UPDATE: I highly recommend reading ALL the books found here, which are from sources that I trust to also remain free of dieting dogma. They are the real truth-tellers when it comes to healthy weight loss and healthy relationships to food and exercise. If you want to change your life, this is where you should start.
Well, it’s been about 6 months since I checked in with y’all, and we even already made it through the Anti-Diet Challenge of 2014, wherein I rant about why I think the diet industry is basically evil.
Spoiler Alert!: This year my Anti-Diet Challenge isn’t limited just to January when I get real tired of hearing about everyone’s new year’s resolutions to redouble their efforts to nurture their eating disorders.
So let’s check in. Here’s what I said in my last update:
Sometimes life happens and you don’t do things perfectly. And then you have a choice: give up or keep going. I choose to keep going. Things can fall apart. Things can change. And they do! Maybe you get thrown a curveball and you are thinking “Wow! I didn’t see that coming!” Or maybe you did see it coming, and now it’s here. Life is about being accountable for yourself. It’s about owning up to reality. Who you are. What actions you choose to take. It’s basically about owning you, no matter what. And the same goes for me. So I am choosing to keep going. I choose not to give up.
Here’s the weight update: [Read more...]