Category Archives: Losing Weight

Three Years and counting… my Fit-iversary!

It’s my Fit-iversary – something I celebrate every year (and hope I never stop!).  It marks three years (Jan 3, 2011) since I took that first big leap of faith toward a healthier and fitter me.  To be honest it … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Breakfast!

Breakfast – just gonna talk about some ideas for protein fuel to start the day! If you’ve read anything I’ve written, you know how I feel about protein Had some help from friends coming up with the list.  These are … Continue reading

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Taking a break… a diet break…

When I say diet I am referring to eating in a deficit.  If you aren’t sure what that means, let me reassure you that you are not stupid, but if your goal is to lose weight or maintain your weight, … Continue reading

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Can we just call it a diet?

if you follow on Facebook (if you don’t HURRY over!), I was talking about how I am coming to really dislike when experts (or other advice-givers) say “it’s not a diet, you don’t need a diet, you just need to … Continue reading

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Weight loss, practical advice for getting started – Part 3 – Exercise

Part 1 of this small series on weight loss gave info about food and how to use it toward your fat loss goals. Part 2 talked about ideas for food selection.  Not recipes… food selections. In Part 3, we talk about … Continue reading

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Weight loss, practical advice for getting started – Part 2 – Food selection

Part 1 of this small series on weight loss gave lots of information (which you are welcome to digest in chunks!) about food and how to use it toward your fat loss goals. This post, Part 2, is gonna give … Continue reading

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Weight loss, practical advice for getting started – Part I – Calories

I’ve decided to start a little series of posts on what *I* suggest as a path to lose weight.  These will be summary versions of what I have shared with my ‘mentees’.  This is information – your part is to … Continue reading

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Confessions…

I hate writing this post, and the only reason I am is because I want you to know that we are ALL human, and we ALL do things that take us a little astray from our goals at times – … Continue reading

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the bathing suit…

I hate shopping… for me anyway. After years of being in a size I did not like, I really really thought that it would be fun to go buy new clothes, especially things like bathing suits!  Boy was I wrong.  … Continue reading

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A new me? I still AM me…

So I’ve read hundreds of weight loss stories, all of which have different paths, different timelines, different “AHA” moments… a common thread though is to hear them tell of the NEW person they’ve become or discovered or butterflied into… Weight … Continue reading

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