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sassle Patient Expert

River Falls, Wisconsin
I'm a 40 something struggling with weight issues. I'm a recovering alcoholic with close to 10 years sobriety and attend regular 12 step meetings. I have lost 60 pounds then regained 19 of them and now struggle to get back to the determination I had up until 4-6 weeks ago.  I would like to... Full Bio
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Primal Update by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Well I think it's time I play catch up with you all.  I am as of this morning 12 pounds less than I was at my previous post in September, not too shabby.  Last week I celebr ... Read on »
Progress Report by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Almost 5 months into Paleo or shall I say in my case Primal and I'm at my lowest weight (236 lbs) since I started gaining weight in 2006.  This is the longest I've ever stuc ... Read on »
Paleo Check In by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I am at 251 lbs, which is the lowest I've been since 2009.  I'm just 2 pounds away from the glorious 240's (did I really just say that?) but more important is I found a post ... Read on »
I haven't updated since May bu ... by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I haven't updated since May but I'm still eating paleo.  I have lost 32 pounds, 10 since my May 21st post.  I have dropped salad dressing and butter.  I don't have the desir ... Read on »
Paleo update by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is my 3rd week on the paleo/primal life style.  I love it.  Its easy, it's effective (I've lost 22 pounds) and it's tasty.  So much makes sense now.  I never understood ... Read on »
Blog Name Change... I've gone Paleo! by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I changed the blog title.  You see I went and gone paleo/primal on myself.  I love it, day 5 of my paleo journey and I've already lost weight, 13 pounds to be exact, though ... Read on »
The 3 Things I know for sure that have worked for me by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I have been having a hard time.  I have been thinking a lot of weight loss, which route I want to take, overeaters anonymous etc.  But that's all I've been doing.  Thinking. ... Read on »
Hi! My name is Sassle and I'm a compulsive overeater. by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I just joined OA (Overeaters Anonymous) today.  Since I am a veteran of 12 step fellowships (Hello AA) I decided after seeing myself destroy my health with sugar, fried ... Read on »
Learning Balance on the South Beach Diet by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I started my new job last Wednesday, so far so good, I love it, I'm down 17.5 lbs in less than a month.  Today I went shopping with my Mom, I was in need of nice cloth ... Read on »
South Beach Lifestyle still going strong by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I spent all day Saturday and Sunday sending about 30 plus resumes to potential employers.  On Sunday I received an email asking for an interview, I went today, it went very ... Read on »
Walking, Burpees, Tabata... Have I found my dream exercise? by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Burpees I love the internet!  Yesterday while searching for other SBD blogs, I came upon this Log My Loss  which is an inspiring blog.  I was reading abo ... Read on »
Sassle in Canada! by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There's something about coming back to Sassle that always make me feel at home.  Speaking of home, the reason I've been off the blogsphere world is that hubby & I packed ... Read on »
10% Loss Plus Learning How to Cheat by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Weird title but it's true, there have been days on the South Beach Diet where I was hungrier than usual and instead of going all ape sh!t over cake, cookies and chocolate, I ... Read on »
Cardio Alone Won't Help Me by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I'm down 25 lbs.  I took this week off from exercise, I started feeling as though I had no energy in my legs and thought I'd just do myself a favor and take a break for one ... Read on »
Still On Plan and Still Feeling Good... by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've lost 23 pounds as of this a.m., two days short of a month on plan.  This has been quite the adventure for me.  When I first weighed in this morning I was a tiny bit dis ... Read on »
Being Kind... to myself. by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It's been a week since my last post and a great week at that. On Monday I started Alanon, which is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their ... Read on »
Weighed in this morning with t ... by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Weighed in this morning with t-shirt and panties on and I lost what appears to be 4 more pounds for a total of 16lbs since 1/11/11.  Not bad for 11 days on Phase 1 of the SB ... Read on »
South Beach! I knew you would NOT let me down... by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Let's see where to start... NSV Yesterday hubby and I went to buy more food since we were running out of our staple South Beach foods and I wanted to try some new ... Read on »
Feeling Good... by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I've been reading the SBD book with as much interest as a historical romance novel.  It is very fascinating and what is weird is that I did NOT read it the last time I follo ... Read on »
Day 1 of the South Beach Diet. ... by sassle Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Day 1 of the South Beach Diet... A Success! Did I mention yesterday that I loved that we started this new way of living on 1/11/11... First of all the number one (1) ha ... Read on »