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Just wanted to pop in and say that I LOVED the links to this site and I will be visiting it again. Finally something focused not on loss, but maintaining. Real shortage of information for that.
Having read this post by camaromom over on the Refuse to Regain thread awhile ago, it occurred to me that it might be a good idea to start a Maintenance Resource thread. Now that I’ve finally got around to it, perhaps we can use it to post any info (such as websites, books, research etc.,) that we come across which might prove to be helpful to those of us already on our maintenance journey, and for those about to embark on theirs.

I’ll make a start with the following post, and I hope that others will feel free to add to it as and when they have something to contribute.

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Maintenance Resources


WEBSITES and BLOGS:


Refuse to Regain Blog

Providing a supportive and educational online community dedicated to helping you maintain your weight loss
http://refusetoregain.com/my_weblog/

From the Blog of Michael R. Eades, MD : Weight loss maintenance II
http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/...maintenance-ii/

The National Weight Control Registry
http://www.nwcr.ws/

National Obesity Forum: Long-Term Maintenance
http://www.nationalobesityforum.org...inmenu-171.html

Weight Loss Maintenance: People Who Have Lost 30 Pounds or More Share Their Secrets
http://www.thedietchannel.com/Peopl...eir-Secrets.htm



BOOKS:

Refuse to Regain!: 12 Tough Rules to Maintain the Body You've Earned!
Barbara Berkeley


http://refusetoregain.com/refusetor...n-12-tough.html

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Diets work, but what good are they if the weight returns? Statistics show that 80 to 90 percent of dieters regain every lost pound. This fact represents the largest and least addressed problem in obesity management. The recidivism of dieters fuels a $30 billion weight-loss industry, an industry that would shrink like Al Roker’s waistline if the newly-thin could only make weight loss stick. But here is the problem: The skills needed to maintain a new, smaller body size are not obvious or intuitive; they must be taught. Inexplicably, books that deal successfully with ways to prevent regain have gone unwritten. Refuse to Regain by long-time weight-management authority Barbara Berkeley, M.D., fills this void. Berkeley, former medical director for the Optifast program and founder of Weight Management Partners, is a board-certified internist.

http://www.amazon.com/Refuse-Regain...42234678&sr=1-2



Staying Lean for Life
Cynthia Stamper Graff


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You’ve lost the weight. How will you keep it off?
Based on more than 30 years experience at the renowned Lindora Medical Clinic, America’s leading medically based weight control program, this book guides you day-by-day through an innovative eight-week program created to help you achieve a state of metabolic equilibrium.

Follow this program and you will:
  • Improve your health by reducing your risk factors for diabetes, heart disease, osteoarthritis, hypertension, gallbladder disease, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Experience greater vitality and enhanced self-esteem
  • Avoid old habits that caused you to gain weight in the first place
  • Discover the secrets of successful maintainers
  • Find out to make the Mental Fitness Circle work for you
  • Learn to use a Daily Action Plan to help you stay motivated

EAT BETTER
Even when life doesn’t allow you to eat perfectly, you can always ‘Eat Better’
MOVE MORE
Even if you can’t exercise for an hour every day, you can always ‘Move More’
STRESS LESS
Stress hormones promote weight gain. You can learn new ways to ‘Stress Less’

http://www.amazon.com/Staying-Lean-...42234193&sr=1-5


If anyone is interested, I used this book during my first few months of maintenance, and my Lean for Life daily posts begin at post #1510 in my 2nd journal http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthre...&page=101&pp=15


Staying Power : Maintaining Your Low-Carb Weight Loss for Good
Drs. Michael Eades and Mary Dan Eades


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Drs. Michael Eades and Mary Dan Eades were among the first to demonstrate the benefits of a protein-rich, low-carbohydrate diet. In their runaway bestseller Protein Power, which has sold more than 4 million copies, and their other bestsellers, the Eades showed us just how easy and effective low-carb dieting is for losing weight and achieving optimal health. Now, with Staying Power, they break new ground with the first book focused on helping you make your dieting success stick for the long haul. Staying Power takes the low-carb diet revolution to the next stage.

