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Happy Thanksgiving 2015

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

How Big Pharma Lies to Us

Status Quo

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

In Tune with your Body???

What is the Body Positive Movement?

Health and Morality

Review of the Three Principle Concept


Body of Truth - Book Review

Cats & Us

Effortless Change

Veterans Day - 2015

When to Eat

Overweight means you live longer.


Fasting and Hunger

500% Done

Time Change

Trick or Treat - 2015

All the Other Days

Deep Questions

The Problem with Poodle Science

Slabs of Marble

My Fantasy

My Favorite Day


Hard Decisions

The Edge

Cutting Down

A Thought Pops Up

A Weight Loss Program that Works?

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

Are You Hungry?

The Collins Family Heritage

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

Dr. Jason Fung Answers Questions About Fasting

Kind or Quiet

Why Peoples Opinions of You Aren’t Real

More Cats


Holiday Plans

52 Signs You are a Low Carber

What's the Best Diet? Healthy Eating 101

Just Move On

Plate Size Portion Control

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

My Wish

Current Diet Experimentation

Calorie Refund

The Thrill is Gone

Be Kind

How Much?

Fasting - Dr. Jason Fung interviewed by Low-Carb guy, Jimmy Moore

Cat & Turtle Tag

Perspective 101


Calories, Hormones or Both? - Dr. Jason Fung podcast

Brutal Diet Recommendations

What Skinny Feels Like

A Simple Way to Stay Happy

Starving Works

How It Feels.

The Way We Look at Things.

Opinions & Perspectives

Then and Now

What to Eat?

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

If I had Millions of Dollars ....

Plan vs. Reality

Ten Steps to Eating Perfectly

Venus Cattrap

Kitten Copies Mama Cat

End of the Line

That One Person

Eat Small


Calories Per Serving

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

A Second Opinion

What Others Think of You Doesn't Matter.

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

My Purpose

Reaching Goal Weight

The Mouse Trap Diet

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Myths vs. Facts

Can Never Get Enough

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Addiction as defined from a 3 Principles viewpoint.

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

My Body = Not Your Business

The Results are Not So Good

F*ck That - a guided meditation

The Enemies of Truth

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Ongoing Dilemma

Guide to Food Serving Size

Knowledge vs Feelings

Simple Eating Boundaries

My Choices

She Let Go

No Wrong Way

Believing Our Thoughts

After the Mood is Gone

The Absolute Weight


Your Thoughts and Feelings aren’t “About” Anything

Dealing with Unrealistic Body Image Expectations

Trashing Outside-in Weight Standards

A New Way of Thinking

A longer life (maybe), but...

I'm Just Saying

10 Limiting Beliefs I'm Done With

The Voice Inside

The Ultimate Self-Help Book


Self-help and Mental Techniques

The Illusion of Addiction

Cravings + "Mindfullness, the No-Diet, Diet Book " - Book Review

Unbreakable Mental Health - Dr. Bill & Dr. Linda Petitit

Scale Alternative

Memorial Day - 2015

On Vacation

Other People's Nonsense

Goals & BubbleGum




A Deeper Look at Our Innate Health - Dr Aaron Turner & Mara Gleason

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Addicted to What...?

A Defining Moment - George Pransky

Relationships - George & Linda Pransky

Understanding the Principles More Deeply - Linda Pransky

A New Paradigm for Mental Health - Cathy Casey

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

Hope for Transcending Addiction - Mark Howard & Christine Heath

What Are the Three Principles?

A Weight Off Your Mind

Innate Health & Weight Loss

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

A Matter of Perspective

A Potential Solution for Problem Eating?

Things You Don’t Owe Anybody


If you are Alive and Conscious...


Growing Older

How to Stop Binge Eating

Exercise for Women in the 1940s

What is Right for YOU


The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Taking Another Look at Traditional Psychology

A Quiet Mind

Ideas, Old and New

Making Sense Out of Life

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Clean Eating

Working on Myself

Let It Go

The Helium Diet

A Pig for Cookies


Image Consistency

Journey to Freedom

Hand Guide to Portion Control

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Your Workout

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

In the Moment

Cat Bed

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Then a Miracle Occurs

Mind Your Own Business

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

How to Fix Your Body's Trouble Areas

Giving Diets the Finger

Being Negative

How Do YOU Measure Oatmeal or Peanut Butter?

Cooking a REALLY Tiny Meal


Hand Me Down Beliefs

The Present Moment

Letting Things Go

I'm Not Going to Miss You

Correct My Mind?

Filling that Empty Space

How to End Habits and Addictions


Failed Diets and Current Maintenance Status

An Illusion

Natural Eating Perspective

What You Need

Hidden in Plain Sight

Uh Oh

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.

I Love My Body

You Are Fine


No Facts or Evidence

Life's Story

What to Shoot For.

Both Feet

Monday Cancelled

Something to Remember

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

Self Esteem

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

Size Diversity

Another Chance

Crap Overload

Money We Spend

Happy New Year 2015

New Years Eve 2014

Souls Not Bodies

Our Real Journey

Not Cats

Recent Rain

I Say Nay Nay - John Pinette (2004)

Healthy Facts

Weight Gain

Still Hard After Nine Years of Maintenance

Cats Bullying People

And the Truth Is ...

