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The Path or the Destination?

Posted by 2 years ago 0 Comments 1890 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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Do You Eat on a Schedule or Intuitively?

Posted by 2 years ago 37 Comments 5165 views

This week’s question is inspired by Erika from Black Girl’s Guide to Weight Loss — who I was lucky enough to do a magazine spread with about weight maintenance last year… That’s me and her (and Michelle) cracking up at one of her jokes at the photo shoot.

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The Pesky Perfection Gene and Habits as it Related to Weight Maintenance

Posted by 2 years ago 7 Comments 3142 views

I had a surreal conversation with the husband last night. Me: Hey! I’m food journaling again on MyFitnessPal — we should be friends. (He started a food journal a few weeks ago to help reach his goal of losing 25 pounds this year)

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You Don’t Need an Excuse

Posted by 2 years ago 19 Comments 2903 views

I’ve heard through the grapevine there’s another “What’s Your Excuse? mom” out there. You know what I’m talking about, right? I’m not linking because I don’t want to give them any more attention. Google “What’s your excuse?” if you really don’t know, tons of stories pop up. Or… spare yourself the eye roll, just imagine […]

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Five 2-Word Mantras That Help Me Daily

Posted by 2 years ago 7 Comments 2825 views

Besides #wycwyc I find myself repeating a few of the same phrases over and over to motivate and help me deal with life. You know how it is. Sometimes you feel you can take on the world. Other days you deserve a medal for just getting out of bed.

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Too Poor to be Healthy?

Posted by 3 years ago 45 Comments 3649 views

“An obese mother-of-two who lives on benefits says she needs more of taxpayers’ money to overhaul her unhealthy lifestyle. Christina Briggs, 26, says she hates being 160 kilos but she can’t do anything about it because she can only afford junk food.

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‘Losing Weight’ Takes on a Whole New Meaning for Me

Posted by 3 years ago 17 Comments 1987 views

You guys may not have noticed but I took a couple of days off. I needed a couple of days.

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Random Interview Questions and Other Happenings of the Day

Posted by 3 years ago 0 Comments 1077 views

Hola everybody! I’m having a pretty good day so I thought I’d pop in and share. I’ve been feeling really content lately.

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ASK RONI Q&A

Ask Roni: Getting Over It

Posted by 3 years ago 46 Comments 3854 views

This is a long one…

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Weekend Quote: The Stories You Tell Yourself

Posted by 3 years ago 31 Comments 3016 views

I shared this quote on Facebook the other day and I can’t get it out of my mind: “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”

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