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Today we are so proud to introduce our guest blogger, Shirley, who shares her journey with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. Congratulations, Shirley! “About six years ago I was a very different person. My health was a mess. I decided at that point that I desperately needed to be in better health. With the… Continue reading »

We are excited to announce today’s guest blogger, Shar! Shar shares her experience with Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and how the small changes she made led to even better results than expected–even including Brussels sprouts for Christmas dinner! Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less made a difference to my health and well-being in… Continue reading »

We are so pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Vicky, as she shares her incredible weight loss journey.  A year ago Vicky was relying on motorized scooters and now she has just finished her first ever 5k race!  In her In her testimony she quotes “There are no magic tricks and no short cuts. It is hard… Continue reading »

We are SO pumped to have guest blogger and Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less participant, Jake, share his weight loss journey and how small changes have made a big impact! “I’ll admit, I was a bit skeptical when I embarked on my Eat Smart Move More Weigh Less journey, but on the heels of… Continue reading »

We are extremely proud to have guest blogger and Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Christine, share her weight loss journey and AMAZING transformation! “At twelve, I weighed 150 pounds. I began dieting in high school and continued off and on throughout adulthood. Food was a friend, comforter, and stress reliever.  Physical activity, outside of household… Continue reading »

By Julie Knaack, MPH, RD, LDN – Health Promotion Manager at NC Prevention Partners Have you ever noticed that you have to pay 20 cents extra to get a whole grain bun at Chick Fil-A®? Or found it difficult to locate the stairwell when visiting your dentist on the 3rd floor?  One of the many reasons our… Continue reading »

We are super proud to have guest blogger and Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Caroline, share her weight loss journey and how packing a lunch helps her get through the day: “When I began the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less program I had just come out of a very stressful job situation… Continue reading »

This post is a tribute to our hard-working participants and the goals they accomplish. As 2012 comes to a close, we look back on everything Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participants have achieved and look forward to future participants doing the same! We could ramble on and on about our participants (and the program), but we figure it’s more… Continue reading »

We would be nowhere without our instructors, and we are not the only ones who love them. Here are a few of the emails we have received praising our wonderful instructors. One participant writes; “You are an amazing teacher and you always have such enthusiastic zest! (I believe they broke the mold with you!) I… Continue reading »

The Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less team recently received an email with the subject line, “Thank you for what you have done for my husband!” from the wife of a program participant. Losing weight is no easy task and it’s even harder if you feel like you’re doing it alone. Having your family involved… Continue reading »