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Tracey: Been Awhile

It’s been a little while since I did any sort of “update” about how things are progressing with my journey, where I’m at physically and mentally, and where I’m going in terms of my old goals. I tend to write … Continue reading

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Tracey: Just Sayin’

My focus on this journey has been all about health.  The scale sliding down further and the clothing choices that have opened up to me are not bad either, don’t get me wrong, but I’m really trying to come at … Continue reading

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Tracey: Summer Social

(image from buzzle.com) Ah, sweet, sweet summer with its endless days and evenings of friends and chatter, occasions and events.  It’s mid-June and it’s already started with nonstop plans each weekend. All of which feature super yummy, delicious, not so healthy, … Continue reading

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Sasha – It’s all in your head

Losing weight is about burning more calories than you take in, the rest is just in your head. That is what makes it so hard. I’ve been feeling a bit crazy lately. I’m thinking of starting some kind of DIY … Continue reading

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Sasha – The Physics of Air Travel

Do you know what happens when an airplane stalls?  I’m not talking about the engine stalling, although that happens sometimes too; but even a glider can stall. When an airplane is flying, the airflow over the wings looks like this: … Continue reading

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Barbara – Think of the children

For the whole of my “get fit, lose weight” journey, I have told Reid that I wanted my body to be stronger, fitter and faster. I talked about eating good food that provided the right fuel for my body. I reported … Continue reading

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Sasha – Week 19 – Eat Your Vegetables

I am not a fan of salad. Eating lettuce makes me feel like I’m being punished for something. But one of the most important tools that Weight Watchers added to my weight-loss tool kit was an appreciation of the importance of vegetables. … Continue reading

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Barbara – Week 32 – Magical thinking makes a return visit

When I wrote two weeks ago, I was 1.5 pounds from my goal weight. I was – and am – close enough I can almost taste it. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist the pun.) In the midst of the intervening two weeks, … Continue reading

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Karen – Week 18 – A Holiday Survival Guide

It’s less than two weeks until Christmas and I don’t know about you, but parties and goodies and lots of non-Losing It-friendly stuff are about to make their way into my daily life. A dietitian I was seeing a couple … Continue reading

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Sara – Week 5 – Bobbing my way to health

We have a double BOB stroller.  Its blue.  Don’t worry, for any non-parents who read the blog, I’ve included a link here.  It’s like the Cadillac of strollers. We bought it over 18 months ago and named it the “Adventure … Continue reading

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