• You Need a New Thought

    August 25, 2019mruckstuhl

    I woke up this morning having gained another pound. I’m up to 148.0 as of this morning. That’s 9 pounds higher than my all time lowest weight of 139.0. While I was discouraged I’m not at all surprised. You see, I gave up a little last night. I had waffles (low carb), even though I…

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  • Too Much Sugar

    March 3, 2019mruckstuhl

    We feed our children too much sugar. I think we probably all know that as a society, we consume too much of it. Even if you don’t consider all of the ways that it’s secretly hiding in our food. Too much. I’ve always been wary of how much sugary drinks and candies my daughter Lena…

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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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