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Woman struggles with weight her whole life. Woman tries to lose weight many times, trying everything from fad diets to dangerous pills. Woman is not successful. If she happens to lose weight, she regains it and more. Woman realizes she must not really want to lose weight or she would ?just do... Full Bio
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Choose Your Easy by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There’s a poster that’s been making the rounds on Facebook, Pinterest and various blogs. It shows the back of a fit, muscular young woman wearing a sports bra ... Read on »
Choosing To Detach From Thoughts That Are Not True by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I haven’t written about my “puke phobia” in a while*. Late last summer and over the fall it seemed to be under control. Traditional therapy, along with acupuncture, s ... Read on »
Clean Pain Dirty Pain (And A Realization About Resistance) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Clean pain is a pure emotion like sadness or anger. Dirty pain is the (usually negative) story we tell about the clean pain. It’s what we make the clean pain mean ... Read on »
Compassion For THE VOICE (Part 2 Of “I Want It, But I Don’t Want It”) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “If we magnified our successes as much as we magnify our disappointments, we’d all be much happier.” ~ Abraham Lincoln You know…sometimes we get so damned angry w ... Read on »
Continually Learning My Lessons by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss It always amazes me how a seemingly insignificant stream of events can lead to learning a rather significant lesson. My Dad came for a visit last week and I invited him t ... Read on »
Continually Learning My Lessons, Part II by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Forgive yourself for everything you didn’t know in the past. Don’t waste any of your precious energy beating up yourself or anyone else. Your power to change your life is in ... Read on »
Continuing The Continual Continuation by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss As I said in my Continual Continuation post, I’ve never been one to make lists, set goals, then cross them off my list and call it done. For me, life is more of evolving s ... Read on »
Dear Women Who Hate To See Themselves In Photos by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I could go on and on about how beautiful you are and how you shouldn’t hate how you look in photos. But unless you want to believe it, you won’t. If you DO want to believe ... Read on »
Dear You… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Dear Human… You’ve got it all wrong. You didn’t come here to master unconditional love. That is where you came from and where you’ll return. You came here to le ... Read on »
Dear You: When You’re In A Rush, It’s A Good Time To Stop + Ask Yourself Why by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Lately I’ve been in a rush to resolve some personal stuff…stuff that I thought had to be wrapped up in a neat package and tied with a pretty little bow before I could move ... Read on »
Defining Moments by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Words can’t convey how grateful I am for people in my life, places I have been, memories I have made, and lessons I have learned. I am especially grateful for being safe, he ... Read on »
Desiderata by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was listening to the tail end of Morgan Freeman’s Master Class and he spoke the first line of this poem…and then the last several lines. And I realized that I had n ... Read on »
Did I Speak Too Soon? by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So over the past few days or week or whatever I’ve been rather depressed/worried because I feel like I have regressed, health-wise. My joints are painful, my muscles ache, ... Read on »
Disciplinarian Or Hooligan? by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today’s Note From The Universe : “Picture if you will, the disciplinarian who micromanages every step in their very careful dance with life and then picture the h ... Read on »
Doucement, Doucement… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I was taught a beautiful lesson by an old French gentleman. His vegetable garden was exquisite and I stopped to admire it (“C’est beau le jardin monsieur” in my best ... Read on »
Embracing Delay: A PRACTICE by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I never thought I’d say this, but I have come to appreciate the idea of slowing down…of delaying my reaction (if my husband is reading, I am sure he’s going to check ... Read on »
Embracing Mastery, Part 1 by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Below is part of post I wrote in September of 2010 (if you want to read the whole thing, click here ). Photo credit: http://www.austincabot.com I am reading ... Read on »
Embracing Mastery, Part 2 by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I almost decided not to choose a word for 2013. Then, because “ practice ” was such a good word for me in 2012, I almost decided to choose it again. And then ... Read on »
Envisioning PRACTICE by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Last night I went to the Center For Healing Therapies to participate in a special New Year’s version of the Women’s Healing Circle (a monthly event) to create a visua ... Read on »
Eulogy For A Tree by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss ________________________________________________________________________________________ Dear Maple Tree: I already miss you. I miss the sound of the breeze in ... Read on »