Life at Goal

Wendy Voelker

The personal journey of a woman who is reaching her health and fitness life goals. Providing inspiration and motivation to others on a similar journey

Episode #042 – Awareness and Your Why
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On this episode, I talk about some steps you can take find the peace you have been desperate for. It's all within you - let's bring it out! I also share some of the dumb winter activities I did, which were cold.

Mar 1

33 min 58 sec

In this episode: a roundup of pandemic-related news items that may or may not help you get through the day. Plus my hot takes. And a recipe for the bit of peanut butter left in the jar. And a world radio app.

Feb 16

42 min 20 sec

In this episode: The difference between emotional and physical hunger, how to practice mindful eating, and understanding your relationship with food.

Feb 2

37 min 18 sec

In this episode: How to identify and deal with life's (many) obstacles, and gain back a sense of control.

Jan 25

36 min 8 sec

In this episode: Quick review of SMART goals; The "habit feedback loop"; How to incorporate a new habit into your life; How to break a bad habit; tips and tricks for making habits stick!

Jan 18

29 min 15 sec

In this episode: Update on me and what’s going on in my homebound life Quick review of your WHY, and if it’s working for you How to set S.M.A.R.T. goals: specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time-bound Setting yourself up for success Don’t forget: drop me a line and tell me how you’re doing, or just ask […]

Jan 11

36 min 28 sec

In this episode: Season 3 begins today! Happy 2021 Welcome (and welcome back) Where have I been? What is GOING ON???? So many changes to the podcast – new name, new URL, new theme song, new focus Let’s start this journey with awareness – and defining your WHY Don’t forget: drop me a line and […]

Jan 4

28 min 59 sec

In this episode: Catching up: on the road again, and my blood pressure is WHAT? How NOT to define your worth – yes, I’m talking about the scale (and other useless numbers) Re-defining what makes us valuable Recommended Reading! Fun food find! Don’t forget: drop me a line and tell me how you’re doing, or […]

Sep 2019

28 min 11 sec

In this episode: Catching up: traveling, running, sickness and a baby! (no, not mine) How / why you should stick to your program if you’re not feeling well Should you exercise when you’re sick? Fun Food Finds, including the *Impossible Whopper* Recommended Reading! Don’t forget: drop me a line and tell me how you’re doing, […]

Sep 2019

41 min 22 sec

In this episode: My week: the scale is my friend again – how I did it How to get it together and make your goals a priority The Hound Dog Injury Update Recipe Recommendations (see below for links) Don’t forget: drop me a line and tell me how you’re doing, or just ask a question. […]

Jul 2019

25 min 39 sec

In this episode: My week: the scale is up, but it’s not getting me down How to deal with setbacks: 4 simple steps Reminding yourself of your WHY Listener Email: International Edition Some (Stranger) Things that have my attention this week The Hound Dog Injury Report Don’t forget: drop me a line and tell me […]

Jul 2019

39 min 55 sec

In this episode: Catching up: all about the Cleveland Half Marathon! When in doubt, just SHOW UP Leaving Freestyle, and getting back together with Smart Points My NEW mantra WW has stopped doing WHAT??? Listener email, or FIGHT CLUB? Don’t forget: share your tips and questions with me by sending an email to me at […]

Jun 2019

46 min 35 sec

In this episode: My week: running, and that’s about all I have time for. The problem with me and Freestyle, as I (and others) see it My potential solution: it’s all about GETTING REAL Michael Pollan’s Three Simple Rules for Eating, and why they make so much sense Food find from Trader Joe’s Don’t forget: […]

Apr 2019

42 min 53 sec

Episode #035. Where Science Meets Weight Loss. In this episode: I’ve been away for a while, so I’ve got A LOT TO SAY My week: More stupid running stories, including how my dog almost sidetracked my training Can we stop fat-shaming runners, please? Actual Show Topic: Scientifically proven methods of motivating yourself! Don’t forget: share […]

Apr 2019

42 min 34 sec

In this episode: My week: Running. Falling. Driving. Donuts. 🍩 Sometimes patience is what helps you make it through. Be kind to yourself. Don’t even think about tailgating me. Don’t forget: share your tips and questions with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the air! We’re all in […]

Feb 2019

31 min 13 sec

In this episode: My week: birthday, Super Bowl, cake, ice cream. Also running. Fun food finds (including lots of snacks) that make my journey just a little bit easier. I had a revelation! Let’s see if I can explain it. Don’t forget: share your tips and questions with me by sending an email to me […]

