DietHobby is a place for me to express myself and my personal dieting philosophies.
I write articles and make videos about the things that are of daily interest to me.
Sometimes I post articles or videos by others that I've found helpful or amusing to me.
I've posted links to many interesting online sites at RESOURCES, Links,
and many videos of interest at RESOURCES, Videos.
I do NOT believe in a one-size-fits-all-world, and I don't believe that all diets are right for everyone, but I do believe that every diet works for someone. Part of my Diet Hobby is to read diet books, and to experiment with a variety of diets that interest me. Sometimes my diet experiments are with fad diets, and sometimes they are with conventional diets. What is consistent for me within EVERY ONE of my diet experiments is that I record all foods eaten every day into my software food journal, DietPower, and I work to keep my calories at, or below, my own body's calorie burn.
Occasionally, I'll write a review of a diet book that I've found interesting, or a review of a diet that I've experimented with. I don't have to find a diet personally successful to review it. At present I'm working on three different articles that combine diet book reviews with my own reviews of those diets. For those interested, the specific three that I'll be discussing in these upcoming articles are the "5 Bite Diet"; "Dr. Siegel's Cookie Diet"; and "The Simple Diet".
It's important to keep in mind that I don't necessarily recommend ANY diet to ANYONE else. I believe that each person is an experiment-of-one. We are different sizes, different ages, different sexes, different activity levels, with different genetics, and different histories, backgrounds, and experiences.
My own style, as I work to maintain my large weight-loss, is to engage in a sort of "serial diet monogamy" while I search for a way-of-eating that is enjoyable enough for me to sustain long-term. I do not take "breaks" between these diet experiments, in that I stay on some type of diet plan, recording my food, and counting my calories every day.... even those days between specific diets.
As I engage in this activity, I do not discount the possibility that in fact "serial diet monogamy" might be the only way of eating that I can ever sustain long-term. My ongoing success might require a continual ongoing search, and if that proves to be the case, I think I can live with that.
I agree with Dr. Yoni Freedhoff when he says "Remember, it's the healthiest life you can enjoy, not the healthiest life you can tolerate."
Jan 01, 2019 DietHobby: A Digital Scrapbook. 2000+ Blogs and 500+ Videos in DietHobby reflect my personal experience in weight-loss and maintenance. One-size-doesn't-fit-all, and I address many ways-of-eating whenever they become interesting or applicable to me.
Jan 01, 2018 DietHobby is my Personal Blog Website. DietHobby sells nothing; posts no advertisements; accepts no contributions. It does not recommend or endorse any specific diets, ways-of-eating, lifestyles, supplements, foods, products, activities, or memberships.
May 01, 2017 DietHobby is Mobile-Friendly. Technical changes! It is now easier to view DietHobby on iPhones and other mobile devices.