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How To Deal With Stress During Your Weight Loss Journey

Dealing with stress is a part of everyone’s lives. Some of us cope with it better than others. A weight-loss journey is difficult by itself. When you add on life’s problems it can become overwhelming. But what should you do when everything feels like it’s crashing around you? You can do two things. 1. You… Continue reading How To Deal With Stress During Your Weight Loss Journey

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Celebrating The Non Scale Victories

On this weight loss journey sometimes we overlook certain victories other than the scale. We put so much pressure on the scale moving that we don’t appreciate the other victories. But I’ve learned to celebrate all weight loss achievements. I celebrate when I fit into a goal outfit. I celebrate when I’ve lost inches off… Continue reading Celebrating The Non Scale Victories

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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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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 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?