Kicking Back

The First Step

Our Minds

Making Comparisons

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss


Mindless Eating?

Perfect Time

Are you a Master or a Beginner?

How Would You Change Your Body?


Happy Halloween 2014

Motivation Somewhat Lacking at the moment

The Price Paid

Reminder to Self

For Success - Avoid making the Same Mistake twice

Respect Yourself

INFO about disappearance of Facebook's 1400 member 5-bite Group


My Husband is My Hero

Feel Right or Look Right?

Weight-loss and Maintenance is a Journey AND . . .

In Shape

What Kind of Dog Are You?

Move on

How to Become What We Want to Be

Let's Get REAL

Life Happens

Your Opinion

We Aren't ALL the Same


My Opinion


Ever Watch the Food Channel?

Ignoring Things

The Sound of Wrong

A Sad Truth


10th Year Anniversary

Thin for the Holidays?

A Goal Without a Plan


About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test


Change Direction

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

Go Left

Different Roads

MORE than Food?

Created by Me

Impossibly Perfect, the Tyranny of Ideal Beauty

Is it REALLY up to me?

Positivity Rules

What You Eat

Next Exit

Mathematics of Weight-Loss

Challenge Accepted

My Thoughts

Walk the Walk

Paths Up the Mountain

Hanging On

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Loving Myself

Alice in Hungerland

The Numerical Value of Your Gravitational Pull

A Breathing, Living, Human Body

Don't Mention It

Irrational Expectations (Part 1)

Beauty is Subjective

Progress has an Enemy

Good Advice

Change or Stay the Same?

A Decision to Change

It's in the Regrigerator

Why Dieting is Hard

Moving Forward

When's my Break?

Opinion vs. Fact


Scrapbooking on DietHobby

You Are More

Somthing Amazing

Good News, Bad News.

Independence Day - 2014

Something You've Never Done

Can't Stop the Waves

Older Ladies Are Divine

Sometimes - you have to push yourself.

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

The Dolly Diet - A Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check


Freedom of Choice

Seeing and Doing

I call it Dedication

Why do people keep believing things that are obviously untrue?

Good Things are Coming

Remember ... You Asked.

Looking at a Fat Person

Eating Disorders Revisited

Easily Lost

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible


Beach Body

A Side-effect of Change

Cut the Rope

One per Day

Memorial Day 2014

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

Retaining Food

The Underpants Rule

Behavior = Problem and Solution

Start Again

Can't Please Everybody

Happy Birthday, Daughter

Holding On - Letting Go

Your Perspective

There You Are

Weight-Loss RESULTS


Present, Past, Future

Reaching Your Destination

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Dreams can be Fragile

A Matter of Perspective

Percentages of Seriously Obese women with above-normal BMIs

Personal Diet Experimentation

Efforts vs. Results

One More Time

Happy Easter 2014

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

Can you Remember?


Mirror Image

My cat, Layla

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

The Secret of Change

Crazy Cat Lady Temptation

Anything Worth Doing

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

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

Persistence or Perfection?

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

Sharing the Reasons for Our Food Choices

You Look Good

The Issue of Healthy Eating

It Starts with a Dream

Where's the Elevator?

No Rescue Needed

Getting Along With People

The Power

Another Personal Truth:

The Truth Is:


Status Update - March 2014

Questions about Health & Weight

Save Yourself

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

That One Person

The Habit Concept

The First Step

The Truth of Ageing

Being Human

Going for it

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

A Good Idea

The Future

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014


Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Happy New Year 2014

Normalizing Obesity


Free Speech

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Fitness through Exercise

Wisdom from a Lifetime of Experiences

Try This Way

Choosing a Path

Expert Advice

Appealing Advice

Happy Thanksgiving 2013


Making Plans

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

The Hunger Games

MORE Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Happy Halloween - 2013

Photoshop Surprise


Walking Alone

Wisdom of Age

Taking Up Space

Outdoor Activity


Stop It

Not Everyone

Be Yourself

What about all that Blah, Blah, Blah

Weight Management Success

Key to Happiness

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

Status Update - August 2013

Learning Curve

My Choice


Born on the Finish Line

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

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance



My Baby Sister's Birthday

Ever try THIS diet?

Success is in my Future

Tell It Like It Is

Conflicting Desires

A Longer Life due to Healthy Living?

Hard, but Not Impossible

The Consequences of Choices

Continue On

Summer of 68

Our Power

Movie Trailer for DietHobby

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

Mother's Day 2013

Sad Cat Diary

Hearing the Music

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Be Who You Are

Weight Range Maintenance Plan Changes Again

Weight Management - A Rubber Band


Food as Fuel?

Choices Made

Life is a Balance

My Reality

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

So Often True

The Wrong Path

Body Acceptance

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

Release the Stress

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...

Weighing in Public

What To DO?

