want to end your weight and eating struggle, you’ve got to start by being honest with yourself.

Instead of thinking, I already know that… I want you to be honest and think: “If I already know that, why aren’t I doing it?”

If you’re a regular listener, you know that your thoughts create all your habits and all your actions.

If you want to do things differently, eat differently and even create different moods, you’ll need to start catching yourself when your brain says: I already know that!

And in this episode I will show you exactly how to do this.

Join me, and get more in charge of your thoughts so you can get yourself to really do what you know you should.


Podcast Study Guide

The Weight Loss Made Real Podcast Study Guide was created to support you on your weight loss journey.

Collection 1: Episodes 1 – 52 contains these great features: easy-to-read summaries of all the main, most important concepts from each podcast episode, room for you to take notes that are relevant to you and your life, right there alongside the summary notes, a direct link to each episode for your reference and so you can easily listen while you read the summaries, an action step for each episode, links to additional resources mentioned are embedded right into the notes so you can easily access them, if desired… and much more!

Get all the details and purchase your copy today.


The Freedom Group

Do you struggle to lose weight or stop eating emotionally? If you do, click here to learn how The Freedom Group can help. The Freedom Group is a coaching program with me as your coach and a group of like-minded women who will help you reach your goals. We use my unique EAT, THINK, LOVE program. Enrollment will open soon, so get on the waiting list and be the first to know when we’re accepting new members.


Gifts and Important Links

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Episode 53: How to Feel Good in the New Year No Matter What You Weigh Right Now!

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Episode 53: How to Feel Good in the New Year No Matter What You Weigh Right Now!

Happy New Year!

If you’re here in this coaching session in January, you may be thinking about starting fresh for the new year.

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What could feel better than a fresh start?

But often, as you know, those multiple fresh starts don’t usually have what it takes for you to get past the first month, or maybe even the first week.

I know that it’s likely that you secretly beat yourself up about your weight right now, all while trying to valiantly push forward to reach your goals.

Stop right there. That doesn’t work, and we’re not going to do that anymore. I need you to put away all the thoughts related to ‘failure’ before you set any goals or make any promises to yourself.

You want to do this, right? Then join me in this coaching session and let me show you how to really start the new year off right.


Podcast Study Guide

The Weight Loss Made Real Podcast Study Guide was created to support you on your weight loss journey.

Collection 1: Episodes 1 – 52 contains these great features: easy-to-read summaries of all the main, most important concepts from each podcast episode, room for you to take notes that are relevant to you and your life, right there alongside the summary notes, a direct link to each episode for your reference and so you can easily listen while you read the summaries, an action step for each episode, links to additional resources mentioned are embedded right into the notes so you can easily access them, if desired… and much more!

Get all the details and purchase your copy today.


The Freedom Group

Do you struggle to lose weight or stop eating emotionally? If you do, click here to learn how The Freedom Group can help. The Freedom Group is a coaching program with me as your coach and a group of like-minded women who will help you reach your goals. We use my unique EAT, THINK, LOVE program. Enrollment will open soon, so get on the waiting list and be the first to know when we’re accepting new members.


Gifts and Important Links

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Ep 45 Why Cleaning Out Your Closet Can Help You Lose Weight

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Episode 45: Why Cleaning Out Your Closet Can Help You Lose Weight

I’m so glad you’re here! Today our coaching session is all about two concepts that seem so unrelated, but are very much connected.

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Did you ever imagine that cleaning out your home, your closet or even your kitchen can help you see what’s holding you back from permanent weight loss?

The answer is: they are all connected.

In this coaching session, I will show you:

  • Why many of us are drawn to all kinds of organizing, and why it feels so good to clear out the clutter.
  • How your closet is like your mind, only it stores different things.
  • What happens when you have an overstuffed closet AND an overstuffed mind, with things that don’t serve you anymore.
  • How to know what to keep and what to toss, both from your thinking and your closet.
  • Why you need some clear, uncluttered space in that mind of yours.
  • And how to figure out how to keep things clear, once you’ve reorganized.
  • Want to be a new you? Then you need to decide what works, what doesn’t and what to do about it. All from the perspective of the kind of woman you wish to be.
  • And finally, take a leap and choose one thought about yourself that makes you feel bad, and holds you back, and let it go.

