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The Ups and Downs of Finally Getting Fit

The Ups and Downs of Finally Getting Fit

Getting that form (and attitude) adjusted.
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I Lost Weight by Betting on Myself—Here's How

It was time to up the ante on my fitness.
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Can't Stop Eating at Night? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

The alluring glow of the fridge is almost impossible to resist.
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Before and After Weight-Loss Photo
The Smartest Way to Diet During the Holidays
4 Ways to Start Your Diet Today Instead of Tomorrow
The One Major Weight-Loss Roadblock You Can Push Past

The One Major Weight-Loss Roadblock You Can Push Past

You can keep stress from derailing you on your journey.
17 Beyoncé GIFs That Nail the Ups and Downs of Your Weight-Loss Journey
Learning This Skill Is Helping Me Lose Weight

Learning This Skill Is Helping Me Lose Weight

Not always easy but always worth it.
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The Most Helpful Advice a Doctor Ever Gave Me About Losing Weight

Unsurprisingly, it is not "eat less, move more."
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Slim Chance: Why Not Do a Photo Shoot While Feeling Fat?

"I had to suck it up and smile for the camera, despite feeling pretty much my worst."
Slim Chance: Joining a Co-Ed Softball League Was a Huge Mistake
September Is the Perfect Time to Lose Weight—Here’s Why (and How to Do It)
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Slim Chance: A Weight-Loss Story You'll Actually Relate To

"I'm going to lose weight, and you get to hear how it happens."
The One Thing That's Sabotaging Your Weight Loss
7 Low-Commitment Ways to Create Healthy Habits That Stick
Losing Weight Became an Unhealthy Obsession—and Everyone Cheered Me On

Losing Weight Became an Unhealthy Obsession—and Everyone Cheered Me On

Improve yourself out of love—not out of self-hate.
The Actually Terrible Things That Happen at "Fat Camp"

The Actually Terrible Things That Happen at "Fat Camp"

My camp made "Heavyweights" look fun.
The One Part of Weight Loss You're Ignoring—and Shouldn't Be

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