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Lynx
Friday, February 24, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday I looked out my back window and saw, in the park behind my house, a lynx!! It was loping along the fence line down the hill through the woods, warm in its lush taupe fur. Furry tail almost as long as its body and as thick as on... Read more
Savouring Hunger at a Social Event
Thursday, February 23, 2012      9 comments

It was OK: I'd planned for it. Evening dinner meeting . . . had one glass of wine with a very light dinner chosen from the buffet (asparagus, carrots, roasted beets, a little chopped salad, a small serving of chicken): skipped the rolls,... Read more
New Weight-Loss Math: Body Weight Simulator
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      13 comments

Here's a link to an article in today's Toronto Globe and Mail about a new on-line tool called the Body Weigh Simulator which helps predict how people lose weight on a diet. www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health/new-health/hea... Read more
Savouring Unplanned Hunger
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      12 comments

Restless night . . . followed by sleeping in . . . followed by a rush to get to my appointment for 8:30 and no time for breakfast. First meal was after noon. Did not panic; did not permit myself to consider that hunger was an emergency. ... Read more
Fat Loser: Hungry for More Mental Toughness
Monday, February 20, 2012      13 comments

FREELADY has written a terrific blog on mental toughness and turning the cobwebs of good intentions into the cables of good habits: here it is. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=4744045 ... Read more
Savouring Hunger 3
Sunday, February 19, 2012      6 comments

I'm continuing to enjoy hunger in anticipation of my meals, and hunger is helping me feel light and nimble and alert! Then I'm eating just until I'm satisfied, not more. And waiting until the next scheduled meal or snack. Today I was hu... Read more
Savouring Hunger 2
Friday, February 17, 2012      11 comments

Savoured hunger yesterday with some success -- enjoyed that feeling of lightness and anticipation of the next meal! And: enjoyed eating at those scheduled meals just until full. Woke up this morning hungry for breakfast. Savoured the hunger. ... Read more
Savouring Hunger
Thursday, February 16, 2012      20 comments

Judith S. Beck tells us that "hunger is not an emergency". And: I have to keep reminding myself of that. Hunger is normal. Thin people experience hunger every day. Hunger is a biological motivation to perform the high-energy activities t... Read more
Eating Just Until I'm Not Hungry
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      12 comments

This seems to be key. Not eating until I'm "full". What an unpleasant sensation that is. Just eating until I'm not hungry any more. I get it. I see the light! And: am enjoying my Valentine's Day gift from DH: an antique de... Read more
Hunters, Gatherers and Venus Photoshopped!
Sunday, February 12, 2012      15 comments

As paleolithic and neolithic hunters and gatherers and early farmers, we evolved to be hungry part of the time at least. Hunger was what motivated us to exert the energy necessary to obtain the nutritional requirements essential to our surviva... Read more
Fat All The Time
Saturday, February 11, 2012      18 comments

. . . . a follow-up blog to Hungry All The Time. When I respond to feeling hungry all the time by eating all the time, I do get to be fat all the time. And that really would be fat ALL the time. Twenty-four seven. From morning to night.... Read more
Hungry All the Time . . .
Friday, February 10, 2012      18 comments

. . . and I'm OK with that. I was hungry all the time at 230 pounds. And yeah, I sometimes think I'm hungry all the time at 140 pounds. Actually, the hunger lasts about 30 minutes. Or less, if I distract myself. And I'm ... Read more
Very Moving!
Sunday, February 05, 2012      19 comments

Saturday I was at my office at 8 a.m. to meet with a carpet installer doing some finishing touches . . . (nice of him to be willing to work on the weekend) . . . . And did not get home again until after 10 p.m. having worked all day with DH on ... Read more
Busy Day Coming Up . . . .
Friday, February 03, 2012      12 comments

. . . but an interesting day too. And then (ahhhhhh) weekend. With laundry, soup making, gym, skiing: and I hope some office decor decisions too . . . It's a full life, certainly! And I'm working hard on getting back to middle ... Read more
A guy what takes his time . . .
Monday, January 30, 2012      9 comments

That's what Mae West preferred: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
624SKuaTqss And: nothing wrong with a square of Lindt 85% chocolate that takes its time either!! One 17 g square is just 30 calories. How slowly ... Read more

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