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New Parents lose 80 lbs combined on our weight loss/ optimal health program

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Shane and Susan have lost 80 lbs total combined and kept it off for over 3 years and Shane’s blood pressure is now within a healthy range.  After Susan had their second child she tried to get back to her pre-pregnancy weight by exercising 5-6 days a week with little success and had lost hope believing this was her new reality.  This program has not only helped them get to a healthy weight…it has helped them create the lifestyle and habits to keep the weight off.  They are now thriving in all areas of their life and have the energy to be active with their kids…biking, swimming and on the fields coaching their sports teams!

31 Days of inspiration 

Shane and Susan have lost 80 lbs total combined and kept it off for over 3 years and Shane's blood pressure is now within a healthy range.  After Susan had their second child she tried to get back to her pre-pregnancy weight by exercising 5-6 days a week with little success and had lost hope believing this was her new reality.  This program has not only helped them get to a healthy has helped them create the lifestyle and habits to keep the weight off.  They are now thriving in all areas of their life and have the energy to be active with their kids...biking, swimming and on the fields coaching their sports teams!
I lost 80 lbs and have kept it off for over 3 1/2 years.  It’s now my passion to pay it forward and help others on their journey to Optimal health.
Please contact me for a free consultation to see if this program can help you too.

Weight Loss It’s HARD

Monday, July 29th, 2013


When I was sick and tired of being sick and tired I changed my mind as to which HARD I wanted to deal with.  Then it became easy because I was doing what I wanted to do not fighting what I didn’t want any longer.


If you are ready to make a change I can help you as a free Health Coach

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Weight Loss portion Control salad dressing

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

I’m Certified Health Coach Natalie Jo and our our program it’s very important to be very accurate with servings of condiments.  Check this out, a super simple way to measure out a serving of salad dressing each and every time.

Dispense one serving at a time. Condiments are frequently over used adding empty
calories to foods and leaving pools of uneaten dressing at each meal. The
Healthy Steps Portion Lid measures and dispenses one serving of dressing so you
can be confident in your portion sizes and yourself. BPA-free. Fits most store
bought condiment bottles, use with: Salad dressing, Mayonnaise, Ketchup, BBQ
sauce and more. How to use: Replace existing condiment lid with the Portion Lid.
Turn Portion Lid to condiment type indicator on lid. Squeeze bottle to fill
single serving chamber. Open Portion Lid and pull chamber edges toward bottom of
bottle to dispense. Remove Portion Lid when bottle is empty, wash before reuse.
Top rack dishwasher safe.


 Let me know what you think.  Do you have an easy way to make sure you are getting the correct amount of dressing?  Please share with a comment below.

Portion Control Dressing Lid



New FitBit Zip & FitBit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker

Monday, September 17th, 2012

I love my FitBit

In my past post Here  I told you about my new FUN fitness tool that has me adding more steps in my day and tracking it all.

The company has just come out with two new and improved versions of their product.  With even more bells and whistles. Check them both out. The 99.00 one tracks your sleep. They now have a battery and don’t need to be rechanged on a base. They sink with lots of options and make it easy to keep pace with your friends.

I lost 80 lbs and have kept it off for over 2 1/2 years.

I’m now paying it forward to help others lose weight and get healthy.

Please contact me if you would like more inforamtion on how I can help you and your loved ones.

I’m  FREE Certified Health Coach NatalieJo



This Program is the Secret to Fast Safe Weight Loss

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

I lost 80 lbs with THIS PROGRAM and have kept it off for over two years

I’m Coach NatalieJo and I want to help you too!

If this is not the first time you have visited my site you may notice I made some changes.  Because of rule changes Health Coaches private sites must now be unbranded. No mention of the program names can be used.  So this is now a generic site.  Many of my past posts and audios are now only avaliable for my personal clients in the For My Client Only tab. They would have been too hard to remove all the trade names. Don’t leave just yet.

You can still gather a wealth of information from my posts and you can always contact me if you are interested in THIS PROGRAM. My clients will have full password protected access to all my resources that I have posted over the past 3 years.

