Hate to Weight

Hate to Weight

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What better way for two podcasters to check in with each other on their weight loss adventures than by starting a podcast about it? Join John (Brand X Podcast) and Emily (The Story Behind) as they try their hardest to shed those pesky pounds and check in with each other every week. Note: We are not doctors, nor do we play doctors on TV (or in this podcast). Please talk to a medical professional before taking any of our advice.


Bonus Ep.: Emily Chats with Coach Carolyn from Wellness While Walking
Jul 24 • 42 min
Bonus Ep.: Emily Chats with Coach Carolyn from Wellness While Walking
John’s Whirlwind Week and Delicious Drive-Thru Options
Jul 8 • 50 min
John’s Whirlwind Week and Delicious Drive-Thru Options
DDP Yoga, Making Healthy Choices for Weight-Loss, and Some Very Salty Language!
Jun 23 • 65 min
DDP Yoga, Making Healthy Choices for Weight-Loss, and Some Very Salty Language!
A Question About Sweetener and Intermittent Fasting
May 18 • 41 min
A Question About Sweetener and Intermittent Fasting
Hello From the Other Side of Weight-Loss
May 11 • 49 min
Hello From the Other Side of Weight-Loss
Boosting Productivity and Becoming Mindful
May 4 • 50 min
Boosting Productivity and Becoming Mindful
Cheesy Puffs, Ashwagandha, and Another Week of Quarantine
Apr 27 • 65 min
Cheesy Puffs, Ashwagandha, and Another Week of Quarantine
Spirit Week Challenge is Declared!
Apr 20 • 53 min
We’re in yet another week of Quarantine but we’re grateful we’ve been on this health journey together. At the time of this recording, Emily was finishing up a Spirit Week Challenge where she dressed up for theme days every day for a week. And…
This Quarantine Is Starting to Get to Us
Apr 13 • 50 min
Sorry for the late-releasing episodes! We’re still trying to adjust our schedules for our own client work, as well as this podcast. We’re both adapting to our quarantines and it’s a stressful time, for sure. John is a bit hungover on today’s episode…
PMS, Dieting, and Quarantine AKA The Season of Our Discontent
Apr 6 • 39 min
PMS, Dieting, and Quarantine AKA The Season of Our Discontent
Weight Loss in a Time of Coronavirus
Mar 30 • 65 min
Weight Loss in a Time of Coronavirus
Gratitude is the Attitude & Stop Touching Your Face!
Mar 23 • 42 min
Gratitude is the Attitude & Stop Touching Your Face!
Home and Hunkering Down, But Still Podcasting!
Mar 16 • 61 min
Yay! Emily is back this week! And she’s working on getting back to her own self lately. A head’s up. This episode was recorded March 12, 2020. At the time of recording, we were just beginning social distancing and learning about the seriousness of…
Solo Episode with John
Mar 9 • 14 min
John did a solo episode and he did a great job! Emily wasn’t feeling well that day and had to bail. But as I’m writing these show notes, I am loving hearing John’s wins and his thoughts on the article that was put in the Hate to Weight…
Dieting on Vacation, Running Amok and Couch Jeans from the Universe
Feb 24 • 54 min
What happens when you go on vacation while doing Intermittent Fasting? Well, Emily found out on her big family vacation! In fact, it’s a whirlwind of a story, which includes Emily’s actual ideal vacation of driving for hours in nature, calling on…
Dieting Through Hell Week + Accountability Challenge Success!
Feb 10 • 49 min
Emily’s getting ready for a family vacation, on top of crazy work stuff, on top of the current events —it’s a recipe for the perfect storm in Emily’s world and there’s even a funny story about what happens when you throw a rock in the…
Want Accountability? We’re Challenging You!
Feb 3 • 59 min
Want Accountability? We’re Challenging You!
