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Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional

Clarion, Pennsylvania
Writer Lynn Haraldson-Bering maintains a 168-pound weight loss and blogs about weight loss, food, exercise and life in general. Lynn's story was featured on Oprah, the Today Show, Entertainment Tonight CNN, "People" magazine's Half Their Size issue in January 2008.
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Good Gravy by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In the All Saints Episcopal parish cemetery on Pawleys Island, South Carolina, Dorothy M Elerbe is immortalized with the words: “She made good gravy.” I’ve heard some ... Read on »
About Last Night... by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There have been moments in my life when I’ve sensed the presence of a deceased loved one. While warm and bittersweet, I understand those feelings to be resurrected memories ... Read on »
What I Did On My (barely) Summer Vacation by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss You know how when you get home after being away for several days? You might think, ‘Gee, it’s good to be home.’ Yeah, well, I’m still waiting for that feeling. “Relaxed” ... Read on »
Rebuilding by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Seven months ago today, my boyfriend Jim’s garage burned down, taking with it 70 percent of all he owned in the world. Second only to the pain of personally losing s ... Read on »
AIM: Changing the Plan by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This month, we bid a fond AIM farewell to our colleague, Shelley. She will continue to blog at My Journey to Fit , and we wish her the best in all her endeavors, parti ... Read on »
Where Have I Been All My Life? by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If there is a lesson I learn over and over again it is that nothing is permanent. Nothing stays super awesome, nothing stays super bad, and nothing stays just OK, especially ... Read on »
AIM: Food: It’s All In A Day by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss If you’re reading this in the morning and thinking, ‘Hmmm…what do I want for breakfast?’ click on over to Shelley’s breakfast contribution to our AIM progressive meal da ... Read on »
AIM: The Organized (Or Not) Approach by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It is 7:09 a.m. on Monday, June 2, 2014. It is the first Monday of the month, the day we publish our monthly AIM post. We chose this month’s theme more than three weeks ... Read on »
Boom. Done by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss My fortune cookie last week I’m not a very good painter. (As in painter of walls and furniture.) I’ve had ambition to paint, but never enough to get me thro ... Read on »
Love Always Trumps Weight by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today is my 31st Mother’s Day, and it’s also 31 years since I first weighed 200 pounds. Kind of a strange two things to put together, but if you’re like me, you remember wha ... Read on »
AIM: Is Vanity Fair? by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Sometimes I’m this kind of vain: “You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte” (You’re So Vain by Carly Simon). Although, in my defense, when I check m ... Read on »
Own It! by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Jim and I had coffee at Starbucks a few weeks ago with our friends Dave and Peg. The manager came around with samples of Starbucks’ new bakery items…chocolate croissants, be ... Read on »
AIM: Are We There Yet? by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Continuing our “ Ask Us (Almost) Anything ” series, this month we’re answering this question from Diane: "How did you know when to transition to maintenance from loss mo ... Read on »
Numbers Revisited by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 244, 136, 92, 90, 120/72, 27.5 The numbers are in from my latest blood work: overall cholesterol, LDL (“bad” cholesterol), HDL (“happy” cholesterol), triglycerides, systo ... Read on »
Help in the Middle Of Nowhere by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Smicksburg  is one of the smallest incorporated boroughs in Pennsylvania. Population: 46. Forty-six “English,” that is. Surrounding the borough is a community of roughly 800 ... Read on »
FYI: TMI (Remember the fifth grade "film," ladies?) by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Rip Van Uterus woke up today from an 11-month sleep. I blame Crabby McSlacker because she posted this And as I watched it, I thought – in that cocky sort of old ... Read on »
The Pause by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss March 10, 31 years ago, was my daughter Carlene’s due date, but she wasn’t interested in coming out. According to his measuring tape and his best guess, my doctor said Ca ... Read on »
A Writing Manifesto (...I think I can, I think I can...) by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Let’s say you get asked to write a book about the moon. You’ve never written about the moon before, so you create an outline and do a little research before you sit down to ... Read on »
AIM: The Last Straw by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In our ongoing quest to keep open the dialogue of weight maintenance, AIM opened a new forum a few months ago, “ Ask Us (Almost) Anything ,” for you to share ideas or qu ... Read on »
Setting the Dust (and Nasoya coupon winner announced!) by Lynn Bering Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss What a long, strange trip this last month has been. (Not THAT kind of trip, although intoxicants of the wine kind have been used a time or three.) Most of us have been th ... Read on »