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How do you define failure?

Have I failed? No. Not really. Well, maybe a little. I mean, I guess it depends on how you look at it. I don’t believe in getting an A for effort. But when it comes to making major life changes … Continue reading

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I went over to the dark side…and they had cookies!

My weight-loss journey had been slowing down quite a bit. Since December, I was playing the scale game, with the numbers going up and down, never really settling down. It seemed like no matter what I did, I couldn’t see … Continue reading

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Weight Hate

I know better. You probably know better. Everyone knows better. But I can’t help it. Right now, I’m at another plateau. I’m still doing the right things – exercising, eating right, trying to get enough sleep, all that good stuff … Continue reading

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Why I Hate “The Biggest Loser” and Other Weight Loss Challenges

Here’s my thing – and it’s a simple one: weight loss should not be a competition. It just shouldn’t. There are plenty of things we can compete at. Sports, games, even reading. My son goes bowling and does some very … Continue reading

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My scale loves me?

My scale was broken. My trusted confidant, my tormentor, my friend. It no longer told me my weight (which was moving at glacial speeds). Instead, when I stood on it, it simply said LO. Which I assumed meant low battery … Continue reading

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This is not a test

No, really. It’s not. But lately I’ve noticed a lot of people discussing “cheat” days and “cheat” meals when they talk about eating. Here’s the thing that occurred to me as I read yet another person talk about cheating on … Continue reading

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Dinosaur!

Two years ago, I wrote a blog about a dinosaur. It was an awesome dinosaur.  A big rubberized monstrosity that for a low, low price, you could climb up on and ride.  It was stupid.  It was cheesy.  And it … Continue reading

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