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Water! WATER! It’s a FLOOD!

Ok – We all know we have to drink lots of water while trying to lose weight….Wait, you didn’t know that? Ohhhh, you’ve been ignoring that! Here’s the deal people – Water is essential to all of the physiological processes in our body. Without water, we can’t poop, pee, think or even BREATHE! We need…

Exercise – Love/Hate

I don’t know too many fatties like myself who reallllly look forward to exercise.  At least not at first. Part of my new take on fitness is the acceptance that without moving my body, I might lose weight but won’t be at the same level of health as I would if I would just get…

Weight Watchers

I joined! Oh, and yes, I’m well aware that it’s been a super long time since I’ve written. See, this blog was supposed to be vapid. An all consuming plethora of ads that would make money for me, random fluff, and the occasional recipe. It wasn’t supposed to be serious. And then, all of the…

The Language of Diets

Have you ever heard someone say, “I can’t, I’m on a diet.”? This usually happens as someone is either refusing dessert or turning down one of those ultra-sweet umbrella drinks at a swanky bar. For so few words, it carries so much weight (literally!). For instance, when I hear someone say, “I can’t, I’m on…

Girl Scout Cookies = Mega Calories

It’s that time of year again! Be prepared for throngs of Girl Scouts and their parents to besiege you at work, at church and even the entryway at Wal-Mart with promises of cookie goodness for only $4 a box! (Or are they more now? Seems like every time I buy a box, they’ve gone up…

Let’s Talk About Feta Cheese!

I LOVE cheese. Serious love. The kind of love that some think shouldn’t be spoken about by a girl who weighs 325 pounds. Still, a girl’s gotta have her cheese so I have been trying to cut back on cheese that doesn’t pack a lot of flavor for a small amount of calories. If you…