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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Contemplating Life

Every Day

Unattainable Goal

Hold On

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Seemingly Hopeless Situation

Understanding Obesity

A Beautiful Soul

Too Much Laundry

Three Obesity Types

Karma Called

The Domino Effect

What Goes Around Comes Around

A Returning Boomerang

Karma Defined

I am Complete.

Being Alone

It's a Door.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

I have had More than Enough

Possible, but I Don't Want To.

Here is My Take on Naps.


Living with Reality

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

Wishful Thinking: Erroneous Belief

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.

Alive and Here

It is What it is.

A Lesson, Not a Life Sentence.

We Never Grow Up.

Forgive Yourself


Exhaustion of Old Age


Nobody Likes Being Wrong.

Old Age

Inside My Comfort Zone

Continually Moving Forward

Opinion and Thought

The Illusion of Control

Letting Go of Heavy Things

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

To Heal From the Past

Healthism: the modern religion

Good Things

I Would Agree with you, but.....

What I Have Learned About Life.

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

For a Reason


Create One

No Path

Your Opinion

The Value of Food Photos

Travel Conditions

It is Your Road.

Stand Alone

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

The Secret Life of Fat - Book Review

Fat Cells are Forever

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Weight Range Mantenance Plan

One Time Offer

Long-term Success in Maintenance


Adapt, Reject, & Add

A Plan

Positive Thinking

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Bloom and Let Bloom

Manipulating One's Body Size

Never Regret

Road Less Traveled

Walking Alone

Social Media Break

Taking a Rest

The Truth

Just Like ME.

Time Travel Dietition

Thinking About Food

In a Relationship

Best Thing About People

Time To Do Nothing

Life Is Not Fair

Patience Defined

Your Decisions

My Problems

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

Do Nothing


My Own Experience, Observations, & Research indicate …

What Size Are You REALLY?

2017: Fourth of July

The Taste of Patience

Reality Bites

Strong Enough

Current Diet Guidelines

Things You Want

Emotions & Behaviour

Present, Past, Future

Hold On

Bad Days are Not a Sign of Weakness

The Problem in a Nutshell

Is it a Plateau?

Consistency is Not Perfection

Calorie Balance

Formula for Weight-Loss Success

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Forever Young

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

Status Update - June 2017

No One-Size-Fits-All Diet Journey

Map = Directions

Acceptance of the Past

What Do You Want?

Before It Became a Reality

One Hundred Percent

It's Okay

Diet and Maintenance = Years of Ongoing Hunger Games

An Acknowledgement of What IS.



Live Your Life

Learning New Behaviors

Don't Touch My Food!

The Struggle is Real

Yes & No

Habit vs. Motivation


Dreams into Reality

Men in Power: Medical Experts Enjoying Their Practical Joke

It Keeps Coming Back

To Be Thankful

Positive & Negative

In Harmony


The Person You Were Meant to Be

Your Destination

What Matters

Who We Can Be

Joy and Your Smile

Think Differently

The First Step

Things People Say

Emotions and Thoughts

Choosing What to See

Breaks & Maintenance


Destined or Determined?

Nothing Will Change

And the Secret is ...

Choosing a Direction


Looking for a Way

Lifestyle Perfection

Not Giving Up

Being Yourself

Born to Stand Out

The Silence Within Yourself


Making Friends

Being Different

Turn the Page

The Most Important Things

Finish Each Day



Stress Relief

What is the Problem?

Letting Go

Your Expression

There is No Failure if you Learn by it.

The Future

Trying Times - Words of Wisdom

Wherever You Are

Seeing Things

Cats Try Again

True Love

Work, Love, Dance

Binge = Response to Starvation

What You Want Most


How to Make Me Happy


Surprising Oneself

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience



Find a Way

It's Okay.

Judgment or Love

My Choice

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Never Too Old

Trust Yourself - Words of Wisdom

Trust Yourself

Love All



The Hard Road

Cheer Up

Be Right or Be Kind?

Freedom in Maintenance

I have Not Failed.

Portion Size & Measurements

Is It Working for YOU?


Do Nothing

One True Friend


Opportunity - Words of Wisdom


Learning Experience

You are More


Photo Examples of Food Experiments

Food Deprivation

Inner Beauty

I wish I Knew Now

Dishonest Praise

About the Scales

Dressed in Overalls

Dressed in Overalls - Words of Wisdom

Getting REAL

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

What You Can't Live Without

Up To Me


One More Time - Words of Wisdom

One More Time

Time to Quit?

Hope = It Could Happen.

What IF ?

Two Rules


Whatever It Takes

Fat vs. the Flavor

It Just Blooms.

Desire + Hunger

Secret Eating

Eating Behavior

Your Body

Daily vs. Occasionally

Patience Defined


Moving Forward

Overcoming Obstacles

Myth: Food is the Solution

Communication Problem

Turn the Page or Close the Book?



False Promises

Common Sense Missing

Election Stress


Breathing Space

I voted; I've shared my concerns; I've done all I can.

The Reverse of Positive Thinking

A Bit of Twisted Humor

Your Own Approval


Had Enough?

