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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Just Stop It?

May God’s love be with you; there is nothing I can do.

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Three Obesity Types

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

The Weigh In

My Preferences Matter

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

Babies Eat Intuitively

Winner of the “5 Percent Lottery of Hell”

Intuitive Eating and Weight Loss - Diet Review

Status Update - January 2018

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

You Are Allowed.

Lead Me Home

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Exhaustion of Old Age

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

Healthism: the modern religion

Dust in the Wind

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

Tiny Dishes for Petite Meals

The Value of Food Photos

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

The Secret Life of Fat - Book Review

Fat Cells are Forever

Weight Range Mantenance Plan

Body Acceptance Lesson 1

Is BMI the same as BMR?

You Can't Fix Stupid.

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Sheet Caking

Manipulating One's Body Size

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

Endurance

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

Reality Bites

Current Diet Guidelines

Is it a Plateau?

Calorie Balance

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

Status Update - June 2017

No One-Size-Fits-All Diet Journey

Map = Directions

What Do You Want?

Eat Small to BE Small

Palm of the Hand

Fasting is No Better For You Than Regular Calorie Restriction - new Scientific Study

An Acknowledgement of What IS.

Breaks & Maintenance

And the Secret is ...

Turn the Page

Cats Try Again

Binge = Response to Starvation

How to Make Me Happy

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Trust Yourself - Words of Wisdom

Freedom in Maintenance

Portion Size & Measurements

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

About the Scales

Dressed in Overalls - Words of Wisdom

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

Dealing with a Donut.

3 x 3

Time for Tiny Meals

Overcoming Obstacles

Election Stress

Breathing Space

Make American Great Again

After Careful Consideration

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Sad but True

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Fear Nothing

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Food Truth

Train of Thought

Compromise

Between Stimulus & Response

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

The Finish Line

Status Update - July 2016

Charts of my Maintenance of Weight-Loss - Years Four through Ten+

Charts of My Weight-Loss & First Three Years of Maintenance

Ever Used THIS Diet Plan?

Summer Past = Cultivating Refinement v. Summer Present = Culture of Vulgarity

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

Concerned About Your Fat-Loved-One's Health?

The Body is Not an Ornament; it's a Vehicle.

Be Authentic?

Freedom from Binge Eating

Entitled: Believing Oneself to be Inherently Deserving of Privileges or Special Treatment

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

Psysiology = Biology Messing with Physics

Sometimes the Right Path is Not the Easiest One.

Turnabout is Fair Play

Making a Diet (or Way-of-Eating or Lifestyle Change) into a Religion

Good Food, Bad Food

Stop Telling Me WHAT and WHEN to Eat or Not Eat.

Habits are the Solution, Not the Problem

Butter Bob Sharing his Opinions

Every Other Day - Alternate Day Fasting

Another Fasting Experiment with ADF - JUDDD - EOD - QOD

Diet Books are Full of Lies

Emotional Eating

The Hunger Games of Jennifer Lawrence

Following Instructions

Before & After Photos - Weight History

Secret Messages

Now fly.

If Ophra Can't Do it, Can it Be Done?

Three Truths

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Underneath it All

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Why I Don't Wear Makeup

Walking Away

Inner Voice

Eat More Food for Weight-Loss?

Dieting as Suffering

A Focus on Behavior

Intermittent Fasting via 5-Bites

Projections about the Rate of Weight-Loss

2 Forks?

When Can Women Stop Trying to Look Perfect?

Why I Struggle for Weight-Loss and Maintenance of Weight-Loss

90 days of Intermittent Fasting

How I Spent the Holidays

Day 1 Completed

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Bingo !!!

YOU are Responsible for your Life.

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

In Tune with your Body???

What is the Body Positive Movement?

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Body of Truth - Book Review

Cats & Us

Effortless Change

Veterans Day - 2015

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

The Problem with Poodle Science

You Get What You Get (and don't throw a fit)

The Collins Family Heritage

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

Why Peoples Opinions of You Aren't Real

52 Signs You are a Low Carber

What's the Best Diet? Healthy Eating 101

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

The Thrill is Gone

Starving Works

What to Eat?

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

If I had Millions of Dollars ....

Ten Steps to Eating Perfectly

Kitten Copies Mama Cat

End of the Line

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

What Others Think of You Doesn't Matter.

