Posts filed under: commitment

Mine were probably not “right” reasons to lose weight, but they were salient. I was motivated to get out of bed in the morning and pack my meals up, eat according to a food plan, say goodbye to food after...
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I have a protocol. A way of eating and behaving that produces weight loss. I learned it in Overeaters Anonymous. It’s tried and true. When I explained it to my dear friend, she gaped at me in stunned silence. “No,...
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The theory goes that we should give ourselves and others “permission to be human.” Permission to fail, change course, begin again. Always. We stumble, make mistakes — some minor, some seemingly disastrous. Yes, we must treat ourselves gently and with...
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There is a urban legend that we should fuel our bodies throughout the day by eating sensible snacks at regular intervals. The Overeaters Anonymous party line runs contrary. Part of my food protocol is three pre-planned meals with nothing in...
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