Weight Loss Diary

Check in with SHAPE magazine columnist Beth Blair as she posts weekly about her weight-loss journey on shape.com. Learn from her successes and struggles as she chronicles her transformation in 2014.

During my most recent session with my life coach, Kate Larsen, I realized that I have been too hard on myself lately.

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Summer clothes shopping used to be fun…like when I was 19 years old, could wear any length skirt, and back fat wasn't an issue.

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Now that I've learned my heart rate zones, both my registered dietitian and trainer agree that...

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For months now I've been running into people who ask how my "diet" is going. Newsflash: I'm not on a diet.

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This past was winter was very long for Minnesota. We had snow on the ground until May!

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I've always loved making smoothies, but I learned something very important this year while working with my registered dietician, Heather Wallace: It's imperative I include protein with...

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Several months ago I took a food sensitivity test through the Life Lab at...

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In the past 20 years, measuring my heart rate hasn't really been on my radar.

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Over the years I've dabbled with MyFitnessPal.com, a food-tracking site.

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If there's one thing I've learned since signing on as the Weight Loss Diarist, it's that getting and staying fit and healthy is an ongoing process.

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