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Thoughts on my longest journey

Over the years, I’ve been on many diets and eating plans. The Grapefruit Diet, Nutrisystem, The Zone, South Beach, Slim Fast, and supplements, gimmicks galore.  In the past few years, i’ve turned to weight watchers. Wow that plan has worked … Continue reading

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Shine bright like a diamond

Rihanna’s song was finishing my Zumba cool down ,”shine bright like a diamond,” and another rewarding workout was over. But my thoughts have turned towards those reactions around me as I’m slimming down. Luckily, I haven’t lost any close friends, … Continue reading

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What’s in a BMI?

Well, today is a height-weight chart analysis I’ve been waiting for. When I started out, and I did in 2007, I was 245. I remember seeing the numbers and then sinking to my knees in panic. I was a size … Continue reading

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Mini milestone

During this week, I had an exercising embarrassment. As I was running on the treadmill, my shorts began migrating south, and I kept having to adjust them. So, I began to think, perhaps it’s time for a smaller size. Yesterday … Continue reading

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First day in a 14

I bought a dress last weekend that at first, I wasn’t sure about. Oh, it was lovely, looked like a dream, but I wasn’t quite sure if it was a now dress or a goal dress. Well, it fits…very well … Continue reading

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Let the underminers in

And let the Hunger Games begin. Not the movie, but the weight loss challenges. I’ve already experienced some strong body backlashes, and have fended them off with imbibing vinegar and veggies. Sunday, I had a Blimpie salad with just veggies … Continue reading

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Got on the scale last night. 210. I just knew, that my efforts of late weren’t doing much. And I wasn’t putting much of myself into it, either. Truth is, I’ve been under a lot of stress. And I haven’t … Continue reading

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