Read a recent short article summarizing info from the US Centre (spelled differently!) for Disease Control comparing fast food portion sizes in the 1950s to today's portion sizes.
Average "soda" (what we call a soft drink, or a pop) then 7... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health/fitness/exerci se/fitness-research/why-is -walking-in-the-woods-so-g ood-for-you/article2443628/
Being outside in nature: yes, it's a measurably good thing!
I love wal... Read more
ca.news.yahoo.com/video/ world-22186928/boarding-sc hool-for-overweight-kids-2 9445502.html
Would you pay $50,000 a year to help your obese teen drop weight? This video link to a school for overweight kids really ... Read more
That would be my own description of my DH, who started SP March 4, 2012. TUFFMUFFIN weighed in today at 171 -- down from 183!! He's comfortably wearing his 34" waist paints, he's carrying his golf clubs . . . and he certainly looks (even more)... Read more
No kidding, she was referring to ME!
I was at the hospital last week (routine test, no problems) and dressed in a hospital gown plus robe, not exactly flattering.
And next to me, another lady similarly clad. Both of us undergoing gene... Read more
Just following up on my blog looking at obesity, bullying and individual "blaming" versus environmental changes, a number of people commented on the environmental issue of safety. When people of all ages aren't safe moving outside, it's not sur... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/life-video/video-does -obesity-create-bullies/ar ticle2313547/?from=2434353
Here's a link to a short video clip about the relationship between obesity and bullying . . . it's an interv... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health/fitness/exerci se/fitness-research/why-ex ercise-may-not-lead-to-wei ght-loss/article2430017/
This was a recent article in the Globe and Mail, and I found it confirms my own e... Read more
DH calorie count for today: 2231!!
Normal Shreddies type breakfast, with sugar and milk and coffee with sugar and a big orange.
And: that was without eating supper other than a granola bar.
So it was lunch, right? Oink oink oink... Read more
I got up this morning and looked in the fridge and didn't eat the chocolate mousse cake left over from DH's birthday April 29. Ewwwwww. Time to throw it out, really. (He's not eating it either: but he IS fitting into his size 34 waist jeans, ... Read more
Last evening I was eating a bowl of airpopped popcorn with a drizzle of warmed lowfat peanut butter.
All planned, tracked, within my calorie range.
And: with at least a cup left in the bowl I realized: "This is delicious but I've had e... Read more
When someone, or something, bothers me I often use the expression, "That's really getting up my nose!"
Who knew that I was anticipating the latest weight-loss craze: nasal-gastric tube feeding.
This is definitely a development that fu... Read more
Do you have a "third place"? A place where you always feel welcome and accepted? Where there are no particular demands place upon you by anyone but you yourself? Where you can be social or silent, depending upon your mood?
Most of us hav... Read more
Check out this link: 23 and 1/2 hours.
The medicine is exercise. Not tri-athalons, necessarily: just walking will do it.
If you spend 23.5 hours a day being inactive . . . ... Read more