Writer drops 168 pounds, blogs to inspire others

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    Feb 08, 2008 2:03 PM GMT
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    Writer Lynn Bering felt tired, ashamed of her body at 296 pounds

    She joined Weight Watchers, worked out and lost 168 pounds, 13 dress sizes

    Bering started blogging to keep herself accountable and update family, friends

    She now weighs 129 pounds and loves how exercise has shaped her body

    http://www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/diet.fitness/02/08/weightloss.lynn.bering/index.html
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    Feb 08, 2008 6:03 PM GMT
    THAT'S FREAKING AWESOME. Caslon, thanks for posting that. I LOVE stuff like that.

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    Feb 08, 2008 6:39 PM GMT
    wow, thanks for posting this. it's an inspiration.

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    Feb 09, 2008 1:27 AM GMT
    This lady took charge and got it done once she hit bottom. She finally did what regular folks do intuitively: she stopped eating so much.

    And, now...she's capitalizing on it. Is this a great country, or what?
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    Feb 09, 2008 1:40 AM GMT
    Then there's my ex-boyfriend who lost 185 lbs. (Sob)
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    Feb 10, 2008 8:29 PM GMT
    Good for her! Wonderful job! I can appreciate where she came from and where she has gone. I wish her continued success. Good story. Thanks.