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5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Successful Weight Loss When I First Started

I started dieting by age 10. I spent over 20 years on what I call the diet-go-round®, jumping from one diet to the next to the next hoping that this next one would be the answer. It never was. I could always get the weight off; I could just never keep it off. If that’s …

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The Most Important Thing You Need To Aim For To Be A Weight-Loss Winner

Know this: all you have to do to be a weight-loss winner is change your mind. So I spent more than 2/3 of my life either overweight or obese. One of my biggest regrets now, looking back, is all the time I spent unhealthy, self-conscious, and not showing up for my own life when all …

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Free Yourself From Diets Forever: Risk Asking Questions So You Can Lose The Weight For The Last Time

You really can eat what you want, lose weight, and keep it off. You really can free yourself from diets forever. So today, we’re gonna play round two of: is it a diet?  Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether something is a diet or not, especially with a lot of conflicting information out there. So …

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Is It A Diet? Don’t Be Afraid To Question The Truth So You Can Have Long-Term Weight Loss

You really can have long-term weight loss. But you can’t do it dieting, at least that’s been my experience. So today, we’re gonna play round one of: is it a diet? Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether something is a diet or not, especially with a lot of conflicting information out there. So I thought …

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6 Weight-Loss & Dieting Myths Debunked: Cut Through the Lies So You Can Lose Weight Right Now

I know all about weight-loss & dieting myths because I spent over 20 years dieting and over 30 years with two eating disorders. During all those decades I was taught a lot of inaccurate things about weight loss, which is why I never had any success keeping the weight off long-term. It wasn’t until I …

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Start Where You Are Weight Loss: 174-Pound Weight-Loss Success Without Dieting & How You Can Do It Too

This is the story my weight-loss success without dieting. I transformed my body from 304 pounds to 130 pounds by eating what I want. You can learn how you can do the same. I’ll teach you how. For over twenty years, I’d been on what I call the diet-go-round, jumping from one diet to the …

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An Enlightening Lesson In Weight Loss, Fear, & Why The Universe Is A Friendly Place

You’ll learn many lessons on your journey to weight loss. Here are a few of them that I’ve learned on my way to losing 174 pounds and maintaining that loss for 9 years and counting. I believe the universe is a friendly place that’s always trying to help you. Here’s why: Writing my weight-loss book …

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From Impossible to I’m Possible: Two Things You Need to Do to Have Long-Term Weight Loss

I just want you to know that the only difference between impossible and I’m possible is commitment. That’s it. Ten years ago, I was morbidly obese. The statistics said it wasn’t likely I was gonna be able to keep the weight off if I managed to lose it. My twenty-plus-year history with yo-yo dieting said …

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Tomorrow, Monday, January 1: Stop Sabotaging Your Weight-Loss Efforts & Start Now

If you want to stop sabotaging your weight-loss efforts, you need to start right now. Waiting to address your health and well-being is actually an act of self-sabotage. Please, please, please, don’t wait until tomorrow or next Monday or January 1st of next year to make yourself and your health a priority. When you put …

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