‘Real Women’s Stories’

The Mental Journey Behind Jen Corn’s Successful Healthy Weight “Road Trip”

By Laura Brooks on 09/27/2014

Featured on CNN’s Weekly column about weight loss success stories, Jen Corn talks to us about how changing her lifestyle started with a new mindset. Jen’s struggle with her weight began early in childhood. Eventually her life became more and more limited, even finding herself struggling to walk. Family members had offered to pay for her to have weight-loss surgery, […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Enough Already!

By Jacki Monaco on 09/25/2014

Changing My Relationship With Food — And Myself – Takes A Lot Of Energy When I think about my ever-evolving relationship with food, my body, my weight, and my binging – I instantly feel like I need a nap. I’ve been scrutinizing my eating habits and my reflection since before puberty. I’m exhausted. Who knew that one of the very few things […] Read more »

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Memoirs of a Dietetic Intern: Understanding My Chaotic Eating

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/03/2014

We’re happy to post a blog today by Elizabeth Carrera, a masters level student studying nutrition and dietetics at the University of Vermont. Elizabeth spent time with us this summer observing our approach to health and weight management. Her story is a great one for A Weight Lifted because it shows that even those who have spent a lot of time […] Read more »

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The Life Lessons of Golf: What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

By Erin Risius on 09/02/2014

As I stared at the golf ball and stood in golf swing stance, I began mentally preparing myself for the probable failure of making contact with the ball. Three better golfers (one is a 10 handicap player – no pressure) stood patiently waiting as I took too long to run through the mantra: relax the arms, relax the shoulders, eyes […] Read more »

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