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20 Better than Takeout Recipes

The Real Deal with 'Pink Slime'

Is Hooping Really a Workout? We Tried It to Find Out!

The Surprising Final Leg of My Weight-Loss Journey
Posted 4/29/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 6 comments   8,649 views
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Count down is over---it's here

Hi Self... You are freaking amazing... Just thought I'd tell you

Happy dance time.... pics included!

26 lbs down, and plenty of NSVs!
Posted 4/22/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 7 comments   12,037 views
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The 10 Worst Cardio Crimes

VIDEO: Shocking Before and After Transformation Photos in 5 Hours

Food Showdown: McDonald's 6-piece Chicken McNuggets® vs. Chicken McBites Snack Size™

The 100 Best Workout Songs from the '90s

The No-Stress, No-Guilt Approach to Meatless Meals

America’s Top Trainer Says It’s Time To Reject 'Skinny' And Get Strong
Posted 3/25/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 1 comments   7,828 views
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Top 5 Reasons I LOVE Exercise


My 6 Steps to Success

Workout with Chubbs n Pudding!

100 Pounds Lost --- YAY!!!


The key to my success. My message board posts with a stranger.
Posted 3/18/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 0 comments   3,058 views
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Cut Your Workout Time in Half

21 Benefits of Healthy Living

Turn Winter Vegetables into Tasty Recipes

Great Excuses to Not Work Out

Do Rising Food Costs Change Your Buying Decisions?

The Super Bowl Exercise Game: Work Out While You Watch

You Can Have It All, Just Not All at Once

Food Showdown: Banana Chips vs. Chocolate Raisins
Posted 2/26/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 3 comments   8,130 views
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How Blogging Helped Me Lose 50 Pounds


When I started my weight loss journey, I thought the process would be pretty cut and dry. Thanks to the amazing resources on SparkPeople, I was well-educated on what I needed to do. I knew exactly how many calories I needed to eat, what I needed to do at the gym and what tools I’d need to be successful. It seemed like the process of weight loss would be linear. A + B = Weight Loss. And partially, that was true. But as I dove further into my journey, I discovered there were many emotions, thoughts and fears that came along with losing weight. The process wasn’t so linear anymore. Suddenly, fitness and nutrition weren’t the only two things I had to focus on. I had to tackle the emotional journey, too.

Once I got about ten pounds into my weight loss, I began struggling with a lot of self-doubt. What if I fall off the wagon? What if I never hit my goal weight? What if my knees give out? What if the people at the gym laugh at me? What if I fail? I was so paralyzed with these fears that my resolve to lose weight began to dissolve. After all, the status quo of being overweight was a lot less scary than the unknown of losing weight. I quickly realized I needed an outlet before I wrecked my healthy momentum. I needed a place to talk about all of the feelings and emotions that go along with losing a sizable amount of weight.
 
So I started blogging.
 
Posted 2/22/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Cassie Johnston : 37 comments   16,823 views
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Be Aware Of The Example You Are Setting

Then and Now: A Photo Blog of 100 Pounds Lost

I'm not obese anymore!

Photos of my journey

Those Little NSV's That Make Me Smile

Posted 2/19/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 5 comments   8,766 views
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You Asked: What's the Best Diet/Fitness Program for Weight Loss?

Two Essentials Of Weight Loss

Confession: I Eat the Same Thing for Breakfast Every Day

The Secret to Turning Off Your Fat Genes

The Health Benefits of Losing Just 10% of Your Body Weight
Posted 1/29/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 2 comments   6,159 views
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I Got OUT of the Wendy's Drive-Thru Line

Vision Board

One Year with SparkPeople

Why I LOVE SparkPeople Live

You can teach an old taste bud new tricks!
Posted 1/22/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 6 comments   6,313 views
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Find Out How Many Calories You Burn After Exercise

Torch Calories with the Turkey Burner Workout!

Living the Lifestyle during the Holidays

The Worst Diet Scams of 2011

The Top 10 Recipes Tracked by SparkPeople Members in 2011
Posted 12/29/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 3 comments   6,086 views
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An Amazing Year ... with pictures!

Little victories...

Woah... I DO have a collarbone!

Made My First Spark Cookbook Recipe Today - Photos Included
Posted 12/18/2011  12:00:00 PM By: Denise Tausig : 2 comments   5,574 views
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The Art of Recovery: Part 1

Stop Me Before I Eat Long Island!

The Journey Back to a Fitter Me: Will You Join Me?

Stop Exercising So Hard! Why Moderate Workouts Really Do Work

Get Warm and Cozy with Fall Soup Recipes

14 Plank Exercises for a Stronger Core
Posted 11/24/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 1 comments   5,131 views
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Accepting Myself

Vision For the Rest of My Life or a Part of It

40lbs Gone and Kissing the 300s Goodbye

Well I am officially not a couch potato anymore! Signed up for a real live 5k
Posted 11/3/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 7 comments   5,707 views
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The Skin Condition That's a Dark Sign of What's to Come

Life on the Balance Beam

8 Beginner Yoga Poses

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the 'Top Chef' Who Helped with 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Posted 10/27/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 7 comments   6,854 views
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C25K - Day 2

SparkPeople Has Changed My Life!!!

What Has Worked for Me So Far... 7 Lessons from the Battlefront

I Learned a Very Important Lesson Today...

You Can't Control Me!
Posted 10/6/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 2 comments   6,182 views
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