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Secret to surviving a party

When I started loosing weight I went to a Halloween party. I noticed that all the heavy people were sitting near the buffet table with full plates while the thin people were dancing and mingling. I realized that if I wanted to be thin I had to ACT like the thin people. Instead of sitting close to...

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Even thin people have days when they over eat

One part of forgiving myself when I over eat is to look at what thin people do and try to copy it. If a thin person has an over eating day, they bump up the exercise and have a few lower calorie days to compensate for it. This is a "maintenance" strategy, but even in weightoss, it is easier for me ...

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Just Play!

I always had walls around "exercise." It took me back to those humiliating days in grade school when I was the clumsy kid, last chosen.
I didn't have issues on the playground though. I could play on the bars, chase boys and play hide and seek.
If I get out there and just play, be it dance, a...

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