Just Ignore Them

A few days ago, I shared a piece that I wrote about peer pressure. I was angry that a friend of mine tried to get me to eat something that was not only fattening but also not kosher. I wrote the article to remind myself – and others like me – how hard it is... Continue Reading →

Day 104

Microsoft technology is annoying me again today. I am not spending the same time trying to figure it out as I did a couple of weeks ago, I just shifted to another computer. Argh. You would think that a set of technologies that I know so well would not be quite so frustrating.I went to... Continue Reading →

Awareness and Honesty

There are myriad reasons why people are overweight, and I do my best to not judge people because I do not know their stories, what medical conditions they might suffer from, or the psychological trauma that they live with. The things that I say in this article are about me and are not meant to... Continue Reading →

Why Are We Fat?

This is another article that I wrote two years ago, which I revisited now. Thinking back on the psychology of obesity, I thought I would re-post it here.There are several reasons why people gain weight. Some of them are:Lack of education about nutrition.Gluttony – we just want more.Stress – many people turn to food when... Continue Reading →

Why Are We Fat?

There are several reasons why people gain weight. Some of them are:Lack of education about nutrition.Gluttony – we just want more.Stress – many people turn to food when they are stressed.Emotional eating – my boyfriend girlfriend husband wife boss children or whoever have hurt me, and I am going to turn to food to relieve... Continue Reading →

Day 65

I am off to Montreal this morning. After my shake (which I am drinking as I type) I will pack HRF Princess Sophie into the car – her kit is already packed and ready to go – and I will drive her to the dog sitter’s house. From there, I will drive straight east –... Continue Reading →

Day 36

I find that I have gotten into a routine of having a shake for breakfast, a salad (often with either canned salmon or tuna) for lunch, a proper (but well-planned and careful) dinner, and a bar in the evenings. I seem to be doing pretty well with my weight loss on that routine. We will... Continue Reading →

Day 35

If I could believe my bathroom scale, I am down three pounds from yesterday. I do not believe my bathroom scale.For the most part, I did pretty well yesterday; my only cheats were a few honey graham crackers that my girlfriend was eating, and I do not think they did a whole lot of damage.... Continue Reading →

Day 19

While I worked most of the weekend, I did have a friend over for a cigar on the balcony yesterday. It was a beautiful and sunny day, and he and I (and Princess Sophie) were able to enjoy it to the fullest.I had a real non-scale victory last night. Yesterday evening, while video-chatting with Leslie,... Continue Reading →

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