I’m Coach NatalieJo and I lost 80 lbs and I have kept if off for over 2 years.  Read MY Story from the tab up top.  If changing your life is something you are interested in doing.  I would love to speak with you and answer all your questions.  This program works.  It’s been around for 30 years. It’s a no brainer.  You eat every three hours and have no hunger or cravings.  You will be learning good healthy habits that will keep you on track for the rest of your life.

Contact me from the tab above.  Visit my site for more information.

I look forward to hearing from you when you’re ready to make a change.




Exercise For The Weekend Playground For Adults

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Playground For Adults

Last year I discovered a new playground for adults.  It’s called an RV
show.  You start at one end of the building and climb onto and walk through each
trailer and then back down the steps and off into the next one.  It takes about
2 hours of walking to do the entire show unless you stop and start talking with
a rep.  In Wisconsin they are held indoors this time of year, so it doesn’t
matter what the weather is. We went to two big shows this year so far and hit a
smaller one on Saturday. We really are shopping for a new trailer but you don’t
have to be you can just go for the entertainment and exercise.
Then today Sunday my husband and I hit the trail with our snowshoes on.
Close to home we have a quarry trail part of the Rib Mt State Park and we spent
two hours hiking up to, then up and around the top of the quarry.  It was a
perfect sunny winter day with no wind.  The hike back down was a lot easier.  I
always do the uphill first.  That way what I remember last is the easy part. I
took a few pictures to share. I hate the word exercise I like to think of it as
a fun way to get out and take pictures.
These are all activities I would not and could not do before I lost 80 lbs.  My life is so much different now then it was before.  My husband is happy I now go on hikes and bike rides and get out more. He no longer has to go alone.
If you would like to know more about THIS PROGRAM I used to lose 80 lbs and keep it off for two years now please view my site for more information at
I’m a free certified health coach paying it forward to help all I can.  I’m Coach NatalieJo

Note From Coach NatalieJo March 4

Thursday, March 1st, 2012
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This weeks note from Natalie is an audio and a blog post. I
love learning from mentors and one of my favorites is Jim Rohn.  Jim is no
longer alive but his teachings will live on forever and this is The Formula for
failure and Success.
Jim puts it simple, failure is nothing more than a few errors
in judgment repeated every day. He goes on to explain our thinking and habits
behind failing.
The formula for success is also simple it’s a few simple
disciplines practiced ever day.
THIS PROGRAM fits into this formula for success
perfectly by teaching you simple disciplines you practice ever day. The weight
loss results are almost immediate just like Jim said they would be.
Like Jim says “The real magic of new disciplines is that they
will cause is to amend our thinking.”
Now go and read the full post. Don’t just go and read it you have to take action because if you just go and read it you’re not going to be any further ahead until you do take the steps to make changes.
I wish you great success this week. Thanks bye bye.
Go and read

