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Consistency is the Key

The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Contemplating Life

Let It Go


Just Stop It?

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

Corrupt Political Power

HeartBreak and Outrage

Living Life

So Many Lies


Three Obesity Types

Walking the Tightrope

2018 - Year of the Dog


An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

Please Go On ...


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

The Desire for a Different Reality

Facing an Unwelcome Truth

New Year - 2018

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

It is What it is.

The Consequences of Excess

Merry Christmas 2017

Age 73, now going on 74

You Are Allowed.

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Go Take A Nap

Comfort Zone: an Acceptable Lifestyle Choice

Good Things in Life

Thanksgiving 2017

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Pets at Halloween

Tiny Dishes for Petite Meals

The Value of Food Photos

Fall Treats

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

Weight Range Mantenance Plan

Is BMI the same as BMR?

You Can't Fix Stupid.

Happily Ever After

Food Protection

Status Update - September 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Lovin' this Cat

Best Thing About People

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

My Own Experience, Observations, & Research indicate …

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

Current Diet Guidelines

Hold On

Is it a Plateau?

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

Status Update - June 2017

Map = Directions

What Do You Want?

Palm of the Hand

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



Don't Touch My Food!

It Keeps Coming Back

Breaks & Maintenance

Lifestyle Perfection

Turn the Page

The Most Important Things

Cats Try Again

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Freedom in Maintenance

Do Nothing

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

Food Deprivation

Getting REAL

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts


3 x 3

Think Again

Communication Problem

Election Stress

Breathing Space


In a Mood

After Careful Consideration

Enough is Enough

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

I Understand

The word: NO

Emotional Eating (2)

Dreams & Dedication

Just a Little Taste...

The Time to Make Friends

Another Chance

A Successful Outcome

Living in the Moment

The Wish without The Drive

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Summer Diet Progress

The Finish Line

I Love My Food - Selfie

Growing Old Gracefully

Resolve the Problem: Get a Larger Pet Door.

My Petite Meals

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

Find the Balance

A Long Wait.

Cats Know

Entitled: Believing Oneself to be Inherently Deserving of Privileges or Special Treatment

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

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

I Remember...

Common Sense

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.


A Justification (Scientific Explanation) for Every Diet.

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

What Road Do I Take?

Emotional Eating

Allergic to Food

A Contradiction in Terms

Before & After Photos - Weight History

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Your Feelings

Inner Voice

Dieting as Suffering

Intermittent Fasting via 5-Bites

A New Perspective


While Fasting

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

90 days of Intermittent Fasting

This Would Not Be a Sustainable Diet for Me.

How I Spent the Holidays

Setting Priorities...

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Christmas Eve 2015

First Instinct

Bingo !!!

Experimenting with Subtraction

In The Moment

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Time for a Break

How Big Pharma Lies to Us

Status Quo

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Cats & Us

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

500% Done

Trick or Treat - 2015

Cutting Down

The Collins Family Heritage

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

More Cats

Holiday Plans

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

How Much?

Cat & Turtle Tag

What Skinny Feels Like

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

If I had Millions of Dollars ....

Venus Cattrap

Kitten Copies Mama Cat


Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

A Second Opinion

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Ongoing Dilemma

Simple Eating Boundaries


Self-help and Mental Techniques

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Memorial Day - 2015

On Vacation

A New Paradigm for Mental Health - Cathy Casey

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)


The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

A Pig for Cookies

Image Consistency

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Cat Bed

Mind Your Own Business

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

I'm Not Going to Miss You

Failed Diets and Current Maintenance Status

Recommendation for Tiny Meal Portions - very low calorie eating

Life's Story

Monday Cancelled

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

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

Size Diversity

Crap Overload

Not Cats

Best Friends

Cats Bullying People

Kicking Back

Mindless Eating?

Dieter's Song

Motivation Somewhat Lacking at the moment

In Shape

What Kind of Dog Are You?

Ever Watch the Food Channel?

The Sound of Wrong

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Is it REALLY up to me?

Challenge Accepted

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Independence Day - 2014

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

The Dolly Diet - Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check

Freedom of Choice

Seeing and Doing

I call it Dedication

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

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

My cat, Layla

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

Crazy Cat Lady Temptation

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

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

The Issue of Healthy Eating

Questions about Health & Weight

The First Step

Going for it

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?


Happy Thanksgiving 2013


Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Happy Halloween - 2013


Stop It

Weight Management Success

Are you a Courteous, Healthy Eater?

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?

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)

Biggest Loser, an example of televised exercise fraud

My Summer of '68 online vacation continues....

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

My Baby Sister's Birthday

Ever try THIS diet?

