Tag Archives: weight loss

The Whole 30 and Beyond

This morning, I had the first bread I’ve eaten in thirty days.  And yes, it felt like a momentous occasion.  I survived the Whole 30 and it was time to celebrate the accomplishment by burying my head in french toast. … Continue reading

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The Social Currency of Weight Loss

“I bought some Pringles because they were on sale, and I told Chris he could take them in his lunch,” said Mom A as she pulled out a can to share with the kids attending the play date. “I thought … Continue reading

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Haircuts- The Promise of a New and Better You

I grabbed the scissors and made the first chop.  A sprinkling of strawberry blonde hair fell over the sink.  It was official.  I was in crisis. Crisis is a strong word.  I was in a bad mood, a rut.  Something … Continue reading

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Thinner Living Through Chemistry?

“You know awhile back when there was the Fen-Phen controversy and some people died.  This is the half of the combination that didn’t get taken off the market.” This was the sales pitch given to me by a nurse practitioner … Continue reading

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A cupcake is never a cupcake

I swore to myself not to talk about body image issues for awhile, before I got forcefully removed from my soapbox by a barrage of jelly donuts.  But a few recent articles have started a great bit of dialogue among … Continue reading

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