Tag Archives: Weight Watchers

A pound? Only a pound? That’s nothing!

Since starting Weight Watchers in June, I have given weekly e-mail/text reports of my progress to two dear friends who encouraged me to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Even before I made my weight loss journey public via this blog and … Continue reading

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My changing chocolate experience

As I stood in line at the dollar store yesterday afternoon, a Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme bar began calling my name. I heard it. Audibly. Really, I did. Since starting Weight Watchers in June, I had not even considered eating … Continue reading

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The truth of my driver’s license

As an act of boredom while waiting in line to vote on Tuesday, I stood staring at my driver’s license and chuckled to myself as I discovered an interesting dichotomy. The picture of me was not as bad as others … Continue reading

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I am NOT a different person

Last weekend a dear friend came to visit. Though she had seen pictures of my weight-loss progress, she had not seen me in person for a few months and was quite pleased with my Weight Watchers success. At one point … Continue reading

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Another Portrayal of Progress and Letting Go

After my record loss of 7 pounds two weeks ago, I lost just 1 pound last week. Quite honestly, that’s a good thing. Had I lost more weight than that, I would have been concerned that there was some other … Continue reading

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Can this really be happening?

Over the last week or so I have been struggling with the reality of my weight loss. Though I now weigh less than I have in approximately 15 years and I often do a double-take when I look in the … Continue reading

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Stress Eating

I am a stress eater. It is a fact and there is no denying it. As my anxiety level increases, my ability to practice restraint wanes and my compulsion to munch skyrockets. This week has been a stressful one in … Continue reading

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Vacation, Fair Food and Mindful Eating

I took vacation last week to visit with family and friends in Pennsylvania. It was both an honor and privilege to return to the church where I grew up to preach at its 200th Anniversary celebration. What a joy to … Continue reading

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Transformation in process …

I cannot remember a time when my weight has not gone before me, preceding my intelligence, wit, compassion and charisma in all of my interactions with others. My need to overcome others’ perceptions of who I am made me a … Continue reading

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