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This is the meat and potatoes, so to speak. Through my challenges, obstacles, and achievements, I hope that I can inspire, motivate and encourage others. "People may not remember exactly what you did, or what you said, but they'll always remember how you made them feel."

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You are what you eat?

Although the idea is simple, eat less calories than you burn, putting it into action is the challenge. Fad diets may get you started, but you have to change your outlook on food in order to lose it, and keep it off.

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Exercise? I thought you said extra fries!

Finding what works for you is an important key in exercise. Whether it's Zumba, walking, joining a gym, or home DVD workouts, it's important to find something that you enjoy, in order to stick with it.

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Defining Slim Pickin's

By definition, "Slim Pickings" is a small amount left after others have taken a share. I've always been a "cup half full" kind of person, so I wanted to choose a meaningful phrase that can at first glance seem negative, but turn it around in a positive way. That actually describes my outlook on so many things. So if you break down the phrase, SLIM, well that speaks for itself. Defined as "of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length, slender. One definition of PICK is to remove bit by bit, or to eat sparingly. I wanted something that I could explain if necessary to where it makes sense to someone else, but mainly, something that got MY attention and was an easy catch phrase that I could use as a reminder to myself of my journey.