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We Only LOOK Thin

Catherine and Donald Wygal are a married couple who, after a life-long struggle, have each lost over 100 pounds. Join them as they work on keeping the weight off and pass along what they’ve learned along the way.

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Episode 51 – Baby New Year

Entering a new year can be a time to tell yourself that you’re going to really get it together this time. It can be a time to make New Year’s ...

53mins

31 Dec 2018

Rank #1

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Episode 54 – You Might Be Wrong About Yourself

Do you think that you just can’t do it? That you’re too busy or that you have the world’s worst metabolism?  Catherine and Donald used to think the same things, ...

39mins

21 Jan 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 46 – There is No “i” in Quit

Have you ever just wanted to quit on weight loss?  Catherine and Donald are here to tell you that life isn’t a wrestling match that you can just tap out ...

47mins

26 Nov 2018

Rank #3

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Episode 66 – Getting Started Part 1 – Mentalism

Do you want to lose weight, but you’re lost on how to get started?  Have you tried everything, but nothing seems to work?  Are you well on your way, but ...

47mins

15 Apr 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 42 – The Wizard of oz

Just in time for Halloween, we have a scary good episode in which we take you through the ins and out of weighing and measuring your food.  Catherine and Donald ...

41mins

29 Oct 2018

Rank #5

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Episode 58 – Occam’s Razor

This week, Catherine and Donald take you where no weight loss podcast has taken you before; to 1300’s England.  In a parsimonious episode, the couple discuss Occam’s Razor and how ...

38mins

18 Feb 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 62 – Clothes Encounters

Live from Fashion Week (not really) Catherine and Donald talk about clothes and the importance of a good fit at any size. The Tip of the Week (TOW!) is the ...

46mins

18 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 67 – Getting Started Part 2 – A Salute to Calories

Have you tried all of the diets and just can’t stick to one?  Do you want to lose weight, but don’t even know where to start?  In the second of ...

57mins

22 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 37 – The Motivation Bus

Have you ever said, “I can’t lose weight because I’m just not motivated?”.  Catherine and Donald sure have, but in this episode, they reveal that motivation is a fallacy in ...

33mins

24 Sep 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 35 – You Can’t Fight Math

Math; none of us understand it. Certainly, none of us like it. But it turns out that it’s futile to fight against it. In this episode, Catherine and Donald talk ...

35mins

10 Sep 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 41 – Winter is Coming

In the world’s first known “Game of Thrones”/Aesop’s Fables mashup, Catherine and Donald remind you that winter is coming.  Sometimes winter is a season between fall and spring, and other ...

44mins

22 Oct 2018

Rank #11

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Episode 40 – Ten Percent Pretty

Someone, somewhere, probably said, “Never trust a pretty face; especially not your own”.  In this episode, Catherine and Donald discuss being an unreliable narrator in our own weight loss stories.  ...

35mins

15 Oct 2018

Rank #12

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Episode 65 – Valley of Disappointment

This week, it’s analogies, analogies, and more analogies!  When trying to lose weight we just want it to be over and done. We want the pounds off now. Catherine and ...

39mins

8 Apr 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 68 – Getting Started Part 3 – One Step Beyond

This episode is madness!  Because it’s called “One Step Beyond”, get it? In the third and final part of their award winning series on getting started with weight loss, Catherine ...

1hr 4mins

29 Apr 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 59 – Stockholm Syndrome

In an episode that is both captive and captivating, Catherine and Donald tell you what Stockholm syndrome has to do with losing weight. Spoiler Alert; it turns out that the ...

31mins

25 Feb 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 78 – Stinkin’ Thinkin’ – Part 1

In the first of a two-part series, Catherine and Donald talk about an article from Mango Health that discusses negative thought patterns and the couple make it very clear that ...

40mins

8 Jul 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 69 – Dog the Boundary Hunter

If you’re like most people, when you think about boundaries, you probably think about plate tectonic boundaries. Or perhaps you think about lesser known  boundaries between countries.  In this episode, ...

56mins

6 May 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 04 – Get More Steps – The Stepisode

Catherine and Donald explore the world of steps and getting more of them. Mostly by walking. They discuss how they went from being couch sitters to averaging 20,000 steps a ...

32mins

5 Feb 2018

Rank #18

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Episode 77 – The Rebekah THINterview

This week, Catherine and Donald bring you a rare We Only Look Thin interview; a “Thinterview” if you will. They talk to friend of the show and fellow weight-loss inspiration, ...

1hr 2mins

1 Jul 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 31 – Sowing the Seeds of Grub

Are you a weight-loss farmer or a weight-loss hunter?  Can’t decide?  That’s probably because we just made up those things.  However, if you listen to this episode, the choice will ...

33mins

13 Aug 2018

Rank #20