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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

Seemingly Hopeless Situation

False Assumption

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

The Weigh In

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

Winner of the “5 Percent Lottery of Hell”

Status Update - January 2018

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Healthism: the modern religion

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

Tiny Dishes for Petite Meals

The Value of Food Photos

Fall Treats

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

Fat Cells are Forever

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Sheet Caking

Manipulating One's Body Size

Time Travel Dietition

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

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Food is Not the Enemy

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

Blessed

Choosing What to See

Turn the Page

Trying Times - Words of Wisdom

Seeing Things

Binge = Response to Starvation

How to Make Me Happy

Tomorrow

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Trust Yourself - Words of Wisdom

The Hard Road

Freedom in Maintenance

Portion Size & Measurements

Opportunity - Words of Wisdom

You are More

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

About the Scales

Dressed in Overalls - Words of Wisdom

One More Time - Words of Wisdom

Honest Diet Ads

Secret Eating

3 x 3

Overcoming Obstacles

Myth: Food is the Solution

Election Stress

Our Thoughts - Words of Wisdom

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Sad but True

Still Moving Forward - Words of Wisdom

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Seeing

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Kindness

Beauty

Train of Thought

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Ongoing Status Report

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

Ever Used THIS Diet Plan?

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

The Body is Not an Ornament; it's a Vehicle.

Be Authentic?

Freedom from Binge Eating

Persistent Efforts

The Hard Road

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

Psysiology = Biology Messing with Physics

Turnabout is Fair Play

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

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

Before & After Photos - Weight History

Burning Bridges

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

Three Truths

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Happy Valentine's Day 2016

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Walking Away

Inner Voice

Dieting as Suffering

Projections about the Rate of Weight-Loss

When Can Women Stop Trying to Look Perfect?

Why I Struggle for Weight-Loss and Maintenance of Weight-Loss

How I Spent the Holidays

Setting Priorities...

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

YOU are Responsible for your Life.

It's a Shadow.

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

In Tune with your Body???

What is the Body Positive Movement?

Health and Morality

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Cats & Us

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

The Problem with Poodle Science

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

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

What's the Best Diet? Healthy Eating 101

Just Move On

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

The Thrill is Gone

Cat & Turtle Tag

Opinions & Perspectives

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

If I had Millions of Dollars ....

Kitten Copies Mama Cat

End of the Line

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Myths vs. Facts

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Simple Eating Boundaries

Believing Our Thoughts

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

Self-help and Mental Techniques

Cravings +

Beliefs

Illusions

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

How to Stop Binge Eating

Exercise for Women in the 1940s

Partnered Push-Ups

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Mind Your Own Business

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

How Do YOU Measure Oatmeal or Peanut Butter?

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?

No Facts or Evidence

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

Crap Overload

The First Step

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

How Would You Change Your Body?

What Kind of Dog Are You?

Perspective

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Different Roads

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Somthing Amazing

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

Dr Oz and Nutritional Supplements - Diet Review

Use Another Road

The Dolly Diet - Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check

Freedom of Choice

Seeing and Doing

I call it Dedication

Remember ... You Asked.

Eating Disorders Revisited

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

Illusion or Fantasy vs. Reality

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

The Underpants Rule

Your Perspective

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Personal Diet Experimentation

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

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

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

Sharing the Reasons for Our Food Choices

You Look Good

Energy In and Energy Out

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

MORE Healthy Eating

Photoshop Surprise

Honesty

Imagine

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

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 Thin (BBC series - All Episodes 1, 2, 3 & 4)

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

Footprints

Self-Image

Movie Trailer for DietHobby

About Salt

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Range Maintenance Plan Changes Again

Food as Fuel?

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

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

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

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

No Cure

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

Unrealistic Expectations

21 Days to Form a Habit?

We Are Going to Die.

How Often Should We Eat?

Foods to Avoid

Effort Shock

Why We Diet

The Finish Line

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Attitude About the Problem

Thoughts About Hunger

What To Do?

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

Take what you like, and leave the rest

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap

Set Point

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Seduced by Food

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Beginning the Holiday Season

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.

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

A New Perspective

Diet Cheat or Food Choice?

Obesity and Choice

A Beautiful Woman

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

What is Junk Food?

Going to the Gym

Points Worth Considering

What If?

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Want to Know Your BMI?

Science Has Failed

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

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)

I'm not a Guru

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

Wisdom Takes Effort

Back to Work

Past Portion Control

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Encouragement & Support

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

When I Feel Empty

Making Lists

Shrimp Avocado Salad

Another New Beginning

Sing Anyway

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Be Right or Be Kind?

What is a Diet?

Bad Examples

New Stuff

Maintaining Enthusiasm

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Sweets for Breakfast?

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

When you've Got to Go.

Pleasing People

Oatmeal Banana Muffin

Expecting Perfection

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Holiday Moderation

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

To Be Different

Saturday After Thanksgiving

The Power of Momentum

Sunday Before Thanksgiving

A Powerful Combination

Willpower

What About Dieting?

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Positive Power

Busy Times

Suprising Oneself

Back Home Again

Joyful

Goals

Scheduling

Gratitude

Burnout or Stress

Self-Respect

Lacking Inspiration?

Food Choices

Pet Obesity?

Setting Goals

DietHobby Recipes

What is Hope?

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Labor Day Weekend

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Staying Open to New Information

Snack Foods

Making Decisions

What Do you Say To Yourself?

Feeling Uninspired

No Point in Dieting?

Self-Acceptance

Body Image

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Stress

Work, Love, Dance

At Vidcon

Going to VidCon

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

Monday Morning

Think Differently

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

More About Attitude

Habits

Greed

Be Who You Are

Doing the Impossible

Behavior and Results-1

What We See

Judging Myself

Beauty is Subjective

Protein Requirement

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Beauty

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

It Isn't Easy

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Loss

Belief In Oneself

Rule or Suggestion?

Behavior vs Results

The Power to Change

Positive Thinking

Sugar Binges

Recipes When Tracking Food

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Calorie Accountability

Tuna Salad Wrap or Sandwich

Veggie Tray

How Many Carbohydrates?

Eggs Benedict For One

Berry Crepes

Calorie Counting

Starvation Mode

More About the BMI

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

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

So You Want To Lose 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

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

Before Pictures

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 12 - Why I Get Fat and You Don't (or Vice Versa)

Taubes - Chapter 10 - History of Lipophilia

Taubes - Chapter 09 - Laws of Adiposity

Taubes - Chapter 07 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 2

Taubes - Chapter 05 - Why Me? Why There? Why Then?

Taubes - Chapter 03 - Elusive Benefits of Exercise

Taubes - Chapter 01 - Why Were They Fat?

Taubes - az - Introduction: The Original Sin

Taubes - Author's Note


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