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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

Three Obesity Types

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

Here is My Take on Naps.

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.

Time to Stop Fighting for a Spot

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

Healthism: the modern religion

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

Create One

The Value of Food Photos

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Manipulating One's Body Size

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

Current Diet Guidelines

Is it a Plateau?

Calorie Balance

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

No One-Size-Fits-All Diet Journey

What Do You Want?

Palm of the Hand

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

Turn the Page

There is No Failure if you Learn by it.

Wherever You Are

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Portion Size & Measurements

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

3 x 3

Election Stress

Enough is Enough

Not a Loser

Weight-Loss Maintenance Truth: There is No Finish Line

Today is Not That Day.

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

Here is the Secret

On The Right Track

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Low Expectations

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

The Finish Line

Status Update - July 2016

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

Be Authentic?

Entitled: Believing Oneself to be Inherently Deserving of Privileges or Special Treatment

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.

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

There Is Only Now.

Before & After Photos - Weight History

Burning Bridges

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

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Walking Away

Inner Voice

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

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

Calorie Refund

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

End of the Line

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Myths vs. Facts

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

She Let Go

Self-help and Mental Techniques

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

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

Natural Eating Perspective

Eating Kale Doesn't Make You a Better Person.

Why?

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

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

Size Diversity

Crap Overload

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

Perspective

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

There is Always ...

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Our Thoughts Create Our World.

Not One Moment Sooner

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

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 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 #03: Dieting Must be Difficult

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #07: Some Foods Must be Forbidden

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

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 #13: Our Weights Should Be Ideal

The Underpants Rule

There You Are

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

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

Questions about Health & Weight

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

The Habit Concept

Overruling the Body

The Future

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Liars

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

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

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

Learning Curve

Footprints

Born on the Finish Line

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Summer of 68

About Salt

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

Calories: Males vs. Females

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

Interpretating Peptides, Food Intake, and Body Weight

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

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

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

What's REALLY the Problem?

No Cure

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

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

Foods to Avoid

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Extra Food because I Exercised

Grounded in Reality

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Fear of Fat

Searching for Your Diet

Why We Diet

The Finish Line

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Thoughts About Hunger

Christmas Eve 2012

What To Do?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap

Marketing Healthy

Set Point

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

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?

Social Pressure from the High Priests of Healthy Eating

Accepting the Truth

The End of Overeating - Book Review

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

Beginning the Holiday Season

Healthful Eating?

The Simple Diet - Diet Review

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

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?

Going to the Gym

Points Worth Considering

A New Diet

What If?

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Science Has Failed

The Common Ground to Success

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

In The Future

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

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Time, Patience, and Consistent Effort

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

It has a Price.

Instinctive Resentment

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

Back to Work

Buttons for VidCon 2012

Searching For Perfection

More About Priorities

Personal Behavior Choices

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

New DietHobby Features

Happy Mother's Day (2012)

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

What is a Good Guest?

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Sing Anyway

All or Nothing

Managing Depression

What is a Diet?

Maintaining Enthusiasm

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

The Same but Different

Power of Visualization

When you've Got to Go.

Pleasing People

Introspection

In Detroit

Expecting Perfection

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Christmas Traditions

Holiday Moderation

Holiday Season 2011

And So It Goes....

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

Chicken Crepes Recipe

Working Hard

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

A Powerful Combination

Willpower

What About Dieting?

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Busy Times

Suprising Oneself

The Donkey

Does Life Get in the Way?

Consistency

What is Portion Control?

Burnout or Stress

Committment

Lacking Inspiration?

Make sure it's YOUR goal.

Trust Yourself?

Setting Goals

What is Hope?

Choices and Responsibility

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Feeling Uninspired

No Point in Dieting?

Recovery

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Live and Learn?

Tips and Inspiration

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

Work, Love, Dance

At Vidcon

Going to VidCon

Dealing with Setbacks

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

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

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Greed

Someday

Friends

Our Ideal Self

Doing the Impossible

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

Planning-1

Barefoot Running

Hope

Who We Can Be

Habits & Dieting

Protein Requirement

Off-Line Data Storage

Changing Myself

Gratitude

Beauty

It Isn't Easy

Inconveniences

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Forgiveness

Love Yourself

Making Mistakes

Small Efforts - Setting Goals

Belief In Oneself

Hard?

Happy Mother's Day

Behavior vs Results

Paying The Price

An Individual Call

New Beginings

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Sugar Binges

Over The Long Haul

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

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Starvation Mode

More About the BMI

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

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

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Food and Money

Value Judgment

Making Progress

Imperfect Is Good Enough - This Is Me

Portion Control

Some Things Take Time

My own Accountability

Determination

An Endless Struggle

Tracking Weight

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

Recording Food Intake - Counting Calories and/or Carbs

A Peek Into My Life

Setting a Goal Weight Range

The Scale and the Big Picture

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

Imaginary Friends

Online Friends

Before Pictures

My Plan is to Say It Here

Dieting is my Hobby.

Taubes - Chapter 19 - Following Through

Taubes - Chapter 18 - Nature of a Healthy Diet

Taubes - Chapter 17 - Meat or Plants?

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 - Author's Note


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