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Helen M. Ryan

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I was once severely obese and living a sad life. I had no dreams or goals of my own, and just silently ate myself to death, hoping to one day to simply fade away and out of my misery.

In August of 2003 I was faced a life-changing experience. I sat next to my dad, who was riddled with cancer, and held his hand as he died. At that very moment I realized I was mortal and that some day I, too, would die....and I would die without accomplishing anything or helping anyone. My life would not have mattered.

So as my father took his last breaths I realized I had had a decision to make: Either stay with more of the same or make a change in my life. I chose change and became a certified fitness pro, speaker and writer.

My first book, 21 Days to Change Yo
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I hate to even say that Cambodia helped me lose weight because of all the things that have happened in and to Cambodia. Weight loss sounds so unimportant compared to that.

But my trip to Siem Reap in Cambodia did help me get my ass back in gear and my weight heading back down. I was off the track…so far off the weight loss and exercise track that I didn’t even know where the tracks were. What d...

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“What no one really talks about, though, is the main reason many of us fail with our weight loss efforts: our minds won't let us.”
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“You have the single most important tool to weight loss right in front of you, and you’ve had it all along. That tool is you.”
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“We let life live us, instead of us living life.”
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“What no one really talks about, though, is the main reason many of us fail with our weight loss efforts: our minds won't let us.”
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“Weight loss is a sum of all of your habits - not individual ones.”
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