Articles Posted in the Weight Loss Category

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    How I Lost 30 Pounds Without Running or Counting Calories

    Guest Post by Jen Hayes A few years ago, I began taking a medication that has the unfortunate side effect of increasing hunger, and I rapidly gained 50 pounds. I tried eating a healthier diet and exercising more, but I couldn’t lose even a few pounds. It seemed that no matter what I did, I […]

  • How Your Weight Loss Resolution is Probably Going

      Okay, you started out the new year with a resolution to lose weight. Lose all the weights!  You were going to get fit. Really fit. And sexy too. You are powerful and fierce.  Rarr. So you went to the gym to start the new year off right. And you were actually enjoying yourself. You […]

  • Losing Weight Diet vs. Lifestyle Diet

      A few days ago a friend that started a new diet said if I started this diet, I couldn’t eat bananas or pineapple. “That’s bullcrap,” I thought, “it’s fruit! How can I be on a diet that won’t allow me to eat something as simple and healthy as fruit?!” So I wrote the diet […]

  • 8 Super Simple Steps to a Healthier You

    8 Super Simple Steps to a Healthier You

    Please welcome my friend, Mary Buchan from MaryBuchan.com to Broke & Healthy. She is a Nurse, Nutrition Specialist, Certified Strength & Conditioning Instructor, Certified Life Coach, and Wellness Program Coordinator. In short, she is legit and so is her advice.  Wash Your Hands Often Not only just before you eat a meal, but because most people touch their eyes or […]

  • Grace, Shame, and Why Diet Pills Made Me Fatter

    In 2011 I lost 35 pounds in 6 months. It was awesome. I was surging with energy and felt great. My friends and family complimented me left and right. I liked how I looked in photos—the true test of self-confidence. But I have a confession. I didn’t lose it naturally. I lost it with the help of […]

  • The “Ryniak” Diet Plan – Part 1

    Lately, I concocted a personalized meal plan based on a few diets that I’ve tried that never worked and were always missing something. I have very few rules for myself and I have dessert every night…sometimes two helpings! I’m going to start this article with my rules and breakfast options. I don’t have very many […]

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    9 Weight Loss Tips from Someone Who’s Never Lost Weight…Till Now

    Recently, over the past 6 months, I’ve lost about 30 pounds. I’ve never lost a substantial amount of weight at one time. It’s always been a slow growth over the years due to a sedentary lifestyle. This, as you can imagine was incredibly discouraging. I’m sure some of you can relate. I’ve compiled some of […]