Author Archives: Ike (Nancy) Eichmann

About Ike (Nancy) Eichmann

Nancy recently joined ISU Extension and Outreach, Polk County following a career in sales, marketing, and customer service leadership. The Polk County Extension office is located in Altoona on Adventureland Drive.

Nurturing Willpower–Tips from a Successful Weight Loss Manager

3rd in a series on maintaining your weight. . . Willpower can be strengthened, but there is NOT an unlimited supply! Medical studies have shown that if you stress willpower too much it can work against you! Just as a muscle … Continue reading

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Snacking Tips from a Successful Weight Manager

Nibbling can still be a challenge for me, especially if my day is either stressful or boring. Here are some tricks that help me get through the temptation minefields. I brush my teeth after meals and snacks. The fresh feeling … Continue reading

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A Change 3 Success Story

From middle school through collage I struggled with my weight. I followed fad diets several times and very quickly lost weight—but was disappointed each time I gained it all back. Then in my mid-twenties, I decided to take a new … Continue reading

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