Results … Month #6

Results ... Month #6 (Down 35.8 lbs) Happy New Year to all. May 2019 bring you nothing but the best of times! Mind you, I'm not too happy starting out the new year myself, this morning. I'm down another 2 lbs this past month. A month that included the challenge of settling in to a … Continue reading Results … Month #6

The Chicken or the Egg?

The Chicken or the Egg? This is not about protein! It's about the mental & emotional mood swings that sometimes happen during the course of our weight loss endeavours. Sometimes the diet is the downer. Other times it's just the daily grind. Then there are those times where bad stuff is happening in our lives. … Continue reading The Chicken or the Egg?

Our Friends Don’t Care if We are Fat!

Our Friends Don't Care if We are Fat! I'm being a little callous here but I'm guessing that more than half our friends don't really care if we lose weight or not. Yes, they would worry if we fell ill because of it but, on a day to day basis, they probably love us for … Continue reading Our Friends Don’t Care if We are Fat!

THINK Yourself Thin … Maybe?

THINK Yourself Thin ... Maybe? Yesterday's post on the Glycemic Index, the Glycemic Load Index, and the Insulin & Satiety Indices triggered a few questions. I wasn't suggesting that any particular index was the right way to build a weight-loss diet. Nor was I saying that the indices were worthless for doing that. I was … Continue reading THINK Yourself Thin … Maybe?

An Index of Indices

An Index of Indices From the development of the Glycemic Index, at the University of Toronto, in the early eighties, dieters have been trying to harness the power of indices for weight loss. The researchers at the University of Sydney went on to develop the Glycemic Load Index. The glycemic index tells us the glucose … Continue reading An Index of Indices