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My weight update, Elance income, Yahoo Voices closing and more...

Might as well pop off a blog post where I can capture my latest weight loss updates and more, seeing as  though I love to track this info for reference's sake when I look back over my journey. Back on December 3, 2013, I wrote about trying to deny that my home scale read that I weighed 180.4 pounds.

Today, August 1, 2014, nearly eight months later, I'm grateful that my home scale showed that I weighed 157.8 pounds, about 23 pounds down from where I was on the day I realized it was seriously time to turn things around. (Yes, my weight above from my trainer's scale shows 161.6 pounds currently, because I weighed myself the first thing this morning -- and I love to go with the lowest weight!) So the strength training is working, along with running those 5Ks on the treadmill or sweating it out on the elliptical machine -- and let's not forget how much I love the MyFitnessPal app to keep track of my calories.

I love that the app asked me if I wanted to adjust my new calori…