9 weeks and 21 questions

Posted in: behavior change, health, human behavior, life, nutrition, psychology, weight loss- Feb 13, 2014 2 Comments

They say it takes 21 days to form or break a habit give or take depending on who you ask. I say it’s taken 9 weeks for the cravings to subside—exactly three times as long. I have no idea of the significance but an interesting coincidence nonetheless. This begs the question, (1) can you break […]

Week 6: Heavy

Posted in: behavior change, human behavior, life, weight loss- Jan 22, 2014 Comments Off on Week 6: Heavy

It’s been a tough week. On this scale, I’m at about 5. I’ve been dealing with stronger cravings and although I said this diet is more about behavior change than weight loss, I think last week’s less than gratifying loss made this week harder. Without that “high” of losing weight, it’s hard to remember why […]

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Posted in: science- Jul 27, 2011 Comments Off on The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Debbie Hampton writes a very accessible piece on the benefits (and downsides) to neuroplasticity. Read her post. The good news is your brain makes physical changes based on the repetitive things you do and experiences you have in your life. The bad news is your brain makes physical changes based on the repetitive things you […]