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Simple Eating Boundaries

She Let Go

Believing Our Thoughts

The Absolute Weight

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

10 Limiting Beliefs I'm Done With

Self-help and Mental Techniques

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Addicted to What...?

Relationships

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

What Are the Three Principles?

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

A Potential Solution for Problem Eating?

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

How to Stop Binge Eating

Exercise for Women in the 1940s

Partnered Push-Ups

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Taking Another Look at Traditional Psychology

A Quiet Mind

Freedom and Calorie Counting

The Helium Diet

What Dieting/Weight-Loss/Fitness Lies Do YOU Believe?

Comparisons

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Mind Your Own Business

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Giving Diets the Finger

How Do YOU Measure Oatmeal or Peanut Butter?

DIET AD BINGO

Hand Me Down Beliefs

Filling that Empty Space

Failed Diets and Current Maintenance Status

Natural Eating Perspective

What You Need

Hidden in Plain Sight

Uh Oh

Be Yourself Anyway - It's a Good Thing

Recommendation for Tiny Meal Portions - very low calorie eating

Eating Kale Doesn't Make You a Better Person.

Why?

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

Shrinking Fat Cells: What Happens When Body Fat is Burned?

Size Diversity

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

Reminder to Self

INFO about disappearance of Facebook's 1400 member 5-bite Group

What Kind of Dog Are You?

My Opinion

Perspective

10th Year Anniversary

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

MORE than Food?

Impossibly Perfect, the Tyranny of Ideal Beauty

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Our Thoughts Create Our World.

Noise

Scrapbooking on DietHobby

Impossible, Risky, Pointless? ... Try it.

Dr Oz and Nutritional Supplements - Diet Review

The Dolly Diet - Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check

Freedom of Choice

I call it Dedication

Why do people keep believing things that are obviously untrue?

Remember ... You Asked.

Eating Disorders Revisited

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

The Insane-Diet Rainbow

The Diet Fix, Why Diets Fail, How to Make Yours Work - Book Review

Diet Fix - Book Review

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #01: People Lack Willpower

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #02: Scales Measure Health

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #03: Dieting Must be Difficult

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #04: Do not Eat Unless You are Hungry

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #05: Forks Can Be OutRun

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #06: Cheat Days Are Wise

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #07: Some Foods Must be Forbidden

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #08: There is One Right Diet

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #09: Muscle Gain Outweighs Loss

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #10: Save Your Calories for Dinner

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #11: There are Bottles Full of Weight-Loss

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #12: The Last 10 lbs Are the Hardest

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #13: Our Weights Should Be Ideal

The Underpants Rule

Happy Birthday, Daughter

Holding On - Letting Go

Your Perspective

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Reaching Your Destination

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Dreams can be Fragile

A Matter of Perspective

Percentages of Seriously Obese women with above-normal BMIs

Personal Diet Experimentation

Efforts vs. Results

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

My cat, Layla

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

The Secret of Change

Is Overeating and Being Fat Ever Funny? ... Watch John Pinette

How Fast...How Much...Weight Lost After Gastric Bypass?

Persistence or Perfection?

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

Sharing the Reasons for Our Food Choices

You Look Good

The Issue of Healthy Eating

No Rescue Needed

Insanity

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

The Habit Concept

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

The Future

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

Free Speech

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Try This Way

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

The Hunger Games

It's not ME, It's YOU

Photoshop Surprise

Taking Up Space

Not Everyone

Weight Management Success

Key to Happiness

Health as an Obligation

Are you a Courteous, Healthy Eater?

Dressing to Please the Fat Bigots

You Can't Outrun Your Fork

Exercising Patience

Designed to show a False Result? - Research Project of Gary Taubes / NUSI

Conflicting Desires

Marketing Problem

Is it the Diet, or the Person, Who Fails?

It's Not Really About the Fat - Health At Any Size

Biggest Loser, an example of televised exercise fraud

When Your Past Calls.

My Summer of '68 online vacation continues....

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Self-Image

Commitment

My Baby Sister's Birthday

Tell It Like It Is

Conflicting Desires

The Consequences of Choices

Continue On

Summer of 68

Our Power

Movie Trailer for DietHobby

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

Mother's Day 2013

Sad Cat Diary

Hearing the Music

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Be Who You Are

Weight Range Maintenance Plan Changes Again

Weight Management - A Rubber Band

Choosing

Food as Fuel?