Feb 2019

40 min 34 sec

In this episode: My week. A solid 6. Gratitude is (wait for it)…an attitude How being thankful helps you and others Being grateful for yourself, and not just stuff The cold,hard truth about DQ’s Reese’s Outrageous Blizzard What gratitude can do for your weight loss journey Don’t forget: share your tips and questions with me […]

Jan 2019

30 min 11 sec

In this episode: TRX. It hurts. Starting over is really ok! National Quitters Day? No way! Making plans for success What to do when your plans go off the rails Don’t forget: share your tips and questions with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the air! We’re all […]

Jan 2019

35 min 2 sec

Happy 2019! In this episode: Season Two begins! How did the holidays go for me? (spoiler alter: not great) Goals vs. Resolutions Setting SMART goals Triggers: you know ’em, you hate ’em (but you CAN control ’em) Don’t forget: share your tips and questions with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll […]

Jan 2019

40 min 29 sec

In this episode: This episode was recorded as a Facebook LIVE video. I talk about: How’d my last couple weeks go? WW program and branding changes Food news: Is LaCroix going to kill you? Update on my guest appearance on the ScreamQueenz podcast Food find: Wasa Crispbreads Recipe find: Yum Yum Brownie Muffins Don’t forget: […]

Oct 2018

40 min 59 sec

In this episode: This episode was recorded as a Facebook LIVE video. I talk about: What I’ve been up to (weight and otherwise) My thoughts on the WW program changes that are coming soon This week’s WW Meeting topic review My podcast recommendations – yes, I recommend *other* podcasts! Food find! Not from Mars. Don’t […]

Sep 2018

46 min 17 sec

In this episode: This episode was recorded as a Facebook LIVE video. I’m returning after a brief hiatus following the death of my beloved puppy. I’m here to talk about emotional eating, dealing with grief, and just how tired I am. But, there’s some fun in this episode too – secret shame foods and guilty […]

Aug 2018

37 min 31 sec

In this episode: This episode was recorded as a Facebook LIVE video! In it, I share a few little tips and tricks that could help your weight loss efforts. I promise there’s nothing quacky in here – everything is based on sound science, as it should be. Don’t forget: share your story with me by […]

Aug 2018

31 min 50 sec

In this episode: This episode was recorded as a Facebook LIVE video! In it, I discuss two things critical to staying on track and being successful: your WHY and those NON-SCALE VICTORIES! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the air! We’re all […]

Aug 2018

30 min 31 sec

In this episode: This episode was recorded as a Facebook LIVE video – so please pardon any references to my hair, spinach in my teeth, or the bags under my eyes. I will also be talking about success, things that make us feel successful, and things we can do right now to help us feel […]

Jul 2018

28 min 5 sec

In this episode: This is the episode where I bare it all, and tell you the truth about the state of my weight loss and maintenance journey. Spoiler alert: I have not quit! Plus – an update on my Jeopardy! audition. ***NEXT WEDNESDAY, 7/25, 9:00PM EASTERN – I’ll be doing the show LIVE on Facebook! […]

Jul 2018

30 min 2 sec

In this episode: Are you off track? Feeling stuck? Maybe it’s time to pretend you’re a new member again: Review of the plan Tracking Zero point foods Activity and activity points Meetings Your WHY Plus listener questions! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it […]

Jun 2018

35 min

In this episode: Why gratitude is so essential How to cultivate an attitude of gratitude What I’m grateful for Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the air! We’re all in it together. Q.F.A. And let’s do this. ************ Links: Wendalicious At Goal […]

Jun 2018

32 min 3 sec

In this episode: What the heck? Where have I been for the past few weeks? My Cleveland Marathon results! My three- (or four-) point exercise in getting back on track Setting goals for the best summer ever Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it […]

Jun 2018

33 min 16 sec

In this episode: Know your limits – identifying trigger foods and situations The Hunger Scale Setting personal limits to set yourself up for success Listener Email! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the air! We’re all in it together. Let’s do this. […]

May 2018

31 min 37 sec

In this episode: Yeah, I know it’s Tuesday, and I was supposed to post this yesterday. Why you should sit less and move more Tips for getting more activity in your life Why you should not exercise so you can eat more Step away from the donuts! Don’t forget: share your story with me by […]

May 2018

40 min 19 sec

In this episode: Lots of sniffling. I’m sick today. A little more discussion of weight-loss plateaus, and how to break them The Pizza Dough Problem Sometimes the scale is not our friend – but there are other ways of  measuring success Non-scale victories that have kept me motivated Listeners share their non-scale victories Don’t forget: […]

