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How I Lost 65 Pounds Without Giving Up My Favorite Foods | Women's Health

My weight gain continued, and I got to 225 pounds right before I got pregnant with my first baby. After she was born, I quickly lost the 40 extra pounds I'd put on during my pregnancy, but I couldn't get past the 225 mark.<p><b>The Change</b><br>After my daughter's first birthday party, I looked through all of …

11 Things Happy Couples Never Do

Or not often, at least.<p><i>This article was written by Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very …

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Prosperity Gospel Is War on the Poor

I’ve always been annoyed by Hollywood sports movies that spend nearly two hours earnestly preaching about how it doesn’t matter whether you win or …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Weight Loss Doesn't Always Lead to Happiness

Research has shown that dropping pounds doesn't mean higher well-being.<p>To lose weight is to become happier. At least, this is the narrative voiced by countless health gurus, ubiquitous advertisements, and, sometimes, overly blunt friends and relatives.<p>Americans buy in to the weight-loss game with …

Weight Loss

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

I’ve never been afraid to listen to an album.<p>It’s a strange feeling. Music can elicit a number of emotions — tears, unbridled happiness, a wave of calmness, a strong stank face — but fear usually isn’t drawn out by music. It’s not something that artists strive to pull out of their audience. And yet …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch the New Trailer for Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic' Documentary

The rapper embarks on the Time Is Illmatic tour in October to unveil the documentary and then perform the classic album in its entirety<p>Earlier this …

'I Never Knew I Could Love My Body'—How One Woman Lost 50 pounds

<b>The Change</b><br>Weight-related illnesses run in Yasmine's family: Her father suffered a heart attack, and her grandmother developed diabetes. But Yasmine had other reasons to shape up, too. "I was fed up with how I looked—I really didn't believe I was beautiful," she says. "And if I wanted to switch jobs …

White Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 719

A Fitter You in 2014

<b>“It’s right at your fingertips so if you forget something or need a little motivation, it’s readily available. It’s a step in a great direction for our ability as coaches and trainers to put together a workout that can be a little more integrated and phased, and also has exercise progression.”</b><p>For …

The Game Changer Workout

January is a good time to reflect on the past 365 days and recognize accomplishments as well as areas for improvement. But it’s also a great time to …

Workouts

The Reality of The Biggest Loser for a Formerly 400-Pound Man

I do not like <i>The Biggest Loser</i>. I have written about it numerous times. My view has not changed since I started this journey in weight loss. I have opened my eyes to so many other things with weight loss. I do not find the show inspiring. I do not find the trainers to be inspirational. I think it …

Fitness

A Family Member's Bold Remark Inspired Cayla Duncan To Lose 100 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured in our I Lost Weight series!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Cayla Duncan<p><b>Age:</b> 26<p><b>Height:</b> 5'0"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 247 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I was not aware of how much I was eating, and I rarely exercised. I went from …

These Waterfalls From Around The World Will Provide Some Mental Rejuvenation (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- of course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

The Best Reggae to Mellow Out to (That's Not Bob Marley)

<b>Bob Marley & The Wailers are the preeminent</b> reggae band that everyone knows. Along with Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer, Bob Marley started a worldwide revolution that established reggae music as a force to be reckoned with and taken seriously. But casual fans rarely stray from the established, …

Bob Marley

Kanye West to Sit Down for Interview With Baby’s Mother’s Mother

Kanye West has kept a fairly low profile where all interviews are concerned — it was part of his M.O. from the jump but tactic evolved into necessity …

I Lost Weight: Laura Miller Lost 166 Pounds -- And Is Still Losing

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Laura Miller<p><b>Age:</b> 23<p><b>Height:</b> 5'10"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 403 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I gained weight by having poor eating habits and not exercising. I was always on the heavy side …

Who's on First - 8 Tips for Initiating Sex

One of the biggest lies we're told about sex is that it "just happens". This is how sex is commonly depicted in film and TV; no one has to ask for it …

I Lost Weight: To Overcome Constant Exhaustion, Omar Rangel Lost 137 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Omar Rangel<p><b>Age:</b> 33<p><b>Height:</b> 5'8"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 315 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I grew up fairly skinny, until I finished playing high school football. My eating habits stayed …

I Lost Weight: Shawn Brown Committed To Running Every Day And Lost 115 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Shawn Brown<p><b>Age:</b> 31<p><b>Height:</b> 6'3"<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 300 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I was heavy as a child, but I joined the army and lost a lot of weight in basic training. I kept a …

Spiritual Sex: Redefining What It Is to Be a Man

Last month I wrote about the transformational power of feeling safe and how that feeling is essential to women's sexual responsiveness. This month, I am offering what you might consider the essential polarity: the new definition of what it is to be a man. It is one of the most important …

Martial Arts

I Lost Weight: Jeremiah Looper Started Walking The Stairs At Work And Lost 142 Pounds

<i>Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site!</i><p><b>Name:</b> Jeremiah Lee Looper<p><b>Age:</b> 31<p><b>Height:</b> 6'<p><b>Before Weight:</b> 372 pounds<p><b>How I Gained It:</b> I quit playing football and baseball and started working when I turned 16. I started eating …

How the MELT Method Is Bringing Bodies Into Balance

<i>By Monique Minahan</i><p>I took my first MELT (Myofascial Energetic Length Technique) class this past weekend at a local yoga studio. I'd heard amazing things about MELT and had wanted to try a class for some time, but hadn't had a chance yet to experience it myself.<p>During the class we used a long, soft …