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Weight Loss is Body over Mind

Weight Loss is Body Over Mind: Move your Body to Train Your Mind

After losing more than 100 pounds, one of the most valuable lessons I’ve learned is that weight loss is simply body over mind. Well, not simply because it’s far from simple. I don’t care what anyone says….there is NO quick fix to weight loss. You HAVE to make a permanent change to your lifestyle if […]

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4 Ways to Boost Your Energy in the Morning

4 Ways to Boost Your Energy in the Morning

I used to be the person who couldn’t function if I didn’t get at least 12 hours of sleep a night. I was also the first person to hit snooze or just not hear the alarm at all. My husband used to have to call me, on the phone, every morning to make sure I […]

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But, I Eat Healthy. Why am I Overweight?

But I Eat Healthy. Why am I Overweight?

I hear this all the time. Hell, I used to say it! But, since I began this journey (again), I’ve learned so much more about what it truly means to eat healthy. And, guess what? Neither of us have been eating healthy. You may, in fact, eat a lot of healthy foods, but you need […]

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When Should I Weigh Myself?

When Should I Weigh Myself

Weight loss is as unique as we are. What works for one person may not work for another so it’s important to pave your own way. Sure, take suggestions, try new things, but don’t beat yourself up if they don’t work for you. You’re not doing anything wrong. Your body just doesn’t respond to certain […]

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I Lost 100 Pounds: But Gained So Much More!

I Lost 100 Pounds: But Gained So Much More

I lost 100 pounds! I lost more than my youngest kid weighs. It’s an amazing feeling, but it hasn’t been easy. I fought for every ounce I lost, scolded myself for every pound I re-gained, and celebrated every single step I took toward achieving my goal. During this process, I dealt with countless obstacles and […]

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YOU Are Responsible for Your Motivation

YOU Are Responsible for Your Motivation

I’ve lost count of the number of people who have asked me how I stay motivated with my weight loss. I don’t have a secret or magical will power. I have pure motivation to stay the course. Why? Because I want to be healthy; because I want to come off my meds; because I want […]

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Brace Yourself: There is NO Quick Fix

Brace Yourself - There is NO Quick Fix

I’ve been on every fad diet imaginable over the years and there’s one thing they all have in common – THEY DON’T WORK! How many of you have bought into diet pills or other “guaranteed” methods of weight loss? If you raised your hand, the next fact is going to surprise you. Americans spend over […]

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