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Favorite Health Food: Avocados

Favorite Sinful Food: Chocolate--it IS a food group, isn't it

My Preferred Method of Exercise: walking, water aerobics

My Approach to Weight Loss: One day at a time, sometimes one minute

My Weight Loss Program: I don't follow a program

My Diet Plan: I don't follow a plan

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It's All in Perspective...
by - 06/06/2015 11:07AM

It's All in Perspective... We can sometimes get so out of balance as we concentrate on one thing, we... Read More ›

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Being enough is a great sentiment. Oftentimes, we're so harsh on ourselves. It's time to be our own cheerleaders!
A Quick and Easy Fix
by - 04/16/2015 8:11PM

Generally, where I work we may be busy into our lunch breaks so I try to take ready-made appropriate... Read More ›

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I've started making my own taco seasoning since the commercial stuff probably has a lot of salt and sugar and who knows what. I use chilli powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and ground cumin. I can't tell you how much of each because it is different every time, I just shake some in! Half to one teaspoon maybe of each?
The Battle for Life...
by - 03/22/2015 10:44AM

As a high schooler, I saw myself as heavy at 5'7 and 150 with a truly large frame.  Never in my wild... Read More ›

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Go you and your friend!


God bless you both. You are and continue to be a great example to me. Good luck, work hard, and know that I am cheering you on. :)
The Push is On
by - 01/29/2015 9:48AM

The push is on to the goal line and I am finding my usual resistance of self not wanting to succeed.... Read More ›


Great words. :) I always do the resistance thing as well. It's like I can't allow myself to be happy. I read a book by Marianne Williamson and it really helped me break through some of my mental barriers. Good luck to you and your journey.


What I've just come to realize is not that I sabotage my efforts--which I do--but the real reason has just come to light. I don't like THE CONTROL that changing to the new lifestyle requires. For years, I ate what I wanted when I wanted as I maintained the extra weight at a certain level and now that I am trying to get healthier, I fight the restriction of that. Interesting!!! More exploration to come about that. I've still got 5 months to go on the Transformer