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

More About Calories

Building New Habits

Breaking Bad Habits

Fighting Fire with Fire

Stop When You're Full? - Intutive Eating 3

Eat When You're Hungry? - Intuitive Eating 2

Does the Body Tell Us WHAT food to eat? - Intutive Eating 1

How I'm Supposed to Feel

Blogging About Nothing

Accurate Scale Results

The Science of Addictive Foods

Giving Advice

Blame Butter?


Following Through

Ditching Diets - A Book Review

Positive Thinking

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels


Healthy Eater?

Vegetables - One chip at a time?

Persistence, not Perfection.

Diets Long-Term

Maintaining weight-loss

The Gorilla's Not Tired.

What's REALLY the Problem?

No Cure

Heart and Brain

Valentine's Day 2013

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

Being Thankful

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

You Laugh Until You Cry

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.

Hoping for a Miracle?

What is Hunger?

How Often Should We Eat?

Diets Work

Three Diet Myths

What Stops Us?

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

Give it a try


Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Using Reason

Fear of Fat

Weight Loss Promises

Searching for Your Diet

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

The Finish Line


New Year's Resolutions - 2013

Boycotting Advertisers

Another Good Day

Happy New Year 2013

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

Christmas 2012

Christmas Eve 2012

The Kitten, Layla

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

O Christmas Tree

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

Take what you like, and leave the rest

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Marketing Healthy

Set Point

Keep On

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Christmas Spirit

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Changes over Time

Becoming Successful

What IS a good Diet?

Seduced by Food

Having a Restaurant Dessert?

Thanksgiving 2012

Following My Own Advice

In Memory of Boodie

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

Serving Sizes

In Defense of Food - A Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

Social Pressure from the High Priests of Healthy Eating

Veteran's Day 2012

Accepting the Truth

The End of Overeating - A Book Review

One can Entertain a Thought Without Accepting it.

Secrets of the Sugar Industry

Conflicting Views

The Truth

The WillPower Instinct – A Book Review

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating

Some Halloween Facts

Beginning the Holiday Season

Musical Lesson

Healthful Eating?

The Simple Diet - A Diet Review

Working Out - No Pain, No Gain?

The Fast-5 Diet - A Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

Another Faulty Inference of Causation

A Sustainable Alternative

What if modern Theories about Food & Digestion are Wacked.

Hold On Tight To Your Dream

The 5 Bite Diet - A Diet Review

The Cookie Diet - A Diet Review

Media says: For Happiness, Eat More Fruits & Veggies

The Difference Between Causation and Correlation

Being Resilient

A New Perspective

Diet Cheat or Food Choice?

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

What If?

About Negative Thinking

Had Enough?

Perfect Health Diet - A Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Want to Know Your BMI?

Science Has Failed

The Common Ground to Success

Diet Coke

Experiment of One - Current

Is There A Right Way?

Wheat Belly - A Review

Thinking isn't the same as Doing

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


In-Between-Meal Eating

You Can Do Hard Things

In The Future

Brain Over Binge - A Review

Binge Avoidance + Adaptive Thermogenesis

Realities of Weight-Loss Maintenance

Twisted & Inappropriate but Funny

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 - A Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort


Serving Sizes Around the World

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

Searching For Perfection

More About Priorities

Videos are Here

Be Patient

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

No Clue

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Another New Beginning

Sing Anyway

Saying Nothing

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Managing Depression

Thinking about Habits

Personal Worth

Bad Examples

Maintaining Enthusiasm

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Taking Responsibility

Sweets for Breakfast?

What Other People Do.

What I'm Reading Today

Low-Carb Experimentation

Sharing the Secret

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Pleasing People

Standing up to your Friends

The Fat Trap


Sunday Before Thanksgiving

Working Hard

A Powerful Combination

What About Dieting?

Tomorrow and Today

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Positive Power

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Suprising Oneself


Calories vs. Money

I Think I Can

The Two Parts of Wisdom


Discipline or Self-Discipline

Forget Your Diet?

“Slipping” in Maintenance


Building a Habit takes Energy.

It feels hard because it IS hard.

Feeling Uninspired

What's Important?

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

Finish each day and be done with it.

Establishing Habits

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Monday Morning

There's no Generic Plan

What One Believes

Better than what?

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

Changes Happen Every Day


Barefoot Running

Intermitting Fasting Success

It Isn't Easy


In Denial

New Beginings

Over The Long Haul

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Habit vs. Willpower

More About Leftovers and Portion Control

Everything and Nothing

Meal Frequency - How Often Should I Eat?

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

Dealing with Leftovers

Recipe Categories

Life Keeps Changing

Some Things Take Time

My own Accountability


Tracking Weight

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

The Essence of Diets - Part One

The No S Diet

What is the Best Way To Diet?

Online Forums - A Useful Dieting Support Tool.

My First Cooking Videos

You Can Choose to Think Differently.

Recording Food Intake – Counting Calories and/or Carbs

A Peek Into My Life

Setting a Goal Weight Range

The Scale and the Big Picture

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

An Experiment of One

Before Pictures

My Plan is to Say It Here

Dieting is my Hobby.

Taubes - Chapter 19 - Following Through

Taubes - Chapter 17 - Meat or Plants?

Taubes - Chapter 16 - History on the Fattening Carbohydrate

Taubes - Chapter 10 - History of Lipophilia

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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