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Monday Motivation: This Slogan Grabbed My Attention

Sometimes a good slogan can get me through a tough time or push me out of complacency. This, too, shall pass. If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten. If nothing changes, nothing changes. “No” … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Tom Arnold Stopped “Eating Like a Jerk”

Tom Arnold was recently on the Today show sporting a 90-pound weight loss. Here’s the clip if you want to see it. He told the viewers about the changes in his food plan: no bread, no sugar. He’s also eating … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution People: Coming to a Gym Near You

Maybe it’s because the new year arrived on a Wednesday. My gym wasn’t crowded that day, nor has it been the rest of the week. But I have a feeling beginning Monday they’ll invade in droves. You know who I’m … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: The Anti-Diet

Not only is today Monday, it’s the first Monday of a new month. That means the stars are double-aligned for women all over the U.S. to start another diet. But wait, it’s also Labor Day. Will anyone start dieting on … Continue reading

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No Longer An Ostrich

Has this ever happened to you? You have a friend you see so often you don’t notice subtle changes in her appearance. Then, one day you see her and you think, “Wow, girlfriend’s lost weight!” That happened to me recently. … Continue reading

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I’ve gained…

…Mobility. When I went to the YMCA on Saturday I inadvertently parked my car too close to the white line…on the driver’s side. Following my workout, I discovered the car to my left was also parked too close…to the same … Continue reading

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51 Weeks

Note: I thought you might like some inspiration from a male perspective. My good friend Steve has made a wonderful transformation (with photos to prove it). Here’s his story: April 28, 2012. On April 28th I travelled 13.1 miles in … Continue reading

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Forgetting to Panic

I forgot to panic. Two weeks ago I had a business trip that included air travel. I used to HATE flying because I needed a seat belt extension. Sometimes I got crafty with sweaters and hid the fact that I … Continue reading

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No More Excuses

As far as working out goes, last week was a bust.  I went to the gym Sunday and Monday. After that I was MIA until yesterday. And yesterday’s 10-mile run nearly did me in following a week of inactivity. Simply, … Continue reading

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Wheat-Free Living: Day 30

A few weeks ago I posted a preliminary report and promised a follow-up on Day 30 of wheat-free living. Thankfully I made a note in my calendar. Otherwise, I’d have forgotten today is Day 30. I suppose that means this … Continue reading

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