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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…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Eleventh in a Series)

Hello again. I hope all of you had a great week. I have been working on something that I am really excited about! I will share that with you in just a moment, but first the weekly update. Last week was not only weigh in day but also measurements.…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Tenth in a Series)

Well, here it is. Ten weeks in the books. I started this journey off at 229 pounds being comfortable wearing size 3XL shirts. Last week’s weigh-in was 212 pounds. Those shirts now hang a little longer and a lot looser. I have discovered…
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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 (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…

Why do I always hear to do 3 Sets of Ten Repetitions?

If you have ever been to physical therapy, had personal training, or even just looked up how to start a weight lifting program online, there is one thing in common, the number ten.  Most recommendations that professionals give when performing…

Some Thoughts About Choosing A New Car As We Age.

Did you know that the average American keeps their car roughly 6 years before getting a new one? As we grow older that becomes quite a lot of vehicles over a lifetime. As our bodies age we often need to make adjustments to our day to day lives…