If you've lost weight and regained your health with your low-carb diet plan—whether the Eades' program or any other—but are concerned about maintaining your success, Staying Power is for you. Staying Power is a complete game plan for transitioning from low-carb dieting to a satisfying and fulfilling low-carb lifestyle. Drawing on the latest medical research as well as their decades of work with thousands of dieters, the Eades supply you with all the tools you need, including:
  • A transition-to-maintenance program, including two weeks of delicious meal plans, that helps you make the transition from dieting to maintaining your weight loss
  • Four full weeks of hearty and satisfying maintenance meal plans, including breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks
  • The 7-Day Low-Carb Boot Camp for getting back on track if you've plateaued or slipped from your plan
  • Expert advice on how to handle the holidays, special occasions, eating at restaurants, and trips away from home
  • Inspirational success stories from women and men who've achieved a successful low-carb lifestyle
  • Meal planner worksheets, guidelines for protein requirements, protein and carbohydrate servings lists, and exercise tips
  • An extensive FAQ section with answers to the most frequently asked low-carb questions

But that's not all. Staying Power also includes the Staying Power LifePlanner, one of the most powerful tools in your low-carb maintenance arsenal. This complete 365-day fill-in planner allows you to keep track of your eating and exercise activities day by day and chart your progress week by week. The LifePlanner brings you a wealth of tips, motivational quotes, and other resources that help you get on the path to the low-carb lifestyle and stay on it.

http://www.amazon.com/Staying-Power...42234976&sr=1-4



Thin for Life: 10 Keys to Success from People Who Have Lost Weight and Kept It Off
Anne M. Fletcher


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Whether you want to lose 10 pounds or 100, Thin for Life will help you master your weight problem by sharing the strategies of the real experts–hundreds of women and men who have lost weight for good. In this new edition of the acclaimed bestseller, award-winning weight expert and registered dietitian Anne M. Fletcher weaves together strategies of the weight-loss "masters" with exciting recent research to show that permanent weight loss is easier than is commonly believed.
  • New findings about people who succeed
  • The 10 keys to permanent weight loss
  • The lowdown on diets–low-calorie, low-fat, and high-protein
  • Resources for losing weight–programs, Websites, and more

Winner of a National Health Information Award and chosen by the Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter as "one of the top 3 diet books on the market."

http://www.amazon.com/Thin-Life-Suc...42235166&sr=1-1



Eating Thin for Life: Food Secrets & Recipes from People Who Have Lost Weight & Kept It Off
Anne Fletcher


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Anne Fletcher is a registered dietician who studied 208 "masters" who succeeded in losing an average of 64 pounds and keeping the weight off. She revealed their keys to success in Thin for Life. In Eating Thin for Life, Fletcher explores the eating habits and recipes of these weight-control successes. They share how they ate when they were heavy, how they motivated themselves to change, what eating plans helped them lose weight, and how they continue to keep their weight low. The masters share the strategies that help them stick to healthy, slimming eating choices--and enjoy the foods they choose. The book is particularly remarkable because there isn't some celebrity or expert telling you what to eat: The people who have accomplished their goals in diverse ways describe how they did it, with Fletcher filling in nutritional information to supplement the masters' points.

http://www.amazon.com/Eating-Thin-L...42235166&sr=1-2


Living the Thin Life: Creative Ways to Maintain Your Weight for Life
Elle Meyer


http://www.livingthethinlife.com/index.html - all about the book here: http://www.livingthethinlife.com/the-book.html

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Living the Thin Life provides real life tips and tricks to help you maintain a healthy weight for life. Curious about what that actually means? Take a sneak peek at Chapter One of Living the Thin Life.

http://www.amazon.com/Living-Thin-L...2235166&sr=1-9#



Keep Yourself Thin: After the Diet, the Key to Long Term Success,
Joanna Hall


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We all know how good it feels to slim down, to be able to fit into that dress or achieve that beach-fabulous body in time for a holiday, but we also know how frustrating and demoralising it is when, after the hard work, the weight creeps back on again. However, keeping the weight off doesn't always need to be a losing battle as this book reveals all the tricks and techniques to keeping yourself thin. We all fall into bad habits without realising it and so Joanna highlights each and every one; like eating at the wrong time, or having too many starchy carbs for dinner. It may sound simple but Joanna's clients consider her 'Carb Curfew' to be the single most important tool in their weight management success.

