Loving and losing

A couple of days ago, I wrote a post about my weight loss. A lot of friends and family did exactly what I asked -- they told me "Yay!" -- and helped me celebrate my accomplishment. But one friend made a comment that caused me to ponder the reasons people lose or gain weight, and …

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Jonesing for a mocha

Today I felt like I imagine a drug addict feels when she or he wants a hit. I almost contacted my "clean eating sponsor" but I talked myself through it. For three weeks I have been following the Whole30 plan. I have not had any refined or added sugars, no grains, no legumes, and no …

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