My Experience with the ‘Darkside’ of the HAES Community

**I am making a disclaimer front and centre so that there are no noncontextual assessments made of this post. I do not agree with fat-shaming or body shaming of any kind. I do not think…

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Attending My First Sober Wedding in 18 Years

If something bad happens, you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens, you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens, you drink to make something happen -Charles Bukowski . Even…

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How To Fake a Rum and Coke

There is a divide in the non-drinking community where some people believe that drinking mocktails and zero alcohol beers, wines and spirits is counter-productive to abstainig from alcohol. I disagree. Some people genuinely like mixology…

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Meal Timing, Thermal Effect of Food, CICO, and ‘Starvation Mode’ – Real or BS?

“If you don’t eat enough calories, your body will go into ‘starvation mode’ and it will hang onto fat, and you will gain weight.” “You should eat six small meals instead of three to lose…

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Total Body Conditioning Boot Camp Workout

I have such a strange relationship with blogging these days, but not with writing.  I have been writing quite a bit over the past year, but in a more personal way that I am still…

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