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What It Takes
Sunday, February 12, 2017      44 comments

Don't forget that it does not take a whirlwind of motivation and strength. It takes a lot of little choices. Beth... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's Ok To Believe In Yourself
Saturday, January 21, 2017      58 comments

When I started my journey and refused weight loss surgery, my husband and friends all were upset and told me I would never be able to lose the weight, th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts But, You Persevere... Updated
Friday, January 06, 2017      64 comments

I want you all to see the good and the bad days... to know life isn't just peachy if you lose a large amount of weight or that you are not perfect and in control if you do lose a lot of weight. I hope my sharing keeps it real so that you know ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Making Healthy Happen
Monday, January 02, 2017      63 comments

Everyone has a different path and what works for one might not work for others. What I've always told people is to read a thousand books on getting he... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 3 Weight Loss Styles- Perspective on Succeeding
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      52 comments

I lost over 200 pounds without surgery or crazy diets when I changed my ways. Oh, I’m not talking about not eating pizza ever again or being ridiculous... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Oh No! I Ate a 600 calorie breakfast! I blew it!
Thursday, December 22, 2016      82 comments

You know me better than that! That's the old me talking about blowing things. You really CANNOT blow a lifestyle. You can blow a diet, but not a healthy lifestyle. For example, today I will plan to make a large pot of vegetable soup for one.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Off The Rack Vintage Dress!!!
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      53 comments

I saw this dress and thought it was beautiful but no way ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Celebrating My Birthday By Renewing My Vow To Healthy Living/ Photo Album
Monday, December 19, 2016      165 comments

It's about more than just "No cake!" It's not about perfection anymore. It's about progress. In 2004, I weighed 460 and started getting healthy in January of 2006. I've lost over 200 pounds and kept it off. I still have a ways to go, but I'... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lifestyle Focused Mentality- Ditching the Diet
Sunday, November 13, 2016      41 comments

Focus on nutritious foods while creating your new lifestyle and think less about calorie content. Tracking calories is still a good idea, but don't be ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts New Mantra- Ditching the CAN'T Thinking
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      58 comments

It has been a very difficult year. I've changed many medications and despite my best efforts, have not been able to move much. My torn rotator cuffs have kept me from my arm bike and much arm movement, while my knees needing replaced and surgeri... Read more
Claiming Blog on Blog Lovin
Sunday, October 30, 2016      29 comments

https://www.bloglovin.com/blog
/18311971/?claim=rmdueuaaf5s This Annoying Site has hijacked my blog. I have to paste this in my blog to claim it back and prove it is mine.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 30 years with my Hubby
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      76 comments

Picture booth at our first date. Today is the anniversary of both the 30th year of when I met my husband at Rocky Horror picture Show and the day we got... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Moving Past My Binge- A How To
Friday, September 23, 2016      55 comments

I woke up so confused with a 47 blood sugar. I literally had trouble remembering how to take my blood sugar and then crunched down on some glucose tablets. After that, it was like I couldn't eat enough. I had 2 yogurts and 2 mini bags of chip... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My First Article In The Huffington Post
Saturday, August 27, 2016      125 comments

It's on the Top Ten Secrets of My 200 Pound Weight Loss. Please visit and give it a like or a comment on the Huffington Post site. I would sure appreciate it. www.huffingtonpost.com/e
ntry/ten-secrets-to-my-200
-pound-w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dr. Mercola quoted ME!!!
Thursday, August 25, 2016      151 comments

If you read his article, the famous Dr. Joseph Mercola actually quoted me of all people! Just google "Beth Donovan Dr. Mercola" and it tells you about exercises for the mobility impaired. Update- answer to questions asked: I'm not... Read more

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