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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Karen is Breaking Fat Habits

Karen was Un-Naturally Hungry This week started like any other, except I was 10 pounds lighter. And… I was un-naturally hungry. Almost obsessed with eating and snacks and munching and more. I was already training myself to pay attention to my cravings and for the most part I was able to overcome my urge for […]

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Annie’s Breakfast

I’m no rocket scientist (or nutritionist), but what I know is that if I start the day on track, I have a MUCH better chance of staying on track all day long. What do I mean by on track? Well, let’s see. Besides satisfying and low-points, let’s see what “on track” means to me. And […]

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Karen lost 9 pounds and ate a brownie

My Habit of Sabotage It’s funny how my mind works.  I’m sharing this experience because I don’t think I’m the only person that has a Simon Bar Sinister on one shoulder saying crap like, “Look, you lost 9 pounds, now I’m going to get you with my brownie ray gun and shoot brownies into your […]

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Karen’s Sweet Epiphany

The Struggle is Real Struggle is an eight letter word that means many things to many people.  To my sister Annie, it’s getting over the hump of “I’m going to have to do this for the rest of my life” and for me… it’s still about choices. I know how I got here, 52 years […]

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Karen Talks about The Point of Counting Points

As you know, if you’re listening to our podcasts Annie is losing weight like it’s her job. 6 weeks and 18 pounds. Me… not so much. This week I’ve decided to show up for my success in a different way, I’m joining weight watchers online plus. (shameless promotion:  click here to save on the online subscription […]

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Annie: I’m Tired of Watching What I Eat

I’m tired of “dieting.” I shouldn’t complain. I’m having remarkable success—down 16 lbs. Nothing to sneeze at. I’m kicking myself for not doing this sooner—like years ago. But now, I’m tired of “dieting.” Just as I knew I would be. “Dieting” is in quotes because technically it’s not supposed to be dieting. It’s just supposed […]

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