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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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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Acceptance by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Someday is now.” How many times have you heard this: “it’s the journey – not the destination”?  I’ve heard it, and thought it, and said it about 306 trillion tim ... Read on »
A Good Old-Fashioned Blog Post… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss …in which I think out loud a bit. ~~~~~~~~~~ I finally got around to watching Brené Brown on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday . It’s a must watch. “In the ve ... 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 »
I Want It, But I Don’t Want It (Part 1) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” ~ Vincent van Gogh There’s been a common theme a ... 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 »
An Unexpected Lesson In Mastery (Or, Why Do We Tell Ourselves Bullshit Stories?) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss What if you are not… …broken …incomplete …too fat …too weak …stuck …pathetic …too busy …[fill in the blank] …or any of the other b ... Read on »
Stuff I Am Doing by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’ve been getting a lot of questions about Acceptance Whispering so I’m offering a free teleclass  on Wednesday, February 13. Check it out, and even if you can’t make ... Read on »
Why I Do My Own Damned Work by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Have you ever had one of those “dark night of the soul” kind of days? The kind that feel full of doom and gloom and WTF? I had one last week. And the funny thing ... Read on »
I Get To Be… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I get to be*… …a woman who just drove home alone in the dark under a brilliant full moon singing out loud at the top of her lungs to Simon & Garfunkle. …a wif ... Read on »
MASTERING: Emotional Freedom by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered she had turned into the wrong person.” ~ the opening line in Anne Tyler’s novel, Back When We Were Grownups ~~ ... Read on »
“How Can Change Ever Happen, If We Just Accept Things?” by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “A miracle is a shift in perspective from fear to love.” ~ Gabrielle Bernstein In response to my recent post, For Newtown…For Newtown , and to my most recent news ... 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 »
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 »
2012: The Year I Practiced by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Years end is neither an end nor a beginning, but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” ~ Hal Borland When I chose “practice” as my ... Read on »
You Are Good by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I started writing this post early last week. Then I got a stomach bug and spent the day in bed. The next day I moved my grandmother from a nursing home in Norwalk (ab ... Read on »
For Newtown, For Newtown… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss {In memory of those dear children and teachers who lost their lives, I want to share the ways in which Newtown brought me joy, with thanks to Maia Toll, who reached o ... Read on »
From Utter Failure To A-Okay In Just Seconds by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The fabulous Mrs. Fatass had a thought-provoking post a while back about being defensive and at the end she said, “That one-word description – defensive – is somethin ... Read on »
Sitting In The Front Seat: What It Means To Be Responsible by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Note: the title of this post is based on one written by Jen of Making Messes entitled Sitting In The Backseat , which referenced lyrics from a song by Arcade Fire . ... Read on »
What’s Your Primary Question? by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss About this time of year you’re likely to see lots of magazine articles and blog posts about how to resist the temptations of holiday food. Skip the dinner ... Read on »
I’m Sensitive And I’d Like To Stay That Way* by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss There are a good number of us who are truly sensitive. We can be born this way, but we can also develop this intuitive sense as a means of self-protection due to diff ... Read on »