It’s been reported that lack of sleep can contribute to weight gain, so it’s not surprising that getting enough sleep is one of  The Skinny Rules.  Between four kids, a job, a house, and a desire to get as much as possible out of every day on earth, I often find myself not getting eight hours […]

Rule #2 of  The Skinny Rules is don’t drink your calories.  Beyond the caramel latte I sip each morning, the only other calories I regularly drink are skim milk with dinner and a glass of wine at bedtime.  (It’s for my heart health.)  During the day I drink plenty of water, occasionally mixing it up with […]

In my 2013:  A Look Ahead post, I mentioned that one of the things I need to work on in 2013 is more regular, consistent exercise.  It seems like, with every year that passes, it gets a little harder to maintain my weight. Rule #8 of  The Skinny Rules is to learn how to read food labels so […]

Rule #4 of  The Skinny Rules is to reduce refined flours and grains.  Oooooooops! You Might Also Enjoy: Skinny Rule #10:  No More Added Sweeteners… Skinny Rule #1:  Drink a LOT of Water

…not even artificial ones! In my 2013:  A Look Ahead post, I mentioned that one of the things I need to work on in 2013 is more regular, consistent exercise.  It seems like, with every year that passes, it gets a little harder to maintain my weight. Rule #10 of  The Skinny Rules is to reduce the amount […]