   Link to The Formula for Failure and Success By Jim Rohn



For more info on the weight loss program that helped me lose 80 pounds

and keep it off for 2 years

“Most Unhealthy Product Of The Year” For Weight Loss

Friday, December 16th, 2011
OK so I got in my exercise yesterday.  I spent 4 hours dashing through the
snow and high winds running in and out of about 6 stores and stopping to fill
the car up with gas.
The crowds were heavy in about half the stores.  Not many shoppers buying
office supplies or bath and bedding yesterday. Did I mention I hate shopping and
I also hate exercise put them together and it makes the perfect storm a lose,
lose situation. I lose money, patients, calories and time, I could be doing
something I do like to do.
So as I meandered down each aisle looking for that just right gift for each
person on my list in each store one common new product kept jumping out at me.
I swear they had this thing at ever store.  I just want to say, from a person
that has lost 80 lbs and maintained it for two years now, this product is
getting my award for “Most Unhealthy Product Of The Year”.
OK you’ve waited long enough my award goes to (drum roll please) The
Emerson Motion Activated Candy Dispenser
Candy Dispenser
Haven’t you seen this thing everywhere this year? It’s the must have gadget
of the season. Move over old fashioned gumball machines where you had to turn
the knob, now you just wave your hand and candy appears. Doesn’t this country
not already have a problem with eating too much sugar? Now this will just make
it easier for them. This product retails from $20-$50.00.
Here’s a product description: Entertain in style with
the Emerson Automatic Candy Dispenser. This intelligent candy dispenser not only
looks sleek, but includes a motion sensor which causes candy to dispense
automatically in perfect handfuls. Make movie nights even more special or
modernize your special events. With it’s ergonomic design, the Emerson Candy
Dispenser delivers hard candies, jelly beans, peanuts and more! Combines modern
technology with old time fun. Features 3 different portion settings. Dispenses a
range of snacks and candies. Requires 4 AA batteries (not included).
If you buy this product I’ll agree that the intelligent one will be the
candy dispenser and only it will look sleek. Good thing they added the 3
different portion settings because perfect handfuls are different for a child,
teen and adult. The only way this product could possible be a healthy choice is
if you filled it with peanuts set it to the smallest portion setting and only
waved your hand under it once a day.  My guess that’s not going to happen.  To
top it off batteries are NOT included.
On further thought, I think they are going after the wrong market.  The
perfect market for a motion sensor candy dispenser is the front desk of a
restaurant in place of the bowl of pastel mints.  A bowl of mints set out in a
public area is very unsanitary and after many studies they have nicknamed them
pee mints or ur _ _ _  mints.  I don’t make this stuff up people.
My advice is if you are trying to stay on plan or keep your weight loss off
there are many healthy gift choices out there now go out and find some.
What gets your “Most Unhealthy Product Of The Year” award of the
year? Leave a comment

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THIS PROGRAM Halloween Tricks

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Now for a little Halloween advice.

The Doctor has info below but I have a few tricks of my own.

We all know Halloween is all about the CANDY right? So in order to change the focus I like to think of it as a few hours of exercise and make a game out of it. Each time I hear the door bell ring I jump up and run to the door and give them a candy treat as a thank you to those little ghosts and goblins for giving me a few extra steps in my day. Keep track of how many times you get up or how many kids come to the door or wear a pedometer and see how many steps you took. Our family tradition on Halloween was to have chili and THIS PROGRAM has chili so I never had to miss that longtime tradition.

Halloween doesn’t have to be SCAREY!

From The Doctor

When I think of Halloween I think of Candy!!! Loads of it…and that can be
scarier than the goblins toting it around!!! For those of us with a sweet
tooth…what is to become of us on Halloween night?! I don’t want to turn into the
fat lady!

Well, there are a few helpful tips to remember when your sweet
tooth is twitching…..

  1. DO NOT buy any Halloween candy! Or, buy candy that you do not like. It isbetter to give out small packets of pretzels or play-do or fruit roll ups.
  2. Keep in your mind that there will always be candy, but you are choosing toimprove your health right now, and candy will not help you reach your goal!
  3. Make your own fudgesicles by freezing the chocolate shakes.
  4. Freeze crystal light for a fruity, candy-like desert.
  5. Sugar free jell-O is a great candy-like snack
  6. Do not stay at home on Halloween handing out your treats. Instead, grab abottle of water and take a nighttime walk around the neighborhood to take in all

    the ghoulish sights!

  7. Bring healthy snacks to work (see Healthy Snack list) to keep from beingtempted by candy in the office.
  8. Cut up a program bar and put it in a baggie. Freeze it for a sweet treatlater!
  9. A great idea to help keep the piles of candy from going into your children’sbody…Have them pick out 5 pieces of candy out of their bag and “buy” the rest of

    the bag from them for 10 dollars and then take them to the toy store to get a

    prize! Remember to throw the bags of candy away or give to a shelter!!!!!!

  10. Stay in touch with your Health Coach, he or she can help you stay strong

Remember, a great analogy is the concert pianist… If you were a child, and
you wanted to be a concert pianist (primary goal) you would need to practice
every day (secondary goal), and make choices that may not be your favorite (not
get to play with friends, travel, lessons, miss parties, miss play dates, etc…)
But… you would perform these secondary goals if it helps you to reach your
primary goal.

Well, we are doing the same thing… our primary goal is to lose weight and get
healthy. Some secondary goals are…exercise daily, drink water, stay away from
extra carbohydrates and starches, do not drink alcohol, possibly decide not to
go to some parties, and do not eat Halloween candy! And we will make these
secondary choices because it will help us to reach what is most important to us
right now… to lose weight, feel great, and to look and be

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