Dear Body, Why can’t I lose weight?

Dear Body,  every day I look at you in disgust. Why can’t I lose weight? I see your excess fat, grab it, and think about how gross you look. I think about how you are totally against me.  Why?! Why won’t you just lose this stuff? I know I used to be bad, but now… Read more »

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Dear Body

Dear Body, Every day I look at you in disgust. I see your excess fat, grab it, and think about how gross you look. I think about how you are totally against me.  Why?! Why won’t you just lose this stuff? I know I used to be bad, but now I do what I’m supposed… Read more »

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What Failing My Own Program Taught Me About Permanent Weight Loss

  What Failing My Own Program Taught Me About Permanent Weight Loss   As a weight loss coach and owner of a weight loss business, finding a permanent weight loss solution has always been a focus. But my personal battle with maintaining my weight loss goal became more difficult in December 2016, the year my… Read more »

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For weight loss motivation, put your focus back on you.

For weight loss motivation, put your focus back on you. Health and wellness mean self-care and self-love. Part of the Breakthrough M2 weight loss program is learning to redirect your mental energy inward, by placing your attention on your own needs. Recently, a client asked to sit down with me because she really wanted to… Read more »

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A very candid look at self-worth and self-value

A very candid look at self-worth and self-value If you couldn’t tell already, Breakthrough M2 is different from other weight loss programs. We aim to deal with the whole person—mind, body, and spirit—not just put a bandaid on a problem. This involves addressing the day-to-day struggles but also sometimes deep-diving into the past to better… Read more »

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What if I cheated – just a little – on Mother’s Day?

As we all know, weight loss is not a one-and-done thing, but an ongoing management of our relationship to food. It’s all too easy to slip back into old, destructive patterns of eating. Discipline is key to staying on track, as is maintaining good emotional health. It’s important not to feel like you are alone… Read more »

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Self Care Wins the Day

The whole philosophy behind the Breakthrough M2 Weight Loss Program is to heal your mind, body, and spirit and learn to value yourself so you can make a life transformation. Once you start down this path, you’ll find it is a virtuous cycle—you make good decisions and begin to heal yourself, which increases your sense… Read more »

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Cultivating Discipline: The Secret Key to Freedom and Feeling Good

One way to think about freedom is having no restrictions on your actions. You’re a grown-up—you can do whatever you want, go wherever, eat whatever and whenever you want. So liberating right? So empowered! But how come this always leaves you feeling crappy, self-hating, and full of regret? Aristotle once said, “Through discipline comes freedom,”… Read more »

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Give Yourself Some Credit

We recently revisited the idea of self-discipline as a muscle, which is hard to strengthen at first, but then becomes a source of strength and freedom. If you’re trying to lose weight, self-love is like the secret key that unlocks a world of possibility. Of course, life is an ongoing parade of challenges, tests, and… Read more »

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You are 3-in-1

In weight loss programs, and in our culture in general, there is a tendency to over-focus on the physical aspect of people. This manifests as a general obsession with physical appearance and “facts,” like what size jeans you wear, what you weigh, or how your arm looks in photographs. And, consequently, the resulting course of… Read more »

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Self-Love means you speak up and speak truth!

Having the confidence to speak up and speak truth. What can make the difference in your willingness to do so? Being that it is February, of course, I will talk about love – and yes self-love.  But you will see that self-love can not only be very beneficial for you but others as well. One… Read more »

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My Home Is My Sanctuary

I know its January and themes for this month usually include new beginnings or starting over, but this year I am changing it up a little. You will see in the months to come that many things will be different for me, Breakthrough M2, our Team, and You – our clients – so no better… Read more »

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The Gift of your journey!

This month’s blog was written by Julia Price – Breakthrough M2 Independent Business owner – Connecticut.  Please read and re-read this beautiful blog and accept it as her gift to you!  This is the season to Give and Receive, and Julia wants to give of herself and her experience of receiving an amazing second chance… Read more »

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People Being Thankful, Having Gratitude and Inspiring Others!

The purpose of November’s blog is to inspire and lift up any reader who partakes. It is written by Breakthrough M2 members. It is all about everyone’s “Thankfuls.”  Since Thanksgiving is a time where we all stop just to say thanks and make a whole day out being grateful and having gratitude, we too will… Read more »

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Where is your Mental Energy and Emotional Equity being spent?

What if you got up every morning and you were given an exact amount of money, food, water, and gas for only the current day? For fun, let’s say you don’t have debt, but the rules stay in effect even if you had to travel farther than usual or if something unexpected happened.  The next… Read more »

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Family, Friends, & other Important relationships

This month’s blog topic is family, friends, and other important relationships. These connections are important to people for obvious reasons, but when it comes to the mental and emotional stability of a person who is trying to make a huge lifestyle change – like the Breakthrough M2 program – they are really important. I always… Read more »

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Self-Discipline is liberating!

