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 …

The Power to Be Happy Now – In front of a wall of mirrors

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Tai Chi & the Wall of Mirrors Those of you that are following out podcast know that I started Tai Chi two weeks ago.  I haven’t really written about it because I needed to process the experience and figure out the story I was going to tell myself… before I could tell you.  The class is …

Getting Back on the Wagon After a Weekend of Debachery

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First, let me just talk a little bit about “falling off the wagon.” I can’t really speak to other addictions (unless we’re going to have some words about coffee) however, in terms of eating healthy and making mindful eating choices I have found that there is a long stretch of the wild wild west in …