The CDC tells doctors to stop making things worse with weight-based health advice.

From the Center for Disease Control’s web site: https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2017/17_0006.htm Do No Harm: Moving Beyond Weight Loss to Emphasize Physical Activity at Every Size ESSAY — Volume 14 — April 20, 2017   Format: Emily Dollar, BA1; Margit Berman, PhD1,2; Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, PhD1,3,4,5 (View author affiliations) Suggested citation for this article: Dollar E, Berman M, Adachi-Mejia AM.…… Continue reading The CDC tells doctors to stop making things worse with weight-based health advice.

My quit drinking timeline: 0-30 days.

[AUTHOR NOTE: I started writing this post a long time ago, but only now felt like I had enough perspective to post it. If you have tons of sobriety under your belt, or are actually in your first 30 days, please comment to add or correct anything here. Also, I just posted “My quit drinking…… Continue reading My quit drinking timeline: 0-30 days.

What advice would you give?

Jean McCarthy of Unpickled Blog and The Bubble Hour podcast interviewed me a week ago, as many of you know (because I saw a wee spike in visits to this blog afterward!) Telling my story felt really good. If you ever get the chance to do this kind of thing, I highly recommend it. Although…… Continue reading What advice would you give?

The struggle is real.

I wonder how many blog posts have this title. It’s a cliche because it’s true, right? Riiiigggghhht??? I am 13 months sober, 12.5 months cigarette free, and now about two months into Isabel Foxen Duke’s “Stop Fighting Food” master class. I feel kind of navel-gazed-out, if that is a thing. I’m bored with self improvement. But then,…… Continue reading The struggle is real.