Letting yourself go. Imagine for a moment that there was no baggage attached to this phrase. What would the words themselves mean? Perhaps they would mean something very much like “Setting yourself free.” I used to want to be a lot of things I was not, am not, and never will be. I used to try… Continue reading In Praise of Letting Yourself Go
The idea of a following a particular diet always seemed stupid to me so I didn’t try them. This isn’t to say I’ve never been on diets. I have. But I always just did that practical plan that every Diet Skeptic knows, and that’s to eat less and move more. I’ve done that with and without calorie counting.… Continue reading Losing My Dietary Skepticism
I’ve been thinking about this blog and my Facebook page. I think pulling back from it all was one of the wisest moves I’ve made, because real life is not happening when I’m staring at my phone, it’s happening out there, in the world. With other people. Doing things. I sometimes think about deleting this… Continue reading What Do I Want to Say Now?
There was a distinct moment in 2012 when everything changed for me. It happened the day after I fell and hit my head and got a concussion. I was sitting around feeling weird (concussions will do that to you) and it suddenly occurred to me that I spent an inordinate amount of time thinking about… Continue reading What I Did in 2013 Instead of Obsessing Over My Weight
Using the awesome powers of the internet, I have read all the nutrition and health information. Therefore, I understand everything there is to know about eating and health! I will now educate the poor ignorant masses using my new-found knowledge, which I alone have acquired because nobody else can read things on the internet the… Continue reading I Win Every Argument… With Scienze!
There’s an abundant amount of information out there regarding making healthy food choices. I have decided to compile a list of foods you should absolutely include in your diet and a list of foods it is imperative you avoid, complete with references so you know I’m not just making this up. Your confusion ends here! … Continue reading A Healthy Diet – According to the Internet
I think the weight loss, weight gain, yo-yo dieting cycle is kind of like that movie, Groundhog Day (1993), except that instead of 1 day repeating, years repeat. And you don’t really know it’s happening. Or if you do know, you don’t understand why. Plot summary, from IMDB: “A weather man is reluctantly sent to… Continue reading The Same But Different