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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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{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 »
If/When You Avoid Conflict Does It Mean You Are Disregarding Your Needs? by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Ahhhh conflict. It’s something I’ve spent a lot of time and energy worrying about and avoiding. A while back I got into a discussion on Facebook with a friend fro ... Read on »
#selfacceptance at #fitbloggin* by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss This is the face of self-acceptance. Click it to make it bigger. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 5 billion times: self-acceptance is a process, and as m ... Read on »
True Story: Until Very Recently, I Was A Gigantic Ball Of Stress by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss You know how you sometimes don’t realize that you’re a certain way until you’re not that way? It’s like being able to understand silence only as the absence of no ... Read on »
Practicing: Mind Over Matter (“The Labyrinth” Edition) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Of all the joys on earth, few compare to the crowning glory of achieving against the odds, succeeding in the face of peril, or triumphing over adversity. Yet in every ... Read on »
Calling Myself Out, Gently by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss Up until a few years ago I was an excellent sleeper. I’d get into bed, read for a little while, turn off the light, and go right to sleep (soundly) until the next mor ... Read on »
How To Feel Your Feelings (Thoughts On Resistance & Distraction) by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Resisting and avoiding pain sucks energy and time. The more you let yourself feel those minute-and-a-half hells, the quicker you’ll start feeling those minute-and-a- ... Read on »
Are All Bodies Morally Neutral? by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss NOTE (added a few hours after my initial post): Even as I was writing about this post, I felt a little uneasy about it.  Jen  clarified why in the comments and on her ... Read on »
Self-Acceptance & Weight Loss: A Call For Questions by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A month from today – at the third annual Fitbloggin ’12 conference in Baltimore, MD – I will have the honor of working with two women I admire greatly ( Shauna and Ma ... Read on »
This I Believe: Both Acceptance And Resistance by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss One of the most pivotal moments in my life was the day I walked into my first Emotional Freedom Technique session and – after pouring out my sad story – was asked to ... Read on »
Of Chocolate Cake And Green Beans by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss A while back I got into a discussion on Facebook in regards to this statement from Dr. Rick Kausman : “All food is morally neutral” (something I believe). I was a ... Read on »
Taking Blame Out Of The Equation by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss “Shame, blame, disrespect, betrayal, and the withholding of affection damage the roots from which love grows. Love can only survive these injuries if they are acknowl ... Read on »
Wine? Belly. Wine? Belly. by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss So the other night at dinner, Tim and I were talking and I said (something like), “I’m noticing a difference in my belly. The upper part is thinning out a bit and get ... Read on »
Looking Through The Windshield by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 7/26/12 Dear Grandma: It’s been nearly 30 years since I wrote that letter  asking you to get off my case about my weight. It’s funny, because when I found it ... Read on »
Taking An Unexpected Peek In The Rearview Mirror by KCLAnderson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss 11/16/82 Dear Grandma: Thanks for your concern. First of all, you can’t run my life and what I want for myself isn’t necessarily what you want for me. ... Read on »