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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

So Many Lies

Understanding Obesity

Three Obesity Types

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

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.

Comfortable in Your Own Skin

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

The Secret Life of Fat - Book Review

Fat Cells are Forever

Weight Range Mantenance Plan

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Story of My Life

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

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

Positive & Negative

Binge = Response to Starvation

How to Make Me Happy

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

Election Stress

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Diet Experts & My Opinion

A New Ending

Dieting: The Alternative

Emotional Eating (2)

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

Speaking My Truth

The Truth Is:

Status Update - July 2016

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

Freedom from Binge Eating

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

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

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

Habits are the Solution, Not the Problem

Every Other Day - Alternate Day Fasting

Diet Books are Full of Lies

Emotional Eating

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

Reward: Something Good you Get for Something Good you've Done

There Is Only Now.

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

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

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

Bingo !!!

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

It's Not a One-Size-Fits-All World

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Effortless Change

When to Eat

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

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

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

Plan vs. Reality

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?

Myths vs. Facts

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

Ongoing Dilemma

Simple Eating Boundaries

She Let Go

The Absolute Weight

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

10 Limiting Beliefs I'm Done With

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

A Pig for Cookies

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Comparisons

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Hand Me Down Beliefs

I'm Not Going to Miss You

Failed Diets and Current Maintenance Status

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?

No Facts or Evidence

Something to Remember

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.

What Kind of Dog Are You?

Perspective

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

How to Focus

Available Transportation

Something Different

There is Always ...

One Way or Another

Sometimes it's Best to Choose A Different Way

Try Something Else

The Same Moon

Is it REALLY up to me?

Walk the Walk

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Beauty is Subjective

Scrapbooking on DietHobby

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

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

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?

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 #07: Some Foods Must be Forbidden

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

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

The Underpants Rule

Holding On - Letting Go

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Personal Diet Experimentation

Efforts vs. Results

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

Anything Worth Doing

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

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

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

Imagine

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

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

Footprints

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Summer of 68

Our Power

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

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

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"

We Are Going to Die.

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

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

New Year's Resolutions - 2013

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

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 - Follow-up

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?

Veteran's Day 2012

Accepting the Truth

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?

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

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

Science Has Failed

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

I'm not a Guru

A little bit of nothing.

How Little It Takes

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

Instinctive Resentment

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

Wisdom Takes Effort

Buttons for VidCon 2012

Videos are Here

Be Patient

DietHobby YouTube Channel now Operational.

Personal Behavior Choices

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Encouragement & Support

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

Sing Anyway

Loving Myself

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

No Clue

Out-of-Sorts

Making Lists

Spring Cleaning?

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

Shrimp Avocado Salad

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Another New Beginning

Sing Anyway

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

I Don't Feel Like It.

All or Nothing

Thinking about Habits

Personal Worth

Bad Examples

Choosing Our Focus

Maintaining Enthusiasm

Choosing My Attitude

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Portion Size Awareness

What I'm Reading Today

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

I Want It All

The Same but Different

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Pleasing People

Introspection

Expecting Perfection

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

French Toast on a Diet

Christmas Traditions

Holiday Moderation

Holiday Season 2011

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

And So It Goes....

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

The Power of Momentum

Working Hard

Willpower

What About Dieting?

Tomorrow and Today

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Busy Times

Back Home Again

The Donkey

Does Life Get in the Way?

Scheduling

Consistency

What is Portion Control?

It's Fall

Burnout or Stress

Bingeing

Cleverness

Calories vs. Money

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

I Think I Can

The Two Parts of Wisdom

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Redefining Normal

Trust Yourself?

Setting Goals

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Mutually Exclusive Goals

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Binge Eating

Building a Habit takes Energy.

Making Decisions

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

It feels hard because it IS hard.

The Endless Search for Why

No Point in Dieting?

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

Tips and Inspiration

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Work, Love, Dance

At Vidcon

Going to VidCon

Courage

The Space Between

Regrets?

A Common Problem

Our Thoughts Make Our World

Monday Morning

Three Myths

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

Behavior Choices

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

More About Attitude

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Greed

Someday

Be Who You Are

Friends

Better than what?

Our Ideal Self

Doing the Impossible

Behavior and Results-1

What We See

Changes Happen Every Day

Barefoot Running

Intermitting Fasting Success

Hope

Who We Can Be

Habits & Dieting

Protein Requirement

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Changing Myself

Beauty

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

It Isn't Easy

Inconveniences

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Love Yourself

Making Mistakes

Serenity

Courage To Continue

Naturally Thin

Happy Mother's Day

Behavior vs Results

An Individual Call

Trust

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

A New Normal

New Beginings

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Over The Long Haul

Recipes When Tracking Food

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Nobody's Perfect

Calorie Accountability

39 Years Later

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

More About the BMI

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Giving Up Is Not An Option

Conflicting Rules

Everything and Nothing

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?

What About Leftovers?

Recipe Categories

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

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

An Individual Fit

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

What is the Best Way To Diet?

Online Forums - A Useful Dieting Support Tool.

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

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

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

An Experiment of One

Before Pictures

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 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 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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