Cooking, Health, Weight Loss

What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — The Weight Watchers Experiment, Part 2, January and February 2007

It was time for the second try at Weight Watchers. I had previously followed Weight Watchers' points system independently, while I was dating a woman who had lost a lot of weight that way.  Now that I was engaged and looking at "I'm going to live the rest of my life this way," I wanted… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — The Weight Watchers Experiment, Part 2, January and February 2007

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Health, Weight Loss

What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight (OMG I’m Engaged!)

One of these days, I'll write the post about Rich proposing to me.  The original journal-type posts about it run to 18 pages long.  Which is great for Longreads, of course, but it's not written in that lovely literary style.  There are comments about Christmas shopping and Hannukkah candles and watching The Little Mermaid, not grand… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight (OMG I’m Engaged!)

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What I Did To (WID2) … Lose Weight and Do Some Healing

This is the post that disappeared in the momentary terms-of-service suspension.  So glad I got it back! My ex and I separated in May 2003 and reached a custody agreement in September 2003 (about a millennium later).  After not being able to sleep, or breathe, or eat, for months, life finally lurched back into motion. … Continue reading What I Did To (WID2) … Lose Weight and Do Some Healing

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What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — Divorce to Dating

I should give some milestones in these posts or you're never going to keep track as I jump back and forth between subjects and dates.  This particular post starts in late 2004.  My ex and I separated in May 2003 and reached a custody agreement in September 2003 (about a millenium later).  After not being… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — Divorce to Dating

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What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — First Job through Hell to Kid

So after I got my first job, I gained a bunch of weight.  We'd moved from Seattle -- where I walked a ton and ate relatively well -- to DC where took a bus, didn't walk, and ate badly. I gained weight remarkably fast, looking back on it.  Within three or four months I think… Continue reading What I Did To (WID2)… Lose Weight — First Job through Hell to Kid