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Weight Gain

An Apology To My Thinner Friend

Kate Fridkis | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

I've had to figure out that I might be beautiful anyway. I've had to figure out that I might not be, and that might be OK, too.

Weighty Situations

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.21.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I'm allergic to many foods. Soon after eating them, I break out in fat.

Does This Baby Make Me Look Fat?

Sara Austin | Posted 10.13.2012 | Parents
Sara Austin

How twisted is it that skinny remains the default ideal even when a woman is pregnant? That bulge wasn't bloat--it was a growing baby girl.

'Am I Overweight?' Post 50s Most Likely To Think 'No'

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.02.2012 | Fifty

If the weight you report on your driver’s license is a few pounds shy of what appears when you weigh in at the doctor’s office, you’re not alone...

If You Want to Lose Weight But You Aren't -- Why?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

You can read every diet book and try every weight-loss drug and every new diet, but if you don't learn to manage your painful feelings in ways that don't cause even more pain, you will not lose weight or keep weight off.

The Truth About Carbs And Weight Gain

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 09.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

There's been a lot of buzz recently about a new study that punched a few new holes in the already-tattered notion that weight gain and loss is simply a matter of "calories in vs. calories out."

Why We Stay Silent On The Addiction Of Overeating

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 06.19.2012 | Women

Why did I get fat? Why was I eating until I hurt and regarding my own body as something as distant and unsympathetic as, say, the state of the housing...

Rihanna Is 'Not Happy' About Her Size Zero Bod

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.15.2012 | Black Voices

Rihanna wants her bootylicious body back. The "We Found Love" singer revealed to Us Weekly that her crazy schedule and lack of sleep (which recent...

The Most Common Workplace Weight Traps (And How To Beat Them)

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Could your job be making you pack on the pounds? Maybe so, according to a new survey from the folks at CareerBuilder.com. The findings not only lis...

How I Gained (And Lost!) 50% Of My Body Weight ... In One Year

Leslie Goldman | Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Driven by a yearning to empathize with his overweight and obese clients, Australian trainer and underwear model PJ James pledged to pack on 50 percent of his body weight, maintain it and then shed it, all within 2009.

David Smith Regains Hundreds Of Pounds: 'A Lot Of People Were Counting On Me To Be Inspiring'

Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

In 2009, David Smith sat down with Matt Lauer on "Today" and revealed a dramatic 400-pound weight loss. But over the past three years, Smith has re...

Baby Boomer Bathing Suits and Menopause

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The suits from last summer seem to hit all the wrong places. Does anyone else have this problem?

My Gluten-Free Diet Disaster

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Missy Chase Lapine

I'm not allergic to gluten, so I didn't expect that removing it from my diet would really do anything for me, except maybe help me drop a few pounds. But it did just the opposite; it made the scale needle start creeping up higher than usual.

How to Enjoy a Cruise Vacation Without Going Overboard

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

By changing your cruise mindset to a mindful eating mindset, you'll enjoy your cruise -- or any vacation -- without taking it home with you.

Why My Husband And I Are 'Fat And Happy'

Tracy DiNunzio | Posted 06.09.2012 | Weddings
Tracy DiNunzio

Three hours, two bottles of wine, and eight empty plates later, I knew I was in love. I had finally met a man who not only respected my...ahem...healthy appetite, but who could match it with his own.

Why I’m Terrified Gaining Weight May Ruin My Marriage

Rachel Eddey | Posted 06.07.2012 | Divorce
Rachel Eddey

I have a friend whose husband said he would divorce her if her weight ever reached Pretty Big Number (PBN). The woman in question is five feet tall, currently weighs 110, and is in relative control of her health.

Why 'Mad Men' Episode Three 'Burkes' Well

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

Do Roger's remarks "Burke?"

Why Losing Weight Doesn't Make It All Better

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Losing weight isn't just a physical change for women. In fact, the emotional upheaval caused by weight loss can be devastating.

Pinned: Porn on Pinterest

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

How To Manage Your Appetite After A Bad Night's Sleep

Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Natasha Turner for Blisstree.com Whether you had a pile of deadlines that kept you up until the late hours, or a pile of friends that kept y...

Bored Into Weight Gain?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Boredom often gives us pause to our too busy and stressful lives, but if we can deal with boredom correctly, it might actually help us lose weight.

To the Hips, To the Hips

Judi Freedman | Posted 05.04.2012 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

I've only gained a pound or two, yet my clothes just don't seem to fit me like they used to anymore. My pants are tighter and my waist feels like a ball of rising bread dough that I wish I could punch down into a flat loaf.

Obesity Epidemic: Is Your Mother to Blame?

Nancy Wurtzel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Wurtzel

And, tomorrow, when I eat a piece of double-layer spice cake with cream cheese frosting (just for example), I will curse my mother. She smoked like a fiend, fasted when pregnant with me and probably force-fed me formula from a bottle.

My Biggest Fear: Becoming Obese... Again

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

Those of us who have overcome our battle with weight always tuck away in the back of our minds the fear that it can happen again. It keeps us in check, but it is ever-present.

Let's Stop Waiting For A Better Body

Kate Fridkis | Posted 03.24.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

We act like we have a couple different bodies. There's the one you're in now, and then there's the one that's your real body.