My One-Two Punch For Lasting Weight Loss

By Leslie Scarbrough|September 6th, 2021|

How I used Noom and Carb Cycling to finally drop the weight, and keep it off. I know what you’re thinking, ugh, another article about some miracle weight loss product. It’s ok to think that because I think it too. Every day there’s countless ads bombarding us with the latest weight loss trend, pill, plan, etc.  Here’s my favorite outlandish weight loss claim Have you seen the commercial featuring the famous athlete and his famous wife who took some pill [...]


I Quit Drinking For 15 Months. Here’s What I Learned About Life.

By Leslie Scarbrough|August 5th, 2021|

I knew it the minute I opened my eyes.  Once again I crossed the line. Yep, I let alcohol get the better of me. August 24, 2019 was my come to Jesus day. That sad day started and ended with the same question in my head and my heart. Why do I take it so far all the time? And wtf is wrong with me?  I'd venture a guess, you’ve asked yourself this too at least once. If you haven’t, [...]


Yes, You Can Think Your Way Into Healthy

By Leslie Scarbrough|February 9th, 2021|

In the beginning... God created Heaven and Earth. He then populated Earth with green and yellow vegetables and lots of sweet and colorful fruits so that man and woman could eat well and live long and healthy lives. Then, Satan decided to exploit those gifts and thus created Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and Coca Cola products. And Satan asked,” would you like fries with that?” And they said “Yes! Supersize it!" And they gained 20 pounds. [...]


Exercise. Your Favorite Habit To Break- Part II

By Leslie Scarbrough|February 9th, 2021|

Welcome to Part II of your new, healthy lifestyle! Exercise needn't be scary, but if your motivation is still on the fence, then use movement based activity instead. I’m not going to bore you with all the facts about “exercise does this and that and blah blah blah”. We’re all at the point where we KNOW the benefits of exercise and staying active. Let's look at it from a behavioral perspective. For instance: How can you make a small, but significant [...]


Exercise-Your Favorite Habit To Break- Part I

By Leslie Scarbrough|February 9th, 2021|

Today we get to talk about everybody’s favorite topic:  EXERCISE!!!  Pause for effect… Stay with me now! If you prefer to hide your head under the covers, then let’s change our wording a bit.  Instead of exercise (cue scary music), let’s call it movement, or motion.  Personally, I like them both so you choose whatever works for you. “But I don’t like to exercise, my back hurts, my knees are bad, I’m too old, I need to get the kids [...]


2020 and My Friend, Noom.

By Leslie Scarbrough|February 2nd, 2021|

How many times have you tried to lose weight? Were you successful? And what exactly defines successful weight loss for you? One of the biggest lessons I learned throughout my Noom journey has zero to do with actual weight loss. It really should be called "2019 and My Friend, Noom". That's when I jumped in and started what would be my final "weight loss program". Just like at the start of every new program, I was full of hope that [...]

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