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My First Wake Up Call – The Sweatlodge

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and

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  1. Carbzilla

    Wow – that is an amazing story. It’s too bad that sweat lodges have gotten such a bad rap.

    I’m not sure I’ve ever had a wake-up call – I’ve think I’ve had many little ones rather than one really big one.

    We do have a one-person sauna. I’m thinking NOW would be a good time to get in it. 🙂

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I didn’t have a bad a experience. I think if done right it’s safe.

  2. Kelly

    I love the landscape in the pics. So peaceful.

    I don’t know if it would be considered a wake up call but I finally decided to change my ways and get healthy after watching an episode of Biggest Loser online. I had never seen the show but watching the transformations and the weigh ins had me in tears. I cried and cried because I finally woke up and realized how far I had let myself go and what I was capable of doing. I started making changes immediately.

    There have been ups and downs but I will never give up.

    Congratulations on your success. New to your blog but I’ve enjoyed becoming acquainted with your journey.

    1. Lisa Eirene

      What a great story Kelly! I too have cried my heart out for the transformations on BL.

  3. dj

    Love this post, just found your site and you really resonate with me. I am pretty much where you were at the sweat lodge, getting off the meds, shedding the weight accumulated from being on the meds. It is hard….so hard to say the least. Kudos to you

    1. Lisa Eirene

      It is a hard process. Can I ask which meds you are taking?

  4. Dj

    Right now just one to manage anxiety as needed. Maybe twice a week.

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  9. Nlee

    This is so interesting. Who led the sweat?

    1. Lisa Eirene

      I’m not sure. It was a long time ago.

  10. worldnewsinn

    Love this post, simply discovered your site and you truly impact me. I am basically where you were at the perspiration hold up, getting off the drugs, shedding the weight aggregated from being on the medications. It is hard… .so difficult no doubt. Credit to you

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