My Top 10 Food Rules: How I Keep The Weight Off

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  Over the last 6 1/2 years of maintaining my 125+ pound weight-loss, I've developed guidelines for eating and staying healthy. I've stuck to these 10 food rules pretty closely because they have become part of my value system. They … Continue reading

5 Positive Truths Only Plus-Sized People Would Understand

As someone who has spent the first 25 years of my own life as a plus-sized person, and then losing over 125 pounds– I can tell you that there are good and bad things I learned from living on both … Continue reading

What I Wish I Could Tell The Chubby Girl I Used To Be

Being a mentor for at-risk elementary and middle school children for the last three years, I’ve noticed that they tend to have the same difficulties I had growing up. I was chubby during my entire childhood and weighed 140 pounds in … Continue reading

Podcast Episode #006: The 25 Life Lessons I Learned From Losing 125 Pounds (Extended Version)

In this podcast, I discuss the 25 Life Lessons I Learned From Losing 125 Pounds. You can see the article I wrote about this at Mind Body Green. This podcast reflects more on each lesson and how my life was … Continue reading

Why Running Isn’t So Swell If You Want To Lose Weight

Health enthusiasts often look to weight-loss success stories for motivation to fuel their own transformation or to keep their motivational flame sparked. But, many folks find themselves becoming discouraged when they realize that some of these success stories include formerly … Continue reading