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Former Contestant Reveals The Terrifying Secrets Behind NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’

“They would say things to contestants like, ‘You’re going die before your children grow up,’ ‘You’re going to die, just like your mother,’ ‘We’ve picked out your fat-person coffin,’ — that was in a text message. 787 more words


Perspective is a funny thing, isn’t it?

As I ran errands in Chicago yesterday, I was reminded how just a small change in direction or viewpoint changes not just your view, but the world’s impact on you. 347 more words


Only three weeks late with that new year's resolution

So it’s been a month of traveling and eating. (No new year’s resolution for me; I never keep them.) Lots of walking, but not enough to offset the tidal wave of calories. 192 more words


Going All In

Until recently, I was more of a proponent for taking baby steps towards goals.  To try to motivate my international students, I would talk to them about how learning English was a necessary stepping stone toward their bigger goal.  660 more words


Monthly Reading: January, 2015

The same as Sunday Reading, but on the last Sunday of every month, instead of every week.

When Your Girlfriend wants Two Girlfriends

They are in a relationship with a woman who has a long-term partner, and open to seeing other people. 1,842 more words


What personal trainers get wrong – at your expense

Hiring a fitness trainer to help you realize your fitness goals is a great idea. Not only can he or she assist you in becoming more fit, you can learn how to make the most of the time you spend in the gym. 834 more words

Diet & Fitness

I quit my Paleo experiment and still lost 15 pounds

I ended my 100 Days of Paleo experiment prematurely. I really wish I hadn’t done that. After 38 days on plan, I decided that I wanted to drink red wine on my wedding anniversary (10/25). 129 more words