Review of this week

I stepped on the scale this week to learn that I have lost 5 pounds this week, so now I am down to 242 pounds. This was a large weight loss that I was not anticipating this week, and certainly do not expect this kind of weight loss every week. Though, it really does help give me motivation to keep moving forward. Even more importantly, my clothes feel more comfortable – dare I say they actually feel looser? So about a month into my weight loss journey and I have lost 18 pounds (most of which was water weight) and I feel the best that I have felt in a very long time. Not just Continue reading

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The Unique Challenge of Food Addiction

The Merriam Webster online dictionary defines addict to devote or surrender oneself to something habitually or obsessively. This very realistically captures my relationship with food in the most recent years. It consumed my thoughts and everything I did in a day was centered around food. My schedule, where I was going, my to do lists. Everything was consumed with food. I’m not sure when it got so out of hand. I truly believe Continue reading