Weight Loss

It Was Me All Along

I wrote a weight loss memoir — due to be published January 6, 2015, but available for preorder now — and it means the whole world to me.


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What I Miss from 135 Pounds Ago Part 1Part 2Part 3


Peace with Food

My Exercise History Part 1Part 2Part 3

Meeting with a Nutritionist

My TEDx Talk on weight loss

Putting My Mom on a DietPart 1, here is the plan I designed for her, and here are her weekly updates: week 1week 2week 3week 4week 5week 6week 7week 8week 9week 10week 11week 12week 13week 14week 15week 16week 17week 18week 191 month eating on her own


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How to Look Back on a Fat Past

How Filling Your Plate with Vegetables Allows You to Eat What You Crave

Running vs. Walking and Feeling Constantly Hungry

How to Lose Your Fear of Food

How to Think about Weight Maintenance

Does Eating on a Schedule Matter in Weight Loss?

On Loving Your Body


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What Does 1200 Calories Look Like?

What Does 1500 Calories Look Like?

What Does 1800 Calories Look Like?

What Does 2000 Calories Look Like?



A Different Way to Think about Losing Weight

The Weight Loss Dilemma: Real vs. Diet Foods

The Weight Loss Dilemma: An Amendment

How to Make a Delicious 400-Calorie Salad

Are You a Nighttime Eater? Me too.

On Distraction-Free, Focused Eating

Delaying New Year’s Resolutions

On Cheat Days

3 Tips for Dealing with Weight Loss Plateaus

On Low Carb Diets

How Often Do You Weigh Yourself?

Mini Diet Vacations

On Calorie Counting: Weekly vs. Daily Goals

I Can’t Eat That.

How I Eat Healthy while Traveling

7 Healthy After Dinner Snack Ideas

Always Start with a Salad