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Weight Loss Inspiration

To the Obese Woman Crying at the Picnic Table

Tony Posnanski | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Tony Posnanski

Yes, I understood why you cried at the picnic table at 370 pounds. Because on March 30 you weighed 450 pounds. You have lost 80 pounds so far this year. Today you were able to actually sit at the picnic table. A table you have not been able to sit at for years.

My 76-Year-Old Neighbor Inspired My 160-Pound Weight Loss

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

I was fortunate enough to befriend and get inspired by a 76-year-old neighbor who became like a grandmother to me in this challenging time. She worked out every day at a gym, walked at the park, was in fantastic health and told me of the promise for my future if I would just change my mindset.

Why 'Thinspo' Doesn't Work: Study Shows Skinny Models Undermine Your Diet

Posted 01.04.2013 | Healthy Living

We've all heard this dubious piece of advice: stick a photo of a thin celebrity on your fridge. Keep a photo of your skinnier self on-hand. (Or, conve...

'When I Watch Myself On Television Now ... It Makes Everything Feel Like It Was Worth It'

Eric Banks | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric Banks

I had to deal with a problem that many Americans face: obesity. And that's why I feel blessed to have been given the opportunity to be on a television show. Now I have a platform to show people that if an average, everyday guy from Kentucky can commit to a lifestyle change, anyone can do it.

Half the Man I Used to Be

Jim Moret | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Moret

When I saw photos from that evening, I had an epiphany. I had let myself go, and nothing could hide it. It was subtle at first, but the years seemed to get away from me, along with my increasing waistline.

Kick in the Tush: Is Your Fat Story True?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I am all about adding to your life, helping to bring out the best in you, supporting you in finding ways to add copious amounts of health and happiness to add to your daily platter.