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20 Pounds in 2 Weeks

In my first two weeks I've stuck to my prior success in losing weight. What I've done that has been successful:

(1) Eat about 1500 cal/day
Going below 1200 calories can slow down my metabolism and too many calories (depending on your BMR) can cause me to plateau or gain weight. My secret w...

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Have a Diet Buddy



It is important when dieting that you have someone, on a diet or not, who knows what you eat and how much you exercise. It isn't enough just to track it with this app because you can easily just leave s...

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The Monthy Weigh-In



That scale just sitting in the bathroom and calling your name can be a very tempting thing. It makes you want to do a daily weigh-in to track your weight loss. The thing is, weights tend to fluctuate da...

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Carb Restriction Diet - it works

About 10 years ago, at an unhappy time in my life, I got heavy.

A friend shared a diet her doctor had given her that had worked for her, which was a seriously carb restricted diet. Because she had lost 100 pounds with it, I chose to give it a try.

I reached my goal weight days earlier...

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Eat All Day

I have found that skipping meals leads to no success, even weight gain. I eat 3 meals and 3 snacks each day and try to keep calorie intake around 1200 while losing.

My typical breakfast is a multi-grain eggo with 1 Tbsp. cream cheese and 1/2 cup watermelon, diced. Mid-morning, I choose from...

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Make No Excuses

I was successful in active weight loss too long ago, but am trying to grab that success formula back and the number ONE thing I know made a difference was a "Make No Excuses/No Whining" attitude.

What does that mean? It means 'no enabling' of yourself and of or from others. Don't post "I slip...

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My Goal Met

I wanted to let everyone know that I have met my goal of 140 lbs. lost and my weight is less then I originally goaled it to be. I just wanted to let everyone know if I could do it anyone can do it. I did a lot of exercise and calorie counting to get where I am not. My journey started all because ...

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Watching my sodium

It's amazing at how when I watch my sodium in take how the weight comes off. So many foods that we eat example soup and how much sodium is in 1 serving. I read labels before I eat anything. It's always better to buy the lowest sodium broth etc and make your own food.
Another thing I stopped doi...

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Skinny Tip #1 of 10

Cut out all manufactured sugars!

The only form of sugar I let near my body now is either from fruit or natural honey.

The manufacture of refined sugars happened decades ago when refined foods was first introduced as a delicacy.

Our bodies were never designed to handle such large...

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It's a Lifestyle Change, Not a Diet!

A diet is only a temporary solution to the problem. It involves crazy yo-yoing, deprivation, and more often than not you will gain back the weight you rapidly lost -- and then some!

My sister in law is constantly trying to diet. But after she gets hungry from completely depriving herself of e...

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