Tag Archives: weight loss

How do you define failure?

Have I failed? No. Not really. Well, maybe a little. I mean, I guess it depends on how you look at it. I don’t believe in getting an A for effort. But when it comes to making major life changes … Continue reading

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One is the loneliest number…especially when you’re dieting alone

My weight loss and health journey continues. And I’m glad that I’ve found some great online resources (like the Single Dad Laughing Health Club on Facebook – join it if you’re on your own healthy journey). But… The biggest problem … Continue reading

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I went over to the dark side…and they had cookies!

My weight-loss journey had been slowing down quite a bit. Since December, I was playing the scale game, with the numbers going up and down, never really settling down. It seemed like no matter what I did, I couldn’t see … Continue reading

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Why I Hate “The Biggest Loser” and Other Weight Loss Challenges

Here’s my thing – and it’s a simple one: weight loss should not be a competition. It just shouldn’t. There are plenty of things we can compete at. Sports, games, even reading. My son goes bowling and does some very … Continue reading

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My scale loves me?

My scale was broken. My trusted confidant, my tormentor, my friend. It no longer told me my weight (which was moving at glacial speeds). Instead, when I stood on it, it simply said LO. Which I assumed meant low battery … Continue reading

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♫ …Moving Right Along… ♫

The life change thing. With the diet and the exercise. And the weight loss and the diet and the exercise. And the pursuing my dreams and the weight loss and the diet and the exercise. And all that other stuff … Continue reading

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Food is not the enemy

No, really, it’s not. Or at least, it shouldn’t be. Let me explain. On my mother’s death certificate, the cause of death is listed as organ failure. Underlying causes: anorexia. Now, I won’t get into the full discussion here about … Continue reading

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