Michelle C’s Story: A Simple Strategy to Take Charge

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

Realizing the Need to Change It should have been one of the most joyous days of her life: Celebrating the impending birth of her first grandchild at her daughter’s baby shower. Yet, as excited as Michelle C. was for her daughter, she left the shower feeling terrible about herself. Feeling t...

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John and Kim’s Story: Lifestyle Change, “Family Style”

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

The Wake-Up Call John and Kim are the parents of four active children – two teenagers and two preschoolers. John works outside the home, while Kim manages the household and much of the childcare. In the past, John and Kim gave little or no thought to the healthfulness of their diet and life...

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Dawn’s Story: Focused on Good Health, Not Thinness

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

A Path to Personal Growth – I’ll Never Diet Again! Several years ago, Dawn recognized that while she was doing a great job taking care of other people, it was often at her own expense. The result of this neglect was weight gain and an under-fit body that didn’t suit her busy lif...

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Adriana’s Story: Waking Up in My Own Balanced Life

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

Unlike many fans of Am I Hungry?, Adriana had never tried fad diets or mass-marketed weight-loss programs. She had effortlessly maintained a comfortable weight for most of her life. However, after three children, Adriana found herself “stuck” at a weight she felt was uncomfortable for...

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Kevin’s Story: Every Picture Tells a Story

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what do two say? In Kevin’s case, they speak volumes! “The before picture is me at 310 pounds with a waist size of 51, right after I finished your Am I Hungry®? Workshop. The after picture is a year later at 210. I’m still doing well. I...

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Colleen’s Story: Small Steps, Big Changes

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

Ready for a New Approach Colleen says she is the poster child for yoyo dieting. She did a doctor-supervised protein shake diet in 2003. She lost 100 pouds but gained back 130 pounds. She has also tried Jenny Craig, Atkins, and counting calories. She was considering Weight Watchers or Overeaters A...

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Don’s Story: Lifestyle Change Changes Your Life

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

At the advice of his doctor, Don decided to take the Am I Hungry?® Workshop offered by Affinity Medical Group to get better control over his diabetes. "I didn't take the class to lose weight but to change my lifestyle. Weight loss just happened to be one of the benefits."

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Camerin’s Story: Heal Thyself…Then Help Others Heal

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

The Importance of Health Camerin was introduced to mindful eating years ago and knew immediately that this was an approach that made sense to her. “I work in the eating disorder field now, but really, most people seem to have a disordered relationship with food,” Camerin said.” ...

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Athan’s Story: How to Eat Like a Thin Person

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

Family and Food Athan’s wife, a nurse, had been after him for years. Athan says, “She is a pencil-stick. I watched the way she ate but I didn’t understand it. I thought only thin people could eat like that, not the rest of the world.” Athan, who is Greek, said, “Grow...

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Sharon’s Story: Fed Up with Thinking about Food

January 22, 2014 / No Comments

Sharon was fed up with thinking about food all the time. She had been overweight her entire life-and painfully recalls being beaten up once by kids after school because she was fat. Sharon is honest about her situation: “I knew I was an emotional eater. I was constantly thinking about food-...

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