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maintaining weight loss

Things I Gave Up to Be Healthy and Fit for Life

Losing 70 pounds is tough. Keeping it off for more than a decade is even tougher. Trust me, I tried everything. Once I lost the weight, I thought I’d feel relieved and proud all the time, but what I didn’t expect were the feelings of pan…

5 Tips for Weight-Loss Management

5 Tips for Weight-Loss Management

The following is a post sponsored by Holland and Barrett. For our sponsored post policy, click here. Here’s a secret a lot of people don’t tell you: while losing weight can be challenging, keeping it off can be as hard—if not harder. Over time, we can tend to slip back into old familiar not-so-great habits, especially if [...]

Your Holiday Weight Gain Survivial Guide: 17 Tips to Not Gain a Pound

Your Holiday Weight Gain Survivial Guide: 17 Tips to Not Gain a Pound

This is it, people. Get ready. We are entering five-alarm, high-alert, all-hands-on-deck weight-gain season. Buckle up, because just like every year, it’s going to be a bumpy ride. You are about to be bombarded with temptation after ooey-gooey temptation, designed to test your will, your resolve and the waistband of your favorite jeans. You won’t [...]

Is Keeping the Weight Off Hard for You?

Is Keeping the Weight Off Hard for You?

You know, we talk a lot about being healthy and losing weight, but we haven’t really discussed one of the hardest aspects of weight-loss: maintenance. Kelly did a fab post earlier this week on how to maintain your weight-loss for life, but we thought that it would be fun in today’s poll to ask about [...]