About the Author
Joanna Hall is one of the UK's leading fitness, diet and lifestyle experts. A regular on television and in the national press, Joanna is a columnist for the Guardian, Marie Claire, Tesco Healthy Living, Boots Health and Beauty and Health and Fitness. Joanna has launched numerous consumer health campaigns and her expertise is widely sought by major health and fitness brands. She is the Patron of Move4Health, the official physical activity provision of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity and is also the author of numerous books and DVDs, most recently The Weight-Loss Bible for Kyle Cathie.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Keep-Yourse...42236818&sr=8-1



Weight Management for Your Life: Ten Steps to Prepare You for Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle
Charles Goldman


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Concise, research-based, and comprehensive, Weight Management for Your Life gives people who struggle with weight control the information and skills needed to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Read this book if you are mildly or moderately overweight, if your weight is in a healthy range and you are concerned about possible future weight gain, or if you don’t really know what a desirable weight range should be. This book will help you determine whether you are ready to make a commitment to proactive lifelong weight management and, if not, what actions and decisions might bring you to that point. Follow the “easy action steps” in Chapter 11 and you will be able to say with confidence, "I know what I want to do, and I am doing it!” This book is also recommended for therapists, counselors, and other health professionals who work with people interested in adopting a healthy lifestyle.

http://www.amazon.com/Weight-Manage...42246805&sr=1-1


Maximize Your Body Potential: Lifetime Skills for Successful Weight Management
Joyce Nash


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This book is the winner of the American Medical Writers Association Award. Here in one book are all of the tools that anyone can use to develop ways to be successful in managing body weight. Using self-tests, checklists, and fill-in forms, "Maximize Your Body Potential" shows the reader how to make a commitment, how to set realistic goals, and how to design an individualised exercise and eating program.With the unique information that is developed by the reader and the basic material drawn from so many resources by Joyce Nash, it is possible for anyone to create a program that is unique and individual. The book goes beyond diet and exercise to address behaviour patterns and the psychological components that all have a role to play in successful weight loss and long-term weight management. Additional features include: the latest nutrition information and guidelines for eating a healthy diet; behaviour change techniques for improving eating and exercise habits; positive self-talk and thinking skills for achieving success; coping skills for managing stress and overcoming emotional and binge eating; and, how to maintain success as a thinner person.

http://www.amazon.com/Maximize-Your...42246805&sr=1-4


Now That You've Lost It: How to Maintain Your Best Weight
Joyce D. Nash


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For many people, weight-loss programs have been a cruel hoax. How often do you hear someone say: “I have no trouble losing weight; I’ve lost hundreds of pounds—but then I always gain it back, and usually a little extra.” Now That You’ve Lost It lays out a comprehensive system for permanent weight control, focusing on staying at goal weight. Teaching powerful thinking skills, it describes what is needed for success, shows the reader how to assess his or her particular needs, and systematically teaches how to: Cope with binge eating Overcome backsliding Manage anger and loneliness Use self-talk effectively Learn to “think smart” Cope with social influences Overcome depression and anxiety Cope with success

Joyce D. Nash holds two Ph.D.s, one in clinical psychology from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, and one in communication from Stanford University, where she did post-doctoral work at the School of Medicine. Dr. Nash is the author of several books on various topics related to behavioral medicine.

http://www.amazon.com/Now-That-Youv...43539965&sr=8-1



Weight Loss Maintenance (MP3 Download)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...42245325&sr=8-3


RESEARCH:

The Diogenes Project – Diet, Obesity & Genes :
Protein intake is key to weight management after weight loss concludes the DIOGENES 8 European country dietary intervention study
http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewIte...&CultureCode=en

Increased Dietary Protein helps keep the weight off – Low GI foods no advantage
http://www.diogenes-eu.org/News/080...O08%20FINAL.pdf

How to stop regaining weight? That’s the real question
http://www.diogenes-eu.org/Press%20Release_general.pdf

Long-Term Weight Maintenance after an Intensive Weight-Loss Program
http://www.jacn.org/cgi/content/abstract/18/6/620

