How many calories can I eat a day at my age and my level of activity?
It's helpful to check out a BMR calculator: basal metabolic rate. That measures how many calories I'd bu... Read more
Egg white omelette with low fat goat cheese, cherry tomatoes, spinach and mushrooms made in the microwave is my go-to breakfast.
But: I had one of these for supper last night.
And so this morning I switched it up: a cup of egg white,... Read more
You're fat? It's YOUR fault. (That's what Steve Siebold will tell you, anyhow: www.fatlosers.com )
Your marriage broke down? It's YOUR fault.
Your kids aren't turning out so great? It's YOUR fault.... Read more
If you'd like more support in your weight loss efforts, try blogging every day. Short or long, sweet or more sour, on any topic you like: it's your blog. You get to say what you want.
Maybe try giving your blog a catchy title.
And al... Read more
Rebel soup was absolutely delish. Looking forward to tonight's bowlful!!
And today looks easier than yesterday: recess walk in the sunshine on the first day of spring absolutely scheduled!!
When I came home yesterday, there was pretty... Read more
Rebel wanted to read Kyo Maclear yesterday: Birds Art Life. (If you are remotely interested in any of these topics, consider finding a copy: one of the most beautiful and moving things I've read for years . . . an urban birder in Toronto spends ... Read more
There was a time when "when I'm 64" seemed impossibly far away . . .now in the rear-view mirror of course. Took rebel to the gym yesterday for a somewhat modified workout -- 30 easy minutes on the elliptical and most of (but not all of) my uppe... Read more
What a gorgeous walk yesterday; in bright spring sunshine.
The cedar waxwings did not make an appearance, but I did see chickadees singing their spring song ("Sweet spring!") and heard repeatedly that wonderful harsh "Screeeeeeee!!!" of the... Read more
Oh yeah oh yeah I know: there's ALWAYS a cause.
But: I'm asking myself, does the cause matter? I am absolutely a rebellious human being, always have been. My rebel is an essential element of my personality and has served me well. Rele... Read more
I'm so incredibly grateful for Sparkie comments on yesterday's blog, trying to help me figure it out.
What a wise and compassionate and supportive group you are! Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Yesterday I ate as planned and well w... Read more
Oh my goodness.
Completely unexpected takeover yesterday: I was kidnapped and held ransom by my rampant rebel inner brat.
Starting mid afternoon I ate, in rapid succession, multiple chocolates from the break room -- maybe 9, maybe more... Read more
My run of vacation pneumonia and further illness since I returned from vacation have certainly affected my ability to exercise.
I did get back to the gym on Saturday for the first time: and managed 20 minutes on the elliptical plus a pretty... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ news/toronto/vera-tarman-o n-the-commonality-between- food-and-drug-addiction/ar ticle34269932/
So often the research is done by American researchers about American issues with obesity: ... Read more
Really appreciated ONEKIDMOM's comment on yesterday's blog about Americans giving up with respect to weight control.
She wonders what role poverty plays in obesity. Good question.
We know that some of the cheapest and most widely avail... Read more