Why We Feel Out of Control

Americans spend $137 Billion a year on Fast Food
$60 Billion on Weight Loss Solutions
And $147 Billion on Healthcare of Obesity And Rising…

And I have a simple solution that costs very little and works.  

However, not everyone that is reading this is a candidate for my solution.  

My solution requires dealing with the issues that most people eat over or want to avoid.  

My solution requires you to get over your impatience which takes you away from what you truly want.  

My solution requires you to go inside and deal with the “issues in your tissues” so that you no  longer feel trapped, alone and defective around your body and your weight.  

Yesterday I was talking to someone who told me that my 12 week course sounded great however, she couldn’t afford it, and she would rather continue at age 46 keeping busy and avoid taking care of herself until it was absolutely necessary. It made me very sad that she chose avoidance as a way of being around her body and her life.

My experience is that we are so wired for instant results, that anything that takes time and effort is to be avoided at all costs. And yet that is truly where transformation happens. And what I know for sure is that slow and steady wins the race & fast & easy usually burns out pretty quickly leaving you feeling unhappy and discouraged.  

I have so many students to be proud of. I chose not to birth children this lifetime, however, my students  fulfill what I can only imagine it feels like to be a Mom. They fill me up and make me proud. Women who have looked  fear in the eye and chose differently. Women who did not see  way out and yet stayed in the process until they began  to see signs of hope and light. One student of mine has been so brave to share her truth with you all. She came to me  with all kinds of stories about how this could/would not work for her. And yet her wise self knew there was another way, hence her showing up and asking for help.

Here is an excerpt from her story:

“When I met Laura, I was a mess. I wanted a lot of things…mostly to be thin because that would be the answer to all of my problems. I was living in a world of, “When I lose
weight I’ll…” and that just wasn’t working for me. I was a  compulsive overeater. I would eat regardless of the emotion. I would eat to punish others. Sounds crazy I know.  
I hated it. I hated me. I hated myself for getting fat. I hated myself for staying fat. I hated myself for not being able to control the urges.

I knew what to do and what not to do. One of my clients is a nutritionist. I had all the knowledge  right there. But I just couldn’t put it into place. I’d blame it on my sugar addiction. “They say it’s like having a cocaine addiction,” I’d tell others. “I can’t control it.” I tried every fad, every diet. I starved, I did shots, I did  it all. I kept searching for the magic pill.

I had been asking the Universe for help. Did I need therapy? Did I need Overeaters Anonymous? What in the world was it going to take for me to stop reaching for food? The Universe responded and sent me Laura. I entered the Body Image Mastery program  with the same mindset I did everything else. It’s the magic pill. This is what’s going to do it! But I didn’t want to do  the work.

About halfway through, I talked with Laura. She convinced me to just do the work, one step at a time. And  something happened. I started discovering hidden secrets that have been part of this thing called self-sabotage. Shifts started to happen. The more I did the steps in her program, the more things started changing for the better.  

The program ended, but my personal work hasn’t. I’m still working the Body Image Mastery Program every day. But now  I’ve moved on to personal coaching with Laura. She’s been a tremendous asset on my quest for self. When I’m harsh, she  reminds me to be kind. When I’m frustrated she’s my voice of calmness. I’ve had to say goodbye to old habits, old  comforts that were no longer serving me. I’ve had to change my mindset in a lot of areas. I’ve had to develop patience.

Laura has helped me to realize that no matter what I do, the weight is not going to come off over night. I used to say,  “When I lose weight I’ll go [biking, hiking, kayaking],” or
“I’ll be able to dress cute and make myself look nice.”

With Laura’s encouragement and support, I’ve begun doing these things anyway. I’ve noticed that when I go shopping  for clothes, I’m choosing colorful clothing instead of
black. I’ve stopped hiding. Laura has helped me to love  myself and be patient with myself. I still have a long way to go, but for once, I’m looking forward to the journey.  

It’s an adventure…and I did a lot of research when looking for someone to hold my hand on this journey and no one I see out there does it quite like Laura.”

Do you understand why I feel so proud? She did the work. I was a vessel. She stayed even when she felt hopeless.  And her end results are amazing. She is so light in spirit
and body now. If you are reading this and are looking for  answers about how not to avoid your body, your health, your weight, then the time is now, the place is here.  

My 12 week Body Image Mastery class begins on March 27th, 2012 at 5pm PT 8pm ET.  

The class meets the following Tuesdays on the phone.

March 27th
April 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
June 5, 12

You are worth the time you devote to this course work and class time. I hope that you feel called to play with us. Take an adventure of your lifetime.

www.OnePinky.com/bodyimagemastery

I welcome meeting you.

P.S. We offer a payment plan. Please email me for the link
to that.   

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