Determining optimal approaches for weight maintenance: a randomized controlled trial
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/180/10/E39

Leisure-time activity is an important determinant of long-term weight maintenance after weight loss in the Sibutramine Trial on Obesity Reduction and Maintenance (STORM trial)
http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/full/78/2/209

Long-Term Weight Maintenance after an Intensive Weight-Loss Program
http://www.jacn.org/cgi/content/ful...ourcetype=HWCIT

Comparison of Strategies for Sustaining Weight Loss
http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/299/10/1139

Long-Term Weight Loss and Breakfast in Subjects in the National Weight Control Registry
http://www.nature.com/oby/journal/v...oby200213a.html
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Wow! Thanks for the wealth of information!
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Old Sun, Jan-03-10, 13:26
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Brilliant!!

Thank you, Demi!!
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Thanks for the wonderful list of resources. I'll be devouring all their information.
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Joining the Thin Club: Tips for Toning Your Mind after You've Trimmed Your Body
Judith Lederman


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Many books will help you lose weight. But Joining the Thin Club will help you keep the weight off for good.

After losing 80 pounds and going from a size 22 to a size 8, Judith Lederman has beaten the odds and stayed slim for several years. Combining her experience with the professional expertise of Larina Kase, Psy.D., Joining the Thin Club offers advice for every aspect of your new life, from handling compliments and reconciling the inner you with the new outer you, to negotiating social eating and keeping exercise interesting. All the common fears and challenges that you, as someone who is losing or has lost weight, will face are addressed. With Joining the Thin Club, you’ll learn to:
- Deal with temptation and prevent a backslide
- Break out of the negative self-critiquing rut and appreciate all you’ve achieved
- Create new goals to keep you inspired
- Embrace the ongoing process of mind and body toning
- Eliminate the stressors that caused you to become heavy in the first place
- Eliminate the stressors that caused you to become heavy in the first place
With this candid, straightforward book, you’ll be able to set realistic goals regarding your weight, address your body-image concerns, and adhere to a plan for exercise and a healthy diet because-when you join The Thin Club, you’ll want to be a member for life.

http://www.amazon.com/Joining-Thin-.../dp/0307341461/



Winning After Losing: Keep Off the Weight You've Lost--Forever
Stacey Halprin


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Struggling with her weight for decades, Stacey Halprin eventually won the battle and lost over 350 pounds. But after gastric bypass surgery and one diet after another, she realized that the most difficult part isn't losing the weight--it's keeping it off. Now, for the 90% of dieters who have lost weight only to gain it back, Stacey presents her unique program that will keep the pounds off permanently--whether you've lost 15, 25, or 50 pounds. Complete with expert advice from medical doctors, psychologists, nutritionists, and fitness gurus, WINNING AFTER LOSING reveals the secrets that will finally put an end to self-sabotaging habits and yo-yo dieting. This is an inspirational, motivational guide that shows readers how to maintain and truly enjoy a healthier lifestyle.

http://www.amazon.com/Winning-After.../dp/B001QCYUE8/
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Judith Ledreman has a blog and there is also a yahoo group:
http://thethinclub.typepad.com/

I had the link for the group but lost it.

..Good post Demi! Thanks!
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http://www.phlaunt.com/lowcarb/19058665.php

Learn from Successful Dieters

Lessons from Keeping It Off: Winning At Weight Loss
by Robert H. Olson and Susan C. Colvin.


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While browsing in the stacks at my public library I came across a very helpful book written back in the mid-1980s which reported on a group of people who had lost 20% or more of their body fat and kept it off for five years or more. The book is Keeping it Off: Winning at Weight Loss, by Robert H. Olson and Susan C. Colvin. Unfortunately, it is now out of print.

The successful dieters profiled in this book were dieting back before the high carb "low fat" diets came into general use. The typical diet they followed was one where they cut out all sugar and to cut a lot of saturated fats, though some of the dieters followed other plans with success, too.

What the authors found should be of interest to anyone who wants to achieve that kind of dieting success. Here is a summary:

Attitude is More Important than Specific Food Plan in Achieving Success
The main thing all the successful losers had in common was not their way of eating but their attitude.

