Author Archives: NADouglass

Lighter Fare

Last week covered some pretty heavy subject matter. I think emotions are tied up with our eating patterns more than we might realize. I hope that my successes and failures can help others who are also struggling the way I … Continue reading

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Mental Health and Wellness

I missed last week! Yikes! I’ve been working really hard on applying for jobs in a field that is entirely new but a fantastic fit for me. Over the last several months, I’ve been sharing my weight loss journey. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Yogi not in the Room

So I’ve written a lot about diet and shared some of my tips and tricks. I’ve been exploring exercise more and more in my own life and I think I have a few insights to share. Exercising should not be … Continue reading

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Short Post

Having a little technical difficulty today (new modem) but I (almost) never miss a Monday. Last week I wrote about my first race. I’ve learned a lot about myself while running and it has become a joy to me. It’s … Continue reading

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More On Running and Exercise

My first race was a half-marathon. I tell people this and many of them are surprised. Most people start with a 5k race, figure out they love running, and go from there. I wasn’t in the mental shape to actually … Continue reading

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New Year, Same Me!

Only three pounds heavier! 2017 was not a weight loss year for me. I ate too much to reach my goals. I was set to lose a pound heading into December but I fought the holiday demons and lost! This … Continue reading

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Getting my Sweat On

I didn’t eat that banana bread! I’ve been eating a whole lot of other stuff though so this year might wind up being a wash or I might even gain a pound or two. It’s important to keep these things … Continue reading

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My Emotional Eating

We gain weight because we consume more energy than we burn but the reasons for over consumption vary wildly. I overeat for a lot of reasons. Sometimes, I genuinely feel hungry and I simply overestimate what I need, but more … Continue reading

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Scary Phrase

I’m starting this week by sharing some of my numbers. Right now, I weigh around 170-173. I wear sizes 12-14, large, in most clothing. I don’t have a goal clothing size because sizing is so ridiculous across brands but my … Continue reading

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It Hurts

I’ve been as candid as possible about my weight loss experience. Sharing my story is a way of finalizing this process for myself and I do hope that others may benefit from it. Being heavy is difficult. I never realized … Continue reading

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