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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Contemplating Life

Just Stop It?

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

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Seemingly Hopeless Situation

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.

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

Fall Treats

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.

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Sheet Caking

Manipulating One's Body Size

Road Less Traveled

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

Formula for Weight-Loss Success

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

Turn the Page

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Freedom in Maintenance

Portion Size & Measurements

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

3 x 3

Overcoming Obstacles

Election Stress

After Careful Consideration

Downright Inspiring.

Sad but True

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Food Truth

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

The Truth Is:

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?

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

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

Sometimes the Right Path is Not the Easiest One.

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.

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

ME Talking About ME

Dieting as Suffering

Intermittent Fasting via 5-Bites

Projections about the Rate of Weight-Loss

A Truth to Remember

2 Forks?

While Fasting

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

Setting Priorities...

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Food Does Not Have A Moral Value.

Bingo !!!

YOU are Responsible for your Life.

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

How Big Pharma Lies to Us

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

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

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

If I had Millions of Dollars ....

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?

Myths vs. Facts

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Simple Eating Boundaries

Believing Our Thoughts

After the Mood is Gone

The Absolute Weight

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...?

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

What Are the Three Principles?

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

How to Stop Binge Eating

Partnered Push-Ups

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Taking Another Look at Traditional Psychology

A Quiet Mind

Easter 2015

Freedom and Calorie Counting

A Pig for Cookies

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

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

Comparisons

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Giving Diets the Finger

DIET AD BINGO

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?

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

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

Size Diversity

Crap Overload

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

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

Go Left

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Irrational Expectations (Part 1)

Beauty is Subjective

Our Thoughts Create Our World.

Scrapbooking on DietHobby

Independence Day - 2014

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

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 #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

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Dreams can be Fragile

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

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

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

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

Sharing the Reasons for Our Food Choices

The Issue of Healthy Eating

No Rescue Needed

Insanity

Questions about Health & Weight

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

The Habit Concept

The Truth of Ageing

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

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

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Photoshop Surprise

Honesty

Taking Up Space

Imagine

Not Everyone

What about all that Blah, Blah, Blah

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?

The Men Who Made Us Fat (BBC series - All Episodes 1, 2, & 3)

The Men Who Made Us Thin (BBC series - All Episodes 1, 2, 3 & 4)

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

Biggest Loser, an example of televised exercise fraud

Status Update - August 2013

Learning Curve

Born on the Finish Line

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Commitment

My Baby Sister's Birthday

Conflicting Desires

Summer of 68

Movie Trailer for DietHobby

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

Sad Cat Diary

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Range Maintenance Plan Changes Again

Weight Management - A Rubber Band

Food as Fuel?

Choices Made

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

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

Monday After Easter 2013

Interpretating Peptides, Food Intake, and Body Weight

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

Change my LIFE?

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

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

The Science of Addictive Foods

Blame Butter?

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Diets Long-Term

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

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.

What is Hunger?

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

Extra Food because I Exercised

Grounded in Reality

Advertising Guidelines???

Fear of Fat

Weight Loss Promises

Searching for Your Diet

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

The Finish Line

Boycotting Advertisers

Another Good Day

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

Christmas 2012

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

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

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Set Point

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Changes over Time

Becoming Successful

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?

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

Some Halloween Facts

Beginning the Holiday Season

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

Being Resilient

A New Perspective

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

What is Junk Food?

Going to the Gym

Points Worth Considering

What If?

Had Enough?

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Science Has Failed

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

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

In-Between-Meal Eating

You Can Do Hard Things

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

How Little It Takes

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

It has a Price.

Perserverance and Real Integrity

Instinctive Resentment

Make Peace With What Is.

The Path to Thinness and Health

Back to Work

Buttons not Cookies - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-nine

More About Priorities

Videos are Here

Be Patient

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

When I Feel Empty

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

Shrimp Avocado Salad

On The Right Track

Baked Potato (White or Sweet)

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Roasted Chicken Thighs

Cheesecake Sugar-Free

New Stuff

Overcoming Perfectionism

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Sweets for Breakfast?

Portion Size Awareness

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

Fish in Foil

When you've Got to Go.

Vanilla Baked Apple

Expecting Perfection

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

Vegetable Soup

The Fat Trap

Happy New Year 2012

Pineapple Coconut Cake

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Meal in a Dish

And So It Goes....

Pot Roast

The Skinny One

Chicken Crepes Recipe

Chicken Crepes

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

Buddha Take

Grandma's Goulash

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

The Donkey

Joyful

Does Life Get in the Way?

Goals

Creamy Crab Salad

What is Portion Control?

It's Fall

Peach Quick Bread

Burnout or Stress

Bingeing

Eggwhite Salad

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

Oatmeal Banana Nut Bars

Redefining Normal

We Deserve Love

Setting Goals

Taco Salad

Processed Foods Are Powerful

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Mutually Exclusive Goals

Forget Your Diet?

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Snack Foods

Binge Eating

Making Decisions

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

It feels hard because it IS hard.

The Endless Search for Why

No Point in Dieting?

Vinaigerette Dressing

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

The Ultimate Goal

Chocolate Milkshake

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Kindness and Body Image

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

At Vidcon

Dealing with Setbacks

A Common Problem

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Monday Morning

Three Myths

What One Believes

How Often Should We Eat?

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Friends

Better than what?

Ride Out The Wave

In Our Hands

What We See

Planning-1

Barefoot Running

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Beauty is Subjective

Hope

Protein Requirement

Lucky?

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Our Expression

Being Myself

Tortilla Cheese Dog

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Small Efforts - Setting Goals

Serenity

Sweet Potato & Black Beans

Naturally Thin

Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels - Diet Review

In Denial

Six Yogurt and Sides

Perseverance

Love Yourself

The Power to Change

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

New Beginings

Healthy Brownies

Chili Cheese Cubes

Sugar Binges

Over The Long Haul

Sausage Egg Bowl

Recipes When Tracking Food

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Storing Cakes

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Nobody's Perfect

Swiss Steak or Roast - Crockpot

Calorie Accountability

Tuna Salad Wrap or Sandwich

Tuna Salad

Veggie Tray

Mexican Lunch

Experimenting with Diets

Eggs Benedict For One

Scrambled Egg & Buttered Bagel

Poached Egg & Buttered Toast

Becoming The Person You Want To Be

Berry Crepes

Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Storing Pie

Mild Chili Beans

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Six Cereal, Bars, and Nuts

Hunger vs. Appetite

More About Leftovers and Portion Control

Peanut Butter Toast

Egg Bacon Veggie Scramble

Meal Frequency - How Often Should I Eat?

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

Dealing with Leftovers

What About Leftovers?

Cheeseburger Pie

Ever Have One Of Those Days?

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Value Judgment

Oatmeal Microwave Muffin

Eggwhite Mock Pancakes

Some Things Take Time

My own Accountability

An Endless Struggle

So You Want To Lose Weight?

Tracking Weight

Dedicated, not Obsessed

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

The Essence of Diets - Part One

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

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

A DietHobby Benefit - Book and Diet Reviews

My Plan is to Say It Here

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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