Marisa Berry

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Extreme weight loss: 5 key strategies

You see it on TV all the time: People losing hundreds of pounds, going from couch potatoes to athletes, transforming themselves into different (and happier) human beings.<p>How do they do it when most people struggle to lose 10 or 15 pounds? Big weight loss requires big lifestyle changes that stick …

He lost 200 pounds in 9 months: 'I quit quitting'

Jonathon Walters didn't know where to begin. He just knew he had to start somewhere, or he wouldn't be alive for much longer.<p>His weight had caused him problems for years. In high school, he was wearing size 50 pants. As a junior, sick of the bullies and comments from teachers, Walters went to his …

From a minute to a mile: A beginner runner's journey

At 400 pounds I had little self-confidence. I measured my value not by my abilities but by the number of pounds on a scale.<p>No matter how reassuring friends, family and co-workers were, I saw myself as a failure because I couldn't manage my weight or my diabetes.<p>Diabetes took my teeth, not my …

She lost 222 pounds, became a foodie

Akilah Monifa wasn't a foodie until she lost 222 pounds.<p>The San Francisco-based communications director says she never used to taste her food. She ate mainly to feed an addiction.<p>"I ate a lot of junk, and I wasn't mindful about what I ate," Monifa said.<p>But unlike with drugs or alcohol, where an …

She beat her eating disorder and now loves her curves - CNN.com

In late 2011, Brittany Miles was at least 15 pounds underweight and struggling with the mental and physical aspects of her eating disorder.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>She's an 'after' photo<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p><i>Editor's</i> …

Weight loss success: Running to lose over 120 pounds - CNN.com

Sarah Evans of Shreveport, Louisiana, lost 120 pounds in 19 months. This photo, taken in December 2008, shows her before her transformation.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer</i> …

Weight loss success: He lost 153 pounds - CNN.com

In the summer of 2011, Kerry Hoffman weighed 343 pounds. At 6 feet 1 inch, his body mass index was 45, which is considered severely obese.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Now a fit father<p>Now a fit father<p>Now a fit father<p>Now a fit father<p>Now a fit father<p>Now a fit father<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p><i>Editor's note: Do you have a weight-loss</i> …

Hottest Hairstyles & Cuts for 2018 - The Ultimate Hair Guide - Cosmo

These styles perfectly complement circular face shapes.<p>Your go-to pony just got an upgrade.<p>Waterfall braids, rope braids, fishtail braids — EVERY BRAID!<p>For whenever you want that big, sexy look.<p>If it requires more than a hair tie, that's a big ol' <i>nope</i>.<p>Necklaces don't <i>always</i> have to be worn around …

10 Incredibly Inspirational Quotes

Advice from famously smart and fearless women to get you through anything.<p><b>1. Katharine Hepburn</b><p>"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun."<p><b>2. Amy Poehler</b><p>"I love bossy women. I could be around them all day. It means somebody's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading."<p><b>3.</b> …

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Hair How-To: A Chic, Shorter Bob

Because you stay much cooler with the hair off your neck.<p>Sometimes it's fun to wear your bob even shorter than how it's cut — especially mid-summer, when you want to keep your hair off the back of your neck. Celebrity hairstylist Cash Lawless shows you exactly how to pull off this look.<p><b>1. Add body</b> …

How I Have Sex as a Quadriplegic

Rachelle Friedman, author of The Promise: A Tragic Accident, a Paralyzed Bride, and the Power of Love, Loyalty, and Friendship, dispels misconceptions about the sex lives of disabled people and speaks frankly about her own.<p>It was the summer of 2010 and I was having a bachelorette party. I had been …

22 Things You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Sorry, not sorry.<p><b>1. Being single.</b> Despite what Facebook or your mother may lead you to believe, there is no law against being single. Go be your ***flawless self and enjoy all the great stuff you have — and getting to take up your whole queen bed by yourself.<p><b>2. Saying no to plans with someone.</b> …

21 Genius Styling Ideas Just for Short Hair

Finally, some short hair hacks you'll actually find useful!<p><b>1. Spray dry shampoo or texture spray on your bobby pins before insertion to prevent slippage.</b> Sometimes short hair slips out of bobby pins more easily than longer hair does, so to keep your strands in place, spritz a dry texture spray, …