This is not another piece about how to maintain one's diet through the holidays. This is a piece about saying fuck it to that nonsense. I've lost 15 pounds since August and that's pretty great. I've found nutritional strategies that work for me both physically and emotionally. Here's why it's working, though, and why I … Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Diet Strategy
Very few of you comment directly on this blog. You will, however, contact me privately with your thoughts. I find this completely understandable; I rarely comment on blogs, either. I tend to doubt whether anything I might add to a conversation will have any value, and then decide it likely won't and return to watching … Continue reading Follow up: I shouldn’t want to be smaller and neither should you
When I don't have a torrent of emotional angst to release I struggle to write. It's easy to empathize with the great artists and writers who had emotional and mental health issues. When I'm in a dark place is when the words flow easiest. When I'm doing well? I haven't a clue what words are. … Continue reading I shouldn’t want to be a smaller size and neither should you
Had drinks with Cookie after work yesterday. Hadn't seen him in a while and it was a lovely catch up. It was also my first time having a drink in almost two weeks, and I was amused as hell to find two glasses of wine made me slightly loopy. Fun times, though! We parted ways … Continue reading Cookie and weight loss. What a fun combination!
Planned dinner: taco chili. It was already in the fridge, in a pre-portioned container. I made the chili the other day and it's delicious. I'd eaten it for several meals already. Actual dinner: a whole order of cheesy garlic breadsticks, half a 15" pepperoni pizza, and half a bottle of wine. Maybe it was the … Continue reading Overate again, and that’s okay
I'm working hard to address and conquer my binge eating tendencies by reading the book Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. I am excited about this journey, although it did have a rocky start. I've written about my bingeing issues and my attempts at self-love in the past. The posts are here: Binge … Continue reading Intuitive Eating: Binge Eating Update