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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

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

Current Events

Corrupt Political Power

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Three Obesity Types

Valentine's Day 2018

Help from Concerned Others can be very Unhelpful.

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

My Preferences Matter

A Word to the Wise

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

Winner of the “5 Percent Lottery of Hell”

Intuitive Eating and Weight Loss - Diet Review

Appearances Can Be Decieving

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

Merry Christmas 2017

You Are Allowed.

Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Old Age

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

Healthism: the modern religion

Tell Me Lies

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

Tiny Dishes for Petite Meals

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

The Secret Life of Fat - Book Review

Fat Cells are Forever

Weight Range Mantenance Plan

Is BMI the same as BMR?

You Can't Fix Stupid.

Long-term Success in Maintenance

Status Update - September 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Manipulating One's Body Size

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

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

Acceptance of the Past

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

The Struggle is Real

Who We Can Be

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Portion Size & Measurements

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

What You Can't Live Without

Mindful Eating

3 x 3

Election Stress

I voted; I've shared my concerns; I've done all I can.

Your Own Approval

Make American Great Again

After Careful Consideration

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Today is Not That Day.

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

Our Tomorrows

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

The Truth Is:

Status Update - July 2016

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

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

Be Authentic?

Same Page

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

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

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

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

Calorie Limitations

Tomorrow and Yesterday

My Basic Long-Term Weight-Maintenance Strategy

Every Other Day - Alternate Day Fasting

Another Fasting Experiment with ADF - JUDDD - EOD - QOD

Diet Books are Full of Lies

Emotional Eating

Eating & Emotions Need and Desire are Not All that Separate.

The Hunger Games of Jennifer Lawrence

The Wrong Road

Before & After Photos - Weight History

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

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Happy Valentine's Day 2016

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Why I Don't Wear Makeup

Walking Away

Inner Voice

Dieting as Suffering

A Focus on Behavior

Intermittent Fasting via 5-Bites

Projections about the Rate of Weight-Loss

A Truth to Remember

When Can Women Stop Trying to Look Perfect?

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

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Food Does Not Have A Moral Value.

Bingo !!!

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

In Tune with your Body???

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Body of Truth - Book Review

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

Trick or Treat - 2015

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

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

Kind or Quiet

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

Brutal Diet Recommendations

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

Ten Steps to Eating Perfectly

End of the Line

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Myths vs. Facts

Can Never Get Enough

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

F*ck That - a guided meditation

Simple Eating Boundaries

Believing Our Thoughts

Self-help and Mental Techniques

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

A Pig for Cookies

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Mind Your Own Business

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Giving Diets the Finger

I'm Not Going to Miss You

Failed Diets and Current Maintenance Status

Natural Eating Perspective

Recommendation for Tiny Meal Portions - very low calorie eating

Eating Kale Doesn't Make You a Better Person.

I Love My Body

Why?

Monday Cancelled

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

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

Crap Overload

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

Happy Halloween 2014

My Opinion

Perspective

The Sound of Wrong

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Walk the Walk

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

The Past

Independence Day - 2014

Can't Stop the Waves

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

The Dolly Diet - Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check

Freedom of Choice

Why do people keep believing things that are obviously untrue?

Remember ... You Asked.

Eating Disorders Revisited

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

Illusion or Fantasy vs. Reality

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 #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 #11: There are Bottles Full of Weight-Loss

The Underpants Rule

Can't Please Everybody

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Dreams can be Fragile

Personal Diet Experimentation

Efforts vs. Results

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

Can you Remember?

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

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

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

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

The Issue of Healthy Eating

No Rescue Needed

Questions about Health & Weight

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

The Habit Concept

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

A Good Idea

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

Free Speech

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Photoshop Surprise

Honesty

Not Everyone

Weight Management Success

Health as an Obligation

Are you a Courteous, Healthy Eater?

Dressing to Please the Fat Bigots

You Can't Outrun Your Fork

A Calorie Deficit?

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

Conflicting Desires

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

Learning Curve

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Management - A Rubber Band

Food as Fuel?

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

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

Interpretating Peptides, Food Intake, and Body Weight

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

What To DO?

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

More About Calories

Building New Habits

Breaking Bad Habits

Stop When You're Full? - Intutive Eating 3 - Diet Review

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

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

How I'm Supposed to Feel

Blame Butter?

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Vegetables - One chip at a time?

Maintaining weight-loss

No Cure

Valentine's Day 2013

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

You Laugh Until You Cry

Unrealistic Expectations

Research Study regarding Obesity Myths

Our Inner Dialogue

21 Days to Form a Habit?

Obesity Myth: "Slow Weight Loss is Easier to Keep Off"

SuperBowl Sunday

We Are Going to Die.

How Often Should We Eat?

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Changing is Hard

Extra Food because I Exercised

Grounded in Reality

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Using Reason

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

The Finish Line

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

What To Do?

Calories - Paleo, Low-Carb

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

Two Experts at Stanford University - Dec 2012

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Marketing Healthy

Set Point

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Changes over Time

What IS a good Diet?

Seduced by Food

Having a Restaurant Dessert?

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

Social Pressure from the High Priests of Healthy Eating

The End of Overeating - Book Review

One can Entertain a Thought Without Accepting it.

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

The Truth

The WillPower Instinct - Book Review

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Some Halloween Facts

Beginning the Holiday Season

Musical Lesson

Healthful Eating?

