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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lifestyle Focused Mentality- Ditching the Diet
Sunday, November 13, 2016      39 comments

Focus on nutritious foods while creating your new lifestyle and think less about calorie content. Tracking calories is still a good idea, but don't be ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts New Mantra- Ditching the CAN'T Thinking
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      58 comments

It has been a very difficult year. I've changed many medications and despite my best efforts, have not been able to move much. My torn rotator cuffs have kept me from my arm bike and much arm movement, while my knees needing replaced and surgeri... Read more
Claiming Blog on Blog Lovin
Sunday, October 30, 2016      29 comments

https://www.bloglovin.com/blog
/18311971/?claim=rmdueuaaf5s This Annoying Site has hijacked my blog. I have to paste this in my blog to claim it back and prove it is mine.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 30 years with my Hubby
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      75 comments

Picture booth at our first date. Today is the anniversary of both the 30th year of when I met my husband at Rocky Horror picture Show and the day we got... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Moving Past My Binge- A How To
Friday, September 23, 2016      55 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
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My First Article In The Huffington Post
Saturday, August 27, 2016      125 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
ntry/ten-secrets-to-my-200
-pound-w... Read more
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      60 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      161 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

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