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When Diet and Fitness Isn’t Enough

By Joanne Kimball on 07/15/2014

Getting Off The Diet Wheel To Nowhere We’ve all heard the statistics: 95% of dieters gain back the weight they lose. Yet, like hopeful hamsters, when we hear about a new diet, we get back on our little wheels praying that this time it will work. For me, it took a stay at Green Mountain at Fox Run to finally […] Read more »

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Why is it so HARD to Lose Weight? Here’s Why…

By Robyn Priebe on 01/15/2014

Maybe You Don’t Need To Lose Weight Before you say, “What??  This girl’s nuts!” just hear me out.  First of all, how do you know what is a healthy weight for you?  Do you base it on a BMI chart, recommendations from your doctor, your weight in college, what your best friend weighs???  The way I determine a healthy weight is […] Read more »

Oh No, She Didn’t: Fat Shaming Kids on Halloween

By Lisa Christie on 11/01/2013

My Facebook newsfeed was blowing up yesterday with pictures of my friends’ kids all decked out for Halloween. Little Orphan Annies, dinosaurs, Spidermans, fairies and scary grim reapers… they all looked so excited. Then, I saw something truly terrifying. Even terrifying for Halloween. A story about a North Dakota woman who has said she’ll be handing out a letter to […] Read more »

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Declaration of Independence from Dieting

By Robyn Priebe on 07/02/2012

Since this Wednesday is Independence Day, I was inspired to re-write the Declaration of Independence as a declaration to never diet again.  I found it interesting that so much of the original text was appropriate for explaining why women everywhere should break their ties with dieting.  Please join us in declaring your independence from dieting.  Leave your name in the comments section […] Read more »

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Normal Eating versus “Perfect Eating”

By Gina V. on 04/19/2005

Having spent a lifetime thinking about food and weight and weight loss, I consider myself a connoisseur of these matters. Although I haven’t been on every diet in the world, and I did avoid the riskier weight loss endeavors like growth hormone shots, fat farms or adult fat camps, I’ve certainly done my share of fasting (Optifast and others) and […] Read more »

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