My number one video on Youtube? It’s After the hysterectomy – Sex. What to expect followed by After The Hysterectomy What To Expect Weight Loss. If you’ve been with me any time at all, you know there is no subject I won’t tackle including sex. So why all the conversation surrounding sex after a hysterectomy?… Read More Sex after a hysterectomy.
Probably one of the worst things that happens to many of us as we move into then out of menopause is our belly or should I say menopausal belly. More specifical belly fat. How in the world are we supposed to get rid of the menopause belly fat when it’s harder than ever to lose… Read More 10 Ways to Beat Menopausal Belly Fat
We try to eat well. Try to stay active. But is that enough? Unfortunately, no. There are a few more things we need to take a look at as we age. If you’re struggling with your weight, I recommend you read this article next: Has menopause or my hysterectomy stopped me from losing weight? In… Read More 3 changes you should make to your diet if you’re a woman over 50.
Will fixing hypothyroidism help you lose weight? This past week found me at my OB/GYN’s office for my check-up. Even though they advise going yearly, since my hysterectomy I usually go every two years. This year was a bit different though with Covid so I’m over my normal two years. Arrived at the doctor’s office… Read More Do you have hypothyroidism?
This is a question not only do I constantly get, but doctors also get quite often. Why is it so hard for women over 50 to lose weight? Why am I gaining weight when I’m not eating any more than usual and still exercise? What can we do about it? First, let’s talk about what… Read More Why is it so hard for women over 50 to lose weight?
Menopause. The word itself can put even the strongest woman on alert. We hear all these horror stories about menopause but really don’t know 100% until we experience it ourselves. Menopause literally means pause in menses. Cessation of our menstrual cycles. That can be a good thing if like me your periods became increasingly more… Read More How menopause changes your body. What can you do about it?
It never ceases to amaze me that many folks believe that having a hysterectomy will not affect the body in any way. Well let me rephrase that. That having a piece of you literally cut out won’t have any repercussions. I say bull. And I’ll tell you why. Too many years I’ve been focused on… Read More Has my hysterectomy stopped me from losing weight?
A woman’s body is a beautiful thing. Truly incredible in everything it does with grace throughout our lifetimes. And like women themselves, a woman’s body is never just one thing. From childhood to “becoming” a woman to bearing children through menopause, the female body goes through many phases and transitions. I personally think it’s a… Read More What I learned by failing at losing weight after my hysterectomy.
It’s been several years now since my hysterectomy and I’m closer to 60 now than 50. I’m definitely still on a learning curve when it comes to my weight loss goals and journey especially since my hysterectomy. I’ve since learned that moving forward with the thought that I will easily reach AND maintain my goal… Read More 10 things I do to stay on track with my weight loss goals after 50.
Over the years and as a yo-yo dieter fitness instructor myself, I have seen some CRAZY suggestions to lose weight. It seems the focus is on weight loss as the cure all be all for health and wellness. I write this today to yell out loud – BULLCRAP. Yes, weight is part of an overall healthy… Read More STOP trying to lose weight.