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I Don’t Want to Think About This, But…

Now that the glow of New Year’s has faded, I’ve been asking myself a lot of unpleasant questions. Actually, more accurately stated, unpleasant questions have been popping unbidden into my head. Let me start with this: I’ve lost THIRTY-SIX (36!!!) pounds. Yes, I now weigh less than I have at any point in the last …

Why I’m taking a break from weight loss

I’ve lost 28 pounds. And now I’m stopping, on purpose, before my goal. Most people would be ecstatic at 28 pounds and finding the path to reach their ultimate weight loss goal and do anything to keep it up while it’s working. Well, it’s not to say I’m not happy about it. But in addition …

I thought I knew what I wanted

I thought I knew what I wanted out of my weight loss journey. Lose weight. Right? Now, I’m not so sure. And it’s a bit scary. Let me start by saying that (a.) I’ve lost 23 pounds (yay!), and (b.) I took my kids to the bakery after the library and bought something for the …

Runner’s High? No. Dieter’s High? Yes.

It’s come as a pleasant surprise, a real shock: I can’t emphasize enough how *tremendous* I feel. I don’t know anything about nutrition or biology or physiology beyond what you or I can google, but I imagine that I feel so great, not so much because of the weight loss, but more because of what …

Karen is Breaking Fat Habits

FAT LASTS LONGER THAN FLAVOR

Karen was Un-Naturally Hungry This week started like any other, except I was 10 pounds lighter. And… I was un-naturally hungry. Almost obsessed with eating and snacks and munching and more. I was already training myself to pay attention to my cravings and for the most part I was able to overcome my urge for …