In a Mood

Staying Quiet

Standing Up to your Friends

What the World Needs

Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts - Words of Wisdom


Blaming Others.

Somebody Might Be Looking

Truly Comfortable

What Goes Around ...

Better than What?

Not a Loser



Chain of Destiny

Still Moving Forward - Words of Wisdom

Still Moving Forward

What is Your True Measure?

The Present

Today is Not That Day.

Memory or Imagination

Technical Help - Seeing - Words of Wisdom


Fear of Failure

This is my Life.

Fear Nothing

It is Something to Do.

Gratitude Expressed

A New Ending

Not Required

Get Your Head Right


I Have the Right


Dieting: The Alternative

Calories vs. Money

What is Normal?


Our Tomorrows

The word: NO

Do It

Doing the Impossible

The World and Your Smile

Home Run

Here is the Secret

On The Right Track

Follow Your Heart


A Fork in the Road


Failing Once


One Bite at a Time

Real Integrity


Be Who You Are

You Are What You Think

Emotional Eating (2)

I Lost It.

Low Expectations

Message to Myself

Making an Easy job Hard

Dreams & Dedication

A Person of Value

Food Truth

Self-Help Books

Patience Needed

The Time to Make Friends

Change Your Day

Another Chance

A Successful Outcome

Begin the Task

Good Friends



Train of Thought


Contribution or Committment?

Thirty Years

Get Out of the Water

Between Stimulus & Response

What People Think

Different Roads

A New Day

Target Audience

Selective Participation

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Who is Responsible for My Choices?


Speaking My Truth

10+ Years of Successfully Maintaining a Large-Weight Loss has Taught Me:


The Truth Is:

Ongoing Status Report

The Finish Line

Summer Past = Cultivating Refinement v. Summer Present = Culture of Vulgarity

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

I Am On My Way

Life's Truth

Same Page

Freedom from Binge Eating

How Hard?

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

The Hard Road

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

Psysiology = Biology Messing with Physics

My Name

Sometimes the Right Path is Not the Easiest One.

Turnabout is Fair Play

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

Reality is for People who Lack Imagination

The Solution

Consistent and Continual Focus

Good Food, Bad Food

Calorie Limitations

Future Actions

Woking: to Stay on the Road and to Move Forward


Worried about Starvation Mode?

Tomorrow and Yesterday

It is NOT a One-Size-Fits-All World

Diet Books are Full of Lies

What Road Do I Take?

Emotional Eating

The Wrong Road

There Is Only Now.

Different Pages of the Same Story

Success is Never Owned

Dieting Wisdom

A Single Step

Shoot For the Moon

Before & After Photos - Weight History

Burning Bridges

Sometimes you just have to Make Your Own Road

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

It works for YOU, but....

Your Feelings

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Walking Away

Stuck in the Middle

Inner Voice

Your View of Me

The Noise of Others' Opinions

The Next 24 Hours

Eat More Food for Weight-Loss?

A Focus on Behavior

Living the Moment

Your Journey

The Mountaintop

This Is Matt

A Truth to Remember

So She Did

Where I Live

Waiting for the Time to Eat

Travelling On


Stubborn, yet Flexible

One Bite at a Time

Spending My Time Reading Books

2 Forks?

When Can Women Stop Trying to Look Perfect?

90 days of Intermittent Fasting

Next Question....

The First Question is....

Day 1 Completed

Setting Priorities...

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review


Change of Plans

Food Does Not Have A Moral Value.

Every Struggle

Bingo !!!

YOU are Responsible for your Life.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

Health and Morality


Overweight means you live longer.


All the Other Days

Deep Questions

Slabs of Marble


Hard Decisions

The Edge

A Thought Pops Up

A Weight Loss Program that Works?

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

Let Me Tell You

Kind or Quiet

Why Peoples Opinions of You Aren't Real


52 Signs You are a Low Carber

What's the Best Diet? Healthy Eating 101

Just Move On

My Wish

Be Kind


A Simple Way to Stay Happy

The Way We Look at Things.

Opinions & Perspectives

Plan vs. Reality

End of the Line

That One Person

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

What Others Think of You Doesn't Matter.

My Purpose

Myths vs. Facts

Can Never Get Enough

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Perfect vs. Good

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

F*ck That - a guided meditation

The Enemies of Truth

Ongoing Dilemma

Knowledge vs Feelings

Simple Eating Boundaries

My Choices

She Let Go

No Wrong Way

After the Mood is Gone


Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

Trashing Outside-in Weight Standards

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

Scale Alternative


The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

A Defining Moment - George Pransky

What Are the Three Principles?

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

A Potential Solution for Problem Eating?

Things You Don't Owe Anybody


If you are Alive and Conscious...

Growing Older

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

Working on Myself

Let It Go


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?


Being Negative

Hand Me Down Beliefs

The Present Moment

Letting Things Go

Correct My Mind?

Filling that Empty Space


An Illusion

Natural Eating Perspective

What You Need

Hidden in Plain Sight

Be Yourself Anyway - It's a Good Thing

Eating Kale Doesn't Make You a Better Person.

