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6 Things I Learned From Running a Marathon

When I was in the tenth grade, I tried out for the track team. I didn’t try out because I...
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The Top 5 Strategies I Use to Curb Emotional Eating (and Willpower Isn’t One of Them)

I struggled for years to stop binge eating. My drug of choice was sweets, chocolate in particular. I would try...
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How to Avoid Blowout Vacations and Stick to Your Health Goals While Traveling

Spring break is here! Currently, I am ensconced with my baby girls right smack in the middle of the French...
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How Embracing a Body You Don’t Love Is the Key to Changing It

A few years ago, I read a book by supermodel Crystal Renn, one of the world’s most successful plus-size models....
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How Standing Up to a Police Officer Changed My Life — And How What I Learned Can Change Yours

A few years ago, just as my marriage was falling apart, I took my 11-year-old daughter back to my hometown...
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Do You Carry Weight Around the Middle? This May Be Why (and How You Can Fix It)

Here’s a transcript of what used to be a typical day in the life of being Me: I am so...
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Why “Aging Gracefully” is Bullshit — And Why Women Need to Quit Doing It

I adore Madonna. I love her music, yes, but I love her as a woman a million times more. In...
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How Learning About Your Health Will Help You Transform It (And Your Body Too)

Back in 2002, I was newly married with no job and no kids — which meant that I basically was...
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3 Ways Your Environment is Keeping You From Losing Weight — And How to Fix It

Back in my miserable dieting days, I made about a thousand solemn vows that this time I would stick with...
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You Only Need One New Year’s Resolution — And This Is It

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the blank slate, the do-over, the fresh start. It’s time to...