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Marion Shaw
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Staying Healthy Within Parameters Of Your Life
My middle daughter and I had a long discussion about this. We both acknowledged that we needed to stay the healthiest we can, given all that is happening in our lives. It was really amazing how parallel our thoughts were about this. Both of us have a number...

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Marion's Update: Current Weight/Exercise Issues and My Solutions
Hi Friends, I've been so busy lately and very stressed, as well. So today, I'm going to tackle my current weight problems and my solutions I'm trying to best use to handle these issues. Big Vacation when I am far too busy to take time off: Omg, I am so stre...

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Food Saboteurs, Overweight Culture & How I Keep My Weight Off
Last night at our TOPS meeting, we had a rather heated discussion about my personal food issues. I explained that I don't know what to do about people buying me high calorie food after I specifically tell them that --"I don't want that." When they give me t...

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Diet Success Facts & Politics: TOPS v. Weight Watchers
Did you know that TOPS, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) was founded about about 15 years (founded in 1948) before Weight Watchers (founded in 1963)? Did you know that TOPS has approximately 10,000 chapters and approximately 170,000 members? Cite: TOPS stati...

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Be Tough (And Don't Be A Baby) To Lose Weight And Keep It Off
Intro: People often tell me that they'd basically like to keep their life the same, but just change how they eat to lose weight. Sometimes people ask me: Do you have to change your personality in order to lose weight? I'm addressing these issues today on my...

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One Day at a Time, One Hour at a Time, One Bite at a Time...
When I think about all of the mind games that can steer us wrong, it's a wonder than any of us keep our weight off on the long-term, and yet we do. Some days are fairly easy to eat right. However, many other days seem quite stressful and less certain. I don...

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Honesty to One's Self Regarding Health & Eating
This week, at my TOPS meeting, I told my group that I did not feel very honest to myself regarding the subject content within our TOPS Pledge. The TOPS Pledge contains these words: TOPS Pledge I am an intelligent person. I will control my emotions, not let ...

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My Exercise/Gym Update: April 12, 2015
Today, it is a personal post, regarding my current exercises and gym experiences. I've been going to a new gym for the past 2 1/2 months. So far, it's been...GREAT! This gym is a longer trip from my house, but there is more weightlifting equipment in a bigg...

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Your Personal Health Victories Means Everything
I saw this from My Real Yoga Body and was wowed by it:   “My yoga teacher took this of me today. When I look at this my first
reaction is of disgust. I didn’t see what my teacher saw. ‘Look at your
top arm and leg. The openness at your chest and hips is b...

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Visualizing Yourself as "Fit," and "Slim": The Mind Game You Must Win
The hardest part of losing weight and keeping it off is: the mind game, of course!!! We can more easily change what we see in the mirror than how we see ourselves in our minds. So this post is aptly named -- Visualizing Yourself as "Fit" and "Slim": The Min...
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