Posts by Dr. Sam Graber
It’s Time To End The “Weight Loss” Quest. It’s Not About Your Weight Anyway.
I can hear you now, “Ok Dr. Sam, I’ll play along. Since it’s not about weight, what is it about?” It’s about what you’re made of. I use quotes around “weight loss” because it is a misnomer in and of itself. It’s not the weight that matters, it is what that weight is coming from…Read More
With A Rebel Yell, She Cried “No! No, More!” — A Perimenopausal Battle Cry
How do we go about separating ourselves from our pasts? Those parts of our lives that we want to leave in the past so we can take the lesson, yet leave the pain experienced. This is a question we answer together when you choose me as a sage guide along your journey. For today, please sit a spell so we can talk this out in UNconventional Wisdom fashion… Whether you purchase my upcoming book or join the…Read More
“Am I Losing It?” And Other Questions We Ask Ourselves In Perimenopause.
“Am I losing it Dr. Sam?” This is a question asked of me by too many women to count, so I wanted to share some thoughts. To lose something one must possess said something in the first place. And honestly, “It” is not amongst my possessions now, nor at any time in my past. I’m…Read More
Why You Can’t Sleep In Perimenopause And What To Do About It.
Have you ever tossed and turned all night? If it’s a once-in-awhile thing, it’s not all that big a deal. But when one night turns to two. Then three and four, it can set off all the body’s alarms. In turn sending your entire system into panic mode. As if perimenopause wasn’t challenging enough,…Read More
Leave The C.R.A.P. On The Grocery Store Shelf
We’re exposed to ungodly amounts of toxins from eating and drinking. Buyer Beware When you buy something that comes in some type of packaging, consider the following: How is it packaged (think single-use plastic)? How is it processed (how many words have no vowels and numbers with commas, think chemicals)? How will you prepare the…Read More
How Doing Absolutely Nothing Is Everything When It Comes To Jumpstarting Your Sluggish Midlife Metabolism
Jumpstarting a sluggish metabolism in your 40s and beyond isn’t easy. But it’s not all that difficult either. It takes a variation on a theme that may be unique to you, but it is just a variation on a pretty consistent theme. All-in-all it is a two-fold process. We Start With a Two-Fold Process One part is to decrease the glucose coming in; the second is to burn up what’s already locked away in the body. …Read More
Prioritize Protein To Optimize Hormones (Amongst Other Critical Things)
This is the 5th segment of my 8-part series focused on how our metabolism changes in midlife. This series is “a must read” if you are a woman in your late 30s or beyond and you’re realizing there are some changes happening in your body, mind, and emotions that have you second guessing whether everything…Read More
Can’t Get Rid Of Your Belly Fat No Matter What You Do? Read This Before Going On Another Diet. They Don’t Work.
This is the 4th issue in my 8-part series focused on how our metabolism changes in midlife. This blog series is “a must read” if you are a woman in your late 30s or beyond and you’re realizing there are some changes happening in your body, mind, and emotions that have you second guessing whether…Read More
Why Your Waistline Expands In Perimenopause And What To Do About It (HINT: It Isn’t “Eat Less & Move More”.)
If you’re a woman in midlife and your waistline is expanding, your energy is plummeting, and all-in-all you just don’t feel like “you”, please hear this: you are not broken. You’re most likely in perimenopause. And that very natural stage in a woman’s life coupled with a common metabolic issue, added to the constant state…Read More
The Number One Reason Midlife Women Seek My Help And Why It Bums Me Out
This Unraveling Together Blog series is “a must read” if you are a woman in your late 30s or beyond and you’re realizing there are some changes happening in your body, mind, and emotions that have you second guessing whether “everything is okay”. Take the next few minutes for yourself by reading this post and…Read More