www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/study-shows-love-horm one-increases-when-humans- and-their-dogs-interact/ar ticle23995458/
Of course we already knew that, didn't we? That when we gaze into our dogs' eyes, and the... Read more
My usual fiery concoctions don't appeal at the moment!! (Last week's puttanesca with so much garlic onion and hot peppers and capers and anchovy . . . no way!)
This week I opted for soothing pureed carrot and pumpkin, with turmeric and ging... Read more
Some of us at Spark People have eating disorders. Grounded in mental health issues. Eating too much is (sometimes) an eating disorder. And so is eating too little: anorexia, bulimia. Exercise anorexia
Some of us here at Spark People ... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/he alth/divorce-can-be-heart- breaking-literally-especia lly-for-women/article23972035/
Oh my goodness.
I "knew" this anecdotally -- but now researchers ha... Read more
www.thestar.com/life/hea lth_wellness/2015/04/14/ge t-a-celiac-test-before-giv ing-up-gluten.html
Here's an article that recommends getting a celiac test before embracing a gluten free diet.
I know that high ... Read more
Coldest winter on record since 1934. (OK, not really as much snow as usual: but still!)
And Canadians celebrate spring with absolute euphoria.
From now until the first bright green fuzzy leaves appear on the t... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/he alth/in-an-age-dominated-b y-distractions-reasons-and -strategies-to-focus-remai n/article23880199/
Matthew Crawford has written what sounds to be a most in... Read more
I saw this phrase this morning in a National Post newspaper article and it struck a chord.
The pressure to perform my life. Yikes. Complete with selfies? (There are detailed articles on the internet about how to take the best selfies . .... Read more
Laundry well in hand. I've rapid-read the paper, enjoyed lots of coffee with raspberries and Greek yogourt.
Heading to the gym. There's whole lotta new music on my iPod courtesy of DS and I'll enjoy that big time.
Library says they'... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/home-and-garden/desig n/is-your-sleek-new-kitche n-making-you-fat/article23837950/
I don't have bar stools around a kitchen island that encourage "grazing". Or a kitchen TV.
I d... Read more
Is meat male?
Sure is, at my house. The guys are carnivores. My DD is a vegan. And I'm what she calls an "uglitarian" or semi-lapsed vegetarian: I eat non-cuddly animals (fish, chicken mostly) in moderate quantities to supplement my prot... Read more
Yup, today's the day that I truly thought would never happen when the Beatles made the song popular: I really AM 64.
And not asking for a whole lot more!
Life is good.
I'm healthy and happy and fit. My DH and DD and DS give m... Read more
Never was a fan of the Oprah show or even OWN, but O magazine is pretty much the only mag I read semi-regularly. I picked up a copy of the April 2015 issue which has at page 71 a review of a new book by psychiatrist Julie Holland MD called "Moo... Read more
Dear old Charlie our beloved golden retriever is soon 11 and we're very aware that he's getting older.
He hasn't been able to climb the stairs to the third floor for about 6 months, and within the last month or so has also stopped going ev... Read more