The Good, Bad, Pretty and Ugly Accounts of One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey

The Good, Bad, Pretty and Ugly Accounts of One Woman’s Weight Loss Journey2019-01-04T08:21:32+00:00

Contest Winner’s Wine and Dine Recap

 Guest Blog by “How do YOU Celebrate Success” Contest Winner Amy Smith When I last wrote, it was the night before I left for the Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon. My injured knee threatened to take my dream of
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Contest Winner Experiences Pre Half Marathon Jitters

Dear Slender Seekers,   Running a Half Marathon is no small venture. Especially with the background of fighting obesity that many of us come from. It can be scary and it can be intimidating. I still get pre-event jitters on
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Slender Seekers RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon Recap

So I have arrived home from our big adventure at Walt Disney World for the RunDisney Wine and Dine Half Marathon. As I sit here drinking my coffee I’m trying to decide where I should begin. I could tell you all
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Dear Amy, A Letter From Your Coach

Dear Amy, So we’re just one night away from getting on a plane to start our Walt Disney World half marathon experience and I know you are terrified. First I want you to take a deep breath, relax and remember
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Emotional vs Physical Running

I’ve been running my whole life.  I don’t mean that I have been putting my feet to the pavement and racking up the miles in races. Nope. Until about two years ago running wasn’t a physical activity for me. It
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My Health Hero – Chris and Heidi Powell

Last week I received an email from the Outreach Coordinator at a company called Oscar Insurance who provides health insurance in New York and New Jersey.  They were looking for influential bloggers to write about their Health Hero, a person in their
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Confessions of a Stress Eater

Guest Blog by “How do YOU Celebrate Success” Contest Winner Amy Smith Hello Slender Seekers! It’s me, your How Do You Celebrate Success contest winner. And I have a confession to make: I’ve been struggling. Like… a lot. If you’ve
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Tackling One Goal at a Time

This has been harder than any other training program I have ever held myself too.  My body aches in ways it never has before and I keep asking myself “Why is this so difficult for me this time around?” When
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The Teeter-Totter of Weight Bias

As a Weight Loss and Wellness Coach, I often use the illustration of a teeter-totter when sitting down with a new client to go over the theory of “calories in, calories out” and to explain the importance of putting good
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Physical Exhaustion Helped Me Find My Healthy Voice Again

I got in the car huffing and puffing and threw my hands over my face to hide the emotional storm that was brewing within me from the driver. I had stopped my Nike+ Sports watch at 6.2 miles because that
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