You can do this! Do you want something that’s been challenging to obtain? Let’s clear the clutter first.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle.

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Ep 44 Do You Think Weight Loss is TOO Hard?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Episode 44: Do You Think Weight Loss is TOO Hard?

When was the last time you caught yourself saying, “This is just too hard!”?

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When you’re changing your eating to eat naturally and get to a comfortable weight, there will be challenges.

There will be roadblocks. But finding your way around the roadblocks is your work.

It’s necessary and helps you grow.

Here’s what we’ll cover in your coaching session today:

  • How do you define something as ‘hard’?
  • What goes on in your mind when you think something is TOO hard?
  • Understand how and why continually thinking things are too hard will keep you stuck exactly where you are.
  • I know this is hard to believe, but hard is good, and I will show you why.
  • How can you reframe ‘hard’?
  • Learn to manage your mind to deal with and even welcome challenges.
  • Can you think of a time you got through something challenging? How did you feel afterwards?
  • What is the key phrase you can use to feel good when you have a challenge, even if you don’t know how to move forward in the moment?

Join me today in your coaching session about doing hard things. If you want anything different than you have at this moment, then hard is on the menu. Let’s get you ready for it.

Click here to download the worksheet for this episode.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle.

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Ep 39 What to Do When You Feel Like Quitting

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Episode 39: What to Do When You Feel Like Quitting

Let’s face it. You’ve probably given up on your eating and weight goals a few times. Or maybe more than a few times.

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You may be intimate friends with the art of giving up. Quitting. Walking away.

And when you do that, your goals remain a distant dream that you never quite achieve.

That’s why today, I’m going to coach you on quitting, and how to be prepared for those unwanted suggestions to drop what you’ve been attempting.

Here’s what we’ll cover in today’s coaching session:

  • What it looks and feels like when you think it’s time to quit and give up.
  • Why is this happening? Again!!
  • What if you believed that quitting was not an option? How would that make your outcome different?
  • If quitting isn’t an option, what are your options?
  • Is past failure evidence that you just can’t do this?
  • What should you do when you get those familiar urges to just give up?
  • Step by step plans to conquer the thoughts of stopping and walking away from your goals.
  • What your own patterns around quitting are and how to rewrite your story for a different outcome.
  • What you truly want and how to make it real.

Join me in this coaching session as I guide you toward knowing how to not give in to the familiar urge to quit.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle.

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Ep 38 Want to Lose Weight? Let’s Look at the Patterns that Caused You to Gain It — Part 2 of 2

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Episode 38: Want to Lose Weight? Let’s Look at the Patterns that Caused You to Gain It. Part 2 of 2

I know you’ve struggled. I know you don’t totally get why you can’t lose this weight.

But I do know how you can permanently lose the weight AND lose the whole problem.

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The answer: let me coach you and show you your patterns. Let’s take a good, deep look at how you got here, so you’re never in this position again.

Here’s what we’ll cover together in this episode:

  • Why it’s important to shine the light on your patterns: no more secrets!
  • No one does everything wrong, including you. But I’ll bet you lump all your failures together, and I’ll show you how to stop doing that.
  • Let’s move your focus from what went wrong to what you do right. (I’ll show you that there ARE things you do right!)
  • What have you been doing that you know you should do more of?
  • What habits do you have that you know you want to drop?
  • And what are you doing that you’d like to do less of?
  • Why knowing your patterns creates your own personal GPS, and let’s you create a perfect path to what you want.
  • How to create a personal plan for yourself, because generic plans don’t work.

You can do this. And figuring out what went wrong is the first step to doing things different.

Join me in this coaching session. Let’s do this!

Here is the worksheet mentioned in the episode: Discovering Your Patterns.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle.

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Ep 37 Want to Lose Weight? Let’s Figure Out Why You Gained It First — Part I of 2

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Episode 37: Want to Lose Weight? Let’s Figure Out Why You Gained It First. Part I of 2

All my clients are in a big hurry to get to their weight goal. They don’t want to waste a moment; they just want to get to the end.

I tell them the words they need to hear but definitely don’t want to hear. Those words: slow down!

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If you don’t slow down and take a peek in the rear-view mirror, you’ll never learn how you ended up where you are, how you gained the weight.

And then you’ll be doomed to keep repeating your patterns.

