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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

Tough Choice

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

I have had More than Enough

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

Winner of the “5 Percent Lottery of Hell”

Status Update - January 2018

Projection: a Blame-Shifting Tactic

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

The Consequences of Excess

Age 73, now going on 74

You Are Allowed.

Forgive Yourself

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

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

Fat Cells are Forever

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Status Update - September 2017

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

What Size Are You REALLY?

Calorie Balance

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

No One-Size-Fits-All Diet Journey

Palm of the Hand

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

An Acknowledgement of What IS.

The Future

Binge = Response to Starvation

What You Want Most

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Trust Yourself - Words of Wisdom

Trust Yourself

Freedom in Maintenance

Portion Size & Measurements

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

I wish I Knew Now

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

Hope = It Could Happen.

3 x 3

Election Stress

Diet Rationalization

Had Enough?

Downright Inspiring.

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Diet Experts & My Opinion

A New Ending

Dieting: The Alternative

Do It

A Fork in the Road

Real Integrity

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

Charts of my Maintenance of Weight-Loss - Years Four through Ten+

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

Lily Tomlin Shines a Positive Light on Weight Gain

Same Page

Cats Know

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

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

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

Big Box of Patience

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?

There Is Only Now.

Burning Bridges

Dear Weight-loss Medical Experts:

Now fly.

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

Three Truths

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Happy Valentine's Day 2016

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Why I Don't Wear Makeup

Just One Bite

Walking Away

Inner Voice

ME Talking About ME

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

How Big Pharma Lies to Us

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Body of Truth - Book Review

Effortless Change

Veterans Day - 2015

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

Be Kind

Then and Now

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

End of the Line

Love

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Knowledge vs Feelings

Simple Eating Boundaries

Believing Our Thoughts

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

Addicted to What...?

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

What Are the Three Principles?

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

Now

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

The Present Moment

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

You Are Fine

Why?

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

Crap Overload

Our Real Journey

Weight Gain

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Mindless Eating?

Perfect Time

In Shape

What Kind of Dog Are You?

Move on

How to Become What We Want to Be

Perspective

10th Year Anniversary

Thin for the Holidays?

A Goal Without a Plan

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Choice

Change Direction

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Our Thoughts Create Our World.

Scrapbooking on DietHobby

Leaving Where You Are

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.

Eating Disorders Revisited

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

The Diet Fix, Why Diets Fail, How to Make Yours Work - Book Review

Diet Fix - Book Review

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

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

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

The Underpants Rule

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?

The Issue of Healthy Eating

No Rescue Needed

The Power

Energy In and Energy Out

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

The Habit Concept

Going for it

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Liars

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

It's not ME, It's YOU

Honesty

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?

Biggest Loser, an example of televised exercise fraud

Status Update - August 2013

Learning Curve

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Commitment

Summer of 68

About Salt

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Range Maintenance Plan Changes Again

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

First, Sow the Seeds

Crabby Old Woman

The Myth of Spot Reducing

WHY Count Calories?

Why Diets Fail - The Salt/Water/Waste Issue

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

More About Calories

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

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

Unrealistic Expectations

Our Inner Dialogue

21 Days to Form a Habit?

We Are Going to Die.

Effort Shock

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

The Finish Line

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Calories - Paleo, Low-Carb

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

O Christmas Tree

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

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Set Point

Keep On

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

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 - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

Social Pressure from the High Priests of Healthy Eating

Veteran's Day 2012

Accepting the Truth

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

The Truth

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Beginning the Holiday Season

Healthful Eating?

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

What if modern Theories about Food & Digestion are Wacked.

Hold On Tight To Your Dream

The 5 Bite Diet - Diet Review

Media says: For Happiness, Eat More Fruits & Veggies

The Difference Between Causation and Correlation

A New Perspective

Obesity and Choice

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

Seduction by Marketing Interests

Perfect is the Enemy of Good

What is Junk Food?

Points Worth Considering

A New Diet

What If?

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Want to Know Your BMI?

Experiment of One - Current

Is There A Right Way?

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?

Journaling & Keeping Records

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort

Perfectionism

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

The Point of DietHobby?

Perserverance and Real Integrity

Instinctive Resentment

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

Wisdom Takes Effort

Back to Work

Searching For Perfection

Videos are Here

Be Patient

DietHobby YouTube Channel now Operational.

Cats Save YouTube

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Encouragement & Support

New DietHobby Features

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

What is a Good Guest?

No Clue

Out-of-Sorts

I wish I knew NOW

Want to be Happy?

DietHobby is now Back to Normal

Want to Know A Secret? - Ask Grandma - Episode Six

Adding New Section to DietHobby

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Another New Beginning

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Power of Habits

Thinking about Habits

Mindless Eating

Bad Examples

New Stuff

Yes and No

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Taking Responsibility

What Other People Do.

Patience Needed

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

I Want It All

The Same but Different

Power of Visualization

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Pleasing People

In Detroit

Expecting Perfection

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

Holiday Moderation

Holiday Season 2011

And So It Goes....

The Skinny One

Chicken Crepes Recipe

The Power of Momentum

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

Buddha Take

Selfishness

Willpower

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Busy Times

Suprising Oneself

Does Life Get in the Way?

Goals

Scheduling

Self-Respect

Bingeing

Cleverness

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Pet Obesity?

We Deserve Love

Setting Goals

DietHobby Recipes

Processed Foods Are Powerful

What is Hope?

Frustration

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Forget Your Diet?

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Normal

Staying Open to New Information

Feeling Uninspired

The Endless Search for Why

Recovery

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

The Ultimate Goal

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

Finish each day and be done with it.

At Vidcon

Going to VidCon

Establishing Habits

A Common Problem

Maintenance As Compared to Weight-Loss

Three Myths

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

Think Differently

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

Habits

Greed

Someday

Our Ideal Self

Doing the Impossible

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

Changes Happen Every Day

Barefoot Running

Living in the Moment

Success starts with Failure

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Changing Myself

Blame It On The Puritans

Love Yourself

Making Mistakes

Small Efforts - Setting Goals

Serenity

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

A New Normal

Goal Setting

Over The Long Haul

Recipes When Tracking Food

Nobody's Perfect

Calorie Accountability

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Starvation Mode

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Giving Up Is Not An Option

Conflicting Rules

Everything and Nothing

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Life Keeps Changing

Disordered Eating

Food and Money

Value Judgment

Making Progress

Every Bite Counts

Portion Control

Some Things Take Time

My own Accountability

Determination

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

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

My First Cooking Videos

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 Thousand Words AND Pictures

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Imaginary Friends

Online Friends

Before Pictures

My Plan is to Say It Here

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 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 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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