May 2018

21 min 32 sec

In this episode: It was a great week, and the weather is getting nicer! Are you doing #WhateverItTakes to achieve your goals? What you can do to focus on your goals Weight loss is not easy, but YOU CAN DO IT Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at […]

Apr 2018

25 min 28 sec

In this (longer than usual) episode: A few burning questions about me, answered, including: Where did the name “Wendalicious” come from? What’s my favorite food? Am I a vegan? Why am I so irritable right now? My thoughts on how to break a weight loss plateau What do I do with activity points? Eat ’em? […]

Apr 2018

43 min 19 sec

In this episode: How my life got in my way this week (dog story) Are you unmotivated, or just EXHAUSTED? How to get back on track either way Tips for helping you focus on what’s important Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on […]

Apr 2018

35 min 37 sec

In this episode: My sad history with goal-setting What makes a good goal – S.M.A.R.T. My new goals for the next seven weeks Baseball is back, and so is the ridiculous food at MLB parks! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the […]

Apr 2018

37 min 52 sec

In this episode: The difference between physical and emotional hunger Are you truly hungry, or just bored? How to stop emotional eating – the five minute rule! Alternatives to emotional eating How to eat more mindfully My plan for the week to stop emotional eating Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an […]

Mar 2018

32 min 31 sec

In this episode: How my week went: the good, the bad, the ugly My meal planning and prep How I stock my pantry, fridge and freezer My go-to meals and snacks Girl Scout Cookies and their SmartPoints values! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read […]

Mar 2018

38 min 38 sec

In this episode: Going to WW meetings – should I be nervous? (short answer: no) Tips for staying motivated on program Why the right meeting and Leader make a difference The importance of finding your WHY Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on […]

Mar 2018

34 min 54 sec

In this episode: What *is* a lifestyle change, anyway? What you can do to make a lifestyle change Finding your WHY What the WW Lifestyle looks like to me Tips from Weight Watchers Lifetime members Listener email! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it […]

Mar 2018

35 min 42 sec

In this episode, I talk about: My non-scale victories for the week How to ask for help when you need it How to deal with food pushers and saboteurs If you can’t ask for help, BUY yourself some help! Listener email! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at […]

Feb 2018

32 min 13 sec

In this episode (also called “The Molten Lava Cake Episode”), I talk about: My first two not-so-great weeks as a Weight Watchers Lifetime member My run-in with a slow-cooker chocolate molten lava cake What to do when you slip up (and we ALL slip up), and how to get back up My plan for getting […]

Feb 2018

25 min 40 sec

In this episode, I talk about: How my first week as a Weight Watchers Lifetime member went (uh-oh) How negative self-talk affects your life How to “flip the script” and start being nicer to yourself Listener email! Woohoo! Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read […]

Feb 2018

28 min 13 sec

In this episode, I discuss: How my week on Weight Watchers went – BIG NEWS! Ways to enjoy your life on a weight loss journey How to celebrate the positive changes you’re making in your life One of my all-time favorite Weight Watchers leaders Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email […]

Feb 2018

24 min 50 sec

In this episode, I discuss: How my week on Weight Watchers went Lies that you may be telling yourself that could be holding you back on your weight loss journey Don’t forget: share your story with me by sending an email to me at wendaliciousradio@gmail.com. I’ll read it on the air! We’re all in it […]

Jan 2018

21 min 11 sec

I’m Wendy, and I recently lost 48.5 pounds and reached my goal weight using the Weight Watchers program and I’m currently working my way through maintenance on the road to becoming a lifetime member. I’m sharing my journey with you, to help you on yours. In this episode, I discuss: How my fourth week on […]

Jan 2018

28 min

I’m Wendy, and I recently lost 48.5 pounds and reached my goal weight using the Weight Watchers program and I’m currently working my way through maintenance on the road to becoming a lifetime member. I’m sharing my journey with you, to help you on yours. In this episode, I discuss: How my third week on […]

Jan 2018

23 min 52 sec

The premiere episode of Wendalicious At Goal is here! I’m Wendy, and I recently lost 48.5 pounds and reached my goal weight using the Weight Watchers program and I’m currently working my way through maintenance on the road to becoming a lifetime member. I’m sharing my journey with you, to help you on yours. In […]

Jan 2018

26 min 51 sec

Happy New Year! Welcome to the Wendalicious At Goal podcast. If you’ve decided that 2018 is going to be the year you finally lose weight, congratulations! You have come to the right place. I’d like to be your cheerleader, as you embark on your weight loss journey. I recently (on Christmas Eve 2017) reached my […]

Jan 2018

5 min 49 sec