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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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Can I lose weight ‘for free’? Let’s see… by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ever since the age of 10, I have been paying something or someone to help me lose weight. This has been going on for four decades. From storefront meeting ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Fever, by The Black Keys by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I love listening to The Black Keys when I strength train -- puts me in a very badass mood. Read on »
Starchy carbs, I wish I knew how to quit you by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I took last week’s New York Times Sunday Review section to the gym this morning. It was the one with the giant multi-decker sandwich on the cover. The article, ti ... Read on »
Yoga Saturday: Element Yoga for Strength & Flexibility, With Ashley Turner by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Holy moly, am I inflexible!  That's usually the first thing that goes through my mind when I fire up any yoga DVD. That's why I chose this workout today. Elem ... Read on »
Get Fit Friday: What's in my gym bag? by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since I have officially become a gym rat, I thought I'd share my gym bag essentials. I used to run into the gym, workout and leave all sweaty. But I now do humani ... Read on »
Do I not trust myself? by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I haven't weighed myself since before Mother's Day, during which I had a lovely brunch with my family at a vegan restaurant. Also during that time was m ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Back to Life, by Soul II Soul by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I go to this song all the time when I want to get back to something ... like back to the blog after Typepad gets another all-day denial of service attack (yesterd ... Read on »
Get Fit Friday: The commercial break workout by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Got this great little video from the folks at Fitweek.com. When you're watching TV and hit a commercial break, instead of heading to the kitchen for a handful of ... Read on »
Want to eat vs. should eat vs. need to eat by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In addition to getting myself to bed earlier , I've been trying an "everything old is new again" tactic the past couple of days: Eating three meals a day. ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Green Light mix, by Rock My Run by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I kinda took a break from running due to my right knee, which would start, I dunno, clicking or something about a mile in. But last Friday, I thought I'd give it ... Read on »
Circadian cleanup by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There are some things I am not very good at. Tops on that list is getting to bed at a decent hour. Last Wednesday morning, after getting my 8 hours of shuteye, I ... Read on »
Introducing ... Yoga Saturday! First up, 21-Day Fix Yoga Fix by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Since I've been pushing my bedtime back to a more normal hour (more on that next week) I have found that I have more energy during the day. Even though I was gett ... Read on »
A Tunes for Tuesday workout earbuds giveaway from Sol Republic by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss On Tuesdays, I usually do my Tunes for Tuesday workout music picks but today is different (and really late -- sorry!).  I have for you a giveaway -- a pair ... Read on »
Turkey-guacamole-bacon burger? Yes, please by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been intrigued by chefs' gourmet burger recipes but usually they're a minefield of fat and calories. I've seen everything from pork belly to fois gras adde ... Read on »
Sometimes a rest day is foisted upon you by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was going to workout. I was going to blog. But, alas, a stomach virus had the final say. I made it to the gym but then ... (redacted) I we ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Don't Cha, by The Pussycat Dolls by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If I can ever get this neck-tension headache to go away, I'll be firing up the Hip-Hop Abs DVD (the set happens to be only $28 on Amazon right now). My favorite p ... Read on »
It's all good: Gluten-free sweet potato-sorghum-oat-flax muffins by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Carrington Farms sent me a few of its products to try, as part of its All Good April celebration. I had heard of the brand before, as I have a basketball-sized ... Read on »
We are all Lindsay Lohan by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Photo: Oprah Winfrey Network Anyone else watch that Lindsay Lohan reality show on OWN? I was strangely transfixed as I followed her attempts to live like ... Read on »
Tunes for Tuesday: Walking On Air, by Katy Perry by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Solid treadmill song -- perfect for mid-workout when you want to be walking on air. Read on »
I used to laugh at people who baked Quest bars until I tried it ... by Gail Gedan Spencer Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss (This is NOT a sponsored post. I bought the Quest bars with my own cash money -- but I did have a coupon.) I've had a conflicted relationship with Quest bars ... Read on »