For the first 25 years of my life, I was fat and unhealthy.
At one point, at the age of 25, I weighed 320 pounds and smoked 2 to 3 packs of cigarettes a day!
Granted, I wasn’t fat because I didn’t know what healthy eating looked like. I could tell you the exact calorie counts of almost all types of foods and I knew exactly what the human body needed in terms of nutrients and protein.
Yes, I was well-read and educated in what it took to lose weight. I had all sorts of theories and personal strategies about what to do to slim down, some of which worked for a short while, some of which didn’t work at all.
I didn’t like being fat and I always knew, in the back of my mind, that I had to do something about it.
And yet, despite how much I thought about it and everything I tried, I kept steadily gaining weight.
Then one day, while I was walking alone on a snowy road in the New England town where I lived, something happened to change all that.
I slipped and fell on an icy patch, hit my head, and got knocked out!
I wasn’t knocked unconscious – rather, I was knocked out of my old way of thinking. I entered an altered state of consciousness.
Up until then, I was in the dark about why I was overweight.
For the first time I was MORE conscious than ever. I was enlightened.
As I lay there flat on my back, staring up at the winter sky, a well of emotions surged within me. It was as if I was looking down at myself and seeing myself clearly for the first time.
This moment of clarity that came as a result of this physical jolt changed everything for me.
It was at that point that the course of my entire life took a wild turn.
It was as if a light had been turned on. I suddenly realized WHY I was fat and unhealthy!
And for the first time ever, I knew exactly what I needed to do about it.
Until that day on that snowy road, I blamed everyone and everything for being fat.
I blamed my lack of willpower.
I blamed the constant temptation of high-calorie junk foods.
I blamed my character for not being able to say “no” to unhealthy habits, or not being able to stick to a diet and exercise plan.
I blamed a job I hated and a bad relationship for my lack of motivation. I told myself that if only I had more support, and wasn’t so stressed all the time, I’d have more time to focus on my health.
I blamed God, fate and genetics. My father was fat, so I must have inherited my body from him.
In the act of putting the blame outside of myself, I had sealed my fate. I could never face the truth of what was REALLY going on inside of me. And therefore, I could never solve my weight problem.
Laying on my back on that icy road, my epiphany was this:
The reason I was fat and unhealthy had nothing to do with outside circumstances. Therefore, the solution to my problem lay within myself.
You must transcend your regular programming and find the creative essence at the core of who you are. Unless you do, you will forever feel “hungry” or empty in some way, and you will always find ways to fill that hunger with food and other unhealthy habits.
Once I got to the root of who I was, and why I was actually keeping myself fat, I was able to make healthier choices every day.
I no longer felt the need to eat more than I needed to, or eat to feed the emptiness within.And the pounds started to come off.
This process I discovered had other benefits to my well-being. I also quit smoking, ended the difficult and unsatisfactory relationship and began doing more of the work I loved.
I met the love of my life, Katie, and got married. My career took off a decade after that.
In effect, there were a host of other things that weren’t working in my life, not just my weight, and they all stemmed from the same exact place: my inability to face what I needed to face about myself.
“I Know What I Have To Do To Lose Weight, So Why Can’t I Do It?”
I told my story of weight loss in workshops and seminars, and people with weight issues were intrigued. They wanted me to help them with their life-long weight struggles the same way I helped myself.
I would hear similar stories to mine, of people who:
…and were STILL struggling to lose weight and keep it off.
One man told me that he had lost (and regained) about 3,000 pounds on different diets throughout his life.
The most common complaint I would hear from those struggling with their weight was that they knew what they HAD to do, they just couldn’t do it for some reason.
Have you gone on a diet and then gained all the weight back, and then some?
Have you told yourself you’d try to eat healthier but succumb to temptation at every turn, and then feel horrible afterward?
If so, and if you’ve spent a lifetime trying and failing to manage your weight and well-being, then the reason you’re still fat has little to do with willpower or the right diet.
It has everything to do with what your body and spirit is trying to tell you about your life.
When those who had been suffering and struggling with being overweight and unhealthy came to me for advice, I led them on a journey that was unlike any they’d ever taken before when it came to altering their nutritional habits.
I didn’t tell them what to eat, or how to exercise. I knew that the core of their struggle was not what they were or weren’t eating, it was an inability to love some part of themselves – and I’m not talking about their thighs or bellies.
I’m talking about being able to love who you are, deep inside. I’m talking about being able to love that part of you that feels shame, longing, regret, and sadness.
I’m talking about loving that part of yourself that you don’t want to FEEL.
If you don’t love yourself, you’ll not only make unhealthy choices in the way you treat your body, but you’ll likely also make unwise choices in other areas of your life.
You may stay in a toxic relationship too long.
Work at a job you hate.
Put up with bad behavior from partners, co-workers, bosses, parents or children.
And it’s why my unique solution was not only successful in helping clients lose weight, but it helped improve ALL aspects of their life.
The secrets and techniques that I shared with clients one-on-one in private practice for two decades were so successful that I wanted to put them all into one comprehensive program that anyone could access and benefit from.
Therefore, I created a video program where I speak to you directly about my personal journey with weight loss, what I discovered about the spiritual and psychological reasons behind unhealthy habits, and what you can do, starting today, to get back on the road to more vibrant health.
With the techniques I share in Enlightened Weight Loss, you’ll be able to get in touch with your creative essence and finally intuit exactly what your body needs at any moment, so that overeating or indulging in unhealthy habits is no longer a problem.
You’ll make choices that are more spiritually and physically nourishing, bite by bite, moment by moment.
You’ll no longer be held hostage by unconscious habits, overeating out of some deep-seated emotional impulse. You’ll be able to be fully present to what you need as you sit down to a meal, both literally in the sense of what sort of food will most satisfy your physical needs, and in terms of what will feed your spirit.
You’ll see your life in a whole new way, and your life will be naturally transformed along with your well-being.
With Enlightened Weight Loss, you’ll have the chance to unpack what you’ve been stuffing down your entire life, and in the process of doing so, you’ll break free of the extra weight that has been keeping you from being truly free and joyful.
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Being fat was the best thing that ever happened to me. That may sound like a strange statement, because we are told by society that being fat is undesirable, unhealthy and a burden. It can be all those things, but it is also a gift.
It was a gift for me because it led me on a spiritual journey that uncovered things about myself I would not have otherwise faced or accepted. My struggle with weight brought me to a place of deep realization about living consciously with my spirit.
This led me to being awake for the first time in my life to who I was and what I needed to do in order to be in harmony with others and with myself.
My weight loss journey 40 years ago not only helped me permanently shed 120 pounds, but showed me the path to lasting happiness.
Wherever you go and whatever you do with the ideas or experience I shared here, please know that I salute you for your courage from the bottom of my heart. May every moment of your journey be blessed in light and love. And may every step you take be lighter and lighter.
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