I\’m still wrapped up, more or less, in Oprah\’s 200 pounds. I can\’t stop thinking about her process, and wondering what she might have thought or felt the first time a zipper busted along her 40 pound weight GAIN journey. Yup, quite the journey!

Now, don\’t get me wrong. I\’m not coming from a judgmental place. I mean, I\’ve been there. Oh yeah! More than once. More than twice. I\’ve yo\’yo\’ed my share! I\’m in sympathy with Oprah and at the same time I really want to give her one mighty KICK in the TUSH!!!

So, while I say “Oprah, wow, you must feel really crappy; and wow! It must be really hard for you to be center weight loss stage again!” I also want to say, “Oprah, what were you thinking? Clearly, you haven\’t been paying attention to anything that I\’ve been saying. The first rule of permanent fat removal is to make your home your safe haven. And you did NOT!”

Permanent Fat Removal Tip #1 – Guaranteed to Save you at Least 10 Pounds Worth of Fatty Upset … MAKE YOUR HOME YOUR SAFE HAVEN.

If the Devil\’s food knows your name and calls out to you, teasing you and tempting you, and you feel compelled to answer it, touch it, lick it, or nibble on it, best get rid of it NOW!

I realize that this may be a jarring thought. Perhaps your relationship with cake has been your most successful and long-standing relationship to date, and you are reluctant to give it up. Permit me to assure you that you will survive. While separation anxiety can be painful, it will pass, allowing you to go into the \’lite.\’

Keeping your home clear of these items; in essence making your home a safe haven affords you an opportunity to establish healthy, solid habits. It is essential that you create an environment that supports your permanent fat removal efforts; a place where you are as free as possible from excessive food thoughts.

Now, give the Twinkie, the Devil\’s food, or that chocolate bar that you have hidden in the back of your refrigerator to your neighbor or the doorman, or donate it to your local church or ship it overseas.

(FYI … More great fat burning steps available in: ALL IS FORGIVEN, MOVE ON, the best permanent fat removal book ever! And yes, 190 pounds of weight loss tips to come from me to you and Oprah!

Spread the word … NOT the icing,

Janice Taylor, is a Weight Loss Coach and Certified Hypnotist. She is the author of Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal and creator of the popular e-newsletter Kick in the Tush Club.