Goals Not Resolutions

I dislike New Year’s resolutions. How many times have you made a resolution that ended in a fiery disaster? It is not your fault. Resolutions are a form of “cultural procrastination,” according to Timothy Pychyl a professor of psychology at Carleton University in Canada. Humans assume willpower is a character trait that you’re either bornContinue reading “Goals Not Resolutions”

Nothing Tastes That Good

Why even one bit of that forbidden thing is never worth it. I hear or rather read in support groups and in weight loss articles about how one bit of, let’s say mile-high chocolate pie, is worth it. For, me a recovering food addict, one bite of that thing I have sworn off will justContinue reading “Nothing Tastes That Good”

Confession of a Fat Girl

When a wake up call gives you the shock of your life. I haven’t always been fat. I was slim. I was attractive. All silk and smooth. I was tall with long elegant legs and arms. I was told that I had a body like a mink. ( A compliment, I think.) Sexy and dangerousContinue reading “Confession of a Fat Girl”