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Does watching food tv make us fat? (NPR)

Thursday, March 19, 2015      16 comments

I thought this was interesting - heard it on NPR yesterday
tv-cooking-shows-make-us-fat I've found that if I watch a lot of Food tv (back in the days when I wa... Read more

So what else is new?

Monday, March 02, 2015      18 comments

Usually when people say that, it's in response to some announcement that they've heard a hundred times before ("It's going to snow tomorrow!" "So what else is new?") but this time I really feel some new stuff coming on. I'm not losing weigh... Read more

So what have we learned today?

Monday, February 09, 2015      18 comments

emoticon - if I'm going to drink water in ounces equal to half my body weight, I'm going to have to start ea... Read more

The dejection of a bad weigh-in day, and the dawning of realization.

Saturday, February 07, 2015      20 comments

Yeah, disappointing weigh-in. We've all had them. I followed the Fast Metabolism diet for three weeks, lost 3.5 pounds the first week and not an ounce since. After thinking of myself as a fat, sad blob for about ten minutes (pretty much my att... Read more

Connections and Community (OT, although there is some relevance to food addiction))

Sunday, January 25, 2015      18 comments

So it started with this: (there was supposed to be a picture of a cat sleeping in a basket here, but I took it with my phone and tried to email it to myself so I could upload it here, and the mail server is down. It'll show up eventually) ... Read more

Avoiding falls, staying limber, remaining young.

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      12 comments

Okay, link problems straightened out. Thanks to HIPPICHICK1 for showing this to me initially. This guy is nothing short of amazing. Totally worth a couple minutes of your time to watch this video. Read more

"Juice Cleanse" - some science, some thoughts

Monday, January 05, 2015      9 comments

Here's the link for the science part - just cut and paste the whole deal (and beware - the graphics are really annoying):
utm_campaign=BuzzFeed+14&u... Read more

Miscellaneous ramblings.

Saturday, January 03, 2015      14 comments

I spent a week with my daughters over Christmas, came home Tuesday, and I always need a couple days of "re-entry" after a long visit with them. (I was there for a week at Thanksgiving, too.) My house is too quiet, I'm tired (it's a 400 mile dr... Read more

Effort: Small vs Heroic

Thursday, January 01, 2015      12 comments

This is something I've been thinking about for a while now. When I was in my thirties (I'm bearing down hard on 60 now, although I don't feel like it) I was heavily into body building. I never wanted to enter a competition, but I did all t... Read more

This is why we can't have nice things (photos)

Saturday, December 20, 2014      22 comments

The main problem: Passer and receiver: Not to be left out (the first on is still in the ... Read more

Fascinating and simple recipe to try: Pine syrup!

Sunday, November 09, 2014      7 comments

This stuff is amazing in tea and I'm sure in a bunch of other things I haven't thought of yet. Following the pine syrup recipe is the recipe for using it in an Alpine Manhattan. I have not yet made this but it sounds wonderful, and would m... Read more

Okay, time for a new plan.

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      13 comments

All summer - basically early May through now - I work as a landscaper and professional gardener. emoticon I don't... Read more

Road rage and other misplaced angers.

Thursday, September 04, 2014      9 comments

I remember years and years ago, my husband and I were going somewhere in the city (Philadelphia), I was driving, and someone cut me off on the Schuylkill Expressway. The fact that the Schuylkill (known locally as the "sure kill") Expressway was... Read more

It's been a wild and wooly summer.

Monday, September 01, 2014      19 comments

I ran away from SP in the spring when I inexplicably gained weight. I've since learned that that's a silly thing. The next week I'd lost it again, whether by whim of weight or scale. We weigh what we weigh - it has as much to do with our over... Read more

I'm out - for a while anyway.

Saturday, May 10, 2014      17 comments

This is just stupid and inexplicable, but after ten days of landscaping six hours a day, drinking tons of water, eating salads and very little else, Ive gained seven pounds. I don't understand how this is possible, but it's same scale, same pla... Read more

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