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Lessons Learned – Keep Trying

In this installment of the Lessons Learned series, what do you do if you don’t reach your goal the first time? Well, try again of course!

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Melting Away (reblog)

Some more reflections from shortly after I decided to turn to bariatric surgery for help with my weight, I’ve started losing weight, and discuss my recent exercise and dealing with hunger.

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HBO, A Platform for Hate

Is HBO a platform for hate? As long as they continue to give voices such as Bill Maher air time… seems so. This isn’t fiction, it’s real comments aimed at real people. #stopweightbias #OACAction #obsm

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Decisions, Decisions (reblog)

A look back at a post from my original site in the weeks just after my decision to pursue bariatric surgery to treat my obesity.

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Lessons Learned – Stay on the Trail

There are times you don’t want to stray from the path on your journey to a healthy life. The latest in my Healthy Living Lessons Learned from the Great Outdoors.

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In My Own Words… (reblog)

another reblog from my early days of considering bariatric surgery. This time I’m going over my thoughts on just why I want to have surgery.

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Lessons Learned – Not a Straight Line

In the previous installment we discussed choosing your own path, now let’s talk about how… Reaching that summit is not a “straight line”. Weight loss doesn’t happen in a straight line. Even when maintaining, your weight can tend to fluctuate...

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Gear I Use: Packs

In this post about Gear I Use, I talk about the various packs I use for day hiking and backpacking.