Moderation Vs. Deprivation

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A funny thing happened to me in New York City a few weeks ago.…

A Motivation Tune Up

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I knew it was just a matter of time before I’d lose momentum…

Daughter, Heal Thyself

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When I first started this weight-loss program, my mother, who…

Building Confidence

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A thin woman. A fit woman. A trim woman rebounding from a pregnancy.…

Perfectly Imperfect

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News flash (to myself): I am not perfect. The signs of my imperfection…

A Shift of Focus

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I'm five months into my weight-loss journey and there's one thing…

Selective Hearing

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It’s that time of the month again: the big weigh-in, when my…

Kicking Butt

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Picture this: I’m on Oprah in a fabulously flattering martial-arts…

Downplaying the Scale

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Last month, at the start of this project, I weighed 183 pounds.…

A Fresh Start

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Tonight, I ate dinner alone in my Toyota RAV4. After three hours…