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Category Archives: Weight Loss

Persistence

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Not long ago, I received an email from a 5-year KOPS, asking for a blog on continuing the journey. Wow, that brought me up short! I figured, incorrectly, that a member who had maintained goal that long had this weight … Continue reading

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Accountability

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When you’re doing well with something, don’t you want to brag? When things aren’t going well, we tend not to mention anything about it. This works the same for our journey to better health. This is why accountability is so … Continue reading

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Behaviors

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As a TOPS member, learning to make lifestyle changes that will give me good health so I can live longer and enjoy life to the fullest is important. Behavior and habits are related. “Good” behavior would mean I didn’t gobble … Continue reading

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Planning

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We all joined TOPS to lose weight. You may have done this immediately, or you might still be waiting for something to happen. TOPS can give you many ideas for losing, but you’re the one who needs to make a … Continue reading

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Living Our Healthiest Lives

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I am so happy to have attended TOPS Virtual IRD recently. What an inspiring and enjoyable time! Kudos to the IRD Committee, TOPS Headquarters staff, and to our amazing, successful, and dedicated members! At the start of each session, we … Continue reading

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Soothe

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As long as I can remember, I have been blessed with the ability to fall asleep almost immediately after laying down. Friends with whom I travel remark often that I seem to be asleep before my head touches the pillow, … Continue reading

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Eating Is Freedom

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And the last in the series of lessons shared by our Board members comes from TOPS Second Vice President and Service Program Administrator, Deanna Bies. Deanna Bies Lesson Eating Is Freedom I’ve been thinking recently about my weight-loss journey. I … Continue reading

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