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Chico is 8 today

My little buddy, Chico, is 8 today. His sire is expecting his final litter today as he has been neutered and no longer has to work for his living. Chico¬†remains the best exercise machine I ever owned. I shop a lot at Chico’s, but I didn’t name my dog after my favorite clothing store. Their […]

Memory malfunctions and failed weight loss

Weight loss success depends on a lot of things. The main thing, however, is that there is a consistent calorie deficit. To lose weight it’s necessary for fewer calories to be eaten than burned. That is the simplest thing about weight loss, but not much else is so simple. Complications include the source of the […]

9 ways summer is the best season for slimming

We had a little taste of summer heat last week and if you’re like me it left you saying, “give me more.” I love summer for a lot of reasons including longer days and the warm weather. Summer presents some unique challenges to losing weight. Things like excessive heat and humidity, bugs, and traditional summer […]

How to lose weight for the last time

If you’re like me and a lot of other people, you’re no stranger to losing weight. You have done it before, maybe many times, and now you want to do it again. Wouldn’t it be great if this time is the last time you’ll ever need to lose weight again? How cool would it be […]

100 pounds loser shares 25 things she can do that used to be impossible

I feel strongly that weight loss is something people should do because it will give them more pleasure in their lives. If the pleasure is more confidence and compliments that’s great, but to me those are external reasons for losing weight. It’s weight loss to please other people. I like to focus on the personal […]

Why you need to stop gaming your weight loss system

Some call it cheating, some call it something else, and some see it as a sign of weakness and inability to stick to a weight loss plan. I prefer to call it gaming the system. Sometimes gaming the system works well, very well indeed, in your favor. Look at the fabulous success extreme couponing fanatics […]

Feed yourself the way you feed your pet to maintain healthy weight

What happens when you allow your pet access to its favorite food 24 hours a day? You probably don’t want to try it to find out. Your pet, like most animals, will overeat until it becomes extremely overweight and inactive. It’s not natural for animals to have complete and consistent access to highly palatable food. […]

Try the I love to eat diet

I love eating. It’s my favorite thing to do. Eating is good. People who love to eat are normal. I don’t get along very well with people who don’t like eating. I don’t think they’re trustworthy! There is no need to apologize for loving to eat. There’s no need to apologize for loving rich foods […]