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Stephanie Thurrott

Stephanie Thurrott is a writer who covers mental health, personal growth, wellness, family, food and personal finance, and dabbles in just about any other topic that grabs her attention. When she's not writing, look for her out walking her dog or riding her bike in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. 

Stephanie Thurrott is a writer who covers mental health, personal growth, wellness, family, food and personal finance, and dabbles in just about any other topic that grabs her attention. When she's not writing, look for her out walking her dog or riding her bike in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley. 

Latest from Stephanie Thurrott

After losing 50 pounds by walking, 1 woman avoids knee replacement and gets off blood pressure medication

Doreen Fox lost 50 pounds, got off blood pressure medication and avoided knee replacement surgery by following the Octavia diet plan and walking.

Want to make walking a habit? Tips from 5 people who’ve done it

Want to start walking for weight loss or other health benefits? Here's how five people did it — and lost weight, boosted mood and energy and reduced pain.

Low-carb diets: Why they're so popular and what to know before trying one

Here’s what dietitians want you to know about cutting carbs and losing weight.

Walking helped 1 woman lose 25 pounds — but she’s more excited about these non-scale victories

Walking helped one woman lose weight, reduce body aches, and get healthy blood work results. Here is her diet and fitness advice.

Prioritizing mental health helped one man lose 50 pounds and relieve chest pain

After battling suicidal thoughts, prioritizing mental health by walking helped Juan Martinez lose 50 pounds, relieve chest pain and lower blood-sugar levels.

One woman’s walking routine helped her shed 50 pounds — but it’s the non-scale victories that she’s celebrating

Sherrie Dampeer started walking to lose weight. She lost 50 pounds and it helped her lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation and lower blood sugar.

Is walking good for you? Experts explain the mental and physical benefits

Making walking a daily habit comes with some impressive health benefits — for your mind and your body.

How walking helped one woman lose 44 pounds, boost energy and reduce knee pain

Margaret Taylor started walking for exercise. She lost weight, cured her knee pain, boosted her energy and is almost off her blood pressure medication.

Woman recalls yearslong journey to lupus diagnosis: 'I couldn't move, I couldn't walk'

Here’s what experts would like you to know about this chronic condition — and the rashes that can accompany it.

It's hard to lose weight. A doctor shares 6 essential tips to make it easier

A Harvard doctor shares her best strategy for measuring progress — and it has nothing to do with the scale.

5 strategies that helped actor Quinton Aaron drop more than 100 pandemic pounds

Like a lot of people, Quinton Aaron, star of the movie "The Blind Side," gained weight during the pandemic. Now he lost 100 pounds.