Tell It Like It Is

Conflicting Desires

Summer of 68

Movie Trailer for DietHobby

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

Mother's Day 2013

Sad Cat Diary

150 Pounds

Weight Management - A Rubber Band

Food as Fuel?

The Myth of Spot Reducing

How Long Does Losing Weight Take?

Monday After Easter 2013

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

More About Calories

Building New 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

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

No Cure


WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

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?

Effort Shock

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Using Reason

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

The Kitten, Layla

What To Do?

Two Experts at Stanford University - Dec 2012

O Christmas Tree

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

Following My Own Advice

In Memory of Boodie

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

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

Healthful Eating?

Working Out - No Pain, No Gain?

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

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

Obesity and Choice

Seduction by Marketing Interests

What is Junk Food?

Going to the Gym

Points Worth Considering

Science Has Failed

Is There A Right Way?

Wheat Belly - Book Review

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

One of Life's Great Lessons

Eat Less Move More?

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

Journaling & Keeping Records

I'm not a Guru

The Child Within Us

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


The Point of DietHobby?

Perserverance and Real Integrity

Make Peace With What Is.

Back to Work

Videos are Here

Be Patient

DietHobby YouTube Channel now Operational.

Cats Save YouTube

Personal Behavior Choices

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

New DietHobby Features

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

What is a Good Guest?

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

What Really Counts

It's a Good Day

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes Recipe

I wish I knew NOW

Want to be Happy?

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

Secrets of Communication - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-two

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Adding New Section to DietHobby

On The Right Track

Highlighting - Extra Calories

Another New Beginning

Baked Potato (White or Sweet) Recipe

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

I Don't Feel Like It.

Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe

Power of Habits

Thinking about Habits

What is a Diet?

Cheesecake Sugar-Free Recipe

Pork Chops with Onions Recipe

New Stuff

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Taking Responsibility

Cinnamon Bread Pudding Recipe

What Other People Do.

Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

The Same but Different

Fish in Foil Recipe

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Oatmeal Banana Muffin Recipe

Vanilla Baked Apple Recipe

Expecting Perfection

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

Vegetable Soup Recipe

The Fat Trap


French Toast on a Diet

A Bit of Twisted Humor

Holiday Moderation

Pot Roast Recipe

Do Diets Work?

Chicken Crepes Recipe

Saturday After Thanksgiving

Another Favorite Recipe

Sunday Before Thanksgiving

Computer Frustration

A Powerful Combination

Tomorrow and Today

Bread Substitute - Low-Carb

Unwecome Truths


Salad for Lunch

Positive Power

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Another Smoothie Recipe

Busy Times

Suprising Oneself

Back Home Again

Breakfast Cookies


Does Life Get in the Way?


Crab Salad



What is Portion Control?

It's Fall

Peach Bread

Peach Quick Bread

Burnout or Stress




Calories vs. Money

Egg-White Salad - Surprisingly good

It's Monday Again

Eggwhite Salad


Lacking Inspiration?

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

I Think I Can

The Two Parts of Wisdom

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Food Choices

Oatmeal Banana Nut Bars

Redefining Normal

Pet Obesity?

We Deserve Love

DietHobby Recipes

What is Hope?

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Mutually Exclusive Goals

Labor Day Weekend

Forget Your Diet?


Staying Open to New Information

Building a Habit takes Energy.

It feels hard because it IS hard.

What Do you Say To Yourself?


Weight Maintenance Challenges

The Ultimate Goal

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?


Finish each day and be done with it.

Going to VidCon


Dealing with Setbacks

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

A Common Problem

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Monday Morning

Three Myths

Diet Cookies for YouTube

There's no Generic Plan

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Be Who You Are


Our Ideal Self

Doing the Impossible

Ride Out The Wave


Beauty is Subjective

Protein Requirement


It's Up To Me

The Best Diet Plan

Being Myself

Changing Myself

Blame It On The Puritans


Love Yourself

Making Mistakes


Courage To Continue

Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels - Diet Review

In Denial

An Individual Call

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Positive Thinking

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Swiss Steak or Roast - Crockpot

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Calorie Counting

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

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

Recipe Categories

Ever Have One Of Those Days?

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Disordered Eating

Portion Control

My own Accountability


Video Shoot

Normal, Overweight, or Obese?

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

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

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

Imaginary Friends

Online Friends

An Experiment of One

Before Pictures

Taubes - Chapter 18 - Nature of a Healthy Diet

Taubes - Chapter 17 - Meat or Plants?

Taubes - Chapter 16 - History on the Fattening Carbohydrate

Taubes - Chapter 14 - Injustice Collecting

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 07 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 2

Taubes - Chapter 06 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 1

Taubes - Chapter 03 - Elusive Benefits of Exercise

Taubes - Chapter 02 - Elusive Benefits of Undereating

Taubes - az - Introduction: The Original Sin

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