Karen loses 5 pounds… and here’s how

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Over the last 6 months (or so) I have gained and lost the same 5 to 7 pounds, each time getting nearly to the 30 pound mark, and then falling off the wagon and gaining it back.  I feel within the very being of my soul that if I can just get to that “I’ve …

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 …

Karen’s Re-motivated to Lose Weight in 3 Easy Steps

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Last August my sister and I started this blog and our podcast: #Losingitover40.  Since then my sister Annie has lost (and kept off) over 35 pounds and myself over 25. Truth be told, we’ve lost closer to 80 pounds each if we were to count the 2-4 pounds that we keep losing and then gaining …

Thinking My Way to Weight Loss Success – NOT!

For better or worse, thoughts AREN’T actions. Good intentions aren’t good actions. (And thankfully bad intentions aren’t bad actions either.) Weight loss update: I’ve still lost over 30 pounds. I reached long-term my personal goal of 175 and then have been hovering between 176-178. But I’ll share that, according to the CDC, I’m “supposed” to …

If thoughts are things why do I keep creating donuts?

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I am 207 pounds today.  I was 230 and I then I was 203 and now I’m 207.  When I unpack my weight loss thought process, going back to August I find several epiphanies hidden behind the coffee, donuts, measuring cups and hard boiled eggs.  It’s hard to see them all the time, not because …