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Lake Placid Diet

LAKE PLACID DIET: Finding a way back to the Fitness Revolution gym

Every day, I open the curtains in my living room and say, “It’s going to be a wonderful day,” even though I don’t really believe it. I figure, if I say it enough, I may start having more wonderful days. It’s hope more than anything. That’s kind of what starting the new year is like ...

LAKE PLACID DIET: Get the positive thoughts flowing in the worst of times

This week: 432 lbs. Last week: 433 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 12 lbs. --- On Monday, I started writing a column about thinking positive and optimism and all that good-feeling stuff you need to crawl out of the holes of depression we find ourselves in when the times get ...

LAKE PLACID DIET: I’ve got an Olympic dream of my own

This week: 429 lbs. Last week: 430 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 15 lbs. --- It’s hard not to watch the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on television and the internet and not be inspired, especially in Lake Placid, host of the 1932 and 1980 Winter ...

LAKE PLACID DIET: Trying to manage my food holiday temptations

This week: 430 lbs. Last week: 432 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 14 lbs. --- One of my friends from high school — Tupper Lake Class of 1987 — spent more than two hours on Super Bowl Sunday cooking meals ahead of time for the week, prepping muffins and dinners for her ...