Monthly Archives: October 2012

Food addiction, natural rewards, and self-fulfilling prophecies.

French version of this post here, courtesy St├ęphanie Potin-Grevrend. Warning: in this post I disagree with certain ideas and express opinions based on my own thinking, experience, and education. Ready your smelling salts. In an earlier post, I wrote about why some people find food restriction comforting and reassuring. Today I want to talk about […]

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On debates and comments and exhaustion.

I’ve never published an official comments policy, because it always seemed kind of an unnecessary thing to do. I mean, obviously this is my website, so what I say goes, and if I don’t like a comment, I don’t have to publish it. End of story. Pretty self-explanatory, right? It gets fuzzy at times. I […]

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Why dieting works (for some people, some of the time.)

I don’t actually want to talk about the weight-loss aspect of dieting in this post, even though that is what you’re most likely to think of when you think of whether or not dieting “works.” If short-term weight loss were the sole barometer of success, then just about every diet you can think of, including […]

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Your friendly neighbourhood plague rat.

French version of this post here, courtesy St├ęphanie Potin-Grevrend. I like to go on walks. I live in a good neighbourhood for it, near the beach. During the summer, I spent a fair bit of time swimming at the beach. I have a lot of anxiety about going outside at all, thanks to about twenty […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hi Americans – it is a holiday weekend here in Canada. I am sitting around with my sore wrist in a brace instead of blogging. For those of you hate-reading my blog right now, welcome and carry on. People do so love to be slightly irritated. I probably won’t approve your comments, though. Further reading: […]

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