How to Stop Food Cravings During Menopause: Strategies to be Trim and Healthy

Mar 20, 2024

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Are you a woman over 40 struggling with sugar cravings during menopause? 

You're not alone. 

Many women in this stage of life find themselves battling cravings, weight gain, and frustration with slow progress. 

But don’t get discouraged. In this post, we will explore game-changing strategies to help you gain better control over your eating habits and conquer those sugar cravings once and for all.


Why do I want junk food?

Menopause brings hormonal changes that mess with your body; these changes may cause increased sugar cravings and less willpower. 

They are often a result of your brain seeking a dopamine hit, which highly processed foods provide. The dopamine hit isn’t bad, and you can get it by eating fruits or walking. 

 

"The key is to realize that your thoughts are actually a part of the problem."

 

The good news is that you can change your...

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Energize your Weight loss journey with key Secrets to Midlife Health

Mar 13, 2024

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This is a letter from your Trim Healthy Coach, Kris Honecutt, for the midlife woman who craves health and weight loss.

 

I've penned down these words with you in mind, intending to offer keys that I have learned that can help you toward success. 

 

First and foremost, let me say you are not alone.

 

I see and hear you, and I'm so proud of you for taking that courageous leap into your weight loss and health journey. 

 

It's a journey filled with twists, turns, and sometimes unexpected detours, but it's also a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and triumph.

 

As I reflect on the invaluable experiences shared with my clients over the years, I've distilled some pearls of wisdom that I believe can guide you on your unique path. 

 

These insights are not meant to add pressure or expectations but rather to serve as gentle reminders and comforting companions as you...

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Unlock Your Power: Decision-Making Magic for Women Over 40!

Mar 06, 2024

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The Power of Decisions: A Guide for Women Over 40

 

Unlocking Success Through Decisiveness

In a world filled with health and wellness aspirations, many women over 40 find themselves yearning for powerful results. 

 

However, "one of the number one things that keeps my clients from getting results" is often the lack of a firm decision-making foundation. 

 

Today, let's dive into the strategies to help women over 40 make decisive choices and persistently pursue their health and wellness goals.



The Crucial Role of Quality Decisions

Making a quality decision is the cornerstone of success in any journey: weight loss, hormone support, or overall well-being. 

 

You are 80% more likely to succeed at your efforts when you make that quality decision, but be warned, you need to make this decision often, sometimes daily.

 

To overcome this hurdle, create a checklist:

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How To Navigate Disappointment In Your Health Journey Setbacks

Jan 31, 2024

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Life often brings disappointments, and today, I'm sharing my personal experience, particularly in the context of my health journey and recent Masterclass training. Disappointment is a common companion in our pursuits, whether it's achieving goals or navigating the challenges of a weight loss and health journey.

 

Understand Disappointment: It’s a 50/50 Reality

Disappointment is a universal part of life—a delicate balance between setbacks and successes, rejection and approval. We seldom discuss how to navigate and move through disappointment effectively. In my journey and with my clients, disappointment is a recurring theme, often rooted in unmet weight loss expectations.

Getting Real: My Disappointments

I'm getting personal today, sharing my disappointment with my latest master class. The first one didn't go as planned, and the recent experience has left me introspective. My goal is...

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From Perfectionism to Progress: Get Free from Weight Loss Pitfalls

Jan 17, 2024

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I want to talk about something that might raise an eyebrow or two – planning for failure. 

 

I can almost hear you saying, "Coach Kris, why on earth would I want to plan for failure? Isn't that counterproductive?"

 

Well, stick with me, and let's unpack why it's not just okay but crucial in our journey to wellness.

 

The Mindset Shift: Redefining Failure

Often, the fear of failure looms large when we start on a wellness journey. 

 

We question if we can truly show up for ourselves, especially when past attempts have left us feeling defeated. 

 

But what if we shifted our mindset and saw failure not as a dead-end but as a stepping stone? 

 

While talking to women in midlife, I often encounter the unspoken fear of failure. 

 

There is uncertainty if this time will be any different. 

 

Here's the thing – we need to...

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How To Manage Weight Loss Expectations For The Best Midlife

Jan 03, 2024

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Weight loss in midlife and beyond requires a new approach to see the results you are hoping for. Whether those results are less weight, fewer inches around your middle, more energy, or increased health and wellness, you must strap on some extra patience and set up your expectations more carefully than when you were younger.

 

There is a good possibility that you have hurdles and life situations making it hard to take care of yourself. You might feel confused and discouraged about why your body gains weight over 40 even though you are actively trying to lose.

 

Getting your expectations to align with your new reality is key to maintaining a positive commitment and engagement to meet your weight loss goals once you hit your 40s.

 

Expectations in midlife set you up for failure or success

I spent years reading and referring back to my "manual of expectations." I had a marriage, homeschooling,...

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Overcoming Setbacks on Your Weight Loss Journey: Lessons from Anne

Apr 26, 2023

 

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Impossible goals are. the. worst. 

 

And Anne felt like her health and weight loss goals were…impossible. 

 

She couldn't stick to the Trim Healthy Mama plan long enough to get traction. So…how was she supposed to find success in health and weight loss?

 

Hopeless and feeling like she was shoveling snow in a blizzard (she would know, she lives in Canada) - Anne kept trying. Eating on plan but falling off as soon as "life" happened. 

 

"I did not believe I would be able to find success for my health and weight loss. It seemed completely unmanageable." - Anne

 

One day, she reached out to me after a mutual friend recommended Feminine Freedom Path, my 6-month Coaching program. 

 

Her hormone and weight loss struggles made her a great candidate for Feminine Freedom Path. Years of blaming and shaming her lack of commitment...

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Unlocking the Keys to Consistent Weight Loss for Women Over 40: Strategies for Success

Mar 22, 2023
 

Why is it so hard to be consistent?

 

Starting is easy. 

 

Starting is exciting and new and fresh and so full of hope and possibility.

 

But doing what it takes to reach the end. Now that can be a real slog.

 

Starting your Trim Healthy journey is fun! There are so many good recipes to try and new things to learn. 

 

But then, to see success, you have to keep at these changes until they are a habit. Part of your lifestyle. 

 

So, I want to share with you what my most successful clients have in common and how they have overcome pitfalls and have learned to be successful on their Trim Healthy journey. 

 

 

  1. They made a quality commitment to adopt the plan as a lifestyle. Not a perfect commitment, but an “I am in” day in and day out because they were done with dieting. Done with the mental drama. And they also had people in mind that they wanted to show up healthy for. 

 

  1. They had to redefine what...
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