Self-Discipline: the ability to control one’s feelings and overcome one’s weaknesses; the ability to pursue what one thinks is right despite temptations to abandon it. Discipline: the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior Self-discipline. One of the top hopes for people that I meet is that they will have self-discipline when… Read more »

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Staying Grounded Equates to Practicing Self-Love!

Being grounded is a great start to working on the Inner Game This is such a great topic for my clients! It really goes together with learning about and practicing self- love. Staying grounded is defined by many people in many ways and they all make sense. You can find so many articles and information… Read more »

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Breakthrough M2 Weight Loss, Medications, and their Side Effects

Weight loss with Breakthrough M2, medications and their side effects are an important topic for all of us, so I wanted to address it in this month’s blog. Whether you or someone you love is using a pharmaceutical drug(s), it is important to understand the ramifications of weight loss while using medications and why a… Read more »

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I feel Like a Hypocrite!

This past week I’ve been struggling with many things. I need to make changes in several different areas of my life, but I am completely unorganized, inconsistent, and unmotivated to do so. The things I am speaking of are a mixed bag of issues that relate to some physical things (eating/exercising/remembering to take my supplements),… Read more »

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Motivation to Lose Weight and accomplish other things, too!

I wrote this on March 14, 2017 – nor’easter Tuesday. Yesterday I got it in my head that even though I wouldn’t be in the office on Tuesday, I wanted it to be productive and get things done. I scheduled a few phone meetings and had a schedule of things to do at home as… Read more »

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Celebrate!!

In honor of our Recognition Celebration 2017, my topic this month is celebrating. This will add to our theme of Self-Love because you need to realize that you are amazing and CELEBRATE!!!  One way to do this is to “catch yourself being good.” When we do something great or even good, it is our duty… Read more »

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Love ThySelf

WOW!! We’re exhausted but we Love our journey and it’s been awesome. This is a new year for Breakthrough M2 and we are very excited about that! We have a new website, new weight loss formula, FOUR brand new supplements for nutritional support and detox, new Step 4 transition supplements, new building, new staff, new… Read more »

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Let’s talk about STRESS!!!!

So, why do you stress? Did you notice the oxymoron in my title? I used the word talk and then four exclamations.  Lately, I realized that is how I am.  One part of me is not showing stress at all, but meanwhile a few layers below the surface, I’m freaking out!  I have mastered the… Read more »

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Understanding Feelings and Emotions

How are feelings and emotions important parts of our ways of being and our decisions in life?  First we need to understand the differences between feelings and emotions. Though we often interchange them, feelings and emotions are different. Emotions are basic and physical responses to our environment of the moment. Emotions alert us to responses… Read more »

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Emotion issues = Weight issues

Being overweight is clearly not fun. And, for those of you that have said enough and have made the commitment to allow the real you to emerge, the road to being healthy, lean, and fit is not always the easiest of journeys.  The good news is that the Breakthrough M2 program creates a structure that… Read more »

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Emotions – let’s put them in their proper place!

Our emotions have a substantial role with our everyday actions and decisions.  The problem is that they can’t be counted on, and yet we depend on them for important things.  They come and go and change like the direction of the wind. They are the driving force behind many of our behaviors both supportive and… Read more »

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“It ain’t like it used to be!”

I am 45 years old.  When I was growing up, dinner was on the table at 5pm without fail, because my dad usually walked in at that time, set down his black metal lunch box, washed his hands, and sat in his seat so we could begin eating as a family and prayed before our… Read more »

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The Power of Family, Friends, Relationships

I was once given some advice when I was taking on a mission for social justice organizing a few years ago. A friend and colleague who shared my vision and passion for community organizing gave the advice to me. It served me so well for the project I was taking on and it was also… Read more »

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Where Do You Receive The Most Support

As we focus this month on friends and family, it’s important to take an honest look at from who and how YOU are supported. My experience has shown me that people with weight issues tend to be overly generous givers. You are there for your family and friends. YOU are the one people come to… Read more »

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Food Mood

July 24, 2014, New York   Can Food Ruin Your Life? Your Mood May Have the Answer.   While it seems impossible that something as essential to life,such as food, could possibly threaten it, there is evidence that food may adversely affect your entire life…   Some days you’re perfectly happy and  sometimes you’re downright… Read more »

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Instant CalMag-C really helps!

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International Author discusses Breakthrough M2

International Author and Speaker Maria Blon was the inspiration behind “Living Passionately – How 21 people found their purpose in life and How you can too!” Breakthrough has the book and CD, call to buy your copy today. Click the LINK below to hear from Maria. Watch Author Maria Blon speaks about Breakthrough and her… Read more »

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Exercise ~ Let’s get Moving!!