Dieting Changes versus Lifestyle Changes
Jan 27 • 42 min
We had a great discussion in our Facebook group thinking about the lifestyle changes we make to lose weight versus what we are planning on doing once we hit our goal weight and need to maintain. John also had a bout with food poisoning and Emily has…
Planning our “Lifing” Toolkit
Jan 20 • 61 min
Planning our “Lifing” Toolkit
Emotional Eating Triggers and Schedule Changes
Jan 13 • 43 min
Emotional Eating Triggers and Schedule Changes
Happy New Year! We Hate to Cook.
Jan 6 • 53 min
Happy New Year! We Hate to Cook.
Holiday Recap
Dec 30, 2019 • 52 min
Holiday Recap
If You Fail to Prepare, You Prepare to Fail
Dec 16, 2019 • 47 min
We’re getting back into the swing of things in this episode. John has a good week, aside from a late-night craving. Emily stops focusing on the scale and instead focuses on the benefits of Intermittent Fasting. We’re asking for a lot of feedback…
Finding Control and HappyLights!
Dec 9, 2019 • 72 min
John had a night where he ordered pizza and wings and is trying to find some of what Janet Jackson sings about, Control! Emily has a list of fun new ideas she’s tried the past week to get happy, get cooking, and get warm. We really go off on some…
Staying Accountable to Your Diet During the Holidays
Dec 2, 2019 • 32 min
Staying Accountable to Your Diet During the Holidays
Mindfulness and Learning to Sit with our Feelings (is hard!)
Nov 25, 2019 • 53 min
A big thank you to everyone who nominated and voted for Hate to Weight in the Discover Pods awards. We didn’t win, but we are thrilled to have been nominated! John has been learning to sit with his feelings, at the urging of his therapist who he has…
Weight loss, Self-Sabotage, and Wafflefulls
Nov 18, 2019 • 43 min
If you’re listening to this when it’s released, you only have a few more hours to Voting ends Monday, November 18th, 2019. John’s back this week and we have a bit of catching up to do. John’s switching up his diet to gluten-free and working…
Getting Started with Intermittent Fasting with Emily: Solo Episode
Nov 11, 2019 • 35 min
This week is a little different from our other episodes. John couldn’t make it this week so I did a solo episode talking about how I got started with Intermittent Fasting and lost about 70 pounds in 18 months. We joke sometimes, but dieting really…
Come On, Get Happy!
Nov 4, 2019 • 48 min
Both John and Emily are in pissy moods and can’t figure out why, until they both realize that the antibiotics they’ve been taking may have something to do with it. And any sort of dieting is never easy when your mood isn’t great. New to Hate to…
It’s Been a Minute: Reflections from She Podcasts Live and John’s Stay-cation!
Oct 21, 2019 • 50 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet Your Hosts: John Bukenas is a from New Jersey. He started the podcast doing keto and…
What Do You Think of Chaffles?
Oct 7, 2019 • 40 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet Your Hosts: John Bukenas is a from New Jersey. He started the podcast doing keto and…
Make Good Choices!
Sep 30, 2019 • 51 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet Your Hosts: John Bukenas is a from New Jersey. He started the podcast doing keto and…
A Tale of Two Dieters
Sep 23, 2019 • 44 min
A Tale of Two Dieters
Keep Going, Turtles!
Sep 16, 2019 • 52 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet Your Hosts: John Bukenas is a from New Jersey. He started the podcast doing keto and…
Back Breaks and Headaches — Dieting Through Pain (HTW067)
Sep 2, 2019 • 44 min
Back Breaks and Headaches — Dieting Through Pain
Just Breathe!
Aug 19, 2019 • 49 min
Psst. Are you reading the show notes? First off, thanks! :-D Secondly, if you’re reading the show notes, you must be into the show enough to want to watch the video version we do LIVE every week on Thursdays at 11 a.m. in our Facebook group, the…
Current Events and How They Affect Weight Loss
Aug 12, 2019 • 47 min
We’re dealing with A LOT this week, both in the world and in our own lives. Warning for those sensitive to the news and mental health, we talk about the shootings that happened recently, as well as anxiety attacks and the scary places our mind travels…
Back from Vacation and Battling Our Eating Disorders!
