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Julie Donahue
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Working hard to lose half my body weight
Working hard to lose half my body weight

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Three-Fourths a Julie
Four years ago, January 1, 2013, I began a journey to lose half my body weight (thus the name of this blog: Half a Julie). I started at 306 pounds. In the first 9 months, I lost about 70 pounds. My weight went as low as about 235, but I settled around 245. ...

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13.6
No. That wasn't a typo. I didn't do a half marathon (13.1 miles).  Although some day I want to run a Disney Half Marathon.  I have some numbers to share. I have gone 31 days without drinking a Diet Coke. I have gone 4 weeks without eating sugar. (Except for...

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I am a Runner
Two posts in one day? And after months of silence? I'm going to try to fix that! Today I ran for the first time in a long time. I did an outdoor run. It felt good to feel the wind gently blow my hair. Not that it was a perfect run.  I forgot my sunglasses. ...

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Weighing in
Scales--the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat for every dieter.  I have learned that a number on a scale does not define me. And there are other ways (NSV--non-scale victories) that mean more than that number.  But sometimes it is important to have ...

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Giveaway: Family Christian Stores
It's been a while since I've done a review or a giveaway--this looks like a great time to do one! I had the opportunity to check out Family Christian Stores .  They sent me a $25 gift certificate to use on anything in the store!  (And, I have one to share w...

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"If you come to work every day with a sense of dread--it may be time to move on".  These words were repeated several times during "team building" session in February.  I felt the words were directed at me. I took them as an invitation to step up my job sear...
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