Archives for July 2013

Something Wild

DesertLike I mentioned in my last post, I’m going to shift my focus from active attempts at losing weight to improving other aspects of my life.

To me, wasting my energy in ineffectual attempts at losing weight is like sitting in a burning house while refusing to acknowledge the fact that I’ll soon be homeless if I don’t get up and extinguish the flames!

Even weight loss can be used as a way to avoid making difficult changes in your life. [Read more…]

Advantages of Staying Overweight

Young girl measuring her waist.

NOTE: I probably should’ve named this post the “advantages of not dieting” rather than the advantages of staying overweight. What will happen to my weight when I focus my energies on other goals than actively trying to lose weight? I don’t know but  I hope that I don’t gain more weight.  Of course it’s also quite possible I don’t lose any weight either.

I’m going to do it anyway. 🙂


The last four months have been pretty busy and I haven’t used much energy to further my weight loss.

The good news is that even though I haven’t lost any weight, I haven’t gained more weight either. [Read more…]