It should comes as no surprise that research shows that prolonged sitting is associated with many detrimental changes(or lack of when it comes to weight loss) in our bodies including reduced fat metabolism, muscle atrophy, and muscle function. Getting our bodies moving is a habit that is not only good for weight loss, but for… Read more »

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A Psychological Win ~ Success

Hi everyone ~ this week I’m turning the blog over to our guest Janine, she is going to share her story with you. By reading this we hope that you too can experience her highs, her lows and her success…or at least relate to them. Her success can be yours. Just believe you can and… Read more »

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Healthy Habit ~ It’s all about your Sleep

 Get adequate, restful, fit sleep Sleep, like many things in life, impacts everything; the way we look, the way we feel, work, eat and most of all function. How different do we feel when we go to bed early, and get a good nights sleep? We wake up rested and we feel great! Sleep is… Read more »

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Exercises for your Well-Being

It has never been easier to connect with someone on the other side of the word, yet it’s so easy to feel disconnected from the people closest to us. We have more tools than ever to simplify tasts and accomplish more things quickly, yet our to-do lists have never been longer. Life is short, and… Read more »

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Strength from Within Defines You

Breakthrough is so much more than just a diet. We are a community of like-minded individuals who have to come together to fight our toughest fight. Let your Strength define You! Spring and Summer bring a lot of celebrations and as most of you know, celebrations mean food. Lots and lots of food. We are… Read more »

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What if I Cheated ~ Just a Little Bit?

That’s a great question. What if you did cheat just a little bit? From experience, I can tell you that it’s not worth it. But because we’re all human it’s bound to happen especially when celebrating. May is an exciting month, there are so many celebrations, Mother’s Day, First Communions, Graduations and of course Birthday’s.… Read more »

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My Journey to losing weight

So my journey to losing weight started 3 years ago in April of 2012. I was 35 years old and weighed in at 300.5 lbs. I’m 5’10, but even that’s not tall enough for that much weight. My health was now a concern. I have Lupus and Sjogren’s syndrome and this weight was adding to… Read more »

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Understanding Food Labels

How well do you understand food labels? Clients are always asking me in our Facebook group if they can have certain food products, condiments, spices, etc. You can quickly figure this out by reading the ingredient LABEL (first) and the nutrition label (second).   Always keeping in mind the philosophy of, “if you can’t read it or pronounce… Read more »

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Sugar and Other Dirty Words

a/k/a  the “S” Word   Let’s talk about sugar and other dirty words. Did you know that our bodies, the human body only needs about 3 teaspoons of sugar per day, to keep our bloods sugars regulated?  Three teaspoons that’s it. But there is so much added sugar in the foods we eat. One of… Read more »

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We Do Not Have To Choose Regret

I have so many reasons to be grateful for the life, love, and support I have around me every day. I try to always make it a point to remember, even on my hardest, most overwhelming days, how fortunate and blessed my life is. But this wasn’t always the case. Perhaps one of the things that… Read more »

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Amazing Day #digitalfootprint

how do people not know #GregReid? He worked for the #NapoleanHill Foundation. I won his book #Initiative at #digitalfootprint

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Weight Loss is a Guiltless Goal

In each week’s Breakthrough newsletter, I sign off with the phrase, “health is a journey not a goal.” I live by that phrase, and am so happy to have been able to instill the belief in many of you. I believe that every day we take steps and make choices toward or away from being… Read more »

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Taking other vitamins or supplements while on this program

Ok, so Dr. Simeons always told his patients to stop all other vitamins and supplements while on the HCG protocol.  Our food supply is different now and people are already deficient in many nutrients when staring their diet.  That is why Breakthrough M2 highly recommends making sure you take extra supplements while on this program.… Read more »

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Cheating on this diet

Many people do not believe that just one extra bread stick or a half glass of wine “could possibly stop progress.” Well it does. When you are using the Breakthrough M2 supplement, you highly capable of cleaning/storing fat, hence the load up days. You are also able to use that fat or sugar/carbs more readily.… Read more »

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Tenacity with the Breakthrough M2 Program

One of the reasons why this diet is difficult is because you have to stay focused 100% of the time, even when you are coming close to the finish line. Many of us, naturally tend to slack off when we see the light at the end of tunnel, but this diet will not let you… Read more »

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Carb and Sugar Detox

Yes – I meant to put “detox.”  Carbs and sugar are extremely addictive.  Processed carbohydrates convert to sugar in the body and we are eating sugary products also.  When people start this diet, they are stopping an addiction cold turkey.  This can be very hard, and can derail people from their diet if they don’t… Read more »

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Are you cold?

Being cold when you are on a low calorie diet is very common.  I have found that one of the most effective ways to combating this is to do squats.  I started out with idea of doing the “Squat Challenge” ( you can Google it) because I wanted my butt to be back in its… Read more »

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How much water do I drink?

The manual that comes with the Breakthrough M2 diet states that everyone should drink 50% of their weight, in ounces, daily.  For women, they should keep it to 50%, because if you over drink, you have the potential to hold fluids.  Over the last month (January 2014),  I have asked several women to test this… Read more »

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Tips to make this program easier

Buy large packages of meat, weigh out, cook (when possible, I wouldn’t pre-cook hamburgers, but if I wanted  ground beef or taco meat I would pre-cook that), put everything in Ziploc bags and freeze.  Do 14 meals a week. Have your 14 fruit portions and veggies portioned and ready also. Keep a box of breadsticks at work and… Read more »

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