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Gail Gedan Spencer

Florida 33317
I'm a wife, mom and writer/editor who is well on her way to finally losing the baby weight and then some.
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'A goal without a plan is just a wish' by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love that quote and I heard it again today at the gym while listening to an old SparkPeople podcast (please bring those back, SparkPeople!). It was writte ... Read on »
'Do you think this is your fate?': A brain dump in 1 act by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I had someone ask me the other day, after telling them my weight-loss life story: "So do you think this is your fate?" To which I replied: I mea ... Read on »
'Play time' is over by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss After that 4-pound loss, I've been maintaining it because, frankly, I've just been enjoying how good my digestive system feels and kinda eating with abandon -- snackin ... Read on »
(Not really a) Tunes for Tuesday: Playing House blooper reel! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is unabashedly NOT a workout song, although people are dancing. It's a blooper reel from season 1 of "Playing House," because season 2 premieres TONIGHT on USA, a ... Read on »
12 weeks. I can do 12 weeks. by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss That photo above? That's all I can show you of what I'm starting today. A certain doctor whose work I respect has a book coming out later this year and I agreed ... Read on »
2-a-days and a bacon 5k by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Something crazy has happened the past couple of days -- I’ve not only worked out once, I’ve worked out twice. And not because I felt like I had to -- I just wante ... Read on »
3-Point buzzer-beaters: Nighttime snack ideas by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's often hard to completely avoid the kitchen after dinner. I've tried closing the kitchen doors but I'm not the only one in this house, and the dog hasn't yet ... Read on »
4 pounds and 3 inches off the waist: Let's do more! by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Met with my dietitian today and told her the good news -- not only have I lost 4 pounds and 3 inches from my waist, I also dropped my total cholesterol from 210 to 174 ... Read on »
6:45 is calling: My sleep manifesto by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Notoriously bad. That's what springs to mind when I think about my goal to go to sleep earlier. Don't get me wrong -- I get 7 to 8 hours of sleep every ni ... Read on »
A 'detox diet' for your electronics by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm not a big fan of detox diets or cleanses, unless it has to do with clutter. The human body has a very efficient way of ridding itself of toxins all on its own ... Read on »
A Chocolate Day giveaway: Balance Bars by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This giveaway is sponsored by Balance Bar. Oh, hey -- Happy National Chocolate Day!  I love-love-LOVE chocolate -- the darker the better, and these prote ... Read on »
A detox? Me? by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm not fond of the word "detox." Usually a detox plan involves not eating much and quaffing some sort of sweet and sour spicy pancake topping or a bunch of smoot ... Read on »
A dose of super-tough love from Steve Siebold by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In Steve Siebold's world, there are no Halloween leftovers. I love getting press releases from Steve Siebold's publicist. If you're not familar with Siebo ... Read on »
A giant soda rant (or a rant on giant sodas) by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This started out as a comment on my pal Kenlie's blog at All The Weigh . She asked her readers what they thought about New York Mayor Bloomberg's proposed ban o ... Read on »
A Ginger-Peach Smoothie to perk up your day by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This post is sponsored by Almond Breeze Almondmilk. Almond Breeze sent me product to use for this post. All opinions are my own (and delicious). I lov ... Read on »
A Halloween-lean pumpkin smoothie by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Leftover canned pumpkin has been staring me in the face every time I open the fridge. Sure, I can stir it into pasta sauce and annoy the family with my experi ... Read on »
A little TLC works wonders by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm still keeping up with my three-times-weekly visits to the gym but in the past few weeks I've finally, FINALLY started paying attention to stretching afterward ... Read on »
A moment of silence, please, for the Angry Polar Bear by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Remember the Angry Polar Bear?  I introduced you to the bear back in September 2012 but it had been around much longer than that. I fought with it, tried to ... Read on »
A must-read on weight-loss momentum by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Just read an article on the Appetite for Health website and giant lightbulbs crackled and exploded over my head. No, I don't have a problem with my home's el ... Read on »