The Simple Diet - Diet Review

Working Out - No Pain, No Gain?

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

A Sustainable Alternative

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

Being Resilient

A New Perspective

Diet Cheat or Food Choice?

Obesity and Choice

A Reflection on Dieting Style

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

Seduction by Marketing Interests

Perfect is the Enemy of Good

What is Junk Food?

Going to the Gym

Points Worth Considering

A New Diet

What If?

Had Enough?

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Diet Coke

Experiment of One - Current

Is There A Right Way?

Wheat Belly - Book Review

Thinking isn't the same as Doing

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

In-Between-Meal Eating

You Can Do Hard Things

In The Future

Brain Over Binge - Book Review

Binge Avoidance + Adaptive Thermogenesis

Realities of Weight-Loss Maintenance

Running and Exercise Abuse

Eat Less Move More?

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

Journaling & Keeping Records

I'm not a Guru

How Little It Takes

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort

Perfectionism

Making Choices

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

It has a Price.

The Point of DietHobby?

Instinctive Resentment

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

Searching For Perfection

Videos are Here

Be Patient

Past Portion Control

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Encouragement & Support

What You CAN do

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

When I Feel Empty

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

What Really Counts

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

I wish I knew NOW

Making Lists

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

Adding New Section to DietHobby

On The Right Track

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Another New Beginning

Sing Anyway

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Self-Talk

I Don't Feel Like It.

Be Right or Be Kind?

All or Nothing

Managing Depression

Thinking about Habits

Personal Worth

Mindless Eating

Bad Examples

New Stuff

Maintaining Enthusiasm

Choosing My Attitude

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Taking Responsibility

Happy Valentine's Day

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Sweets for Breakfast?

Portion Size Awareness

What I'm Reading Today

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

I Want It All

Power of Visualization

When you've Got to Go.

Pleasing People

Introspection

Expecting Perfection

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

Vegetable Soup

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

French Toast on a Diet

Pineapple Coconut Cake

Holiday Season 2011

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

Meal in a Dish

And So It Goes....

Pot Roast

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

Chicken Crepes

Chicken Rice Dinner

Working Hard

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

Grandma's Goulash

Willpower

What About Dieting?

Oopsie Rolls

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

Does Life Get in the Way?

Scheduling

Creamy Crab Salad

Gratitude

What is Portion Control?

Peach Quick Bread

Burnout or Stress

Self-Respect

Bingeing

Calories vs. Money

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

I Think I Can

The Two Parts of Wisdom

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Food Choices

Redefining Normal

Trust Yourself?

We Deserve Love

Setting Goals

DietHobby Recipes

Taco Salad

What is Hope?

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Mutually Exclusive Goals

Labor Day Weekend

Forget Your Diet?

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Chinese Chicken Salad

Normal

Snack Foods

Binge Eating

Building a Habit takes Energy.

Making Decisions

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

It feels hard because it IS hard.

What Do you Say To Yourself?

Feeling Uninspired

The Endless Search for Why

What's Important?

No Point in Dieting?

Recovery

Self-Acceptance

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

The Ultimate Goal

Tips and Inspiration

Be Kind to Yourself

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Kindness and Body Image

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

Work, Love, Dance

Going to VidCon

Courage

Dealing with Setbacks

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

A Common Problem

Three Myths

Diet Cookies for YouTube

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

Think Differently

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

What I CAN do

Behavior Choices

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Fall on your face

Someday

Be Who You Are

Friends

Our Ideal Self

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

Changes Happen Every Day

Planning-1

Barefoot Running

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Beauty is Subjective

Hope

Who We Can Be

Protein Requirement

Lucky?

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Our Expression

Being Myself

Changing Myself

Gratitude

Beauty

The Power Of Choice

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

It Isn't Easy

Inconveniences

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Forgiveness

Love Yourself

Small Efforts - Setting Goals

Loss

Serenity

Sweet Potato & Black Beans

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Naturally Thin

Happy Mother's Day

In Denial

Behavior vs Results

Paying The Price

An Individual Call

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Obession With Dieting

New Beginings

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Chili Cheese Cubes

Sugar Binges

Over The Long Haul

Recipes When Tracking Food

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Nobody's Perfect

Swiss Steak or Roast - Crockpot

Calorie Accountability

Tuna Salad

How Many Carbohydrates?

Mexican Lunch

Experimenting with Diets

Eggs Aren't Only For Easter

Eggs Benedict For One

Becoming The Person You Want To Be

Berry Crepes

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Starvation Mode

Mild Chili Beans

More About the BMI

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Six Cereal, Bars, and Nuts

Hunger vs. Appetite

Conflicting Rules

Meal Frequency - How Often Should I Eat?

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

Recipe Categories

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Life Keeps Changing

Disordered Eating

Food and Money

Value Judgment

Imperfect Is Good Enough - This Is Me

Every Bite Counts

Portion Control

My own Accountability

Determination

Video Shoot

Tracking Weight

Dedicated, not Obsessed

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

The Essence of Diets - Part One

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

Online Forums - A Useful Dieting Support Tool.

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

My First Cooking Videos

When Life Takes You In A Different Direction.

You Can Choose to Think Differently.

Recording Food Intake - Counting Calories and/or Carbs

Setting a Goal Weight Range

The Scale and the Big Picture

What About the Scales?

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

Imaginary Friends

Online Friends

An Experiment of One

Before Pictures

Dieting is my Hobby.

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 - Author's Note


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