September 7, 2011 – Wednesday Sabotage

Sabotaging Thought: It's okay to eat this food because everyone else is eating it.

Response: My body doesn't know or care what anyone else is eating. It ONLY cares about the calories I consume MYSELF.

September 6, 2011 – Tuesday Reality Check

Initially dieters often think they can get away with not practicing some of the dieting skills. The truth is that yes, for a while you probably can get away with this but if your goal is PERMANENT weight loss then at some point (whether it's 2 months or 2 years from now) it WILL catch up with you.

September 5, 2011 – Monday Motivation

Today is a day off from work, NOT a day off from practicing good eating behaviors. Labor Day, along with 20 other holidays, happens every year so it's not a reasonable excuse to overeat. Stay in control and guaranteed Tuesday morning you'll be so happy you did.

September 2, 2011 – Friday Weekend Warm-up

It’s a new month, so it may be time to set some new goals. By the end of September would you like to have lost weight, gained weight, or stayed the same? The number you see reflected on the scale at the end of the month is ultimately up to you, so make a commitment to yourself NOW!

September 1, 2011 – Think Thin Thursday Tip

Everyone makes mistakes. Beating yourself up after a dieting mistake will do NOTHING but erode your confidence and make it harder to get back on track. Instead, recognize that you made a mistake, figure out why it happened, and how you can prevent the same thing in the future. Then move on!