Renew Show Episode 034 – Goals: Setting, Evaluating, Reaching, & Changing

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Weight Loss Podcast Renew

Show Summary

In this show, Khaleef and Laurie talk about setting and evaluating goals, how to execute them, and when to reevaluate your goals if they need tweaking!

Links (where applicable):

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • The hosts share some of their past failures and what they are doing differently
  • The hosts’ personal goals and how they plan on meeting and overcoming fear
  • How short and long-term goals can keep you motivated from day to day
  • The power of making choices a habit
  • How hard you must work to remove excuses

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Renew Show Episode 033 – Not So Newlywed Game

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Not So Newlywed Game

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Guest Host, Rob Reno, asks the Renew Hosts and their spouses fantastic questions that tests how well the couples know each other in our version of the Not So Newlywed Game!

Links (where applicable):

Rob Reno – YouTube

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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Full Not So Newlywed Game video!

In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • Which couple have been known each other the longest?
  • Where are the husbands favorite places to dream about?
  • Which smell did the wives say most resemble their neighborhoods?
  • What are the husbands most feminine pieces of clothing?
  • What cereal best describes what the husbands’ family thought when they first met the wives?

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Renew Show Episode 032 – Ask Us ANYTHING: Live Q&A With The Hosts

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Weight Loss Podcast Renew

Show Summary

In this episode the hosts are asked somewhat random questions about not only their weight loss journey, but also life in general. The exciting thing is that these questions were posed live by not only the audience members, but also the cohosts!

Links (where applicable):

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • Why does Khaleef think women should lift weights?
  • What is the best thing about their weight loss?
  • Do they keep a food journal?
  • What was their first NSV?
  • What do the hosts consider to be ‘healthy food’?
  • What is harder, staying on track, or getting back on track?
  • What are their physical insecurities and how do they try to hide it?

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Renew Show Episode 031 – Weight Loss Q&A With A Certified Personal Trainer (Jesse)

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Weight Loss Podcast Renew

Show Summary

In this episode we talk to Jesse Rittgers, a personal trainer who has a lot of experience working with people who are trying to lose hundreds of pounds.

Links (where applicable):

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • Some of the mental hurdles his clients have to overcome
  • How he is able to keep is severely overweight clients motivated
  • What made him choose fitness as a career
  • Why he feels that people are too unrealistic when setting goals

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Renew Show: Episode 030 – Down 120lbs & Building Healthy Habits Daily

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In this episode we talk to Sonya Fowlkes, aka Mz Sasha LaRue. She talks about all of the failed diets, the struggles she had getting weight loss surgery, and how she’s changed her life & adopted a healthy lifestyle.

Links (where applicable):

Sonya Fowlkes – YouTube

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • Shares her biggest regrets
  • Shares her 3 biggest NSVs
  • What advice she would give someone who couldn’t get weight loss surgery
  • Shares how her friends treated her because of the surgery
  • Shares what she would do that she couldn’t do when overweight

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Renew Show Episode 029 – Down Nearly 200lbs & Training for a Half Marathon (Sarah Harrison)

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Show Summary

In this episode we talk to Sarah Harrison. She talks about the changes in her life since losing weight from her highest of 357 pounds. She shares how the desire to have a child played a role in her decision to have weight loss surgery and how running has helped with the mental aspect of weight loss.

Links (where applicable):

Sarah Harrison – YouTube

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • Why she was self-confident, even at her heaviest
  • Her desire to get pregnant in the decision to have weight loss surgery (VSG)
  • Why her dad was against wls
  • How has training for a half marathon helped the mental aspect of her weight loss
  • Why she doubts the doctor’s diagnosis of PCOS
  • What ‘dirty’ exercise she would love to try

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Renew Show: Episode 028 – Nearly 600lbs & Fighting For Her Life (MsBeautifulalicia)

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Show Summary

In this episode we talk to Alicia Contreras, aka Msbeautifulalicia. She talks about life as someone who was almost 600lbs and how it feels to have lost 136lbs and the struggles that are still there.

Links (where applicable):

Alicia Contreras – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • How a tragic experience in her childhood pushed her to turn to food for comfort
  • What it is like being nearly 600lbs
  • Her reaction to being told that she had to lose 200lbs in order to qualify for weight loss surgery (rny)
  • How she responds to people who speak negatively about her since having weight loss surgery

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Renew Show: Episode 027 – I Lost Over 100lbs & Am Ready For Plastic Surgery (VSG Tanya)

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In this episode we talk to Tanya O’Rourke, aka VSG Tanya. She talks about the constant battle to renew her mind, even after losing over 100lbs; and why she’s confident about having plastic surgery.

Links (where applicable):

Tanya O’Rourke – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • How was she able to do so well with the pre-op diet
  • Why does she feel things are harder now in her success
  • How did she decide what weight loss surgery to get
  • She shares how her autoimmune illness affects her physical activities
  • She shares how she handles rewards for mini-goals.

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Renew Show: Episode 026 – An Overweight Nurse Who Has Tried Everything to Lose Weight (Feliciannurse)

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Weight Loss Podcast Renew

Show Summary

In this episode we interview Laurie Rittgers, aka Feliciannurse, an overweight nurse who has tried everything to lose weight. She talks about the different plans, pills, and other methods failed her and how sticking to Weight Watchers has brought her success.

Links (where applicable):

Laurie Rittgers – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • How growing up in a house where it was mandatory to clear your plate caused her to ignore her body’s signals that she was full
  • How something that happened to her at 12 years old still impacts parts of her life today
  • What she does with her daughter to try and break the cycle of focusing on our looks instead of our health
  • Why the scale can’t always be relied upon to track progress
  • Why she has a fascination with makeup and fashion

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Renew Show: Episode 025 – Live Interview with James Pavia (James RNY Guy)

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Show Summary

In this episode we talk to James Pavia, aka James RNY Guy. He discusses body dysmorphia, how his family is reacting to his weight loss, and some of the benefits of losing weight!

Links (where applicable):

James Pavia – YouTube

Rosemary Almgren – YouTube

Khaleef “Fat Guy, Skinny Wallet” Crumbley – YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

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In This Particular Episode, You Will Learn/Hear:

  • He shares why he isn’t hung up on a certain number on the scale as a goal
  • He shares some of the benefits he’s seen to his weight loss
  • He explains why he’s not affected if he gains some weight back
  • He tells what are the easiest and hardest things about his journey
  • He explains the difficulty he faces with body dysmorphia
  • He tells how his family are reacting to his weight loss

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