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Ask Roberta : Instagram Q&A – part1

Monday, September 29, 2014

Ask Roberta I frequently get amazing health and weight loss questions throughout all sorts of social media. On Friday I took my Instagram @therobertashow to answer a few weight loss and motivation questions. Q1. What did you do for abs & thighs? In addition to cardio 5 times a week, on the weekends I do a vigorous leg routine that ...

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Bill Cosby

Thursday, May 1, 2014

  Today - May 1, 2014. Not only did I randomly come across reading this quote but I heard the man say it himself on The Today Show before I left for work. Taking heed.

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NY Youth at Risk – Career Day 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

I have been affiliated with NY Youth at Risk for quite some time. Beginning as a mentor, this organization is the epitome of what I intend my life's work to amount to. Last year along with a few other volunteers  I was given the opportunity to create curriculum for a 2nd phase of the already ...

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The journey to HERE & The People Magazine All-Star Feature

Friday, April 11, 2014

In 2014 I was honored with the opportunity of a lifetime for a second time, I was asked again to be featured in People Magazine. The 1st time was in 2005 (see feature) and I was totally unprepared past the actual weight loss. Significant weight loss being the reason behind the opportunity, it was enough to ...

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Brigette, 32 – Proud BBW!

Friday, April 4, 2014

My name is Brigette, I'm a 32 year old woman from Pittsburgh, Pa who has suffered from obesity since a young age. I grew up with very low self-esteem because I didn't think anyone would accept me because I wasn't a size 8. After giving birth to my first born, a beautiful baby girl, I was ...

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Erin, 30 – Determined

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

My name is Erin Velez. I am 30 year old woman that has lost over 300 pounds. My highest weight was over 500 pounds. I currently weigh less than 200 pounds. My weight was so high that normal and bariatric scales couldn’t weigh me. I worked at a freight company and begrudgingly weighed myself on ...

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Tara, 33 – Happy Mommy

Monday, March 31, 2014

This story is my weight loss journey.  My name is Tara, 33-year-old mom of two beautiful girls.  I have been obese basically since elementary school. Food was my friend. As I grew older, emotional eating took a huge toll on my weight. Food was my only friend when times were tough. I moved to Michigan ...

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EveryBODYs got that something

Friday, May 17, 2013

I am the first to admit that I’m far from perfect and at this point in life I don’t even strive for the “perfect appearance” physically. A new year’s resolution of mine was to achieve the “Best Shape of my Life” and by that I meant I wanted to work toward the healthiest part of ...

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On being a LADY – Conversation #1

Monday, March 25, 2013

As an adolescent my mother took to calling me "nebby", in Pittsburghese it's the equivalent to nosy. Indeed, I remember intentionally listening to my mother's phone conversations and gossip sessions she and our neighbor would have over coffee and cigarettes a few times per week. Now, I know it's not because I cared about what was happening on "One Life to ...

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What to Resolve in 2013 – (how to keep) New Years Resolutions

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

It’s January, which means it’s a new year and a new year brings on New Resolutions to aspire to keep, no doubt evolving us into better people for the next year.  Of the 10 resolutions  (some of them repeat from previous years) I made in 2011 I kept 8 fully.  Not bad, but just as ...

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Daily Inspiration 6.7

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Trainer GAINS over 70lbs, then looses it in hopes of understanding his clients fitness levels better. An amazingly inspiring transformation!!! Fit2Fat2Fit

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Inspiration of the Day

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Amazing - veteran literally walks again (and looses weight) after practicing yoga. Arthur Boorman, Disabled Veteran, Walks Again After Discovering Yoga

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