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update: knee
Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

so I quit catastrophizing and faced my fear and made a doctor's appointment to see an orthopedist on Wednesday. Meantime, my knee is starting to feel more stable. I can go up and down stairs leading with either foot albeit with difficulty. I... Read more
I fell and hurt my knee
Friday, February 01, 2013      5 comments

...and this terrifies me because my knee feels so loose and so wobbly that it seems like my lower leg is going to fall off. Catastrophising, I know. But I have very loose knee joints naturally, and have injured them repeatedly, and I am tired... Read more
A habit of a thin person.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      7 comments

Perhaps nowhere does the frequently cited definition of insanity -- doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result -- apply more aptly than with weight loss. The math makes this clear: By one estimate, one-third of Americans... Read more
MOOD EATING takes place primarily in the HOME
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      2 comments

Because stress, sadness, anger, loneliness, and grief can send anyone to seek solace in a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, the successful thin people recognizes the syndrome and doesn’t bring trigger foods into the place where it happens. MOOD EATIN... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 145
Monday, January 07, 2013      1 comments

Thin people limit their options. While everyone needs a variety of foods for optimal nutrition, professor of nutrition Barbara Rolls's research shows that the more types of food we have available, the more we tend to eat. It's related to w... Read more
Update to LC tip 113 -- Habits of an unsuccessful loser/maintainer:
Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

Habits of an unsuccessful dieter: A. thinking it is a temporary diet and not a permanent healthy lifestyle. B. failure to reward yourself for changing behaviors. You HAVE to establish new reward behaviors to supplant the reward of eating. ... Read more
I am besieged
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      6 comments

Happy New Year. Must be a sarcasm when said to me right now. I try hard not to rock the boat. I am the last person you can expect to be confrontational. And I tend to be an optimist. But sometimes, ya gotta SCREAM! I tried accommodatio... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 144
Saturday, December 29, 2012      1 comments

Apply abstract mental labels: Associating foods with abstract ideas like: “energy crash” or “longevity” or “gum disease prevention” has been shown to help you resist temptation and opt for healthier choices. (I believe) it is the abstract natu... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 143
Thursday, December 27, 2012      1 comments

The only way to reach your goals is to consistently be checking up on yourself, re-evaluating, and re-establishing your goals. At each check up, if you have reached a goal, set a new, tougher one that you know will challenge you. Increase resist... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 142
Saturday, December 22, 2012      3 comments

Savor the Flavor! Pack a LOT of flavor into what you eat. Psychologically, it helps you feel fuller faster. Flavor enhancers: Salt Monosodium glutamate (Accent or kombu seaweed) stevia and artificial sweeteners herbs and spices ... Read more
Momentum and Your Diet
Sunday, December 16, 2012      2 comments

In terms of physics, momentum is mass multiplied by velocity. In terms of lifestyle, momentum is healthy choices multiplied by daily action. The more you make those healthy choices to eat right and exercise, the easier it will be to continue wit... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 141
Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

One way to feel fuller faster is to pay very close attention to what you eat. Consider the texture. Savor the complexity of the herbs and spices --see if you can identify them. Try to nail down the taste of "umami". Note how flavor changes f... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 140
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      1 comments

Even THINKING that you ate a lot helps you feel full longer and reduces the amount you eat. How can YOU fool yourself? Try to incorporate air and water into your meals! Research indicates that drinking liquids does not fool the brain.... Read more
LC Diet Tip of the Day: 139
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      1 comments

Plan an occasional (once a week) splurge. Note: a splurge is NOT a"cheat". Follow your diet. Don't overindulge. But your splurge SHOULD be special to you. Treat yourself well so that you don't feel deprived. (Feeling deprived can lea... Read more
day 2 of being GOOD -- and fully returning to ketosis takes me 3 weeks
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      0 comments

It ALWAYS takes longer than I think to return to dieting whenever I fall off the wagon. There is just SO much sugar present that I cannot control (continuous temptation). Not that I regret celebrating my mom's 80th birthday with cake and ice ... Read more

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