Sunday, February 27, 2022
The Dunning-Kruger effect was described in 1999 in a paper by David Dunning and Justin Kruger.
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Friday, December 24, 2021
How to CheatBathroom Scales
Your Daily Weight
Did you know that two cups of morning coffee immediately add one pound to your body? I finally connected the dots on how this affects my daily weight! (PS: It doesn't really matter. Read on...)
I joined Weight Watchers over 20 years ago. At that time, WeightWatchers had two forms of accountability.
- Record everything you ate.
- WeightWatchers assigned a point value to each food, and members were allowed a maximum number of points each day.
- Stand on their scales once a week to measure your weight-loss progress.
Monday, December 13, 2021
Rick's Parkinson’s Law - Again
I maintain a daily diary. I try to list my activities, focusing on my accomplishments. I close it out each weekend and take the time to reflect on what I actually did. Over time I grouped them into major categories.
I first wrote about Parkinson’s Law in 2015 with an article titled “My Person Bane.” In my article I shared…
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Weight Loss:One Meal A Day?Calorie Restriction?I continue to read articles and watch videos about losing weight, and I want to share what I've been learning recently!
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
I have lost almost 100 pounds from my highest weight over the last decade, and I want to take a moment to brag!
Friday, July 2, 2021
Contemplating MyBelly Button
It's been a while since I've written anything for this blog.
I lead an active life, but it has become pretty routine from day-to-day. I do mostly the same thing!
The Cambridge Dictionary offers an interesting definition for Same Old Same Old: "(informal) it's used to say that a situation or someone's behavior remains the same, especially when it is boring or annoying."
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
When you did that, you received notifications delivered to that address when a new article had been posted to this blog!
Sunday, March 28, 2021
Fasting Weight Loss
Rich in Calories
The general consensus is that one pound of body fat = 3,500 calories.
A man who weighs 250 lbs is 75 lbs over the recommended weight for someone 6 feet tall.
He "owns" over a quarter million calories in his "fat account" (75 times 3,500 = 262,500).
He should be consuming 2,500 calories per day. Based on that, he should have 105 days of calories if he doesn't eat a bite of food during that time...