Stress and weight loss…or not

Originally posted on Total Low Carb:
Let’s say you’re following your LCHF eating plan pretty well, you’re drinking plenty of water, trying to eat real food (as opposed to ‘food products’), maybe taking some supplements, perhaps you’re experimenting with some intermittent fasting…but you’ve hit a weight loss stall and the scale just won’t move.  What’s…

How My Brain is Wired and What That Has to Do with Successful Weight Loss

You probably noticed there was no Tuesday Tidbit yesterday. Why?  Because I seem to have a problem. Despite making these nifty worksheets designed to get me to always do things approximately when I need to do them, and despite improvements in getting them done, especially in the mornings, I STILL am not doing what I … More How My Brain is Wired and What That Has to Do with Successful Weight Loss

Finding My Motivation to Megamorph – Part 2 of 2 – and My First Vlog!

After writing Finding Your Motivation to Megamorph – Part 1 of 2, I was concerned that people might take the ‘looks are more important’ thing a little too broadly.  I did not mean that for everyone.  I hope I made it clear that I am only viewing it that way in reference to me and … More Finding My Motivation to Megamorph – Part 2 of 2 – and My First Vlog!

Anatomy of The Twenty-Five Pounds in Twenty Weeks Experiment

        There’s a gigantic amount of information (and misinformation) out there about what things one should do and not do to achieve successful weight loss.  In this experiment I am trying to integrate a whole lot of the things that have either been traditionally held as Good Ideas with some ideas that … More Anatomy of The Twenty-Five Pounds in Twenty Weeks Experiment

Finding My Motivation to Megamorph – Part 1 of 2

Almost everyone says they could stand to lose a few pounds, and almost all of them are right.  But saying it and doing it are vastly different things, as I’m sure you know. I don’t think many would argue that the lynchpin in the successful weight loss mechanism is a powerful internal motivation.  But the … More Finding My Motivation to Megamorph – Part 1 of 2

Day 8 of 140

So, I’ve been at it for a week, and what has happened?  Well, I lost either 3 pounds by yesterday’s step-on-the-scale or 2.6 pounds if you count through today’s. I’ve been logging my weight every day (or nearly every day).  Some diets say you should only check your weight like once or twice a week … More Day 8 of 140

You Don’t Always Need a Complete Metamorphosis to Make Big Changes

Megamorphic Journey is a blog about a specific experiment in change (weight loss) and will chronicle how your author Terpsichore (that’s me!) will lose an expected twenty-five pounds in twenty weeks using a combination of conventional and unconventional means to do so. Along the way I will outline the plan, write more in depth about … More You Don’t Always Need a Complete Metamorphosis to Make Big Changes