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MAINtaining: 4A-HEALTHY-BMI knows it's the main thing!

Sunday, August 12, 2012      9 comments
al.asp?blog_id=5012438#comments OK, I don't want to embarrass 4A-HEALTHY-BMI by becoming a one-note cheerleader for her blogs . . . but yeah, I guess that's a possi... Read more

Eat Fast Eat

Friday, August 10, 2012      19 comments Nope, not about fast foods. Or pausing while you eat. About fasting. Not eating at all. At two different points in my life, I've fasted for a week. No food. Water only. I used a book called "F... Read more

Back to Beck Basics!

Monday, August 06, 2012      8 comments

I'm rereading Judith S. Beck's "The Diet Solution". Just need to reaffirm my commitment to eating everything sitting down, tracking everything (my body is tracking everything whether "I'"do or not) and reminding myself how to think like a thin ... Read more

Curried Coconut Cauliflower Soup!

Saturday, August 04, 2012      14 comments

Local cauliflower looked gorgeous at the grocery store and well priced too: two huge ones for $5. I chopped them up and simmered them in two cartons of vegetable broth until just tender, then whirred in batches in the food processor with a ... Read more

Peregrine Falcons!

Friday, August 03, 2012      12 comments

rine-falcon/?source=A-to-Z Last Saturday morning very early I heard some raucous and repeated bird calls which were new to me. I searched the sky outside and notic... Read more

Three years maintaining?

Monday, July 30, 2012      23 comments

Wow, that's right! Yay me!! And huge thanks to all of you who congratulated me: otherwise, the anniversary date might have slipped me by. Not that I take it for granted: no way. Maintaining requires eternal vigilance! Tracking,... Read more

OK, I'm grumpy but still . . . . SP, your ads are slowing me down again!

Sunday, July 29, 2012      15 comments

I AM grumpy (don't ask, I'll get over it. This year. Next year. Or sooner, likely.) But still, if I were looking for things to make me grumpy (I'm not, really I'm not) or to justify my being grumpy (I'm not, or at least I'm trying not to... Read more

Maintenance: pretty much all we need to know! Thanks again, 4A-HEALTHY-BMI!!

Thursday, July 26, 2012      12 comments

OK, 4A-HEALTHY-BMI's done it again: followed up her inspiring video with a truly amazing blog on maintenance.
al.asp?blog_id=4985652 It's full of links to va... Read more

Bravo! 4A-HEALTHY-BMI!!! Check this video!!

Monday, July 23, 2012      10 comments
m/today/48286287 Wow! Here's our very own Spark People "At Goal and Maintaining" leader showing us just how it was done --- and how it continues to be done! Looking gorgeous, full of joy,... Read more

Short Holiday

Sunday, July 22, 2012      11 comments

Even one day off work -- and three days with DH -- feels like a refreshing break when we actually leave town without a laptop. We so often work one or both days of a weekend, or at least part of one or both days, whether in the office or on rem... Read more

Further crazy diet ideas: Six Weeks to OMG!

Wednesday, July 18, 2012      16 comments
than-all-your-friends-targets-young-girls It must be the silly seaon: the Toronto Star newspaper had a re... Read more

8 hour eating

Saturday, July 14, 2012      13 comments

In a recent Dr. Oz column, he suggested that limiting the span of time during which we eat to 8 hours a day results in 28% fewer calories, on average. So: if you have breakfast at 8, your last meal would be finished at 4 pm. Of if your... Read more

Mint Floss

Friday, July 13, 2012      11 comments

Mint floss tastes good, has no calories and is a great incentive not to eat anything more. If my teeth are super clean . . . yeah. Don't want to mess 'em up!... Read more

Dessert for Breakfast??

Sunday, July 08, 2012      19 comments

The August Oprah magazine has an intriguing article which suggests that the best time of day to indulge a sweet tooth is breakfast. Two groups of dieters were assigned 1400 cals a day (women) and 1600 (men). One group ate a "modest" brea... Read more


Friday, July 06, 2012      11 comments

Cheesy, I know. But I'm changing the punctuation. From IMPOSSIBLE to I'M POSSIBLE. Yes I am.... Read more

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