• Excuses Are Like Opinions, Everybody’s Got One

    January 27, 2019mruckstuhl

    I’m going to lay some truth on you guys today. I’m struggling lately to get back into Ketosis. Every day brings a battle with my brain. It keeps coming up with reasons to indulge in a carbohydrate heavy food. So Monday, after having some french fries at lunch, I sat down a evaluated my thoughts…

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  • Tiramisu Has Healthy Fats

    January 20, 2019mruckstuhl

    You and I both know that the world is full of temptations. In money, relationships, but especially in weight loss. We had a lot of social events this week and I had a lot of stressors at work. I have a long history as a stress/emotional eater. I didn’t manage my thoughts well and the…

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  • I Don’t Make Resolutions.

    January 13, 2019mruckstuhl

    This may shock some of you, you may assume that I’m the kind of person that always sets a resolution at the beginning of each year, but I don’t. I’ve never like the cliche of a New Year’s resolution. But I do like setting goals. This year I’ve decided to step out of my comfort…

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  • The Worst Place for Diet Advice

    December 15, 2018mruckstuhl

    I have really specific memories of the first diet research I did. I was about 12 years old when I decided that I needed to go on a diet. Truthfully, I should have cut back on sweets and soda long before that. But I didn’t really understand the concept of a “diet” until then. I…

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  • Progress, Not Perfection

    December 9, 2018mruckstuhl

    If I’ve learned anything over the years of this weight loss journey, it’s that there is no such thing as a perfect weight loss plan, diet, protocol. Whatever you call it. There is no one size fits all approach. How could there be? We live on such an amazing, diverse planet, where no two people…

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  • Fat is NOT Your Enemy

    November 4, 2018mruckstuhl

    In my last post I mentioned that I have been doing a lot of reading about insulin and how it affects your ability to lose weight. Here’s a little disclaimer: I am not a doctor, scientist or other health professional and I don’t play one on tv either. I’m just here to share some of…

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  • Top 10 Benefits of Losing Weight

    October 14, 2018mruckstuhl

    After working to lose weight for a while I have found that there are some unexpected changes and upsides to losing weight. Photo by Anika Huizinga on Unsplash I’m going to list them out as a reminder to myself of how far I’ve come, so here they are: I just have to state the first and most obvious,…

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  • Let’s See What the Damage Is…

    October 7, 2018mruckstuhl

    Considering what and how I have eaten in the past on these trips, I did really well. I am proud of the good choices that I DID make.

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