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My thoughts on weight loss and the life of a married working mom

My food addiction…

Several months ago I came to the realization that I have a very unhealthy relationship with food. Well, the word revelation indicates it was a surprise and let’s face it – it was only a surprise to me. You don’t get to be near 300 pounds by having a HEALHTY relationship with food. And not…
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Paleo Week 1

My first week on Paleo went much better than I expected. I ate a lot of salads but I also had some very satisfying protein and I enjoyed a lot of fruit. Despite the fruit, my blood sugar has stabilized and behaved itself. I haven’t had the highs and lows I’ve grown accustomed to. I…
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Why I went Paleo

I always resisted carb free diets. Let’s face it carb-loaded cheesy foods like pizza, macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes make the world go round. I couldn’t imagine a world without bread and cheese. Even when I did “diet” on programs such as Weight Watchers, go to meals included oatmeal, high fiber whole wheat bread…
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The Girl in My Head Meets the Woman in the Mirror

Sometimes I am surprised when I look in the mirror. In my head I am an eager 22-year-old college graduate ready to take on the world at 114 pounds. However, the woman looking back at me is a 43-year-old tired working mom that is more than double in size. The weight crept up slowly and…
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