An Ideal Day of Eating in Photos


300 ish calories: 1 whole wheat english muffin with 1 tablespoon peanut butter, 1 tablespoon jam. I prefer Food For Life brand Sprouted Grain for the muffins. +100-150 calories: 1 cup lowfat yogurt. I do not eat non-fat varieties because of taste and texture. +100 calories: 1 piece of fruit- example: grapefruit OR 150 calories:…

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Email from a Reader: How to Think about Weight Maintenance

Read the rest of this series: Email from a Reader: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 “Hi Andie, I’ve been following blogs for quite a few years now and this year I had the delight of finding yours.I’ve read your story on your weight loss and you are a true inspiration….

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Find what you love and eat it…Part 2


…read part 1 here… A million foods sound delicious in a larger sense. Mozzarella sticks and cake and double cheeseburgers always seem lovely. Culturally and socially, they’re thought to be comfort food, the kinds of things that we think we’d eat constantly if calories and fat and cholesterol were make believe. But what I came…

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Why Numbers Matter in Weight Loss

Jennifer Hudson was on Oprah a few weeks ago and one of the things she and Miss O spoke about was how she lost weight on Weight Watchers. For the most part, it was inspiring to see a woman so alive with passion and a feeling of newfound confidence, freedom, and optimism. Perhaps especially given…

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Because Jeans Are Motivators Too

There are so many motivations to losing weight. And largely, I cover the ones deep below the surface. The ones that really mean something, that stick with you longer than those jeans you’re jonesing to wiggle into. I figure, there are enough magazines and ad campaigns and billboards to tell us and tell us and…

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