Aug 5, 2019 • 38 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet Your Hosts: Emily Prokop is a from Connecticut. She has been doing Intermittent Fasting since…
Pinpointing Where Eating Habits Come From in Our Past
Jul 22, 2019 • 62 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! Give us a call: 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet Your Hosts: Emily Prokop is a from Connecticut. She has been doing Intermittent…
Therapy for Eating Disorders and a MAJOR milestone!
Jul 15, 2019 • 51 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Call in your WINS anytime! Give us a call: 760-WINNING -— 760-946-6464 Meet your hosts: Emily Prokop is a from Connecticut. She has been doing Intermittent…
Decision Fatigue and Spit-Takes
Jul 8, 2019 • 52 min
New to Hate to Weight? Make sure you’re and so you can listen to all the back episodes! Meet your hosts: Emily Prokop is a from Connecticut. She has been doing Intermittent Fasting since April 2018 and has lost more than 50 pounds. John Bukenas…
Sometimes It’s Nice to Have Uneventful Weeks
Jul 1, 2019 • 30 min
In This Episode: Got a Win this week? Let us know! 760-WINNING ( 760-946-6464 ) Lots of weird things happened when we recorded live! We get a lovely message from a member of our group about why she left the group. We are so happy for her and with her…
Bariatric Surgery Planning and Preparing
Jun 24, 2019 • 57 min
In This Episode: Got a Win this week — either a Scale Victory or a Non-Scale Victory? Let us know! 760-WINNING ( 760-946-6464 ) John had an eventful week, which started after last week’s episode. He realizes he should be doing different things…
Feedback, Voicemail, and a Bit of the Therapy Session
Jun 17, 2019 • 51 min
In This Episode: We changed up this episode intro! What do you think? Let us know by calling the Hate to Weight Voicemail! 760-WINNING ( 760-946-6464 ) John Jamingo is John’s radio voice — he brought out John Jamingo to make a promo for our new…
The Soul of Money (and Food)
Jun 10, 2019 • 43 min
In This Episode: Should we change our intro? What do you think? Let us know with our new Hate to Weight Voicemail! 760-WINNING ( 760-946-6464 ) John finally has a good night’s sleep! Emily has started noticing she’s doing more bored-eating and…
Reminder: Make That Doctor’s Appointment You’ve Been Putting Off!
Jun 3, 2019 • 40 min
In This Episode: Should we change the “misery loves company” line? What should we use for our “falling off the wagon” sound byte? Emily scheduled all her doctors’ appointments this week and she wants a sticker! #SelfCare Get a little “The…
Bariatric Surgery Prep and Releasing Scale Anxiety
May 27, 2019 • 49 min
In This Episode: When ADHD takes over, both John and Emily need to stop. Podcast Math: 2+4=Chicken John went to the hospital this week and gets ready for bariatric surgery. You should see John’s gallbladder! Want to add something to your schedule?…
Practice Pays Off and Meal Prepping Helps
May 20, 2019 • 45 min
In This Episode: We start the show off peppy! Do you have social media muscle memory? Let us know! John did food prep for the week and it helped! John’s also looking into meditation and breathing exercises. Box Breathing: breathe in for 4 counts -…
Ice Cream Deals and a Hangry Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)
May 13, 2019 • 30 min
In This Episode: Watch out for sharks in this episode — Emily is sorry for what she said when she was feisty. Also, sorry for all the podcasting talk. Emily got upset, but at least she didn’t run to food. (But someone was wrong on the internet!)…
What’s Your Favorite Potato-Based Meal?
May 6, 2019 • 43 min
In This Episode: Emily discovered an Oreo she loves. Uh-oh. Did you know John is the Oreo-eating champion of the podcast world? Go ahead, shout at your dashboard, “It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature.” Emily has done yoga for 100 days in a row!…
Going Shopping After Losing Weight
Apr 29, 2019 • 49 min
In This Episode: It’s Emily’s birthday when we’re recording! Dut-dut! Even at McDonald’s, there are some healthier choices! John’s getting into the groove of maintaining his new eating habits. John gives us his morning recipe that is faster…
John, Be Nice to Our Friend, John!
