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Ten Secrets to Losing Weight After 50 Now Available

Do the following excuses sound familiar?

“Losing weight is SO hard as you get older – impossible – in fact!”

“I’m eating the same way I did when I was younger and somehow packing on the pounds.”

“The methods I used to lose weight when I was younger don’t work anymore.”

“When I dieted before, I’d drop four pounds the first week and two to three pounds a week after that. Now? Forget it! I’m lucky to lose half to one pound a week – if anything at all.”

If you’ve been singing these songs, I’m ready to help. My new book, Ten Secrets to Losing Weight After 50, was released January 1, 2020 just in time for New Year’s Resolutions and is available on Amazon now.

After years of struggling and decades of yo-yoing, I finally unlocked the secret of losing weight after the mid-century mark. No dangerous surgeries, diet pills, expensive weight loss programs, pricey supplements, crazy fad diets, expensive gym membership fees, or personal trainers involved.

I’m ready to spill my secrets. After explaining why it’s so hard to lose weight after 50, I share 10 things I was doing wrong and what I changed to finally succeed.

My tips outlined in the book include how to:

• overcome a slower metabolism and loss of muscle mass
• choose the right diet
• get past stubborn plateaus
• avoid going hungry
• control stress eating
• make exercise count
• keep the pounds off

If you’re 50-plus, it’s time to take stock. Don’t surrender to middle-age spread and cross the line into obesity without a fight. If I – someone who battled with weight my whole life – can win the weight war, you can too! Food choices and fitness strategies really do work – even in your 50s, 60s, and beyond. It’s never too late to adopt new healthy lifestyle habits and make a big difference in your health.

“I’m Your Daughter, Julie” Wins Top Prize

I’m Your Daughter, Julie: Caring for a Parent with Dementia, won grand prize from Royal Dragonfly Book Awards , an international competition that “honors excellence in all types of literature.” According to their site, the grand prize winning book “must be outstanding in content, readability, entertainment value and overall production.” I’m truly honored. My book not only earned this year’s $500 grand prize but also won first place in the aging/senior living, how-to, and self-help/inspirational categories.

This book was written from the depths of my soul during one of the lowest periods of my life. As I write in the book, “Sometimes you lose a parent in death suddenly. What you don’t realize until you have a parent with dementia is that sometimes you lose a parent excruciatingly – a little bit at a time.” I’m so thrilled that this book, dedicated to my mother who bravely fought Lewy Body dementia, was recognized.

The book has received several five star reviews on Amazon and many people have sent me notes, emails, and messages telling me that my book helped them through a difficult time. I received even more messages after Next Avenue published an article based on a chapter from the book. Helping other noble unpaid caregivers, the majority of which are family members, was the motivation for writing this book. If I have helped even a few people cope with the many challenges and provided a bit of comfort to those losing their loved one a little bit at a time like I did, then I am fulfilled.