I’m 67. Since I was 15, I’ve dieted, gained, and lost weight, multiple times. My closet once contained 4 different sizes of clothing that would fit me at different weights. I lost weight (and then gained it back) on Weight Watchers — at least 3 times, Jenny Craig, and by…


When I was in my mid-60s, I lost 45 pounds and have easily kept off that weight. I lost and gained weight from the time I was in my teens until this last time — when I finally learned the “secret” to permanent weight loss. It was relatively easy to…


The Advantage of Thoughtwork

I decided to become a lifecoach because I want to share what I have learned about thoughtwork with others. By learning to believe that “our thoughts create our feelings”, we open our lives to wonderful opportunities and challenges. …


I’ve been a yo-yo dieter since my 20s. I’ve lost weight on many diets — but ultimately regained all of the pounds I had lost and more. I was missing the piece of managing my mind around food.

When I was introduced to Brooke Castillo’s “The Model” for managing my…


When my husband and I separated, I was 64 and had not dated since college. I knew few single men my age and knew nothing about where to meet new men. Because there were single men online, I quickly learned about online dating. …


Talk about doing something outside my comfort zone! I’m a casual sort of girl who wears jeans and turtlenecks at home and corduroys and sweaters at work. I also don’t wear makeup — with the exception of a little powder. …


I got married at age 21 without a lot of dating experience or boyfriends. After 43 years of marriage, I was 63 and recently single. I had not dated anyone other than my “ex” since age 18. …


I was happily married for 41 of our 43 years married. I trusted my husband — whom I had met in high school — and loved my life. After my husband developed some serious health problems, he became depressed and started spending more time with his computer and less time…


“If hunger is not the problem, then food is not the answer.”

We all deal with stress and the Covid Pandemic has worsened stress for many of us. The “Covid 15” is real for many people who have had to work from home this past year, or have had to…


“This is the last time I am losing my excess weight.” That is what I told my friends and myself frequently. I needed to make an eating plan that would both enable me to lose those extra 40 pounds, and also to maintain my weight loss for the rest of…

Barbara L Katz, MD

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