Apr 22, 2019 • 39 min
In This Episode: Did you hear Emily’s missing word? Email with that word! Emily and John got to hang out! Thank you, Deborah, for the kind words for our friend, John! We would love to go back to our former selves, when we *thought* we were fat,…
Dietitians and Being Uncomfortable
Apr 15, 2019 • 44 min
John heads to the dietician this week, but doesn’t get yelled at like he thought he would. Emily is hopped up on mushroom coffee and brings John out of his comfort zone a bit.
The Sleep-Deprived Episode
Apr 8, 2019 • 32 min
In This Episode: Emily’s been dealing with a sick kid — and it’s been affecting her sleep, which then affects her weight. John’s having trouble sleeping because of his back. This is the week of no sleep! Which would you pick? Back pain or a…
Off the Rails, but Not Off the Wagon!
Apr 1, 2019 • 36 min
John and Emily go off the rails this week with their conversation, but luckily neither of them went off the wagon with their weight-loss efforts. Join in the fun on the podcast, and if you like it, consider joining the Hate to Weight Discussion Group on…
Facing Fear and Full Moon Energy
Mar 25, 2019 • 35 min
“What’s the worst that can happen?” Emily and John explore this fear-inducing question in this episode when we face their fears and come to terms about who they are and what weight-loss means to them.
Goal Pants and Weight Loss Surgery
Mar 18, 2019 • 36 min
We skipped last week so we have two weeks to catch up on! Emily went to a conference and fit into her goal pants and John makes a very important decision! And, of course our #WinningWednesdays are awesome!
The ‘Practice’ of Dieting?
Mar 4, 2019 • 32 min
Yoga is a practice, meditation is a practice, medicine is a practice … why don’t we call “dieting” a practice?
Doctors, Daily Goals, and Dut-Duts!
Feb 25, 2019 • 39 min
John finds out his results from the doctors, Emily loves her yoga (but also her soda, eek!), and we have some amazing #WinningWednesday posts!
Sugar, Sharks, and Shifting Mindsets
Feb 18, 2019 • 35 min
It’s a tough week for John and Emily. First of all, is it just us, or does this winter need to be OVER already?! We try to stay positive for Valentine’s Day, at least!
The Eating Coach Comes to Visit!
Feb 11, 2019 • 58 min
Harriet Morris from The Eating Coach podcast visits John and Emily and talks about how she helped Emily in the beginning of last year and how an Eating Coach is different from a nutritionist. Find out more about Harriet at TheShiftInside.com. She even…
Those Who Mind Don’t Matter; Those Who Matter Don’t Mind
Feb 4, 2019 • 32 min
We’re still learning how to break our habits of automatically going to food for comfort, as well as trying to get over our phobias of being judged for what we eat. But we have plenty of fun talking about it in this episode.
The Stress Of Dieting (and Podcasting)
Jan 28, 2019 • 31 min
John and Emily not only talk about how stress affects their diets and weight loss efforts, but we encountered such problems with our software, it added to the stress. Luckily, John is a fantastic podcast editor.
Dieting While Overwhelmed and Having a Bad Week
Jan 21, 2019 • 38 min
John and Emily both had tough weeks, including Emily’s shark week and a lot of overwhelm for John. Even staying on topic in this episode is tough! But, the weight loss journey continues!
Beware of Clickbait-y DIet Headlines! (You Won’t Believe Your Ears!)
Jan 14, 2019 • 37 min
Secon d episode of the year and it’s a tough week for us, especially when John finds out what Jillian Michaels thinks of the keto diet. But we have plenty of Winning Wednesday posts to celebrate! Join us as our weight loss journey continues.
Trust the Process: How We Lost Weight in 2018
Jan 7, 2019 • 46 min
John and Emily list what helped them lose 61 pounds in 2018! Refresher: John does Keto and Intermittent Fasting; Emily does Intermittent Fasting only. The biggest contributor to our weight loss was having our Hate to Weight Discussion Group on Facebook as…
Weight Loss Goals in 2019!
