Which Genes in Our DNA Affect Weight Issues?

July 2, 2009

This is a guest post by Dena White. Studies are currently underway to establish which genes are responsible for how our bodies process fat and nutrients. The main focus is determining if obesity is in fact genetic, or if lifestyle plays a larger role. Genetic Consistency For thousands of years, human genetics have stayed pretty […]


Welcome 2008

January 2, 2008

Well I officially weighed in on the first day of 2008 at 267 and a waist of 50″.  Looking at my pictures it looks like I actually gained weight in my belly, although that could be deceiving because it looks like I may be standing straighter.  And of course I could have lost weight in other […]


My Goal Weight

December 4, 2007

In a comment here yesterday John asked, “So what is your ultimate goal weight?” The easy answer is 185, down from 295 and a total loss of 110 pounds.  At 267 I am a quarter of my way to that goal. But that’s my perspective from the start of the diet, I expect it might […]


The Benefits of Chewing Gum

October 2, 2007

Last week the Diet Blog asked the question “Chewing Gum for Weight Loss?” to which I respond, “Heck yes!” I currently have a pack of Wrigley Extra in my car, my desk and my backpack.  This gum helps me in three key ways: My body has been trained to have sugar after a meal.  I can’t help […]


Weekly Update - 9/30/07

September 30, 2007

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 282 Today’s weight: 279 Week weight lost: 3 lbs Total weight lost: 16 lbs Today’s weigh-in is bittersweet. On the one hand I made it into the 270s, which is huge for me. On the other hand, my goal for the end of this month was to get […]


Weekly Update - 9/24/07 (Monday)

September 24, 2007

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 281 Today’s weight: 282 Week weight lost: -1 lbs Total weight lost: 13 lbs (Note, I am posting my update on Monday because I was out of town all weekend camping and couldn’t do my normal Sunday update.) I knew this week was going to be a tough one to […]


Weekly Update - 9/16/07

September 16, 2007

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 283 Today’s weight: 281 Week weight lost: 2 lbs Total weight lost: 14 lbs Looks like I might be starting to get some consistency now, this is the 4th week in a row with the scale showing a loss.  The tape measure also was kind, indicating that I have lost an inch […]


Weekly Update - 9/9/07

September 9, 2007

Diet starting weight: 295 Week starting weight: 286 Today’s weight: 283 Week weight lost: 3 lbs Total weight lost: 12 lbs I backed up my 4 pound loss for last week with a 3 pound loss for this week and it feels great.  It is such a terrific feeling to be rewarded for the hard work I […]


The Power of Suggestion

September 6, 2007

One of the first things I did when I started this new weight loss program at the beginning of August was to look at my habitual eating at places like Subway, McDonald’s and Bruegger’s and work to scale back on what had become routine meals.  Two sandwiches became one, an ice cream cone for dessert became […]


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