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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Set Point Explained

Just Stop It?

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Three Obesity Types

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

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

Sometimes the Truth is Painful.

Status Update - January 2018

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

You Are Allowed.

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Exhaustion of Old Age

Go Take A Nap

Unmet Expectations

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

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Food Protection

Long-term Success in Maintenance

Status Update - September 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Manipulating One's Body Size

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

Endurance

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

Reality Bites

Current Diet Guidelines

Is it a Plateau?

Calorie Balance

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

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

Destined or Determined?

Looking for a Way

Binge = Response to Starvation

Someday

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Freedom in Maintenance

Portion Size & Measurements

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

3 x 3

Election Stress

Awesome

Make American Great Again

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Somebody Might Be Looking

Diet Experts & My Opinion

It is Something to Do.

I Have the Right

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Train of Thought

Sacrifice

Compromise

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

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?

Ducks in a Row

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

Meaningful Dialogue Ahead

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

Sometimes the Right Path is Not the Easiest One.

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

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

Reward: Something Good you Get for Something Good you've Done

Following Instructions

Dieting Wisdom

Never Argue With Someone Who Believes Their Own Lies

Burning Bridges

Sometimes you just have to Make Your Own Road

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

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

Weight Loss Goals

It works for YOU, but....

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Why I Don't Wear Makeup

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

While Fasting

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

How Big Pharma Lies to Us

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Body of Truth - Book Review

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

All the Other Days

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

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

52 Signs You are a Low Carber

Just Move On

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

Perspective 101

Superpower

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

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?

Myths vs. Facts

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Ongoing Dilemma

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

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

A Defining Moment - George Pransky

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

Comparisons

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

Giving Diets the Finger

DIET AD BINGO

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

Why?

No Facts or Evidence

Something to Remember

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

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

Crap Overload

Not Cats

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

Motivation Somewhat Lacking at the moment

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

Perspective

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Something Different

There is Always ...

One Way or Another

Sometimes it's Best to Choose A Different Way

Try Something Else

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

My Thoughts

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Irrational Expectations (Part 1)

Our Thoughts Create Our World.

It's in the Regrigerator

Scrapbooking on DietHobby

Leaving Where You Are

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

Something You've Never Done

Sometimes - you have to push yourself.

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

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

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 #07: Some Foods Must be Forbidden

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

The Underpants Rule

Holding On - Letting Go

Weight-Loss RESULTS

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

Discipline

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

No Rescue Needed

Insanity

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

The Habit Concept

Overruling the Body

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Honesty

Imagine

Not Everyone

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?

It's Not Really About the Fat - Health At Any Size

Biggest Loser, an example of televised exercise fraud

Footprints

Born on the Finish Line

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Summer of 68

Movie Trailer for DietHobby

About Salt

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Management - A Rubber Band

Food as Fuel?

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

The Myth of Spot Reducing

WHY Count Calories?

How Long Does Losing Weight Take?

Monday After Easter 2013

Interpretating Peptides, Food Intake, and Body Weight

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

Today

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

What To DO?

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

Expectations

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Diets Long-Term

Maintaining weight-loss

What's REALLY the Problem?

No Cure

Valentine's Day 2013

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

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"

We Are Going to Die.

How Often Should We Eat?

Diets Work

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Changing is Hard

Extra Food because I Exercised

Grounded in Reality

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

The Finish Line

Remember

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?

O Christmas Tree

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

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Seduced by Food

Having a Restaurant Dessert?

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

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Some Halloween Facts

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.

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

A New Perspective

Obesity and Choice

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?

Had Enough?

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Science Has Failed

The Common Ground to Success

Diet Coke

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

Brain Over Binge - Book Review

Binge Avoidance + Adaptive Thermogenesis

Realities of Weight-Loss Maintenance

Twisted & Inappropriate but Funny

Running and Exercise Abuse

Eat Less Move More?

Journaling & Keeping Records

I'm not a Guru

A little bit of nothing.

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Perfectionism

Making Choices

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

It has a Price.