Dec 31, 2018 • 50 min
This is the last episode of 2018! We talk about how we dealt with our diets over Christmas and some of our goals in 2019.
Foods to Avoid if You Have Anxiety & Depression
Dec 24, 2018 • 47 min
John and Emily gear up for the week of Christmas and New Years’ with this episode that talks about the foods to avoid for people with anxiety and depression.
Ditching the Fast Food and Losing Weight!
Dec 17, 2018 • 36 min
In This Episode: *We start off the episode singing just a bit (and complaining about the cold temperature). *Emily and John are both off of fast food and the drive-thru! *Who is your inner cook when you’re in the kitchen? *Our biggest hurdle is ourselves.…
The Dieting Struggle is Real!
Dec 10, 2018 • 48 min
In This Episode: *The struggle is real! *John’s thinking of trying out a new sleep pattern. *Emily finds a good way to stay productive: track your day on social media! *Take the small wins! *Sorry, Pasta, ya basic! *John’s also sick of his usual go-to…
Habit Changing and Happy Lamps
Dec 3, 2018 • 44 min
In This Episode: *John’s had some trouble sleeping. *Whoops! John’s power went out mid-recording! *Why blue blocking glasses are the best! *Post-Thanksgiving Update *Emily LOVES her morning pages! *John’s looking to change some of his habits. *Awesome job…
Diets & Thanksgiving
Nov 26, 2018 • 41 min
It’s Thanksgiving and we are live in the Hate to Weight Discussion Group to talk Thanksgiving Strategy.
Dieting Gone Amok! Amok! Amok!
Nov 19, 2018 • 40 min
In This Episode: *Sorry for the missed episode last week! (Emily’s fault - she forgot she was traveling!) *When we take a week off, we have a problem reining it back in! *Emily’s Mom-Immune-System got hit with a bad cold! *John’s in hibernation mode and…
Countdown to the Holiday Eating Season and Foods That Are Just “Fine”
Nov 5, 2018 • 49 min
In This Episode: Our Halloween post-mortem discussion starts the show to see how we did with probably the biggest candy holiday. What’s your “fun” candy? The inner struggle that comes when candy is around. Some foods is just “fine,” meaning…
What’s Your Weight-Loss Defining Moment? We Want to Know when You Decided to Lose the Weight For Good
Oct 29, 2018 • 43 min
In This Episode: You never know what you’ll catch if you watch our live show! Shark Week: Just give us carbs, cheese, chocolate, and call us pretty! John’s friends passing has lit a fire under John. John decides to break up with his relationship…
Is There a Finite Amount of Willpower?
Oct 22, 2018 • 51 min
In This Episode: *Sorry we couldn’t go live this week! *John successfully diets while on vacation! Plus, he tried poutine and ketchup potato chips. *Emily deals with stress over her book release and we talk about how stress affects weight-loss. *Do you…
A Week of Anxiety and Overwhelm and How It Affected Our Weight Loss
Oct 15, 2018 • 38 min
In This Episode: *We are both having a major case of OVERWHELM. John’s anxious about his road trip to Toronto. Emily’s anxious about her book. *Halloween candy season! *Our Dietbet is over, and we did not get our money back. *A wedding threw Emily’s…
Do Cold Showers Help You Lose Weight?
Oct 8, 2018 • 46 min
In This Episode: *John tries a cold shower, then finds out the benefits (including supposed weight-loss). *Emily got Social Media Fatigue and wanted to eat all her feelings, but was good and kept playing Pokemon. *One of our group members, Brendan, has a…
Obesity Perceptions and Stigma
Oct 1, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode: *John makes an appearance on the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast. *Hope everyone in our DietBet enjoys our $70, LOL! *We talk about the article from Huffington Post talking about all things obesity and how it’s dealt with. *We all need…
Is the Whoosh Effect Real? | Grumpy Podcasters, Muscle vs. Fat, Sleep Deprivation
Sep 24, 2018 • 51 min
In This Episode: *We’re a little grumpy this week. *This week’s Johnspiration: If you’re just starting out, don’t compare yourself to someone who has already succeeded. Celebrate the small wins and know that you’re learning. #DietWheelie *Muscle weight…
Do You Have Food-Related FOMO? | Whooshie Pills and Veggie Pills, Why We Can’t Say No to Appetizers, Double-Digit Weight Loss!
