Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hey! Look at Me! Watch Me Do Science!

OK, the New York Times offered up some potentially depressing news in an article titled, ominously, Biological Changes Thwart Weight Loss Efforts, Study Finds: For years, studies of obesity┬áhave found that soon after fat people lost weight, their metabolism slowed … Continue reading

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The Candy Drawer

I slept for almost 10 hours last night. Glorious. I wore a pair of jeans last night that didn’t fit three weeks ago. The first time I sat down in them, they came unzipped, but that was the only time … Continue reading

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Friday’s Off to a Slow Start

I worked late last night, and was on my feet from 4 to 11 pm. While I’m in much better shape than I have been for a long time, after taking the dogs for 3 walks during the day and … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Food Diaries

If it’s an article about how to succeed at weight loss, chances are, I’ve read it. Over and over, studies and articles focus on the habits of people who succeed at both losing and maintaining weight loss. Keeping a food … Continue reading

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Up for a Challenge

I’m thinking about doing the 200 sit-up challenge that J. at 52 Weeks, 52 Pounds and several other folks have tackled/are tackling. I don’t know how I feel about push-ups, other than hating them. We’ll see how the sit-ups go. … Continue reading

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