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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Set Point Explained

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

Current Events

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Three Obesity Types

Another Diet Book based on Wishful Thinking - Book Review

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

My Preferences Matter

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

Winner of the “5 Percent Lottery of Hell”

Reality: a Fact, Event, or Situation as it Really Exists.

Status Update - January 2018

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

The Illusion of Control

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

Healthism: the modern religion

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

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Status Update - September 2017

Manipulating One's Body Size

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

Even with Life's Imperfections, It Is Still a Beautiful World.

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

Is it a Plateau?

Calorie Balance

Formula for Weight-Loss Success

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

Status Update - June 2017

Map = Directions

Palm of the Hand

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

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

3 x 3

Election Stress

Still Moving Forward - Words of Wisdom

Still Moving Forward

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

On The Right Track

Emotional Eating (2)

Train of Thought

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

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?

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

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

Consistent and Continual Focus

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

Habits are the Solution, Not the Problem

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.

Shoot For the Moon

Now fly.

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

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Happy Valentine's Day 2016

Walking Away

Inner Voice

Dieting as Suffering

Intermittent Fasting via 5-Bites

Projections about the Rate of Weight-Loss

When Can Women Stop Trying to Look Perfect?

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

My Current Weight-Loss-in-Maintenance Diet

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Bingo !!!

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

Let Me Tell You

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

Ten Steps to Eating Perfectly

End of the Line

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

What Others Think of You Doesn't Matter.

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Ongoing Dilemma

Simple Eating Boundaries

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

Self-help and Mental Techniques

Cravings +

Beliefs

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Giving Diets the Finger

DIET AD BINGO

I'm Not Going to Miss You

Correct My Mind?

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.

Why?

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

Perspective

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Beauty is Subjective

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.

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

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

Diet Fix - Book Review

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

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

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

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Efforts vs. Results

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?

No Rescue Needed

Questions about Health & Weight

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

The Habit Concept

Overruling the Body

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

Honesty

What about all that Blah, Blah, Blah

Health as an Obligation

Are you a Courteous, Healthy Eater?

Dressing to Please the Fat Bigots

You Can't Outrun Your Fork

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

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Commitment

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Food as Fuel?

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

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

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?

Expectations

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

No Cure

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

Unrealistic Expectations

Research Study regarding Obesity Myths

Our Inner Dialogue

21 Days to Form a Habit?

We Are Going to Die.

Hoping for a Miracle?

How Often Should We Eat?

Three Diet Myths

Foods to Avoid

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Changing is Hard

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Christmas Eve 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 Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap

Set Point

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Changes over Time

Seduced by Food

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 Truth

The WillPower Instinct - Book Review

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Beginning the Holiday Season

Musical Lesson

Healthful Eating?

Working Out - No Pain, No Gain?

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

Being Resilient

A New Perspective

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?

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

The Common Ground to Success

Diet Coke

Experiment of One - Current

Is There A Right Way?

Wheat Belly - Book Review

Thinking isn't the same as Doing

In-Between-Meal Eating

You Can Do Hard Things

Binge Avoidance + Adaptive Thermogenesis

Realities of Weight-Loss Maintenance

Running and Exercise Abuse

Eat Less Move More?

Journaling & Keeping Records

I'm not a Guru

How Little It Takes

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

The Point of DietHobby?

The Path to Thinness and Health

Back to Work

Grandma's Back !!! - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-seven

Videos are Here

Past Portion Control

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

No Clue

Out-of-Sorts

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

Making Lists

Spring Cleaning?

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

Overcoming Shyness - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-seven

The Gift of Kindness - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-seven

Moving On After A Breakup - Ask Grandma - Episode Seventeen

Kpop Music or Rock 'n Roll - Ask Grandma - Episode Eleven

Superstars Like Cookies - Ask Grandma - Episode Seven

Adding New Section to DietHobby

On The Right Track

Sing Anyway

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

All or Nothing

Managing Depression

Bad Examples

Choosing Our Focus

Maintaining Enthusiasm

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Portion Size Awareness

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

When you've Got to Go.

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Pleasing People

Introspection

Expecting Perfection

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

Pineapple Coconut Cake

Holiday Moderation

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

And So It Goes....

The Skinny One

Chicken Rice Dinner

Sunday Before Thanksgiving

Working Hard

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

Grandma's Goulash

Tomorrow and Today

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Repairs

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

The Donkey

Does Life Get in the Way?

Consistency

Burnout or Stress

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

I Think I Can

Food Choices

Redefining Normal

Trust Yourself?

We Deserve Love

Processed Foods Are Powerful

What is Hope?

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Crispy White Pizza

Labor Day Weekend

Forget Your Diet?

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Binge Eating

Making Decisions

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

It feels hard because it IS hard.

Feeling Uninspired

Recovery

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

The Ultimate Goal

Kindness and Body Image

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Dealing with Setbacks

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Three Myths

Diet Cookies for YouTube

There's no Generic Plan

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

More About Attitude

Habits

Greed

Fall on your face

Someday

Be Who You Are

Friends

Doing the Impossible

Behavior and Results-1

Changes Happen Every Day

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Beauty is Subjective

Hope

Who We Can Be

Habits & Dieting

Protein Requirement

Lucky?

Off-Line Data Storage

Our Expression

Being Myself

Changing Myself

Gratitude

Stress Relief

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Forgiveness

Making Mistakes

Loss

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Naturally Thin

Happy Mother's Day

Behavior vs Results

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Obession With Dieting

Positive Thinking

A New Normal

Sugar Binges

Recipes When Tracking Food

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Nobody's Perfect

Calorie Accountability

39 Years Later

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Starvation Mode

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Meal Frequency - How Often Should I Eat?

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

What About Leftovers?

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Food and Money

Eggwhite Custard

Imperfect Is Good Enough - This Is Me

Every Bite Counts

My own Accountability

Determination

Video Shoot

An Endless Struggle

Tracking Weight

Dedicated, not Obsessed

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

An Individual Fit

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

Online Forums - A Useful Dieting Support Tool.

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

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

Happy Valentine's Day

Online Friends

An Experiment of One

My Plan is to Say It Here

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 05 - Why Me? Why There? Why Then?

Taubes - Chapter 03 - Elusive Benefits of Exercise

Taubes - Chapter 02 - Elusive Benefits of Undereating

Taubes - Chapter 01 - Why Were They Fat?


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