Ice Cream Makes You Happy (Until it Doesn’t)

Wouldn’t it be great if the messages that we’re bombarded with everyday encouraged us to make healthy choices instead of so blatantly sabotaging our efforts? For all of us who are using HealthyWage challenges to lose weight, happiness is being re-framed. In the past we may have defined joy as coming from the momentary pleasure…

Member Turns 50, Gives Herself a Big Gift—Way to Go, Patti!

And making healthy eating choices helped her husband get fit too. “I joined the BMI Challenge after a girlfriend had registered and told me about it.  I was facing my 50th birthday this year, and decided it was now or never for the weight to come off.  Challenging myself by betting on myself to lose…

Don’t Do it Alone!

If we ate only when we were actually hungry, few of us would struggle with our weight. Why do we end up eating so much more than we need? How can I gently relieve myself of the need to eat when I’m not hungry? Almost everyone eats for comfort once in a while, but for…