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Michael From 'The Biggest Loser': 'I Want My Son To Be Proud Of His Dad'

Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living

At 444 pounds, Michael Dorsey started season 14 of The Biggest Loser as the heaviest contestant. After losing 136 pounds on the show, Dorsey continues...

Tom Lost 80 Pounds: 'It's A Gift I Have Given To Myself'

Tom W. Watson | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom W. Watson

As I began to implement the new health and wellness plan for myself, I quickly gained confidence and realized that I could do this! The fitness plan was something I could sustain -- it was simple, in fact. All it required me to do was take 10,000 steps or more a day.

Mom Walks Off 60 Pounds One Step At A Time

Posted 04.24.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Rachel Lost 67 Pounds: 'Fear Wasn't Going To Stop Me'

Rachel A. Cohen | Posted 06.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachel A. Cohen

I wasn't just overweight, but downright sickly due to poor nutrition and stress. I felt trapped in my sad state, recognizing that there was not enough food on the entire island of Manhattan to soothe me.

356 Pounds: A Shocking Number Causes Change

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Janice Skaggs didn't know when she woke up on Feb. 21, 2012 that her life would drastically change that day. She knew she was overweight -- how co...

Every Journey Has A Beginning: How I Lost 120 Pounds

Robin Hoffman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

I felt scared to let go of the "overweight girl" because honestly, without all that weight and my unhealthy relationship with food, I didn't know who I was. I had defined myself by that for so long that the idea of letting go it it terrified me. Without 120-plus pounds of extra weight, who was I?

WATCH: An Email Inspired This Woman To Lose 150 Pounds

Posted 02.28.2013 | Healthy Living

"The bigger you are, the more invisible you are." That's how Tracy Plumb, of Madeira, Ohio, felt as she edged closer to 300 pounds. Plumb told Cinc...

Food Is Love!

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 03.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

I'm still losing weight (at this point, 140 pounds). However, far greater in importance to me is this: I'm learning an incredible amount about nutrition, cooking, and exercise, and I finally feel I'm developing a healthy relationship with food.

Make Goals and a Vision for 2013, Not Resolutions

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

When I wrote down my goals, it's not like they all came true overnight. I'd make goals for this year, this month, this week and today. Most days, weeks and months I only made some progress, sometimes none. But I started getting better. And look what happened!

Losing 158 Pounds: From Breaking Point to Success!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

I recently received a wonderful thank-you letter from a client of mine who lost 150 pounds in just eight months! I thought I'd share his story with you because much of what he went through is such a common experience.

Change Is Always Possible!

Charles D'Angelo | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Charles D'Angelo

Whatever choices or chances have brought you to the place you are that you're unhappy with right now do not matter. The only thing you have now is now.

How I Lost The Baby Weight

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Having recently gained 35 pounds when pregnant with my second daughter, I was left with 20 to lose upon returning home from the hospital and a closet full of non-maternity clothing that didn't fit. It wasn't easy, but I lost it all in about two months -- no starving and no gimmicks.

Rev. Run Drops 22 Pounds In Effort To Lower Diabetes Risk

The Hufington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Black Voices

At 48, Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons is finally hitting his stride with a healthy diet and exercise routine that he says is on par with achieving the kind...

Janette Lost More Than 200 Pounds: 'I Felt Like My Body Was A Prison'

Posted 10.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Janette Colantonio was addicted to overeating. "I chose food, some people choose drugs," she says, in the above clip from today's episode of "The Doct...

'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.

Let Them Eat Rice

William M. O'Barr | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
William M. O'Barr

It appears that all diet programs operate on the principle of calorie reduction. How they go about it is what differs.

Triumph Time! What Is Your Personal Health Victory?

Posted 09.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Have a health goal in mind? Sometimes it can seem like you'll never get there. That's why HuffPost Healthy Living decided to celebrate your healthy li...

'How Horses Helped Me Overcome My Obesity'

Kris Beall | Posted 10.31.2012 | Teen
Kris Beall

A year ago, life wasn't too good for me. My pant sizes were going up two sizes a week and then before I knew it, I was up to size 44 jeans. My life was absolutely miserable.

I Lost Weight: I Made Slow Changes and Lost 100 Pounds

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

There were all too many days while looking at myself in the mirror, I wished I could literally rip the fat from my body. But I believe these feelings -- and most others that might arise -- are totally normal and have to be cleansed like the weight itself.

How Weight Loss Can Improve Sex -- How Sex Can Interfere

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

If better health were not a good enough reason to lose weight, here is a one that is: a happy sex life. Life is made to be lived and enjoyed. If that's not happening, something is wrong that needs to be fixed.

Food Network Star's Judson Allen's Weight Loss Success And Favorite Healthy Recipes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Black Voices

For 30-year-old Judson Allen, college graduation was bittersweet. On one hand he was poised to take the culinary world by storm -- following four year...

It’s Never Too Late To Get Healthy

Manning Sumner | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Manning Sumner

The next time you think about grabbing a bag of chips and sitting on the couch, remember it is never too late to jumpstart your fitness -- no matter your age, weight, size or workout history.

Heather Lost More Than 150 Pounds: 'Triathlon Gave Me The Belief That Anything Is Possible'

Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Heather Wajer Ag...

Allison Lost 100 Pounds: 'I Feel My Sexiest When I'm Powering Through A 7-Mile Run'

Posted 06.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Allison McKenzie ...

Vicki Lost 70 Pounds: 'Now I Feel Comfortable In My Own Skin'

Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: Vicki Baughman A...