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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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“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 »
50 Lessons I Am Continually Learning by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Today I turn 50 and I am very consciously embracing all of my years. For me, 50 is NOT the new 30 because when I was 30 (and even 40), I was asleep at the wheel. My 4 ... Read on »
Fifty Dollars For Fifty Years: A Birthday Giveaway by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss In a few short days I will be 50 years old. I know there are billions of people all around the world who have turned 50 before me, and there will be billions who turn ... Read on »
Acceptance, Superstorm Sandy Style by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I’m not a daily blogger and there are times when I go nearly two weeks without a blog post if I don’t have anything to say. This time it’s because I don’t have electr ... Read on »
Releasing Anxiety: I’d Like To Thank My Therapist… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss No, that’s not a joke. About a month ago I wrote a blog post entitled True Story: Until Very Recently, I Was A Gigantic Ball Of Stress , and in it I said, “…my an ... Read on »
{From The Archives} 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 »
Experiencing Negative In A Positive Way by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Law of Attraction gurus teach us that we are in control of our thoughts and feelings, and that what we focus on grows. They tell us that whatever we have in our life ... Read on »
And The Winner… by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss …of Raphael Calzadilla’s eBook   The Power of Healing Through Fitness & Nutrition: 8 Weeks To Lasting Weight Loss  is… …Brenda! Congratulations!! I’ll be in touch ... Read on »
An Interview With An Old Friend (And A Give-Away) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss I met Raphael Calzadilla (RC) back in 2005 when I joined a once-popular dieting website. He was the moderator and chief fitness and motivation expert on the Exercise ... Read on »
More Thoughts About The Number On The Scale by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So, if you’ve been reading, you know that I recently weighed myself for the first time in well over three years. I want to clarify a few of things, based on the c ... Read on »
In Which Karen Weighs Herself For The First Time In Over Three Years by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Until this morning, I hadn’t stepped on a scale since the spring of 2009. And until the thought – “Hmmmm…I feel like weighing myself” – crossed my mind this morning, ... Read on »