Tonight, I took a moment to reflect on something a republican said to me: “I’m not a whiny fucking liberal.” I like generating theories–even if they aren’t correct. At least I can say I tried to understand. My assumption here is that the media this person consumes tells him that liberals are whiny. And that … Read moreDoes Donald Trump Sleep? And Other Questions Of Self-Care.
That’s right! I’ve lost 18 pounds. That puts me at my first goal in weight loss, so I bought myself a new dress.
I’m in therapy. My therapist makes me do actual work. I get cognitive behavioral therapy. One thing I’m supposed to do is take at least one walk per day. Because it’s been cold, I have stopped that routine. As a result of that and the holidays, I gained a few pounds. So I’m ramping up … Read moreWeight Loss And Fitness
There’s an article in the Atlantic about how cheat days can boost your self-control. Since today was my cheat day, I was glad to see this. From the article: [A] recent study suggests that it’s best to plan certain days on which you’ll cast off the shackles of your diet—or budget, or workout plan, or … Read moreHow Cheat Days Boost Self-Control
There’s a large amount of evidence that exercise does not make you lose weight. I have lost over 10 pounds with really no changes in my exercise. All of my changes have been with my food, which is the most sound way to lose weight. Yet, I plan on joining the gym at the beginning … Read moreWhy Exercise