Posts tagged "weight"

Reasons for Regain #3: I mastered the 5K to Couch plan

Couch

Photo by Marek Palach-Rydzy / by BY-NC-SA 2.0 Many of you are probably familiar with the Couch to 5K plan. It’s a workout plan that helps you go from spending most of your time on the couch to completing a 5K, usually within 8 weeks. I instead mastered the 5K to Couch plan in which… [Read More]

Reasons for Regain #2: I stopped weighing myself

Scale

Photo by Christoph / by NC-ND 2.0 CC I don’t remember when I stopped weighing myself regularly, just like I don’t remember when I stopped cooking. (The recurring theme of my Reasons for Regain series might be “not paying enough attention.”) During the years that I lost weight and maintained it I weighed myself daily… [Read More]

Reasons for Regain #1: I stopped cooking

Sampler?

Photo by kenjonbro / by CC BY-NC 2.0 As I’ve mentioned, I’ve regained weight since I was at my slimmest several years ago. The weight started to come back after I got a headache that still hasn’t gone away and I started eating my way through the pain. Chocolate-covered pretzels. Mint chocolate chip ice cream…. [Read More]

Dear JenFul: What’s the best way for healthcare providers to address weight with their patients?

Dear JenFul

I got an email from a reader recently who asked a question I wasn’t entirely sure how to answer, so I decided to punt it to you guys instead. Of course, I might be stretching the meaning of the word “recently” when I refer to an email I received over two months ago. Sorry about… [Read More]