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The “Charlie Experience” v.13: Run For Your Life!

Welcome back to another edition of The “Charlie Experience”. This has been my adventure in a lifestyle change and weight loss. I can tell you losing weight is not easy. For the past 3 weeks […]

94.5 KOOL FM–11/06/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.12: 30 Is The New 60

It was a while back and I had explained what the number “60” was all about. After taking a weight test to measure BMI, the results told me that for my age and height, I […]

94.5 KOOL FM–10/21/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.11: There’s A Hummus Among Us

There are always some great alternatives to finding some great things to eat that are healthy and EASY to make. I love hummus, and one of my favorite places to eat is Pita Jungle. They […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/26/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.10: Shrimp So Tasty!

It is a challenge to find foods to eat when you are watching your “diet”. This is difficult because you have to train yourself to get OUT of the bad HABITS you have always been in. […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/17/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.9: The Struggle With P.M.A.

How discouraging is it to work so hard, to sacrifice the foods you love to eat (that are not really the best for you) to exercise everyday…and that damn scale says “no you didn’t!”? Not a […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/11/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.8: Your Dream Vehicle

Everyone has a dream vehicle.  It is the vehicle that you wish you had.  That you could some day work really hard and own. That vehicle that looks so nice on the outside that people […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/04/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.7: The Plan

As I progress through this entire “Experience”, I am discovering that I need a plan. I can’t just “wing it” all the time. That’s when I have the potential to make some bad decisions. Food […]

94.5 KOOL FM–08/28/2013

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The “Charlie Experience” v.6: Po(r)tion Control

I have a friend at work who is looking to lose weight.  They make it a point to show me what they are doing and what they are eating. This is great because it is […]

94.5 KOOL FM–08/20/2013