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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Ninth in a Series)

Hello all. I hope everyone had a great holiday season. I took last week off to spend it with my family. I had such high expectations for everything I was going to accomplish now that I had the time to do so. Can you guess what happened? I…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Eighth in a Series)

Hello all. Today will be a much shorter blog post as I am enjoying being on my first and only week of vacation this year. To those of you who have read my blogs thus far I want to thank you for coming along on this journey with me. If you…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Seventh in a Series)

Last week I reported to you that I was stuck at 219 pounds. This week, I’m happy to announce that after getting stricter again with my diet and eating habits, my weigh-in was at 216 pounds. In the past seven weeks I have gone from 229 pounds…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Sixth in a Series)

So, it was bound to happen. Last week’s weigh-in I did not lose any weight. On the plus side, I did not gain any back. I have tried to lose weight before. When I got to the point where I was not losing any more or even gaining some back,…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Fifth in a Series)

So, I survived Thanksgiving. When I first started, my weight was 229 pounds. Last week I hit 219. My first goal to meet is 215 pounds by January 1st. Three weeks left and it seems to be a very achievable goal. My weekly check in with Shannon…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Fourth in a Series)

The longer I am on this diet, the more I am learning about myself. Last Tuesday was three weeks into the diet. I continued to make progress. I started at 229 pounds. My last weigh in was 220. In three weeks, I dropped nine pounds. It has been…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Third in a Series)

Hello again readers. The first thing I would like to do is say thank you to all those of you who have left comments and words of encouragement on Facebook and in person. I really did not think as many people would read and respond to it the…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Second in a Series)

Food anxiety and bathroom issues. That is what my second week of dieting has been. I promised you last week that I would share the good, bad, and ugly with you. Today we will discuss my food anxiety and my love/hate relationship with adding…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (First in a Series)

My name is Craig Repanshek and I’m overweight. I’m 47 years old 5’8” and weigh 229 pounds. There, I said it. I am just like millions of other people who struggle every day with their body weight. As a result of my body weight I have…
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What Everyone Needs To Know About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, after skin cancer.Although breast cancer can occur in men, the likelihood is exceptionally rare. Roughly, 1 in 8 women willbe diagnosed with breast cancer in…