Monthly Archives: January 2017

Stinky weight loss

Why would losing weight stink? I’m not talking in a figurative way, although many people have pointed to a lot of reasons why losing weight stinks. It’s most notably because one needs to eat less and exercise more and everything that goes with making those behavioral changes. I’m talking in the most literal sense of […]

Those diet ads on my blog weren’t put there by me

There is commercial advertising placed in this blog and every BDN blog I write. It is approximately placed between the third and fourth paragraph. Sometimes it’s between the third and fourth line break, but that’s not consistent either. Let’s just say somewhere around the third and fourth paragraph there will be a tile ad with […]

Mary Tyler Moore and I once both weighed 123 and were 5’7″

In my late teens I agonized over my weight. I’d been varying degrees of chubby right from my birth weight of 9lbs. 7oz. Around 16 I discovered that I could lose a lot of weight by not eating much. Meanwhile I’d reached my adult height of 5’7″ so my body weight had spread out which […]

What would you be willing to give up to get and stay thin?

If it becomes unbearable to gain another pound or live another day at your current weight, it’s time to do something about it. What are you willing to give up to get and stay thin? Some call it a “lifestyle change” some call it a “diet” but whatever you call it, you can’t reduce your weight […]

The most dangerous diets

We are aware that some diets are extremely dangerous. Some diets have been proven to put our health in danger. It’s not just fad diets and crash diets that have been linked with health risks. Over the years there’s been both over-the-counter and medically prescribed weight loss pills that have been removed from the market […]

You may be an emotional eater and you don’t know it

Are you an emotional eater and you don’t know it? I was. Well, to be perfectly clear I was an emotional eater and I didn’t know it. I am still an emotional eater, but now I’m aware of it and managing it. I thought that emotional eaters turned to food when they were upset, angry, […]

How to reduce gas when dieting

Leslie rarely had problems with flatulence, but she did struggle with her weight. When she wasn’t dieting, she and her husband could drive with the car windows shut. As soon as she’d start a diet she would become unbearably gassy, It was so bad she couldn’t even stand herself. Desperate to lose weight and drive […]

Are you making a crucial weight loss strategy work for your success

Reducing calories is a crucial strategy. Although some fad diets would have you believe weight loss isn’t about calories, make no mistake. Creating a calorie deficit is of great importance to successful weight loss. Without it, there is no weight loss. There is another factor, however, that is a crucial success factor and is extremely […]