Sep 17, 2018 • 41 min
In This Episode: *How our diets went while we were away. *We talk about pills we take daily, including vegetables in pill form. *We’re doing DietBet (and so can you!) *Do you have Food-Related FOMO? *Do you eat before you go to parties, too?…
Eating Triggers and Shaming Celebrating Weight-Loss | Eating because of Stress, Being Happy to Lose Weight, Another Anti-Keto Article
Sep 10, 2018 • 37 min
*Stress and Weight Triggers! *We would have quit by now, had it not been for this podcast and group. *John decides to move more. *What do you think of this quote? “Let’s please stop celebrating weight loss?” *John finds another Anti-Keto article that we…
Stress-Eating Triggers | The Importance of Self-Care, Bad Press for Keto and Intermittent Fasting, Mindset Shifts,
Sep 3, 2018 • 28 min
In This Episode: *Stressful moments and how they affect us and our eating. *Now we’re seeing all the negative press on Keto and Intermittent Fasting, but we don’t believe the hype. *Emily’s eating coach is on board with Intermittent Fasting! Yay! *Our…
Jessica Joins Us! | Carnivore Diet, Trigger Foods, Keto Flu + Shark Week = Womp, Womp!
Aug 27, 2018 • 56 min
In this week’s episode: *John is dealing with keto flu + Emily’s dealing with Shark Week = Two very snarky cohosts. *Discussing the Carnivore Diet *Talking Trigger Foods *Winning Wednesday *Our friend Jessica joins us to snap us out of our funk! *Weekly…
Weight Loss is HARD! | We’re Struggling, and Intermittent Fasting Affects Shark Week,
Aug 20, 2018 • 41 min
In This Episode: *Emily’s Shark Week is late! Intermittent Fasting really screws up her schedule! *John’s transitioning to a liquid diet and his knee is bothering him. *We talk a bit about Gatorade/Powerade, and there’s a lot of salt in that! *The…
We GET to Diet and Exercise! | How Our Challenges Went, Taco Debac-o, Flipping Our Mindset
Aug 13, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode: *We have some of the best people in the world in our Facebook group! *How Emily’s Rowing Machine Challenge is going. *John’s love, Taco Bell, betrayed him and his stomach. *How John’s Walking Challenge is going. *We both know from…
Dieting on Vacation is Hard! | Podcast Movement Recap, Exercise Accountability, Getting More Mindfulness
Aug 6, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode: *Our Podcast Movement recap *We both fell off the wagon, though! *The shame that comes after falling off the wagon. *How to change a habit. *We decide to be more mindful about our eating and our habits. *We set some goals and want to be…
All About Movement | Podcast Movement, Movement Instead of Exercise, Movement on the Scale
Jul 23, 2018 • 48 min
In this week’s episode: *We’re both nervous about Podcast Movement! *How much of this is a lifestyle change and how much of this is just a temporary diet? *Question about exercise *This week’s John-spiration: There is always a way to add some kind of…
Weight Loss and Mental Health | Coping with Anxiety and ADHD, Intermittent Fasting and Hormones, Inner Fat Shaming Voice
Jul 16, 2018 • 42 min
In This Episode: *John has Triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13) but this was a really great episode for us. *We go into a bit about Emily’s cycle, which Intermittent Fasting does affect. *Anxiety affects cortisol, which affects weight loss. *We get…
Changing Our Weight-Loss Mindset | Falling Off the Wagon, Simple Keto Recipes, The Evil Scale
Jul 9, 2018 • 38 min
In This Episode: *That number of the scale DOES NOT define you! (But it’s hard to remember.) *John’s nightmare week and realizing his addiction. *Should we name our addiction to food? *Emily gets a lesson on keto—no dabbling! *John’s life is not changed…
