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How Do You Celebrate Weight Loss?

Like most people I wanted to lose weight. How the heck did I gain so much weight to begin with?! We see tons of ads on Facebook for gyms, clothing, makeup, recipes, etc. Those damn recipes - that's what did it! I love looking at the recipes and recreating them at home. Problem is I also love to eat...
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Des Has Been Working Out Monday - Friday So Far She's Lost 15 Pounds!

Des joined The Camp Transformation Center on August 13th and has lost 15 pounds! She's hoping to lose another 30!! Okay, here's the deal. Yes, I finally joined a gym. Being new to working out, I was skeptical that I would last more than a day or two. Day one was hard, day two was hard, day three...
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Des Is Working Out! Yeah, We Can't Believe It Either. LOL

I have never worked out before - well, I've been on a treadmill, but not for extended periods. Once my daughter Andrea asked if I wanted to do a 5k with her - I said "Heck No! I can't run" she said, "You can walk". Boy was she embarrassed when I came in dead last! We can all wish ourselves to be...
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National Alliance on Mental Illness Holding Their Fundraiser August 18th!

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. They are a non-profit geared towards providing education and support to peers and their families with mental illnesses. They offer support groups and education classes, and continue to grow every day. They continue adding to their groups and services...
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Des Shows How She Makes Healthy Popcorn (Then She Made Cupcakes!)

I read an article in Care2 Healthy Living about popcorn (one of my favorite snacks) it said "A report from the FDA indicates that a chemical coating used in microwave popcorn bags breaks down when heated into a substance called perfluorooctanoic (PFOA). The Environmental Protection Agency has...
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What's Your Favorite Breakfast?

Most of us 'plan' to have a healthy breakfast, pancakes with syrup, sausage, bacon, hashbrowns and eggs - probably not on the list of healthy breakfasts. One of the must-haves for my husband is a latte. I can make him anything else for breakfast as long as it comes with a chocolate latte. I usually...
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