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Legal Disclaimer for Gwen Alexander's Blog: This blog is not meant to substitute for any medical advice. You should always take the advice of your doctor and/or medical professional. You should always consult with your doctor before beginning any weight loss or exercise program.

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October 27, 2018

No one starts a weight loss journey by saying, “I’m going to lose the weight and then gain it back again!”  This is what usually happens to many of us.  The 1970’s were about eating low-calorie; the 1980’s were about eating low fat foods. The 1990’s were about low card...

August 16, 2016

Should you eat snacks?  Will it help you or hinder you from losing weight?  During my weight loss journey of losing 70 pounds, I decided early on I needed to eat snacks.  My past attempts at weight loss showed me I would overeat on my main meals if I didn’t.  Also, it...

July 27, 2016

Have you ever heard the question, how do you eat an elephant?  Keep reading for the answer. Have you ever decided you were going to lose the extra weight you gained?  I did.  You see, I had lost it before, gained it back, lost some, gained some.  Eventually I gave up b...

July 2, 2016

The main reason it's important to eat healthy and exercise is both of these affect areas of your life besides your physical appearance.  Parts of your life this affects are relationships, your job performance, and even your finances. 

One way to start eating health...

June 23, 2016

I used to go to the gym and walk on the treadmill or get on the elliptical machine because I thought that was the only way to do exercise.  I really didn’t enjoy it but it was getting me results.  Eventually I got to the point I didn’t want to exercise anymore, it was...

May 24, 2016

“What you focus on is what you will believe and become” -Gwen Alexander

Recently I was feeling discouraged.  Sometimes it feels like you work so hard and you are getting nowhere.  It’s like the hamster running in the wheel.  I was looking through some of my papers and f...

May 11, 2016

Let’s face it, if you’re human, you will have times in life when you have setbacks to reaching your goals.  Setbacks in the weight loss process will come.  Also, when you are in weight maintenance, there will be times when the scale will go up as you adjust your food,...

April 26, 2016

 

I’m not a person that likes to do yard work.  I love to admire beautiful plants and landscaping; I just don’t want to have to be the one to take care of it!  I told my neighbor that helped me plant a few flowers my requirements for the plants I wanted.  I didn’t want...

April 25, 2016

The story of David vs. Goliath is found in the bible in the Old Testament.  Even if you’re not a Christian, you are probably familiar with the David vs. Goliath metaphor.  It pretty much refers to anyone facing a circumstance that seems impossible for them to win.  Dav...

March 17, 2016

How do you feel when I say the word risk?  Do you get scared?  Does something come to your mind you want to try but think it’ll never work?  One of things I have learned on my weight loss journey was I had to take a risk.  I had to risk I may fail once again at losing...

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No one starts a weight loss journey by saying, “I’m going to lose the weight and then gain it back again!”  This is what usually happens to many of us...

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