I-F It | Dieting One Day at a Time, Getting More Veggies, Having It All and Empowerment
Jul 2, 2018 • 41 min
*Dealing with dieting one-day- and one-meal-at-a-time. *When you have to ditch the diet plan in the name of feeling better. *It’s very overwhelming thinking of dieting on a long-term basis. *This week’s John-spiration: It takes a village to diet. *The…
The Hamburger Diet | Finding Motivation, Not Quitting, Shout-Out from Odd Dad Out
Jun 25, 2018 • 39 min
In This Episode: *We’re loving going live in our Facebook group! *Losing weight from the top and bottom first — boo. *The Hamburger Diet — You heard it here first! *John has an interesting Father’s Day and goes through Keto Flu again. *Serving sizes are…
Cookling and Cleaning | Shark Week: The Sequel, Dieting Affects Our Moods, Project vs. Maintaining Mindset (HTW009)
Jun 18, 2018 • 34 min
In This Episode: *We recorded the episode live in the Facebook group, which was a lot of fun. *Shark week returns! *We’re at the F-it point of our diets and it’s affecting our moods. *We should probably get more movement. *This week’s John-spiration: You…
Fitness Tracking Gadgets | Cheesecake Update, Getting More Movement, Facebook Group Wins (HTW008)
Jun 11, 2018 • 37 min
In This Episode: *John gives us the cheesecake update and fuels the addiction. *What happens when you have sugar after weeks of keto. *We talk about our wins and the wins of our friends in the Facebook group! Yay! *Emily talks about her new activity…
16 Weight-Loss Motivation Tips | The $70 Cheesecake, Diet Sabotage, New Weigh-In Intro!
Jun 4, 2018 • 38 min
In This Episode: *We read through weight-loss motivation tips. *Celebrate #WinningWednesday in our Facebook group with us! *Stress = Goodbye diet! *Emily’s reduces her eating window to four hours from eight. *Diet soda spikes insulin! *John orders a…
Focusing on the Non-Scale Victories | Vacation Eating, Stigma of the Word “Obese,” Fat-Loss Goals (HTW006)
May 28, 2018 • 33 min
In This Episode: *Vacations and diets, and the scale disappointment *Diet judgment from others *The scary “O”-word and the stigma attached *Focusing on non-scale victories *Diner food is the best! *Our goals - Emily’s wedding ring and John’s pants *Emily…
Getting Personal | Weight-Loss Surgery, Weird Dieting Hacks, Trouble Finding Clothes (HTW005)
May 21, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode: *John’s rough week *Looking back on Shark Week *Emily goes geocaching for the first time *John avoids holiday temptation *Our boundaries talking about weight-loss *John’s personal weight-loss surgery story *Different surgery stories we’ve…
Beware of Sharks | Favorite Weight-Loss Apps, Listener Feedback, Keto Recipes (HTW004)
May 14, 2018 • 37 min
In This Episode: *Emily’s first episode with Shark Week *Our favorite apps for weight-loss *John’s Dude Cooking Recipes *Love for the Instant Pot *Feedback from listeners *Adding exercise to the mix (maybe) *The Weigh-In Results: Total loss of 1.5 pounds!…
The Magic Pill | Netflix Documentary, Emotional Eating, Finding Pork Rinds (HTW003)
May 7, 2018 • 32 min
In This Episode: *The Battle of Emotional Eating *SO MUCH LOVE FOR THE FACEBOOK GROUP! *Getting busy and missing our eating window. *The Magic Pill documentary about the Ketogenic diet *Calories In/Calories Out vs. Ketogenic Diet/Intermittent Fasting…
The Good, the Bad, and the Hangry | Keto Flu, Pork Rinds, and Catching an Avocado Unicorn (HTW002)
Apr 30, 2018 • 32 min
In This Episode: *Podcasters have no shame *John’s first comedy open mic *The cheat meal slippery slope *Secrets of the “yummy” food in commercials *Hacks for getting rid of no-no foods *Prok rinds=Good! Ketchup-Bad. *Catching the unicorn of cutting a…