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My reaction to seeing myself on video yesterday
Thursday, March 29, 2012      1 comments

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Family Affairs
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      1 comments

So, I'm talking to my mom on the phone the other night and she says to me, "You know, I was feeling sorry for myself because I need to lose some weight and then I thought how much worse you have it dear. What with my mother's metabolism, the Mc... Read more
Top 5 Movies to Watch on a Diet
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

Ok people, resolution time is right around the corner, and we all know what that means...diet time! While the promise of a new year can revitalize our weight loss goals the effect is often short lived. So come Jan. 3rd when your faced with gr... Read more
The real reason why French, Japanese, Mediterranean and Scandinavian women don't get fat
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      7 comments

I will admit it. I'm a diet junkie. Every time a new diet does business I check it out. I'm also an enthusiast of world cuisines. I'm constantly fascinated by what people cook and eat in other countries, you can learn a lot about a culture by ... Read more
Everything I Need to Know About Dieting I Learned From Rocky Balboa
Wednesday, November 09, 2011      4 comments

1.) Its all about what's in your head. Rocky always battles and conquers his self doubt before he kicks butt, without this step, you cannot win. 2.) You have to work hard. Whether your training in the Russian tundra, or just trying to get thr... Read more
Taking a diet sabbatical
Sunday, July 03, 2011      0 comments

So my husband and I got home from the hospital on Monday, where he had bariatric surgery. I've been taking care of him. We've barely gotten off of the couch, but surprisingly its been a positive development for my weight loss. Our son is with... Read more
Down with flesh!
Monday, May 30, 2011      1 comments

At about 4:30pm today, I had an important personal experience; I became a vegan. I've been flirting with vegetarianism/veganism for long time now, but today the final nail in the coffin for me was watching Food Inc. I vomited up my nachos when... Read more
Diet archeology
Thursday, May 05, 2011      2 comments

I am a big foodie. That's mostly how I got fat. I love shopping for, cooking, reading about, watching TV about, thinking about and of course eating food. I'm actually very interested in food history. What a people eat as a society says a lot... Read more
And now for something completly different...
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      1 comments

A while ago, I posted a blog about why dieting sucks and the undeniable truths that one has to cope with in order to diet successfully. Well, I don't want to seem cynical, so here's a list of the 5 happy facts about dieting: 1.) You can start... Read more
I'm just too good!
Sunday, March 13, 2011      1 comments

I was reading today's article about fast food when I realized something. I seem to be a freak of nature, in that I have gotten fat with virtually no help from either fast food or heavily processed food. Most of the sugary fatty crap I've eaten... Read more
Inconvienient truths
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      3 comments

It seems like every new diet makes the same claim that it can make losing weight easy. But it's never easy, not as difficult as some things, but defiantly not easy. Here are the five inescapable truths of dieting that are the same no matter wh... Read more
Keep on truckin'
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      0 comments

Well, its the third day of the old diet and I went about 800 cals over in my food for today. I'm trying something different this time with the help of Sparks. Instead of setting one big weight loss goal I'm setting a new one every month. I'm ... Read more
Let's get ready to diieet!
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

Feeling bloated, full of ice cream and pizza. There is nothing like that panic that consumes you when getting ready to start a diet that compels you to eat as much %&^ as humanly possible. In a way though it's good though because that yucky fe... Read more