These dieters realized that they and they alone were in control of their fate and that their diet wasn’t about pleasing other people, reacting to other people, obeying other people, or rebelling against other people. They stopped living out child/parent struggles and battling with themselves, and found a place where they were eating the way they wanted to eat because it made sense to them.

The authors found that most people in the group used resources like Weight Watchers to gather nutritional information but did NOT rely on support groups for the success of their diet. The exception to this was a small group of people with compulsive eating problems who benefited from the group support system. But the authors point out that this group of dieters was the one that had the greatest number of people who lapsed during the period when they were researching the book.

Another important attitude the authors identified was that the successful dieters had given up "magical" thinking--the belief that eating one particular kind of food or a one-size-fits-all food plan religiously adhered to would solve all their problems.

Successful Dieters Test Diet Strategies to Learn How Their Own Bodies Work Best
Successful dieters used a wide variety of techniques to lose weight and keep it off. What they all had in common was that these dieters didn't accept any diet dogma, but instead took the ideas they heard about from others and experimented to see how their own bodies responded to these approaches.

When something worked, they used it. When they encountered problems, be they nutritional or psychological, these dieters looked for ways to solve them. The underlying attitude was one of respecting their own body's needs and reactions and finding a way of eating that respected them.

That meant that the group of successful dieters achieved their success using many different and even contradictory kinds of eating plans. Some people the authors studied ate only one meal a day, while others ate small meals every two hours. Some lost weight very gradually, others lost it all in a short time using medically-supervised fasts. Some avoided carbs completely, others ate the low fat veggie/grain diets.

However, whatever their approach, it is important to note that the authors found that all the successful dieters ended up cutting calories significantly. The successful dieters--whose goal weights were anywhere from 120 to 170 lbs typically ate 1200 calories a day while losing and 1800 calories a day while maintaining. Even more important, once the diet phase was over, most of the dieters continued to eat in a way that did not differ except in calories from the way they'd eaten while losing.

Men Exercised while Losing, the Women Exercised AFTER Losing
The authors found that the men in their group of successful dieters exercised during the period of weight loss. However, most of the women—and there were many more in this group of successes than men—did not exercise until they were very close to their weight goal.

Very interestingly, this did NOT prevent these women from losing significant amounts of weight. Once the women had lost significant amounts of weight, their improved physical well being made exercise more attractive to them, although—and this is important—the authors make the point that few of these successful dieters reported that they enjoyed exercise. They saw it as something they had to do to maintain rather than as a pleasure in itself.
Successful Dieters Don't Think About Food
The dieters in this study shifted their interest away from food to the extent that they did not spend much of their time cooking, thinking about diet recipes, logging nutrients, or generally doing any of the things that a lot of us find helpful while losing.

The authors suggest that an intense focus on dieting strategies is still part of a food-obsession behavior that rebounds eventually. The successful dieters had channeled their energy elsewhere so that they were thinking of SOMETHING OTHER THAN FOOD. However, because of the time and energy they had put into their self-education in nutrition early on in their dieting experience, these successful dieters had a very good idea of what they were eating even while concentrating on other things.

Diet Was Only A Part Of What These People Changed About Their LivesThe authors point out that many of the women who succeeded in dieting also took steps to change other facets of their lives that had caused them to feel hopeless, such as bad marriages or career dead ends. The diet success taught them that they could control their own lives and they moved into making other important changes.

Successful Dieters Keep Aware of what they Weigh
The authors mention this in passing without stressing it. But my own experience over a lifetime of controlling my weight has been that it’s a lot easier to maintain a significant weight loss if you make yourself get on the scale on a regular basis and put yourself back onto a weight loss regimen any time you regain three to five pounds that aren't just water weight.

Losing three to five pounds is almost always doable and can be done within a month or two. But if you let the weight regain creep up to ten or twenty pounds, losing it again may become an overwhelming and depressing task.

Not Easy, Not Magic, but Well Worth Thinking About
The findings of this book, while it obviously didn’t make these folks million-dollar earning Diet Gurus, resonated very strongly with me and my own experiences in losing weight. Over more than four years of dealing with a diabetic body I've found that sense that I’m in control is very important. I have to feel that I’m eating what I eat because I've chosen to eat that way, not because of some hard and fast set of rules imposed from outside myself, no matter how "healthy" they might be.

