One Mom’s Journey from Fat to Skinny to Confident

Category Archives: Roni’s Thoughts

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Ask Roni: How Would I Lose Weight NOW?

Posted by 2 years ago 8 Comments 2367 views

Hi Roni, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write. I truly enjoy your blog, and often feel like you are the voice inside my head! I have faced so many of the same struggles you did previously. I am in a position now where I have about 25 more pounds to […]

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Ask Roni: When Will I Start Looking Like a CrossFitter?

Posted by 2 years ago 12 Comments 4172 views

Hi Roni, I love reading your posts. :) Recently, I read your post about Crossfit and weight loss. I started Crossfit about 3 months ago and I love it. I am starting to see small changes like being able to squat lower and finish a 500m row without taking a break. My issue is that […]

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Ask Roni: Is My Body Capable of Losing Weight?

Posted by 2 years ago 4 Comments 2884 views

Hi Roni, Like you, I recently started university and gained a lot of weight – my parents and family managed to point it out and kill my feelings. Anyway, I have started to be a lot healthier – I count calories but I assure you that it isn’t in an obsessive way and I don’t feel deprived […]

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JOURNAL

2 Active Ways to Stop the Comparison Monster and Shut Up Your Inner Mean Girl

Posted by 2 years ago 4 Comments 2604 views

I saw this on Humans of New York a few days ago and had to share… She nails it for me. In #wycwyc we have a chapter call Compare Yourself to No One and it includes your former self. Yesterday I turned 39 (I’ll update my bucket list soon — I was too busy living it up […]

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WEEKLY QUESTIONS

What Would Your Future Self Do?

Posted by 3 years ago 5 Comments 2555 views

I’m feeling so much better today than yesterday. After a long, busy, non-stop day I opened the mail to find a letter from the IRS that my tax returns weren’t filed properly.  The error was in my favor but it didn’t matter. This is the second big mess up my accounting firm made this year […]

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INSIGHTS

The Path or the Destination?

Posted by 3 years ago 0 Comments 2280 views

My friend Sara (awesome blogger by the way — click here to check her out) posted this photo on Facebook with the question: Do you enjoy the path or thinking about the destination more? I immediately thought about my recent trip to New Orleans and how I loved both the path AND the destination but then I realized how deep the question […]

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WEEKLY QUESTIONS

Carb Cravings?

Posted by 3 years ago 7 Comments 2637 views

So I’m having one of THOSE days. Despite going to bed the earliest I have in months — which Ryan thought was hysterical because I hit the hay before he did — I woke up in a foul mood with a horrible dry cough. To make matters worse, Evan is sick again. He doesn’t have any symptoms […]

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Ask Roni: CrossFit, Weight Loss, and Skinniness

Posted by 3 years ago 8 Comments 4819 views

I just started CrossFit a month ago, and my clothes aren’t fitting better AT ALL. I expected a slight weight gain due to muscle, but my clothes not fitting better is frustrating me. CrossFit is too expensive to not see results. I weigh 176, and I’m 5’6″ tall. I was wondering if WW is a […]

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WEEKLY QUESTIONS

The Ultimate Food Journal App?

Posted by 3 years ago 30 Comments 4664 views

I truly believe food journaling is one of the biggest puzzle pieces to weight loss and maintenance. I have continued to keep some sort of journal on and off for the last 10 years and there is no doubt it’s a key factor in my success. Ten years ago I started with the paper journals […]

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Ask Roni: How to Support Someone Looking for a Quick Fix

Posted by 3 years ago 6 Comments 2701 views

Good morning Roni. I will get straight to the question :) I feel I live a pretty healthy life. I work out, eat reasonablely well & have a good attitude. Most days :) I know you’ve struggled with having a husband that isn’t totally on board. I have this same struggle…..DAILY! It drives me crazy, he’s […]

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