Archive for 'Weight Loss'

This is a post from Romantic Times magazine http://www.rtbookreviews.com/rt-daily-blog/get-fit-fellow-romance-readers

Get fit and get inspired with the second annual round of Romance Biggest Winner. In this program, authors and readers team up to encourage each other to make 2012 their healthiest year yet. Today Helen Seeley talks about what participants can expect and then we hear from several of the authors that will also be joining in the fun of the weight loss program’s second round.

Every year the number one resolution is to lose weight and get healthy. Gym memberships go up, attendance is high. By February thirty percent …

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No, this is not me – but some day soon…

I’m so excited. Just by following four of the five resolutions I made (number five doesn’t start until March) I dropped 3 ½ lbs this week. I know it’s that first week of losing water weight, and chances of this kind of loss are atypical (and not too healthy!) But I’m very excited, nonetheless.

True to my promise of allowing myself to shop when I reach my weekly goal of two pounds, I jumped online and ordered a pot of my favorite face cream. Gotta keep the skin tight!

This …

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Oh my goodness, we ran all day yesterday, cleaned the house, paid bills. By the time we sat down at 8 PM, we were both tired and hungry. So we ordered a pizza.

As you may know, we’ve been trying to get healthy, lose weight, increase our stamina. But after two weeks of really being good, we decided to give in to the temptation.

It’s important to do that, sometimes. Denying myself constantly doesn’t seem to work when I’m losing weight. Every once in a while, I need to indulge.

As a concession to the yummy, greasy, cheesy pizza, I …

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I’ve found a new beverage that does triple duty. It fills me up, curbs my sweet craving, and rehydrates.

I add about 12 ounces of club soda (charge water, sparkling mineral water) to about four ounces of fruit juice. Pineapple is my favorite, but I use whatever I have in the house. Hubby bought a bottle of tart red cherry juice after his men’s health magazine said it has amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It’s very sour, but not too bad when diluted with fuzzy water.

I’ve been drinking a glass of watered juice before each meal. It fills me …

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