Why these Soups and Skillets are Game-Changers for Weight Loss (+ Cabbage Soup Diet)

Why these Soups and Skillets are Game-Changers for Weight Loss (+ Cabbage Soup Diet)

We’ve all tried soup for weight loss before, if we have any years on us at all, and if we’ve struggled for more than a minute with our weight. The “Cabbage Soup Diet” is a classic example. Ninety-five percent of chunky people across time and space have used it to trim up a bit. The…

Among the Wildflowers

Among the Wildflowers

The quad-state tornado dominated the news as our own forest roads opened to the area of the Giant Sequoia National Monument that was devastated by the Windy Fire. Visions of storm-ravaged communities hung in my vision as my older son and I drove with some loathing and heaviness through our hiking stomping grounds in the…

Viral weight loss drives 100+ people to 100+ pound loss
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Viral weight loss drives 100+ people to 100+ pound loss

It’s really a pretty crazy world because, at 50+ years old, you never expect to end up at your lowest adult weight. In fact, most women at 50, 60, or 70 have pretty much given up on losing weight. I certainly had, which is why this is all so crazy. Just three years ago, after…

Making History at the US Post Office (and the Team of Rural Postmasters)
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Making History at the US Post Office (and the Team of Rural Postmasters)

This is a story about shipping 10,000 books from a rural post office: Why we had to do it, how we teamed up with a tribe of rural postmasters to make it happen, and how the story landed in national press. It’s a timeless story about the power of community. Thank you for your support…

100 People Down 100+ Pounds: The Back Story and Bear 2.0
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100 People Down 100+ Pounds: The Back Story and Bear 2.0

We’ve done it!: From a single original weight loss story, 100 people have lost over 100 pounds without the use of surgery, drugs, branded products, or membership or coaching fees, with a meal framework that can be done on food stamps. We’ve been counting up to our “century” century mark for months here at Eat…