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I Am a Huge Success

I don’t mean to brag, but in the last 10 months I have: Lost 36 pounds Taken yoga classes regularly Gone to Bar Method a handful of times Started walking-jogging AND run in a 5K And today, went to my first CrossFit class I. Am. Awesome. (Please don’t stop reading here.) Did that intro piss […]

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Back on Track

Hello 2018! Well, we’ve been at this 2018 thing for almost 24 hours already, but I have a confession. I have big plans for you, 2018. Big. BIG. BIG PLANS for you! First, back to tracking what I eat and knocking off these last 10 (OK, 14) pounds. Back to the program. It was a […]

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Running a “dry burn”

“…After every five roasts, we recommend you do a system dry burn and interior cleaning. This is done to ensure there is no sediment buildup blocking a sensor…” As some of you know from an earlier podcast, to foster weight loss I’ve gotten into home coffee roasting both for pleasure and for something to do […]

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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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Losing weight is not a panacea

Let me start by saying that I’m very, very happy to have lost weight, 24 pounds! Woot woot! Let me next say that for every great thing that has occurred because of this weight loss (smaller pants size, visible cheek bones) almost an equal number of, albeit smaller, things have come to my attention—and not […]

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I bought pants off the rack. #Winning

This week I walked into a store, picked up a size 14, tried them on, loved them, and bought them. In fact, to back up, I went out of town for a day trip for work—wearing pants I wasn’t fond of—and bought and put on these new pants. I rocked new pants to my meetings […]

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