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Body Love

I’ve been listening to Body Love: Live in Balance, Weigh What You Want, and Free Yourself from Food Drama Forever by Kelly LeVeque. I’ve been successful with lasting weight loss and I think I know how it’s done, but reading […]

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Halfway through the Year

July has begun, so we’re halfway through the year. I’ve made good progress on some of the things I planned for this year: travel, weight loss, making a layette for the forthcoming grandchild, spending more time with other people, planting […]

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Goals Are for Losers?

I’m reading the new book from Scott Adams, the creator of the “Dilbert” comic book. He’s a bit of an odd duck, which makes his books interesting. This book says that goals are for losers. Indeed, Adams claims, simply having […]

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Sugar Revisited

Yes, that’s my wastebasket, with evidence of my sweet tooth. We all know that sugar is bad for us, and there is mounting evidence that it has addictive qualities. I think that the fact that I continue to eat sweets […]

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New Habits

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The skinny rules: the simple, nonnegotiable principles for getting to thinBob Harper; Ballantine Books 2012WorldCat•LibraryThing•Google Books•BookFinder  I have been trying to use the fitness journal to reach my fitness and weight loss goals for the year. I haven’t been successful. […]

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No Decision Meals

Some research suggests that eating the same thing for breakfast and lunch keeps people from overeating and can encourage weight loss. For one thing, eating the same thing habituates us to it and makes it less exciting. For another, we […]

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Fitness Planner?

Almost two weeks after my bold pronouncement, I’ve made no progress, either in improving my habits or in weight loss. Here are the things that have interfered with my plans: I’ve been sick. I’m having one last day of rest […]