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CPAP Talk: Masks & RemZzzs…. Sherry Johnston, NBC’s The Biggest Loser

Since my time on The Biggest Loser, I’ve had the privilege of meeting and working with some great folks.  Many of those people have been or are talking about sleep in some form or fashion.  In partnering with Philips Respironics, I have had the opportunity to travel across the country sharing my Sleep Apnea journey […]

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Save the Pillows-Sleep Apnea Awareness Campaign, Sherry Johnston, NBC’s The Biggest Loser

Sleep Apnea is something I talk about so often because I have sleep apnea.  I lived undiagnosed for years!  Then after being diagnosed, I lived for years not being compliant with my therapy.  Honestly, I did not take it seriously and educate myself on what ignoring my sleep apnea was doing to my health until  my time […]

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SleepMapper – New Helpful Healthy Tool – Sherry Johnston, NBC’s The Biggest Loser

We all love to share things that help us in our quest to a healthy lifestyle, being purposeful in what we do!  We know a lot about being purposeful in our nutrition and exercise by journaling and keeping track of it but not so with our sleep.  Not until now!  Now there is a tool to […]

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Sleep & Santa

Let’s Talk Masks (Part 2), Sherry Johnston, NBC’s The Biggest Loser

In the last blog, I promised there would be another part about CPAP masks.  I also promised I would “show” you some things about my masks and my fun hair tip!  The Biggest Loser always says – show me don’t tell me why you need to change.  It was a great idea but:  Why, why, […]

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Sleep Apnea Fairy

Let’s Talk Masks! (Part 1) Sherry Johnston, NBC’s The Biggest Loser

Everywhere I go, be it the grocery store, airports, events or Christmas parties, I talk about different elements of good health and for me, that always includes sleep!  Sleep includes quality not just quantity which normally leads to a discussion of the symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) because it’s so prevalent, important and largely […]

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Healthy Merry Christmas, Sherry Johnston, NBC The Biggest Loser

Christmas holidays are here!  I have always loved them - the tree, mantel, the cards, the stockings and lights inside and out along with all the goodies, parties, special time with family and friends… Every Christmas, I watch It’s A Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street, and White Christmas.  I remember as a little girl every […]

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Stress & calories

HAPPY STRESS-DAYS?? Sherry Johnston, NBC’s The Biggest Loser

I ran into Target yesterday and as in every store for weeks, Christmas music was playing, decorations are hung in strategic places with care all in hopes you will spend all your hard earned $$$$$$ there!  But wait, what about Thanksgiving???? I love Thanksgiving – a time set aside to be with family and friends.  […]

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You Inspired Me

INSPIRATION IS CONTAGIOUS! Sherry Johnston, Biggest Loser

I’ve been many places in the last couple of years and have had the opportunity to share my Biggest Loser experience and challenge so many to also make whatever changes they need in their lives to become healthier. Challenging them to do it for themselves, they are worth it and that they CAN. I cannot express […]

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Sleep Makeover!

I talk about good quality sleep a lot because I have Obstructive Sleep Apnea and didn’t sleep well for years but now that I am compliant with my sleep therapy, I actually wake up in the mornings feeling refreshed and ready to get going!   I never realized how important “sleep” was to every part of […]

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I have the wonderful opportunity to speak to so many people about their overall health and one area I always talk about is sleep because I didn’t realize the importance of good sleep.  I don’t think most of us do.  With Dr. Huizenga’s help along with one of The Biggest Loser’s sponsors, Philips Respironics, I began […]

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