Clickety Click February 2018

By Debbie Koenig

I hope you’ve got some free time on your hands, because I found some super-interesting stuff for you to read this month:

A fascinating new study makes the case for why WW Freestyle™ works: Eating as many high-quality whole foods as you want instead of processed convenience foods shows better results than counting calories.

Eating whole foods probably means you’re cooking more than you used to. This article will help you get your kitchen organized in a way that’ll get dinner on the table faster.

If I had a daughter, I think I’d be teaching her to rage.

And speaking of girls, I dare you to watch 9-year-old Sky Brown skateboard and not feel inspired. What I’d give to feel that fearless….

How do you handle cravings? I like the idea in this article, to “surf the urge” and watch it dissipate.

I struggle a lot with the idea of “body positivity.” I know that when I don’t feel comfortable in my own skin, I eat to soothe my emotions. But that only makes me gain weight, which makes me more uncomfortable. This essay by a woman who weighs 400 pounds gave me tons to think about.

When I write here, I’m always aware that whoever’s reading may not experience things the same way I do. I try to share how I do it (whether “it” means losing the weight, keeping it off, dealing with setbacks, or feeding my family) without pressuring anyone to do it my way. This article takes a pretty deep dive into how we can talk about weight loss in a way that’s sensitive to others.

And for a little fun to close out the reading list, this cat is a really big Olympics fan.

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