1st Skinny Gene-i-versary: Gaining My Freedom

As we all know, in July we celebrate Independence Day.  For many of us that means fireworks, family, and food.  But for Lisa, July 4th, 2013 was a celebration of an independence day, unlike none other, because it marks the 1 year anniversary of the day she joined the Skinny Gene Project and chose to finally […]

New Year’s Resolutions, Not Just For January Anymore

Try the month to month resolutions challenge, to achieve a healthier weight and lifestyle for 2011!  Here are some ideas that will help rev up your metabolism one month at a time!  Once you have mastered the monthly resolution, you must continue with it and then add the next month’s lifestyle improvement to maximize your […]

How Did You Do It?

Have you ever had a friend that successfully lost weight, and asked them “so, how did you do it?”  Many Skinny Gene members who have been successful in weight loss for better health and diabetes prevention have been presented with the same question from their family and friends.  How did you lose it and keep […]

Power of 10

  Quick!  What’s your first reaction to these 3 words…Just 10 pounds? It’s interesting. These 3 words can evoke a different response from different people depending on their past experiences and how they view their future.  Discouraged: A person who has 50 or more pounds to lose might not be able to see the significance in losing […]

Top 10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight

By Guest Blogger: Lindsay Martin For some people the most difficult part of losing weight is staying motivated and to keep persevering when you just want to give up.  Here are some tips and tools to help you stay motivated.  1)      Remind yourself that you can eat whatever you want, whenever you want OR you […]

Small Goals…Big Progress (via Odds Against Me)

Motivation, motivation, motivation!  When you are on the weight loss wagon, motivation is your fuel!  What better way to celebrate each of your milestones, other than a present to yourself!!  Let’s face it weight loss is hard (no kidding right?!) When people start noticing your weight loss that’s a huge pat on the back, but […]

My Quest to Find a New Relationship (via Odds Against Me)

Here is a post we thought you would like!  Odds Against Me is for real.  She’s honest, hilarious, and super serious about improving her health.  I think it is safe to say that we can all relate to the ups and downs that come with each and every attempt of weight loss.   Dee has started […]