I am going to be publishing a series of posts written by people I have met who have a variety of experiences with their weight and weight loss. If you listen to the narrative of the diet industry, weight loss stories are simple: lose weight, live happily ever after. the end. However, this is rarely… Continue reading This is Not Your Typical Weight Loss Story – Part 1, Leah
Today I’m answering some questions people posted on my Facebook page. We’ve got everything here from emotional eating to melting belly fat to getting creative in the kitchen. “How do you get past emotional eating? I’m not talking about a one day binge.. I mean like eating bad foods constantly for over a week, because… Continue reading Q&A: emotional eating, motivation, creative cooking, belly fat, & more
You step on the scale. Nothing new, you do this every day. If you are wise, you weigh-in at the same time every day under the same conditions, for example, after using the bathroom and before taking a shower. There are three possible results: You weigh the same as you did yesterday. You weigh less… Continue reading Is the Scale Rollercoaster Taking You For a Ride?
In this riveting new docu-series, eight people battle their addiction to the one thing they literally can’t live without: food. At Shades of Hope, a rural Texas treatment center, these desperate clients struggle through an intense 42-day treatment plan led by maverick therapist Tennie McCarty. Using unorthodox methods and a tough-love approach, Tennie asks her… Continue reading Addicted to Food?
For a long time I have wanted to move away from where I live now. My current location is a place I tried out for my job. I did not know whether I would like it or not when I chose to move here from the other side of the country, but I have always… Continue reading Many Doors Open
My current weight is 167 pounds, which is 120 pounds lighter than where I started over two years ago. I feel good at this weight. I don’t really want to lose any more. There was a time when I was convinced this would never happen. It really has nothing to do with my weight though,… Continue reading 167
The more I change on the outside, the closer my inside feels to the surface, and there is something very vulnerable about this. Even though being encased in fat hurts both physically and mentally, it can also be a thing of comfort. Something to blame when things go wrong. Something to hide behind. Something to… Continue reading insecurity blanket