The Impostor Syndrome

“Impostor syndrome can be defined as a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist even in face of information that indicates that the opposite is true.” Source: Caltech.edu  I started practicing intermittent fasting on July 1, 2014. It’s now 2016 and I am still down 60 lbs and every health indicator is still better than […]

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The Perfect Storm

Ugh, I hate having to write this post, but I promise it has a happy ending. Please read on. I wanted fasting to be the perfect solution– the closest thing to a panacea for weight loss. Well, it is that; but there’s a limit, and I experienced that limitation first hand. Beginning last April, I experienced something I […]

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The Talk, Breathe, and Distract Method

Many people seem to think that if you’ve achieved any significant amount of weight loss through intermittent fasting, it must be because you’re super human.  People often say to me, “wow, you’re so strong” or “you have incredible will power.”  Not really, folks.  It’s actually pretty easy to fast, most of the time.  After practicing […]

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