Do vs. Be

It took me a few weeks, but I finally decided on my New Year’s Resolutions. More on that in a sec. Because first, why did it take so long? I was struggling with finding goals (aka resolutions) that weren’t only aspirational, but were also legitimately attainable, AND, once attained, would get me measurable steps closer […]

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Why I’m taking a break from weight loss

I’ve lost 28 pounds. And now I’m stopping, on purpose, before my goal. Most people would be ecstatic at 28 pounds and finding the path to reach their ultimate weight loss goal and do anything to keep it up while it’s working. Well, it’s not to say I’m not happy about it. But in addition […]

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Annie: When I weighed 215 lbs

When I was 216 pounds. When I was 209 pounds. When I was 198 pounds. When I was 212 pounds. I keep rolling these figures and phrases around in my head, hoping that they’ll stick. However, I know too well they’ll drift by and eventually disappear and I will forget truly what it’s like to […]

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Annie: So Many Pants, So Few Options

If These Pants Could Talk Each morning I stare at 22 pairs of pants. For a good minute and a half. Then I realize I’m really only choosing from only three pairs of pants. Then I admonish myself for wasting time. Then I wonder why I have all these pants hanging in my closet, all […]

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Karen -> The One thing I’ll Change

Well… as my sister Annie so eloquently posted in Why Blog – Annies Story it is time to make some life changes. The fact is that in the last five to seven years I have gained weight like it’s my job.  Seriously like someone is paying me to do it!  I am nearly the same weight […]

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Why blog – Annie’s story

Why blog – Annie’s story I can’t speak for my sister, but in my lifetime, I’ve lost a lot of weight. I mean, A LOT. OK, probably not the most ever, but maybe over 120 pounds. So how, you might ask, am I currently at my highest weight ever? I don’t know. And that’s what […]

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