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No migraine

Sunday, April 12, 2015      2 comments

I read that people who get the aura with their migraines have a higher incident of stroke, but nothing about the aura being an indication of a stroke. So, I had the lightshow without the pain of the migraine. I'll take it!... Read more

The aura. Not good.

Saturday, April 11, 2015      2 comments

This was not a good aura, like a halo or the natural glow off a healthy exerciser or the pretty color exuded by loved ones. This was the light flashes in my eyeball (or somewhere up there) which appear i my eyes, whether they are closed or ... Read more

And if I happen to lose weight . . .

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      2 comments

Where did the last year and a half go? Funny I can pick up where I left off. Nothing changes! Well, some things. I spent many months in 2012 listening to some subliminal learning tapes. I had read the book by David Kessler, The End to Overe... Read more

breakfast bypass

Sunday, June 26, 2011      5 comments

I tried a black bean and egg white breakfast burrito at a restaurant Friday. While I really enjoyed the burrito, I could not help but feel that I missed breakfast and went straight to lunch! Trying to get more protein for breakfast without... Read more

Cue: box of cookie dough

Thursday, June 23, 2011      5 comments

I encountered a cue for overeating last night when I spide some cookie dough which I bought from my daughter's fundraiser. That is the only product they sold for this fundraiser so I bought a lot since we don't like going door to door. I t... Read more

New workout!

Monday, June 20, 2011      4 comments

It's called the anti-mosquito self-flagellation workout. You take off an article of clothing while out on a run/walk, and begin swinging it about your uncovered skin. Covered skin, too. They can get through t-shirts. Yes, you hit yourself wi... Read more

My planet

Saturday, June 18, 2011      6 comments

Each one of our cells is like a tiny plantet with thousands of processes running and millions of things to track. This was from a book about microbes, not diets or nutrition! Our fabulous cells need a little pampering from their univer... Read more

Shame on them!

Thursday, June 16, 2011      1 comments

3 steps forward, one step back. The two steps I managed to salvage today are that I got in an exercise session today after skipping all my aerobics (my interval combo of walking and running) over the last two weeks. I had been trying to se... Read more

Use that fork on your veggies

Monday, June 13, 2011      4 comments

I did not sleep well last night. Now I can add "motivational speakers" to my list of things to avoid if i want a good nights sleep. Yes, scary movies, surgery and now, motivational speakers must be cut out if I want some shut-eye. Kris C... Read more

Rules rule

Sunday, June 12, 2011      7 comments

I went to a seminar this morning and love love loved it! Kris Carr, cancer THRIVER, she says, as opposed to cancer survivor, gave a talk and then a panel of nutrition experts answered questions. Speaking of rules, at one point Kris Carr wa... Read more

"Cave to the crave" is still making me mad

Saturday, June 11, 2011      8 comments

Well, I have cooled off about the food industry only because I am having fun with making rules for my windows. There is a small window of time where our brains can issue an order to halt a habit. My habit I am trying to halt is my reach fo... Read more

Unbelievable how they food industry has manipulated us

Thursday, June 09, 2011      9 comments

I didn't even realize it myself, but Dr. David A. Kessler, MD has pointed out in his book, "The End to Overeating" that the food industry has managed to hep us pull the wool over our eyes. It seems, that one time, not too terribly long ago,... Read more

Food Rehab

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      3 comments

Food Rehab is what Dr. David Kessler, MD calls our new way of looking at food. Instead of just guaging how attracted you are to a food, how much you want it, how much it would satisfy, how much it would take to get it, instead of that, we need ... Read more

Rules vs. Willpower

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      1 comments

More from the End of Overeating by Dr. David A. Kessler, M.D. Cue-urge-reward-habit. That is it in a nutshell, the process by which we get hooked on hyper-palliative foods. The cue is the stimulation--smell, look, even noises in the backg... Read more

Eating all the time

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      3 comments

More from the End of Overeating by Dr. David A. Kessler, M.D. Today i was struck with how easy easy easy it is to eat all day long, without taking a break. If I have a meeting, I might structure my meals around it, eating just before so I ... Read more

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