“Moi does not recommend dieting. The only way you can lose weight is the same way you lose anything-by forgetting where you put it.” •Miss Piggy This week is short. Five minutes. My sugar high produces zero attention span. Here are the last week's posts linked below. I'm sure there's something of value in […]
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“I tried every diet in the book. I tried some that weren't in the book. I tried eating the book. It tasted better than most of the diets.” Dolly Parton Dolly's attitude toward diets is good to keep in mind this week as week two of WeightWatchers® new diet plan is revealed. Of course, they […]
Wednesday Podcast Post
Wednesday Podcast Post
“Never eat more than you can lift.” • Miss Piggy The Superbowl for weight watchers all over the US is tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day. Whether you are a member of a national program or just doing it on your own and trying to manage your weight, tomorrow looms large, equal parts terror and delight. As a […]
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# 1 Fitness Rule: Keep your fitness workout to yourself. “Unless you fell off the treadmill and smacked your face. No one wants to hear about your workout.” Anonymous If you want to induce the glazed eye response at a party, just begin, “I walk every day for an hour.” Have you ever endured the […]
“Diet Ideas: Eat whatever you want, and if anyone tries to lecture you, eat them, too.” Anonymous Yep, that about sums up the week. Take no prisoners. I don't know about you but I'm blaming Daylight Savings Time. This week in Art of the Diet world I've been brought back to my senses, literally and […]
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[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”I have never run with scissors. Those last two words were unnecessary.”[/pullquote] The week's results of my 5 steps to lose 2 lbs Week are in. Overall, I succeeded but did fail in a spectacular fashion with one measure. Here are the links to each daily blog post of the […]
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“People say that losing weight is no walk in the park. When I hear that I think, yeah, that's the problem.” Chris Adams What do you do when you want to regain weight you’ve lost through hard work and commitment and keep it on? I suspect that may be the only question Google search has […]
“Wow! that Lean Cuisine really filled me up.” Said by no one. Ever”-Anonymous A comment left on an online article about Oprah's purchase of 10% of WeightWatchers® stock said the real question is, “Can WeightWatchers® save Oprah?” The backdrop of this comment is, of course, that every article has the subject and object of […]
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[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]It's called DIET because all the other four letter words were taken. -Anonymous [/pullquote] As of today, October 14, I’ve published 238 posts since February. 88 of them fall under the category of “Habits”. As I focus on why we have been successful maintaining a significant weight loss it’s becoming clear […]
[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]”Eating rice cakes is like chewing on a foam coffee cup, except less filling.” -Dave Barry[/pullquote] This week's episode of PODSNACKS the weekly podcast of my daily blog art of the diet.com is not as funny as Dave Barry but hopefully it's as truthful. Rice cakes, let's face it, […]
“Why, sometimes, I eat six impossible things before breakfast.” Today, we're talking rebellion in the ranks of our individual hunger games. I had my own mutinous week but managed to sail the ship often enough around the rocky shoals so that I lost the 1.4 pounds I had gained the week before. But, it wasn't […]
“I am launching a new kind of briefs with science facts on them. They are called “wonderpants”. -Paula Pell @paulapell on Twitter. This week was supposed to be about the effect of distractibility on weight goals. Well, so much for that because I got distracted and didn’t read the book and managed to gain a pound and […]
Today's podcast is about my Monday blog post “The Prison of Weight Fat or Thin”. It was prompted by an article in the Boston Globe over the weekend about our current Speaker of the Massachusetts House, Robert DeLeo. [smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/coakleycreativemedia/Podsnacks_004_Prison_Fat_or_Thin_mixdown.mp3″ title=” Prison of Weight Fat or Thin” artist=”Pat Coakley-PODSNACKS 004″ image=”https://www.artofthediet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/AOD-PODsnacksART-1400x1400srgbf.jpg” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” ] […]
Today on PODSNACKS 003 we talk about letting your creativity change your eating habits and your brain all at the same time! I did it so it IS possible! A shout-out to the remarkable Dr. Oliver Sacks, neurologist and writer, who died this week for the inspiration his work gave to so many. [smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/coakleycreativemedia/PODSNACKS003-Changemind4_mixdown.mp3″ title=”POD Today Change Your […]
This is my third episode of PODSNACKS: The Art of the Diet Podcast. It shall be a weekly podcast, published every Wednesday, starting next week, on September 2. The daily blog will still be written but the podcast will be weekly. People, how do normal humans do a podcast every day?? I DO NOT KNOW. […]
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The evil renegade seed of sunflower has possessed me to dig into the “angry” cauldron and weight issues. This is the first of a series called “Cauldrons R Us”. This post is also Episode 001 of Podsnacks! It's taking me less than a day to do it from start to finish now, but some of that […]
[smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/coakleycreativemedia/Episode_000-Podsnacks_mixdown.mp3″ title=”PODSNACKS-Art of the Diet” artist=”Pat Coakley” image=”https://www.artofthediet.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/AOD-PODsnacksART-1400x1400srgbf.jpg” social=”true” social_twitter=”true” social_facebook=”true” social_gplus=”true” social_pinterest=”true” ] Welcome to PODSNACKS, the podcast version of Art of the Diet. You can click on the arrow on the upper right to play today's very first episode. Or press on the arrow to download it to your device and/or share […]
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It's not often I print out a podcast as usually I am listening to them as I walk around the track or outside. But, yesterday, this one photographer, Martin Bailey, talked about the amount of work that making your own style of art takes and it hit so many points that I ultimately went to his website […]