Recapping Weeks 11 and 12 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey I can’t believe we’re already finished with Week 12. Kathie J. and Larry have already lost 40 pounds between the two of them — and they still have four weeks left! In Weeks 11 and 12, we addressed our social environment — as in, the people you spend time with. This could be anyone from your family to your neighbors to your co-workers to your significant other. Whether you realize it or not, this social environment influences your behavior. One of the many reasons I [...]
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Recapping Weeks 9 and 10 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey It’s Not Just About Weight Anymore Week 10 is one of the most important weeks because it gives you a mindset shift to prepare for a forever way of living. We’re starting to connect this lifestyle — how you’re eating, moving, thinking, and engaging in life — with something that’s super important to you that’s not your weight. This is your life purpose. You can start to hear this in the way Kathie J. and Larry talk about their journey. It’s not just about the [...]
Recapping Weeks 7 and 8 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journeySince Weeks 7 and 8 took place over the holidays, it was the perfect time for Kathie and Larry to investigate their emotional triggers. At this halfway point of State of Slim, I asked them: “What emotions lead to behaviors that don’t get you where you want to go?” We’re going to keep working on this over the second half of the class because this isn’t a skill you use just once — it helps you develop emotional resiliency.Emotional resiliency is super important for all of you [...]
Recapping Week 6 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey State of Slim Progress Overall, Kathie J. and Larry are doing really well. Knowing that so many of you are watching them is keeping them accountable; they don’t want to let you down. That really is the power of having a team, and the power of your social environment. This week, they got to redeem themselves after not making their goal last week. I gave Kathie J. and Larry a “redemption challenge” where they had to complete 25 miles. They procrastinated until Sunday, and they almost gave [...]
Recapping Week 5 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey This week was all about Larry and Kathie J. taking a closer look at their environment and saying, “What am I going to change to help me in this journey? How am I going to set my environment up so it’s helping me make the healthiest and easiest choices? How do I make healthy the default?” The Things Around You Predict Your Success Your physical environment is anything you come in contact with at home, at work, in your car, etc. Many people don’t realize the huge [...]
Recapping Week 4 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journeyBefore this assignment, a lot of people aren’t aware of how TV impacts their behaviors, their relationships, or how they use it to numb their emotions. In Week 4 we followed Kathie J. and Larry as they tried their first experiential learning assignment.In this assignment, I’ve seen people recognize how TV can play this role in their lives. Only when we are aware of how it is affecting our behavior in negative ways do we have the power to decide if we want to change it.Experiential Learning AssignmentThis week, [...]
Recapping Week 3 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey We’re ending Week 3 of Kathie J. and Larry’s State of Slim journey, which took place over Thanksgiving. I love that they did this over the holidays — a time when no one starts a diet. I actually think it’s one of the best times because Kathie J. and Larry will soar through December and feel amazing in the New Year. Week 3 is all about the indulgence meal — and Larry was not a fan at first. That’s not uncommon for people on a diet. Maybe [...]
Recapping Week 2 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey The No. 1 Secret to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off Larry and Kathie J. are killing it in Week 2! They’re still focused on the diet because we need those fat burners turned all the way up for just a little bit longer. When Dr. Jim Hill and I designed the State of Slim, we took every food out of Phase I that has ever posed a problem to any of our clients, so that it could work for virtually anyone. And it is! The pounds [...]
Recapping Week 1 of Kathie J. and Larry’s weight loss journey Denver radio personalities Kathie J. and Larry from Jammin’ 101.5 have just started the State of Slim, a transformational weight loss program, and they’re documenting their journey through videos and online. Under Dr. Holly's guidance, they will spend 16 weeks changing the way they eat, move and think. If you’ve been contemplating a weight loss program, following their journey will be a great way to find out if this is the right fit for you. Simultaneously, Dr. Holly is going to explain the science behind the weight [...]
Meet Joe. Joe was given the gift of State of Slim and truly turned his life around. At the beginning of his journey, Joe struggled with every movement and is now active, feeling alive and ready to tackle new activities. What was the problem you were having before you discovered State of Slim? What a difference a year can make. On July 25, 2016, I weighed in at at 380.6 lbs. And THAT was after I had lost 19 pounds on my own, trying once again to lose weight. I had even stopped drinking on July 10 (my [...]