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Social Circle: Did you make / keep your 2013 resolutions?

Published Dec. 29, 2013

Before we look forward to 2014, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle to reflect on the year that has almost passed and determine is their resolutions were achieved or not. Turns out, for the most part, they were.

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You can still eat out while on a diet

Published Oct. 3, 2013

I eat out a lot and I'm finding that if I just talk to my server I'm able to get things that taste wonderful and are wonderful for me. What a country we live in.

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Ragnar runners lose weight, find new lives

Published Jan. 18, 2013

For years, their bodies swelled with fat. After 200 miles, their hearts swelled with gratitude. The team of 12 runners, led by Rik Akey, joyfully finished the Ragnar Relays Florida Keys earlier this month, and celebrated a huge accomplishment built upon hundreds of small ones, overcoming obesity and maintaining fitness.

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Local photographer documents 160-pound weight loss on iPhone

Published Sept. 29, 2012

Julia Kozerski - a MIAD graduate with a photography degree who lives in Bay View - shed 160 pounds, going from a size 30 to a size 8. She documented her weight loss journey in various dressing rooms, and compiled a collection of photos called "Changing Room."

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Once obese, marathoner now leads team from "Fat to Finish Line"

Published Sept. 7, 2012

Pictures of Rik Akey taken four years ago show a man who looks like the captain of an eating team. And no amount of Photoshop magic could transform that pudgy-faced man into the captain of a running team. It took his own work and sweat to accomplish that.

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Reader blogs:

15lbs...3weeks, Day 9

Bear with me as I am behind in posts. I'm in the process of moving and I have just enough time and energy left over to get my workouts done. Day 9. I woke up Saturday excited for my going away party later in the evening. I started my day with a bootcamp class which was a great change from my...

15lbs...3weeks, Day 8

One week down and 6lbs gone. The first week is the easiest because of the loss of what is referred to as ‘water weight’. Carbohydrates carry water into the muscle so when carbs are reduced, water is reduced and this is referred to as ‘water weight’. I’m going to ha...

15lbs...3weeks, Day 7

After yesterday’s rest I was back in the game today and hit the ground running. Woke up this morning to attend a 90min Bikram Yoga class. I love Bikram Yoga because it gives me a chance to meditate. In today’s hectic world and fast paced lifestyle meditation keeps me sane. It takes ...

15lbs...3weeks, Day 6

Day 6, almost through the first week. I did not get much sleep last night and tossed and turned all not which makes for an especially rough morning. I’m sure everyone has experienced a night like this. So, I thought it would be good if today’s tutorial talked about the importance of...

15lbs...3weeks, Day 5

Do you have fun working out? Are you doing something you enjoy? If you do not enjoy it you will not stick with it. No matter what you choose to do to be healthy and stay fit you need to find something you enjoy. Join a softball, volleyball, basketball league. Gyms are a great way to socialize wit...

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