I Love My Body

You Are Fine


No Facts or Evidence

What to Shoot For.

Something to Remember

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

Self Esteem

Another Chance

Crap Overload

Money We Spend

Souls Not Bodies

Our Real Journey

Recent Rain

Still Hard After Nine Years of Maintenance

And the Truth Is ...

Kicking Back

The First Step

Our Minds

Making Comparisons

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

Perfect Time

Are you a Master or a Beginner?

How Would You Change Your Body?


The Price Paid

Reminder to Self

Respect Yourself


Feel Right or Look Right?

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

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


Ignoring Things


A Goal Without a Plan



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

My Thoughts

Walk the Walk

Paths Up the Mountain

Hanging On

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

The Numerical Value of Your Gravitational Pull

A Breathing, Living, Human Body

Don't Mention It

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


You Are More

Leaving Where You Are

Not One Moment Sooner

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

The Past

Good News, Bad News.

Something You've Never Done

Can't Stop the Waves

Sometimes - you have to push yourself.

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

Use Another Road


Freedom of Choice

Seeing and Doing

Why do people keep believing things that are obviously untrue?

Good Things are Coming

Remember ... You Asked.

Easily Lost

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible


Beach Body

A Side-effect of Change

Cut the Rope

One per Day

Illusion or Fantasy vs. Reality

The Underpants Rule

Start Again

Can't Please Everybody

Holding On - Letting Go

Your Perspective

There You Are


Present, Past, Future

Reaching Your Destination

Dreams can be Fragile

A Matter of Perspective

One More Time

Delicate Dainty Meals

Can you Remember?


More About the Starvation Mode Myth

The Secret of Change

Anything Worth Doing

Persistence or Perfection?

Sharing the Reasons for Our Food Choices

You Look Good

Where's the Elevator?

Getting Along With People

The Power

Save Yourself

Energy In and Energy Out

That One Person

Being Human

Overruling the Body

A Good Idea

Appealing Advice

It's not ME, It's YOU


Walking Alone

Wisdom of Age

Not Everyone

Be Yourself

Key to Happiness


A Calorie Deficit?

Exercising Patience

Is it the Diet, or the Person, Who Fails?

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

Slow Progress

When Your Past Calls.

My Choice


Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance


Success is in my Future

Conflicting Desires

Hard, but Not Impossible

The Consequences of Choices

Continue On

Our Power

Hearing the Music

Be Who You Are


Choices Made

Life is a Balance

My Reality

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

So Often True

The Wrong Path

Body Acceptance

Release the Stress

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

Change my LIFE?


I'll Be Happy WHEN...

What To DO?

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

Breaking Bad Habits

Fighting Fire with Fire

Blogging About Nothing

Accurate Scale Results

The Science of Addictive Foods

Giving Advice

Blame Butter?


Following Through

Ditching Diets - Book Review

Positive Thinking

More on Intermittent Fasting

Healthy Eater?

Vegetables - One chip at a time?

Persistence, not Perfection.

Diets Long-Term

The Gorilla's Not Tired.

What's REALLY the Problem?

Heart and Brain

Being Thankful

Appreciate What You Have

Our Inner Dialogue

Hoping for a Miracle?

What Stops Us?

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Extra Food because I Exercised

Give it a try


Fear of Fat

Searching for Your Diet

Why We Diet


Another Good Day

Happy New Year 2013

Attitude About the Problem

Thoughts About Hunger

Take what you like, and leave the rest

The Fat Trap

Keep On

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Becoming Successful

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

The End of Overeating - Book Review

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

The WillPower Instinct - Book Review

Healthful Eating?

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

Points Worth Considering

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Wheat Belly - Book Review

Thinking isn't the same as Doing

In-Between-Meal Eating

Brain Over Binge - Book Review

Videos are Here

Happy Birthday

Small Efforts


What You CAN do


Courage to Continue




New DietHobby Features

Moving Forward

A Suggestion


The Little Things


The Power to Change

It Makes a Difference

Temporary or Permanent?

Goal or Wish?

Do It On Purpose


Sing Anyway

Light Up The Sky


The Present is Here

Is Food The Problem?

Establish Your Priorities

Happiness & Perfection

Goals Don't Come Easy

Giving Up on Being Perfect

When I Feel Empty

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

On The Right Track

Sing Anyway

New Stuff

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Standing up to your Friends

The Fat Trap

And So It Goes....

Chicken Crepes Recipe

Sunday Before Thanksgiving

Unwecome Truths

Back Home Again


We Deserve Love

Setting Goals

It feels hard because it IS hard.

What Do you Say To Yourself?

Tips and Inspiration


Wisdom with Age?

The Space Between

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

Behavior Choices



Our Ideal Self

Changes Happen Every Day

Guidelines for DietHobby

Success starts with Failure

Our Expression

Love Yourself

Behavior vs Results

The Power to Change

Positive Thinking

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

Making Progress


Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

My First Cooking Videos

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

Dieting is my Hobby.

Taubes - Chapter 10 - History of Lipophilia

Taubes - Chapter 03 - Elusive Benefits of Exercise

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