Here’s what you’ll learn in this coaching session, the first of a two-part series:

  • Exactly why you need to look at your past weight and eating history.
  • Why your weight right now is exactly where it should be.
  • How to look at your weight and fact the facts, and not create drama about it.
  • Your weight today is no mystery… and why that’s a good thing.
  • What patterns led you to today?
  • Did you deal with your moods in the past with food?
  • Was your motivation lagging?
  • Did you have a strong vision of what you wanted?
  • Do you know how to pick yourself up when you inevitably fall down?
  • Did restriction and deprivation hold you back?
  • Are you a perfectionist? Perfectionism and weight loss don’t mix!

Let me help you figure out what went wrong so you don’t repeat it again.

You did the best you could in the past. But now, let me show you how to do better.

Here are the two worksheets mentioned in the episode: The Miracle Question and Creating My End Game.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/gifts

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle.

I always welcome your letters. You may email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Ep 28 How to Make Your Weight Loss Project THE Priority

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Episode 28: How to Make Your Weight Loss Project THE Priority

Are you on your own ‘to do’ list?

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Let’s say you decide you want to lose weight. And you make a plan, and get everything you need to do all lined up. You’re ready. But somehow, even though you really want to do this, the everyday challenges of life come up and you simply forget to focus on what you want most.

Does that sound like something that happens to you? It’s more common than you think.

Today, I’m going to coach you and teach you how to avoid this pitfall. I’m going to show you how to keep your Project YOU the ultimate priority, so you can get it done.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • What happens in the honeymoon stage of any weight loss program you’re on.
  • Why knowing how much weight you’d like to lose isn’t enough.
  • When you look at someone and envy the ease they seem to have about eating, what’s the most important thing you should be focusing on.
  • How your innocent thoughts can sabotage your best efforts.
  • Is planning really important? Why? And how can you make it less painful?
  • Why it doesn’t work to just look at your plan day by day, and why you need to think a week at a time.
  • What’s the difference between planning and prepping?
  • How to get and stay motivated, all by yourself.

If anyone can do this, I know for sure that you can too. But planning ahead of time makes it a whole lot easier. I hope you enjoy this coaching session and make yourself a priority.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss, plus other gifts. Get them here: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/free-gifts/

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle. You may also email me at cookie@realweightlossrealwomen.com

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!

Episode 20: Are You Waiting for the Perfect Time to Lose Weight?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Episode 20: Are You Waiting for the Perfect Time to Lose Weight?

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Are you waiting until the perfect time to commit to losing weight and taking care of yourself?

You may even have done this multiple times, and then when that time or date came, there was some seemingly legitimate reason to delay.

If you are tired of weight and food controlling your life, listen in as we talk about:

  • The main difference between those who accomplish their goals and those who don’t.
  • What problems really mean.
  • Reasons why you have trouble getting started and how to move beyond those reasons.
  • An exercise to reveal the causes of why you are struggling.
  • The cost and benefits of achieving your goal.
  • The cost and benefits of staying where you are now.
  • The biggest reason why you keep waiting for the perfect time, over and over again.
  • How challenges along the way will help you get there.
  • What to do right now so you can start today.

What are you waiting for? The perfect time to get started on achieving your goal of weight loss is now. Commit to yourself and to your future of not worrying about your weight.

THE FREEDOM COACHING GROUP: If you’ve ever dreamed about having your own personal coach to work on your eating with you, you’re closer than you think. My coaching group is happening now! It’s super affordable, supportive, and an amazing resource if you struggle with overeating, emotional eating or binge eating. Take all you’re learning here on the podcast and go to the next level. Click here: http://weightlossmadereal.com/group to get all the details and join our group Weight Loss Made Real: The Freedom Group. Because really, isn’t freedom what we all want? I hope to see you in the group!

Make sure you get your FREE copy of my BOOK, Clearing Your Path to Permanent Weight Loss. Get it here: http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/book

If you are ready to take your weight loss and eating issues to the next level, it’s time to talk with me. Visit http://www.weightlossmadereal.com/talk for a free consultation with Cookie and find out if coaching is the solution to your struggle.

I’d so appreciate it if you would leave me an honest rating and review on iTunes at http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/itunes. It will help the show and its ranking in iTunes a lot! How to rate and review on iTunes: http://realweightlossrealwomen.com/rate. Thank you and enjoy the show!