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It's not all or nothing.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009      1 comments

I've read several posts in my groups lately from people who want to scrap whatever plan they are using because some small part of it doesn't work for them. If it's something big--you are doing Weight Watchers but you don't want to count points, ... Read more

Staying body positive

Thursday, October 22, 2009      1 comments

I've been thinking today about the issue of commenting on others' weight loss. I started thinking about this after reading a blog post by a friend, and part of what I am posting here is also what I posted as a comment on her blog. Complim... Read more

Do it now!

Wednesday, October 21, 2009      3 comments

I hate those weight loss drug commercials on tv where they show several overweight people talking about why they want to lose weight. They want to play soccer with their kids or kiss their husband under the Eiffel Tower or whatever. The proble... Read more

The thing about studies...

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

The Spark blog has an article today about a new study that shows children with working mothers are less healthy than those with stay at home moms. www.dailyspark.com/blog.
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ave_less_healthy_kids ... Read more

I Hate Fat Talk

Monday, October 19, 2009      4 comments

I was very happy to see a post on the Spark blog about ending fat talk. www.dailyspark.com/blog.
asp?post=this_week_ban_the
_fat_talk I absolutely hate it when I get stuck in a situation where I am forced to listen t... Read more

Back to Yoga

Sunday, October 18, 2009      0 comments

Two years ago I took a yoga class twice a week. It worked wonders at relieving my stress and strengthening my body. Unfortunately a new job prevented me from attending the class anymore and I really missed the benefits. I looked at a few vide... Read more

Eating more, not less.

Saturday, October 17, 2009      3 comments

I'm trying a new eating pattern. I've read a lot about the advantages of eating 5-6 small meals every day instead of three larger ones, so I'm giving it a go. Particularly, this style of eating is supposed to increase your metabolism. Bonus! T... Read more

Thinking about thinking

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

I had a minor family emergency today. It wasn't anything terribly serious, but it did require me to pack a bag quickly and hop in my car for a long drive to get to a family member who needed support. On the way I stopped to grab some lunch. I ... Read more

Walking

Tuesday, October 13, 2009      2 comments

I took my dog to the park today for a walk. This wouldn't be of much interest except that I have not done this for several months. I used to walk my dog all the time, but shortly after moving to a new state this summer, my dog was attacked whi... Read more

Getting Started

Sunday, October 11, 2009      5 comments

I know what I am supposed to do. I've read all about the benefits of eating whole foods and getting regular exercise, but now I am finally committing to doing it for myself. My diet needs less work than my physical activity level, so I'm startin... Read more


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