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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

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

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Too Much Laundry

Three Obesity Types

2018 - Year of the Dog

Another Diet Book based on Wishful Thinking - Book Review

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

Reflecting

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.

We Never Grow Up.

You Are Allowed.

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Old Age

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

How Diets Work

Is BMI the same as BMR?

How I Feel When Eating.

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Road Less Traveled

Thinking About Food

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

Turn the Page

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

Is It Working for YOU?

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

Mindful Eating

3 x 3

Election Stress

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Self-Help Books

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

Summer Diet Progress

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

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

Be Authentic?

Same Page

Cats Know

How Hard?

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

Psysiology = Biology Messing with Physics

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

The Solution

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

The Hunger Games of Jennifer Lawrence

The Wrong Road

Before & After Photos - Weight History

Burning Bridges

Secret Messages

Dear Weight-loss Medical Experts:

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

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Walking Away

Inner Voice

ME Talking About ME

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

Next Question....

How I Spent the Holidays

How Bad Do You Want It?

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Every Struggle

Bingo !!!

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

How Big Pharma Lies to Us

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Body of Truth - Book Review

Effortless Change

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

How Much?

How It Feels.

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

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?

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

The Results are Not So Good

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Ongoing Dilemma

Simple Eating Boundaries

She Let Go

Believing Our Thoughts

The Absolute Weight

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

The Ultimate Self-Help Book

Self-help and Mental Techniques

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Hope for Transcending Addiction - Mark Howard & Christine Heath

What Are the Three Principles?

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

How to Stop Binge Eating

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Cat Bed

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

How to Fix Your Body's Trouble Areas

How Do YOU Measure Oatmeal or Peanut Butter?

DIET AD BINGO

I'm Not Going to Miss You

How to End Habits and Addictions

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

I Say Nay Nay - John Pinette (2004)

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Dieter's Song

How Would You Change Your Body?

What Kind of Dog Are You?

How to Become What We Want to Be

Perspective

Ignoring Things

The Sound of Wrong

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

How to Focus

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

The Numerical Value of Your Gravitational Pull

Beauty is Subjective

Moving Forward

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

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

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

Beach Body

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 #06: Cheat Days Are Wise

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #09: Muscle Gain Outweighs Loss

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

The Underpants Rule

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Percentages of Seriously Obese women with above-normal BMIs

Personal Diet Experimentation

Calorie Denialism

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

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

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

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Photoshop Surprise

Honesty

Not Everyone

What about all that Blah, Blah, Blah

Health as an Obligation

Are you a Courteous, Healthy Eater?

Dressing to Please the Fat Bigots

A Calorie Deficit?

Designed to show a False Result? - Research Project of Gary Taubes / NUSI

Conflicting Desires

Marketing Problem

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

Born on the Finish Line

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

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

First, Sow the Seeds

The Myth of Spot Reducing

WHY Count Calories?

How Long Does Losing Weight Take?

Why Diets Fail - The Salt/Water/Waste Issue

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

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

No Cure

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

You Laugh Until You Cry

Unrealistic Expectations

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?

Diets Work

Three Diet Myths

Foods to Avoid

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Extra Food because I Exercised

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

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

What IS a good Diet?

Seduced by Food

Having a Restaurant Dessert?

Slowing Down

Following My Own Advice

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

The End of Overeating - Book Review

Secrets of the Sugar Industry

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

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

What if modern Theories about Food & Digestion are Wacked.

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

Perfect is the Enemy of Good

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

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

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

How Little It Takes

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

More About Priorities

Videos are Here

Personal Behavior Choices

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

New DietHobby Features

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

I wish I knew NOW

Want to be Happy?

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

HOW RUDE!!! - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-two

How to Make Friends - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-three

How to Attract a Boy - Ask Grandma - Episode Nineteen

How to Get a Girl - Ask Grandma - Episode Eighteen

How to get Subscribers on YouTube - Ask Grandma - Episode Ten

How Much is Enough? - Ask Grandma - Episode Nine

How Do I Tell My Mother? - Ask Grandma - Episode Three

On The Right Track

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Highlighting - Extra Calories

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

I Don't Feel Like It.

All or Nothing

Managing Depression

Power of Habits

Thinking about Habits

Mindful Eating

Mindless Eating

Bad Examples

Choosing Our Focus

Maintaining Enthusiasm

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Sweets for Breakfast?

What I'm Reading Today

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

The Same but Different

When you've Got to Go.

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Pleasing People

Introspection

Expecting Perfection

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

Christmas Traditions

Accepting Responsibility

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

And So It Goes....

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

Saturday After Thanksgiving

Another Favorite Recipe

Working Hard

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

Selfishness

Willpower

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Repairs

Positive Power

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Busy Times

The Donkey

Joyful

Does Life Get in the Way?

Goals

Gratitude

What is Portion Control?

Bingeing

Cleverness

Calories vs. Money

It's Monday Again

I Think I Can

The Two Parts of Wisdom

We Deserve Love

Setting Goals

Processed Foods Are Powerful

What is Hope?

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Choices and Responsibility

Simplicity

Staying Open to New Information

Binge Eating

Making Decisions

It feels hard because it IS hard.

What Do you Say To Yourself?

Feeling Uninspired

The Endless Search for Why

What's Important?

No Point in Dieting?

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

Live and Learn?

The Ultimate Goal

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Kindness and Body Image

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

Going to VidCon

Dealing with Setbacks

A Common Problem

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Monday Morning

Three Myths

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

Think Differently

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

More About Attitude

Habits

Fall on your face

Someday

Be Who You Are

Friends

Our Ideal Self

Doing the Impossible

Behavior and Results-1

What We See

Planning-1

Barefoot Running

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Beauty is Subjective

Who We Can Be

Protein Requirement

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Our Expression

Beauty

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

Inconveniences

Love Yourself

Loss

Serenity

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Naturally Thin

Happy Mother's Day

Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels - Diet Review

Behavior vs Results

Six Yogurt and Sides

The Power to Change

An Individual Call

Chicken Waldorf Salad

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Positive Thinking

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Healthy Brownies

Chili Cheese Cubes

Sugar Binges

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

39 Years Later

How Many Carbohydrates?

Mexican Lunch

Experimenting with Diets

Berry Crepes

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Asparagus with Hollandaise Sauce

Six Peanut Butter and Sides

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Storing Pie

Starvation Mode

Mild Chili Beans

Habit vs. Willpower

Sweet & Sour Pork Chops

More About the BMI

Almond Chocolate-Chip Ricotta

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Turkey Roll-ups

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Storing Cookies

Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies

Giving Up Is Not An Option

More About Leftovers and Portion Control

Tuna Melt Sandwich

Conflicting Rules

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

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

Dealing with Leftovers

What About Leftovers?

Recipe Categories

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Life Keeps Changing

Disordered Eating

Food and Money

Value Judgment

Imperfect Is Good Enough - This Is Me

Every Bite Counts

Portion Control

My own Accountability

Determination

Video Shoot

An Endless Struggle

Normal, Overweight, or Obese?

So You Want To Lose Weight?

Tracking Weight

Dedicated, not Obsessed

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

An Individual Fit

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

What is the Best Way To Diet?

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

My First Cooking Videos

Recording Food Intake - Counting Calories and/or Carbs

A Peek Into My Life

Setting a Goal Weight Range

The Scale and the Big Picture

What About the Scales?

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

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 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 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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