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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Adulthood

Just Stop It?

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

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Three Obesity Types

Karma Called

What Goes Around Comes Around

A Returning Boomerang

Karma Defined

I am Complete.

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”

Intuitive Eating and Weight Loss - Diet Review

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

Status Update - January 2018

Projection: a Blame-Shifting Tactic

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

We Never Grow Up.

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Exhaustion of Old Age

Unmet Expectations

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

The Value of Food Photos

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

Fat Cells are Forever

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Happily Ever After

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Manipulating One's Body Size

Never Regret

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

Endurance

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

Current Diet Guidelines

Is it a Plateau?

Calorie Balance

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

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

Men in Power: Medical Experts Enjoying Their Practical Joke

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

Tenacity

3 x 3

Election Stress

Character

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

An Ottor Enjoying my Favorite Activity

The Truth Is:

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

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

Be Authentic?

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

Turnabout is Fair Play

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

Increased Activity

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

Future Actions

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 Tasty Food Tickles the Brain vs Pleasure Centers.

Eating causes the Brain to Generate Feelings of Satisfaction, Comfort, and Well-being.

Love is an Emotion which Includes Feelings of Attraction and Affection.

Human DESIRE is the Fundamental Motivation of ALL Human Action.

Waiting to Eat

Burning Bridges

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

Walking Away

Inner Voice

Dieting as Suffering

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

First Instinct

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

Helpful Fasting Information

52 Signs You are a Low Carber

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

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

Ongoing Dilemma

Simple Eating Boundaries

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

10 Limiting Beliefs I'm Done With

Self-help and Mental Techniques

Cravings +

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

Growing Older

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Flexibility

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Giving Diets the Finger

Being Negative

Letting Things Go

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.

Why?

No Facts or Evidence

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

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

Crap Overload

Healthy Facts

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

What Kind of Dog Are You?

My Opinion

Perspective

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Beauty is Subjective

Opinion vs. Fact

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

Use Another Road

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

Illusion or Fantasy vs. Reality

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 #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

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

The Underpants Rule

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Percentages of Seriously Obese women with above-normal BMIs

Personal Diet Experimentation

Efforts vs. Results

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

Discipline

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

No Goals?

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Photoshop Surprise

Honesty

Outdoor Activity

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?

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

Summer of 68

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Range Maintenance Plan Changes Again

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

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

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Vegetables - One chip at a time?

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

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

We Are Going to Die.

What is Hunger?

How Often Should We Eat?

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

Kindness

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

Calories - Paleo, Low-Carb

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

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

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

The Difference Between Causation and Correlation

A New Perspective

Obesity and Choice

A Beautiful Woman

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

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

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

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

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

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?

Perserverance and Real Integrity

Instinctive Resentment

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

Wisdom Takes Effort

Back to Work

More About Priorities

Videos are Here

Be Patient

Past Portion Control

Personal Behavior Choices

Choosing a Positive Focus

DietHobby Hacked

Encouragement & Support

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

When I Feel Empty

Loving Myself

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

I wish I knew NOW

Making Lists

Spring Cleaning?

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

How to Attract a Boy - Ask Grandma - Episode Nineteen

Sing Anyway

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

All or Nothing

Personal Worth

Cheesecake Sugar-Free

Mindless Eating

Bad Examples

Choosing Our Focus

Maintaining Enthusiasm

Doing Just As I Choose

Choosing My Attitude

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Taking Responsibility

Portion Size Awareness

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

What is Courage?

The Same but Different

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

French Toast on a Diet

Diet French Toast

Christmas Traditions

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Holiday Season 2011

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

And So It Goes....

The Skinny One

The Power of Momentum

Working Hard

Willpower

Tomorrow and Today

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Positive Power

Busy Times

Does Life Get in the Way?

Scheduling

What is Portion Control?

Peach Quick Bread

Burnout or Stress

Bingeing

Cleverness

Calories vs. Money

Committment

I Think I Can

Oatmeal Banana Nut Bars

Redefining Normal

Trust Yourself?

Setting Goals

What is Hope?

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Forget Your Diet?

Choices and Responsibility

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Normal

Binge Eating

Making Decisions

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

What Do you Say To Yourself?

The Endless Search for Why

No Point in Dieting?

Recovery

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

Live and Learn?

The Ultimate Goal

Be Kind to Yourself

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

Finish each day and be done with it.

At Vidcon

Courage

Dealing with Setbacks

Establishing Habits

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Our Thoughts Make Our World

Three Myths

Trust a Few

Think Differently

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

More About Attitude

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Greed

Fall on your face

Someday

Friends

Better than what?

Doing the Impossible

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

Planning-1

Barefoot Running

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Beauty is Subjective

Who We Can Be

Habits & Dieting

Protein Requirement

Lucky?

Off-Line Data Storage

Our Expression

Being Myself

Changing Myself

Beauty

The Power Of Choice

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

Tortilla Cheese Dog

Inconveniences

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Love Yourself

Loss

Serenity

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Naturally Thin

Rule or Suggestion?

Behavior vs Results

Paying The Price

The Power to Change

An Individual Call

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Sugar Binges

Over The Long Haul

Recipes When Tracking Food

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Nobody's Perfect

Calorie Accountability

Tuna Salad Wrap or Sandwich

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Eggs Aren't Only For Easter

Becoming The Person You Want To Be

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Starvation Mode

Habit vs. Willpower

More About the BMI

Almond Chocolate-Chip Ricotta

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies

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

Life Keeps Changing

Food and Money

Value Judgment

Making Progress

Eggwhite Custard

Eggwhite Mock Pancakes

Portion Control

My own Accountability

Determination

An Endless Struggle

Tracking Weight

Dedicated, not Obsessed

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

The Essence of Diets - Part One

An Individual Fit

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

You Can Choose to Think Differently.

Recording Food Intake - Counting Calories and/or Carbs

A Peek Into My Life

The Scale and the Big Picture

What About the Scales?

A DietHobby Benefit - Book and Diet Reviews

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

Imaginary Friends

Online Friends

My Plan is to Say It Here

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 - az - Introduction: The Original Sin

Taubes - Author's Note


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