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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-fourth in a Series)

I have finally hit the wall. For the last three weeks my weight has been holding at the 197-pound mark. Last week we talked about staying positive. This week will be a continuation of that idea. I know that many of you have either hit the same…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-first in a Series)

So, two weeks ago I got below 200. I weighed in at 199.6. Quite an accomplishment. I did not hit it on my birthday, but I got there anyway. The real question is, did I stay there? We will find out that answer today. After writing this blog…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twentieth in a Series)

Last weeks weigh in was 200.2 pounds. 0.3 away from what I wanted. I did say numerous times I wanted to be at 200 or below. I guess if you take away the clothing and sneakers, I made it. But no one needs that image burned into their minds. This…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Nineteenth in a Series)

Last week did not go as well as I had hoped. The week before I weighed in at 201 pounds. In theory, I should have met my goal of 200 or below last Tuesday. Instead, I went up a pound. I have felt myself being under great pressure in this last…
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Why Do We Crave Certain Foods?

Every Sunday afternoon, there is a certain dread that comes over our house. The dreaded "What do you want for dinner this week" conversation. I'd rather swallow a bowling ball for dinner instead of interrupting my precious weekend time thinking…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Sixteenth in a Series)

Last Tuesday was weigh in day and measurements. I am happy to report that I have finally broken the 25 pounds lost mark. I weighed in at 204 pounds. I have also lost 5 inches from my chest, waist, and hips since I started. I bought myself…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Fifteenth in a Series)

Wow, Fifteen weeks. Fifteen weeks have passed since I began this journey. I have impressed a lot of people with my weight loss and overall improvements in my health. I am down almost twenty pounds. But something has been going on these past…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Fourteenth in a Series)

Happy Tuesday everyone! Fourteen weeks have gone by since I started the journey, and it has been quite a ride. I will say that despite one or two hurdles, I feel like I am on the right path. Last week I weighed in at 205 pounds. Just one shy…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Thirteenth in a Series)

Ok. In last weeks blog we discussed depression and how it can affect things like trying to lose weight. I had a bout of it that lasted a little longer than normal. As a result, I gained a little over a pound and a half. So, I took my own advice.…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twelfth in a Series)

My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twelfth in a Series) I promised that I would keep this blog honest and true. That means there will be no sugar coating of anything. This week I would rather not write this, however, I made a promise…