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Short. Direct. Callous. And as It Turns Out, Life Saving

Did you hear the one about the 450-plus pound man working in the fashion industry? I certainly did; mainly because I was that guy. The same guy whose scale would read ERR (short for “error” since the scale couldn’t register any … Continue reading

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Tell-all book chronicles man’s 250-pound weight loss

Gregg McBride doesn’t hold anything back in his new book that details his incredible weight loss. KABC By Lori Corbin Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:30PM LOS ANGELES (KABC) – Gregg McBride is one of millions of Americans who has struggled … Continue reading

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Yoga Cannot Cure All

Yoga is an amazing practice.  The physical postures energise at the same time they relax you, strengthen the body while adding flexibility and balance.  Breathwork and meditation can be used at anytime to recenter you, bringing you to present time … Continue reading

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Addiction and Petroglyphs, Recovery and Basketball

One of active addiction’s cruel realities is that gradually and progressively, alcohol and other drugs work less and less well. The inexorable truth the phenomenon of tolerance teaches all addicts is that the longer they use substances—whether from the street … Continue reading

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Do you know your story of your life is the greatest story ever told?

We all have our stories. Every man has his story of how he has become the man he is today. Yet, we do not always put a lot of time into knowing our story – or sharing it with others.  … Continue reading

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My Struggle

My baby grew up to be an addict. There was a time when I believed a mother’s love could fix anything, but it can’t fix this. For too many years I thought I was helping Joey.  I thought I was … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly reviews WEIGHTLESS!

Gregg McBride, Weightless: My Life as a Fat Man and How I Escaped, Central Recovery, (Consortium, dist) $17.95 trade paper (280p) ISBN 978-1-937612-69-6 After a lifetime of binge eating and morbid obesity, L.A. writer and producer McBride (Just Stop Eating So Much!) began … Continue reading

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The Man Rules™ & The Water

Has it ever felt to you like you were following some set of unwritten rules on how to be a man? Men can do this but can’t do that. These are the Man Rules I refer to throughout my new book, A … Continue reading

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THE JOEY SONG and The Addict’s Mom on CNN

I’m a proud member of the ‘Addict’s Mom’, the group featured in the recent CNN report by Kelly Wallace. Proud, because, like other moms in the group, I’ve acknowledged that my son’s addiction is a tragic disease –not a disgrace– … Continue reading

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When Trying To Fool Others, Are We Actually Just Fooling Ourselves?

These days when I think back to some of the misadventures that I lived through when weighing over 450 pounds, I often chuckle to myself — while also admiring my stamina for not only getting through that time in my … Continue reading

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