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Carnie Wilson

Wilson at the Arizona Ultimate Women’s Expo in October 2014
Born (1968-04-29) April 29, 1968 (age 48)
Bel Air, California, U.S.
Occupation Singer, television host
Spouse(s) Robert Bonfiglio (m. 2000)
Children 2
Parent(s) Brian Wilson
Marilyn Wilson-Rutherford
Relatives Wendy Wilson (sister)
Musical career
Genres Pop, pop rock
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1989–present
Associated acts Wilson Phillips

It's such a rush doing a concert and seeing people actually mouthing the lyrics.
Carnie Wilson
It doesn't feel good when you have to struggle to get your pants on.
I started doing yoga.
I'm a working mother… You try to pay the bills, you try to keep your life going and there's pressure.
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It's normal to gain weight during pregnancy. It's something that has to happen to your body.
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I have to be a teacher to my daughters.
Do I wish I could retire? Sure, but that's not life.
I have a child to feed and a spirit that can't be crushed, so I'm able to move ahead.
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I mean, moderation, not deprivation. That's my new way of living.
I have a real issue with radio these days. I just am not into the current music.
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Was I a perfect gastric-bypass patient? Yes. Was I a perfect gastric-bypass pregnant woman? No. I made a decision to enjoy my pregnancy… So sue me!
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If I'm known as the girl that lost weight and it's been six years later and I've still kept off the 110 pounds, God bless. Because I never kept off 100 pounds before in my life.
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The most important thing I think we need to remember is that we're a work in progress. Do not be ashamed or afraid to ask for help. That's what I did. I asked for help.
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If you walk down the street, within five minutes you will see someone who is morbidly obese or obese.
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I'm trying to teach my daughter about healthy eating.
Becoming famous is a strange thing in your own right.
It's more about going to a place inside of me as a woman who knows that I'm never going to have perfection. And that I deserve to be healthy and feel healthy.
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Going from 300 pounds to 150 pounds was the biggest change of my whole life.
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I used food as a coping mechanism for many, many years, and it was my best friend for a long time.
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I always want more, and that's just my life.
I always think I am one of the millions and millions of people that struggles with an addiction to food. I don't know how to relax, that's my problem.
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It's not just being overweight that's dangerous. Stress is dangerous.
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I realized that I have to slow down. I work so hard, I'm so busy.
My husband and I are best of friends first and foremost. We fight like cats and dogs, but never stay mad for long. I was lucky to find him, he is in every way, my soulmate.
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I understand that I'm a role model.
All I can do is listen to what my body needs and feels.
Life presents itself in constantly changing ways, but you're able to accept the challenges, rather than recoil, throw up your hands, and go on a binge.
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When someone has a weight problem when they're pregnant, they will struggle before, during and after to lose weight.
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I decided that it's either, you know, if I want to have children, have a family and – and live a long life, I've got to make some real, real serious changes.
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The evening is really hard for me. I have to force myself not to eat.
I am always cautious.
Medication can help us live a happier life.
Sometimes reality T.V. can be stressful.
We need to eat and enjoy it but control it. That's what I do now.
There are days where I've lost weight and I feel bigger or fatter or uglier and I want to just hibernate. I'll find every excuse not to exercise. I hate it.
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When you film a reality show, it's so jumbled. They shoot episodes in all orders!
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My fat cells have a memory like Einstein! I'm proof that surgery is not a magic potion. There are many ways to sabotage it.
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I don't know how to relax, that's my problem.
If someone puts too much pressure on me, I will automatically rebel.
Like everyone else, I have challenges.
I've had so much stress in the last year so it's really a struggle. I never hide, when I walk down the street, someone's going to take my picture, that's what I look like.
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There's a huge emotional component to weight loss.
I never hide, when I walk down the street, someone's going to take my picture, that's what I look like.
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I want to get into voice-overs.
I'm definitely up in weight. I'm looking forward to getting an exercise routine again. It's like a daily decision.
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I started to put on weight when I was about four and a half and it got really bad when I was around nine. I ballooned. I was about 110 pounds.
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When my work gets crazy, I make sure to always have vitamins, water and proper food with me. That has helped me to lose 33 pounds.
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I don't want to become a diabetic.
I can be a lady - surprise!
I wish I had more time to read. I do love books.
I am stuck in the 70's. I can't seem to get away from that era.
The surgery will always be a huge part of my life. I'm going to need to help people with weight problems for the rest of my life so that I can maintain my weight.
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When you love food as much as I do, staying healthy is not easy. I mean, moderation, not deprivation. That's my new way of living. I always want more and that's just my life.
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I did have reconstructive plastic surgery and a tummy tuck. And from hip to hip, there's a very big scar. It looks better than it did… So I say, if you don't like that skin, have it removed. This is my advice: if you're gonna do it – just go for it.
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Certain foods no longer agree with me. If I eat French fries, I might feel sick to my stomach.
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Food decisions - do I eat this or not? - are always going to be there.
I don't want to hide anything - there is nothing to hide.
I have willpower and determination. I am very resilient, like rock.
You know, after all these years, it's just like we are who we are and it's a struggle for me and sometimes I'm heavier and sometimes I'm thinner.
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