Browsing Archive: March, 2011

Traveling with the HCG Diet

Posted by Kathleen on Monday, March 21, 2011, In : HCG Diet 
I'm just back from a nine-day trip to California and I am pleased to say I still was able to shed three pounds, despite some unavoidable slippage. I consider that a major victory considering that keeping my eating on track was difficult, especially during the time I was in a hotel room and attending business functions.

How did I do it? Planning, planning, planning. My dear friend Eleanor, who has been in food addiction recovery for ten years, shared some helpful ways to get organized. her majo...
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Recent press coverage of the HCG Diet

Posted by Kathleen on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, In : HCG Diet 
The HCG diet is all over the media these days. A couple of weeks ago, Dr. Oz did a 20-minute segment on his show. This morning, Dr. Oz was talking about HCG on Good Morning, America. And yesterday, the diet controversy hit the front page of the New York Times. I'll put the links to some of these at the end of this post.

First, I was happy to see that Dr. Oz is not completely opposed to the HCG diet, although he is adamant about three things: 
1. A 500-calorie diet is too low. 

2. The diet absolu...
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I hit 60 pounds--and counting!

Posted by Kathleen on Wednesday, March 9, 2011,
I'm a little late in posting, but five days ago, just four months into the HCG diet, I hit the 60-pound landmark! 

If you read my book, The Super Simple HCG Diet , you'll know that I never talk about "losing" weight. That's because such thinking speaks to the brain and makes you think you are 
losing" a part of yourself. 

Instead, I prefer to think of it as "shedding unwanted fat." It works for me. When all of this is said and done, I will be ten times the woman I was, but half the weight I once...
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Kathleen Barnes I'm an author, health advocate and life coach. This blog chronicles my journey to a "right-sized" body, as my friend Eleanor calls it, through a gentle and sustainable version of the HCG diet.

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