Choices Made

My Reality

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

So Often True

First, Sow the Seeds

Crabby Old Woman

The Myth of Spot Reducing

WHY Count Calories?

How Long Does Losing Weight Take?

Why Diets Fail - The Salt/Water/Waste Issue

Release the Stress

Monday After Easter 2013

Change my LIFE?

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

More About Calories

Building New Habits

Fighting Fire with Fire

Eat When You're Hungry? - Intuitive Eating 2 - Diet Review

Does the Body Tell Us WHAT food to eat? - Intutive Eating 1 - Diet Review

Blogging About Nothing

Giving Advice

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Persistence, not Perfection.

The Gorilla's Not Tired.

What's REALLY the Problem?

No Cure

Valentine's Day 2013

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

Unrealistic Expectations

Research Study regarding Obesity Myths

21 Days to Form a Habit?

SuperBowl Sunday

We Are Going to Die.

Hoping for a Miracle?

What is Hunger?

How Often Should We Eat?

Three Diet Myths

Foods to Avoid

Extra Food because I Exercised

Grounded in Reality

Kindness

Using Reason

Fear of Fat

Weight Loss Promises

Searching for Your Diet

Why We Diet

The Finish Line

New Year's Resolutions - 2013

Boycotting Advertisers

Another Good Day

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

Christmas 2012

What To Do?

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

Two Experts at Stanford University - Dec 2012

One-Size-Fits-All ... Not!

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Set Point

Changes over Time

Having a Restaurant Dessert?

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

The End of Overeating - Book Review

One can Entertain a Thought Without Accepting it.

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

The WillPower Instinct - Book Review

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Beginning the Holiday Season

Healthful Eating?

The Simple Diet - Diet Review

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

What if modern Theories about Food & Digestion are Wacked.

Hold On Tight To Your Dream

The 5 Bite Diet - Diet Review

The Cookie Diet - Diet Review

Media says: For Happiness, Eat More Fruits & Veggies

The Difference Between Causation and Correlation

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Science Has Failed

Experiment of One - Current

Wheat Belly - Book Review

Alternate Day Eating - Johnson's Up Day Down Day Diet (JUDDD) - Diet Review

You Can Do Hard Things

Brain Over Binge - Book Review

Binge Avoidance + Adaptive Thermogenesis

Status Update - Records: My past 8 years (August 2012)

Journaling & Keeping Records

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

Buddha Take

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Checking In

Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

It feels hard because it IS hard.

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

The Space Between

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Monday Morning

How Often Should We Eat?

Greed

Friends

Judging Myself

Habits & Dieting

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels - Diet Review

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Sugar Binges

Nobody's Perfect

Experimenting with Diets

Starvation Mode

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Meal Frequency - How Often Should I Eat?

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Value Judgment

My own Accountability

So You Want To Lose Weight?

Tracking Weight

The Essence of Diets - Part One

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

When Life Takes You In A Different Direction.

Recording Food Intake - Counting Calories and/or Carbs

A Peek Into My Life

Setting a Goal Weight Range

What About the Scales?

A DietHobby Benefit - Book and Diet Reviews

Imaginary Friends

Taubes - z - Appendix - Example of a Low-Carbohydrate diet

Taubes - Chapter 19 - Following Through

Taubes - Chapter 18 - Nature of a Healthy Diet

Taubes - Chapter 17 - Meat or Plants?

Taubes - Chapter 16 - History on the Fattening Carbohydrate

Taubes - Chapter 15 - Why Diets Succeed and Fail

Taubes - Chapter 14 - Injustice Collecting

Taubes - Chapter 13 - What We Can Do

Taubes - Chapter 12 - Why I Get Fat and You Don't (or Vice Versa)

Taubes - Chapter 11 - Primer on Regulation of Fat

Taubes - Chapter 10 - History of Lipophilia

Taubes - Chapter 09 - Laws of Adiposity

Taubes - Chapter 08 - Head Cases

Taubes - Chapter 07 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 2

Taubes - Chapter 06 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 1

Taubes - Chapter 05 - Why Me? Why There? Why Then?

Taubes - Chapter 04 - Twenty Calories a Day

Taubes - Chapter 03 - Elusive Benefits of Exercise

Taubes - Chapter 02 - Elusive Benefits of Undereating

Taubes - Chapter 01 - Why Were They Fat?

Taubes - az - Introduction: The Original Sin

Taubes - Author's Note


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