The Food Journal Ladder

July 7, 2010 Eat

Food Journals : a most effective weight-loss tool For a long time now I’ve believed that one of the best, most effective diet tools out there is a food journal.  But for me, keeping a food journal can border on obsession, and puts way too much emphasis on self-policing and attention to basic daily behaviors […]

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A breakup letter to the 190s

July 5, 2010 Featured

Dear 190’s, We’ve known each other for quite a while now, and it’s hard for me to say this, but it’s time for us to move on in our lives.  I have other decades to explore, and you have plenty of other people who would be so happy to welcome you into their lives. I […]

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Strategies for Getting Back on Track

May 13, 2010 Featured

When I am first getting back on track for weight loss after a while off I have two major strategies. Go hard & heavy, giving everything I’ve got & letting the whoosh of the scale motivate me to keep going.  This works well when I’ve only been off track for a few days or a […]

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Very very small babysteps back on track

May 10, 2010 Featured

I am struggling. I was off in eating-it-all land for too long for it to be easy to slip back into control. I have been off exercise even longer, and it’s appearing even harder than getting diet under control. I seriously frustrated myself this weekend – after 4 really good days while I was traveling, […]

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