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How to Change Up Your Winter Exercise Plan (And Stay Warm!)

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What’s the weather like where you are?

Here in Central Oregon, we’re in the middle of a cycle of snow, rain, ice, repeat. Yuck.

I imagine it’s about the same where you are. Unless you’re reading this on a beach in Brazil  (I hope so! Send me a postcard if you are!) then you’re probably dealing with something pretty similar when you open your door.

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Weight Loss After Fifty: What To Do When the Pounds Come Back (and Bring Friends)

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Thanks to the Weight Watchers Freestyle Program, I reached my goal weight in March of this year.

Yay, me!

As of a couple of weeks ago, Weight Watchers is now called “WW” which, apparently, stands for Wellness that Works.  Uhh…okay. Honestly, I don’t see why they needed to change the name.  But as long as they keep the eating program at the center of it, I’m on board. Because Freestyle really does work, just ask my doctor.

Come to think of it, forget my doctor. Ask me.  I lost over twenty pounds and kept it off from mid-March to mid-October. Seven months!

Yay, me!

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The Pants Fit! Now What? How to Keep Weight Off After Losing It.

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Guess what, guys! I reached my goal weight!  Yay, me!

As you can imagine, I was VERY excited when I stepped on that scale last week.

It was such a great feeling to reach my goal, after several months of training for my first marathon and being diligent about my diet on the Weight Watchers Freestyle plan!

But it wasn’t long before my ebullience was replace by anxiety. continue reading

WW Freestyle Review: A Dumb Question, A Smart Doctor, and Weight Loss After Fifty

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A few months back, my doctor asked me the world’s dumbest question.

“Have you ever thought about losing weight?”

After smacking myself on the forehead to signal the sheer genius of her revelation, I exclaimed, “Why, no! Until this moment, the thought had never crossed my mind. Thank you, Doctor! Thank you so much!  This changes EVERYTHING!”

Okay, okay.  I didn’t say that. But I wanted to.

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