The Point of DietHobby?

Perserverance and Real Integrity

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

Back to Work

Buttons for VidCon 2012

Searching For Perfection

More About Priorities

Videos are Here

Past Portion Control

DietHobby YouTube Channel now Operational.

Cats Save YouTube

Personal Behavior Choices

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Encouragement & Support

Happy Birthday

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

What Really Counts

No Clue

I wish I knew NOW

Making Lists

Want to be Happy?

Spring Cleaning?

Water is Essential (2)

Water is Essential (1)

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

Love Yourself First - Ask Grandma - Episode Two

Adding New Section to DietHobby

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Extra Calories

Another New Beginning

Sing Anyway

Saying Nothing

What is a Calorle?

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Self-Talk

I Don't Feel Like It.

Bodyweight Percentages

Be Right or Be Kind?

What is Food?

Personal Worth

What is a Diet?

Mindful Eating

Mindless Eating

What is a Diet?

Bad Examples

Choosing Our Focus

New Stuff

Maintaining Enthusiasm

Doing Just As I Choose

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Portion Size Awareness

What Other People Do.

Patience Needed

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

I Want It All

The Same but Different

When you've Got to Go.

Pleasing People

Introspection

Expecting Perfection

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

Holiday Season 2011

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

And So It Goes....

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

The Power of Momentum

Working Hard

Buddha Take

Selfishness

Willpower

What About Dieting?

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Back Home Again

The Donkey

Does Life Get in the Way?

Goals

Scheduling

What is Portion Control?

It's Fall

Peach Bread

Burnout or Stress

Bingeing

It's Monday Again

Committment

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

I Think I Can

The Two Parts of Wisdom

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Trust Yourself?

We Deserve Love

Setting Goals

Processed Foods Are Powerful

What is Hope?

Frustration

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Mutually Exclusive Goals

Forget Your Diet?

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Normal

Snack Foods

Not a Bed of Roses

Binge Eating

Building a Habit takes Energy.

Making Decisions

It feels hard because it IS hard.

What Do you Say To Yourself?

Feeling Uninspired

No Point in Dieting?

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

Live and Learn?

The Ultimate Goal

Tips and Inspiration

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

Finish each day and be done with it.

At Vidcon

Going to VidCon

Dealing with Setbacks

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

Regrets?

Monday Morning

Three Myths

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

Think Differently

What One Believes

Real Confidence

Awareness and Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

Behavior Choices

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Greed

Fall on your face

Someday

Be Who You Are

Friends

Our Ideal Self

Doing the Impossible

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

What We See

Changes Happen Every Day

Planning-1

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Who We Can Be

Protein Requirement

Guidelines for DietHobby

Lucky?

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Our Expression

Changing Myself

Beauty

The Power Of Choice

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

Inconveniences

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Forgiveness

Love Yourself

Making Mistakes

Small Efforts - Setting Goals

Loss

Serenity

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Hard?

Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels - Diet Review

In Denial

Behavior vs Results

Love Yourself

The Power to Change

An Individual Call

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Obession With Dieting

New Beginings

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Sugar Binges

Recipes When Tracking Food

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Nobody's Perfect

Calorie Accountability

39 Years Later

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Eggs Aren't Only For Easter

Becoming The Person You Want To Be

Calorie Counting

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Habit vs. Willpower

Sweet & Sour Pork Chops

More About the BMI

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

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

Recipe Categories

Ever Have One Of Those Days?

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Life Keeps Changing

Disordered Eating

Food and Money

Value Judgment

Making Progress

Every Bite Counts

Some Things Take Time

My own Accountability

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

You Can Choose to Think Differently.

A Peek Into My Life

The Scale and the Big Picture

What About the Scales?

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

A DietHobby Benefit - Book and Diet Reviews

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

Online Friends

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 15 - Why Diets Succeed and Fail

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 10 - History of Lipophilia

Taubes - Chapter 09 - Laws of Adiposity

Taubes - Chapter 08 - Head Cases

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 - Author's Note


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