When I say, "I can’t eat that food because it’s not part of the X diet" I’m setting myself up for eventual rebellion. When I say, "I have chosen not to eat that food because it has an unpleasant effect on how I feel afterwards," the plan becomes doable.

Rigidity puts us into conflict with our inner selves, and too rigorous a suppression of those selves seems to be the thing that causes those dramatic rebounds we all don’t want to think about.

I've also found that I can learn a lot from reading diet books, but that they all tend towards a rigidity that makes it hard to live their ideas out in the real world, year after year after year. Knowing where I can be flexible with my eating plan and where I must be careful or face disaster is an ongoing process that requires continual testing, experimentation, and adjustment.

Finally, it's also worth considering the authors' findings that once we have learned about nutrition and about what our bodies can and cannot handle, there should come a time where we have to let go of the intense focus on food and find other things to obsess about.
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Maintain Weight Forever!
http://www.maintainweightforever.com

So You've Reached Your Goal Weight. Now What?
http://sialexis.blogspot.com/2011/0...weight-now.html
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Diets for Maintenance of Weight Loss
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc1014643

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Larsen et al. report that among overweight or obese patients who successfully lost at least 8% of their body weight, a high-protein diet was superior to a low-protein diet for weight-loss maintenance.
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The Denim Diet: Sixteen Simple Habits to Get You into Your Dream Pair of Jeans
http://www.amazon.com/Denim-Diet-Si...12877140&sr=8-1

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Wardrobe stylist Kami Gray doesn’t trust her bathroom scale but says a pair of jeans will never lie. Kami ought to know. She’s spent twenty-two years cultivating a way of eating that makes sure her favorite jeans will always fit. In The Denim Diet, she presents her fun, no-nonsense blueprint for healthy eating in sixteen easy-to-remember habits to make and habits to break.

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I'm going to share what I know with you - the simple habits that helped me to lose weight and keep it off for over twenty years without yo-yo dieting or starving myself.
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The maintenance forum dates back to 2001, and there have been some really interesting posts and discussions over the years. Here are just a few of them:

The Number of Seats in Low Carb Heaven
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=27276

Maintenance is...scary?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=37909

Ramblings on Maintenance - Part 1
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=46315

Some questions
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=45348

Are/Were you nervous about reaching goal?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=108389

How did you all set your targets?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=82559

Maintenance questions
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=162966

Habits for maintenance
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=141851

Strategies for those elusive last 10
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=138104

Are any maintainers going by body fat % or how you look now instead of the scale
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=175564

Question for maintainers who went through OWL
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=175828

Scared to gain the weight back...
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=125925

Scared to death of maintenance, what did YOU do?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=200793

Does anyone feel a bit guilty for being into "health"?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=201528

Do you find maintenance harder than LCing?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=214677

Interesting Maintenance dilemma...what would you do??
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=243444

Go Without, Substitute or Just Do It?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=252020

A belated conclusion about "moderation" and carbs...
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=253269

Maintenance and Frankenfoods
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=275399

The Weight Creep
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=273818

A little rant about life in maintenance...
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=263007

Has your goal wt changed?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=251136

What does maintenance FEEL like?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=260049

An interesting article with regard to weight maintenance
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=312974

Maintaining Weight Loss: Keeping an Eye on the Pounds
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=312495

Premaintainers' Poll: Share Your Tips
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=185787

The bottom line on maintenance
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=324167

How Should You Eat When Low-Carb Weight Loss Is Over?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=330440

Strategies for Maintaining your weight
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=318707

Mental Mojo for Maintenance
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=358029

maintenance: did you add back grains - quinoa/amaranth?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=339534

Who is pretty liberal with carbs but still maintains?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=359559

How Much do you fluctuate?
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=353000

Maintenance Fun
http://forum.lowcarber.org/showthread.php?t=314015



… and there are plenty more if anyone wants to add them to this thread!
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WOW Demi...that is an amazing list! Thanks!!!
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Thanks! I'm looking forward to reading through these!!!!
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Those threads are really great, Demi.....worthwhile to take the time to read. Thank you for taking the time to dig them up!
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