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Moving Past My Binge- A How To
Friday, September 23, 2016      39 comments

I woke up so confused with a 47 blood sugar. I literally had trouble remembering how to take my blood sugar and then crunched down on some glucose tablets. After that, it was like I couldn't eat enough. I had 2 yogurts and 2 mini bags of chip... Read more
How I Dieted My Way to 460 Pounds
Friday, September 16, 2016      34 comments

My Newest and Brutally Honest Article in the Huffington Post Please stop by the article and leave a comment and a like. www.huffingtonp... Read more
Help For Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Other Cravings
Saturday, September 03, 2016      29 comments

Cravings- everybody has them. I've noted that there are 2 in particular that really get to people. Chocolate and Peanut Butter- Who is with me on these? In researching for a client, I found that both of these had in common, a powerhou... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My First Article In The Huffington Post
Saturday, August 27, 2016      119 comments

It's on the Top Ten Secrets of My 200 Pound Weight Loss. Please visit and give it a like or a comment on the Huffington Post site. I would sure appreciate it. www.huffingtonpost.com/e
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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dr. Mercola quoted ME!!!
Thursday, August 25, 2016      150 comments

If you read his article, the famous Dr. Joseph Mercola actually quoted me of all people! Just google "Beth Donovan Dr. Mercola" and it tells you about exercises for the mobility impaired. Update- answer to questions asked: I'm not... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Story
Sunday, August 14, 2016      59 comments

1. What brought you to SparkPeople? I was at 460 pounds and bedridden. My back had herniated, slipped, and protruding disks with pinched nerve bundles. My knees needed replaced. I had fibromyalgia and arthritis, low thyroid and diabetes... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Active Team For Those Wanting To Lose 100 or More Pounds
Sunday, August 14, 2016      28 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Logic, The Diet Mentality and the First Compulsive Bite
Thursday, August 11, 2016      52 comments

I actually feel free of that old diet mentality for a change. What did you eat? How many calories? Count them again! Better be sure! What do you have left? What if you go over? Oh, you'll probably go over! You might as well give it up no... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Regain and the Importance of Persistence
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      160 comments

Regain is NORMAL. No, you are not destined to fail and gain it all back the minute you start going up... I've maintained over a 200 pound plus weight... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Negative Nellies- Just Say NO!
Saturday, July 30, 2016      154 comments

Why is it that when you need friends and family to be supportive about your weight loss plans, they are the least supportive of all? Maybe these Negative Nellies do not want to see you succeed really. Have you heard about crabs in a bucket? I... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Get Ready, Set, Go!
Thursday, July 28, 2016      77 comments

Not tomorrow, now! Why even wait until tomorrow when you can start your new lifestyle right now? I know, because you have to eat up all the food in the house that you can't have on a diet. You have to go get in all those lasts... but they ne... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Haters Hate
Sunday, July 17, 2016      61 comments

Haters hate At people's weight They just don't see Inside of me I want to hide I just could cry Where did happy go? Haters hate But it's too late I've seen the light And have the right To be just what You never thought I think I'm a butterfly!... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm already HUGE, so why bother? It never gets better.
Friday, July 15, 2016      219 comments

I used to feel that way and STILL have those days! At 460 pounds, I honestly thought that something was so wrong with my body that I was totally incapable of losing weight. Yes, I dieted. It never worked for long, if at all. I have low thyro... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Moderation
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      62 comments

One of my favorite quotes used to be "Everything in excess, moderation is for monks." I thought to myself that I should squeeze the juice out of live and really live. Yes, I was right, but in doing so, I was killing myself. Some things, l... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The U Turn- Emotional Eating/ Binge Eating
Saturday, July 09, 2016      77 comments

I have a ton to say on the subject. I noticed most wait til the next day to start fresh. I like to start fresh at the next meal, rather than the next day and it saves hundreds to thousands of calories! Think of it like a GPS in your car. If ... Read more

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