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Learning How To Take Compliments

Being morbidly obese for most of my adult life I rarely got compliments. Unfortunately, I mostly got awkward stares and snickers. But as I began losing weight and people began to notice I began to receive more and more compliments. I felt awkward at first and then I began feeling self-conscious. Which is weird when… Continue reading Learning How To Take Compliments

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Dealing With Cravings While On A Weight Loss Journey

Being overweight most of my life didn’t come from me eating healthy. My weight gain was caused by constant snacking on the worst type of foods. Cakes, cookies, candies, chips and anything else you can think of. I didn’t like cooked food. But, I did love fast food. I literally was killing myself daily with… Continue reading Dealing With Cravings While On A Weight Loss Journey

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Encourage Others On Their Weight-Loss Journey

A weight-loss journey can be very emotional. There are lots of ups and downs. Some days you feel like you’re making great progress other days you feel hopeless. But remember you’re not going through this alone. Even if you don’t have someone in your life, there are thousands of people going through the same ups… Continue reading Encourage Others On Their Weight-Loss Journey

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Why You Should Plan Your Meals Ahead Of Time

This journey has a lot of ups and downs and during this journey, you learn what works best and what doesn’t. One of the best things I’ve learned during my journey is pre tracking my meals. Once I’ve done this it’s very rare that I go off track. Already knowing what you’re going to eat… Continue reading Why You Should Plan Your Meals Ahead Of Time

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Why Don’t You Just Lose The Weight?

I know persons who’ve never been overweight sometimes ask an overweight person “Why don’t you just lose the weight”? But it’s not as simple as you would think. Getting up every morning to exercise for me is the easy part of this journey. Facing myself and being true to myself was one of the hardest… Continue reading Why Don’t You Just Lose The Weight?