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the diet industry can suck it

The Diet Rebellion is a one-woman operation, ready to escape the Empire, and try to salvage what is left to come back and destroy it all.


many will play - few will win
if it worked, we wouldn't be here

i'm tired of living the nightmare
i'm done with WEIGHT LOSS
i only have so much time on this planet
i've wasted nearly a third of it hating myself
i'm ready to move on.

I'M SICK OF THE PATRIARCHAL BULLSH*T PARADIGM THAT ...
The Diet Rebellion is a one-woman operation, ready to escape the Empire, and try to salvage what is left to come back and destroy it all.


many will play - few will win
if it worked, we wouldn't be here

i'm tired of living the nightmare
i'm done with WEIGHT LOSS
i only have so much time on this planet
i've wasted nearly a third of it hating myself
i'm ready to move on.

I'M SICK OF THE PATRIARCHAL BULLSH*T PARADIGM THAT SAYS I HAVE TO BE THIN AND PRETTY TO BE WORTH SOMETHING

I'M SICK OF A WEIGHT LOSS INDUSTRY DESIGNED TO FAIL

COUNTING CALORIES = OBSESSING ABOUT FOOD

I AM STRONG, DISCIPLINED, AND INTELLIGENT.

IF WE'RE ALL STRUGGLING,
THEN WE ARE NOT THE PROBLEM.
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Member Since: 3/3/2008

SparkPoints: 35,640

Fitness Minutes: 28,324

My Goals:
1) 10K by Fall 2012
*DONE* July 8,2012!

2) New Rules of Lifting
Stage 1: *DONE* 4/14/13
Stage 2: *DONE* 5/22/13
Stage 3: *DONE* 6/14/13
Stage 4: *DONE* 7/3/13
Stage 5: *DONE* 7/29/13
Stage 6: *DONE* 8/27/13
Stage 7: *DONE* 9/13/13

3) NROL: Supercharged
Basic Training 1 : *DONE*
Basic Training 2: *DONE*
Basic Training 3:
Basic Training 4:
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Strength & Power:

4) Escape the weight loss trap I've been stuck in since 1996 or so.

5) Fit into my size 16 jeans again.

5) Fit into my awesome favorite pair of jeans again (size 14).

6) Take down the Empire.

My Program:
Lift heavy things.
Run around.
Eat well.
Eat less.

NO:
Bi*tching
Whining
Complaining

Consume ~1500/day

Personal Information:
I earned my Ph.D. in 2011 and teach psychology at a small liberal arts college.

I am married with two kids, THREE cats, a dog and two bunnies.

I have recently discovered the joy of weight lifting, thanks to the book, "New Rules of Lifting for Women". "Starting Strength" has also been helpful.

Otherwise, I enjoy sitting on my butt, playing on the interwebs, reading, cooking, playing video games (mostly Zelda), and planning to defeat the Empire.

Other Information:
I'm sick of being implicitly told I'm incompetent because I'm not yet in the "lucky 5%" (can anyone verify that number?) who actually loses weight and keeps it off.

I'm sick of subscribing to the patriarchal ideals that my self worth as a woman is tied up in physical attractiveness, therefore putting me at the mercy of a weight loss industry and a food industry that feed off of one another in their goal of making sure I fail.

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hey, you're back....and have been for about a month, apparently. How's life down there in YO!-ville? (feel free to ask for a translation of the tangent my brain just headed down, if needed)



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