*leaning in the fridge and surveying the possibilities*
*opening the cupboard and poking around*
*looking at the menu*
*checking out the banquet table*
"What do I wanna eat?" is never a good question for me.
I wanna ... Read more
If I eat 10 extra calories a day, I'll put on 1 pound in a year. And next year. And the year after. And in 10 years I'll have put on 10 extra pounds.
If I eat 100 extra calories a day, I'll put on 10 pounds in a year. And next year. An... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/holiday-guide/holiday -survival-guide/self-gifti ng-whos-at-the-top-of-your -holiday-shopping-list-you /article6036488/
OK, I'm not the only one.
The Toronto Globe and Mail ... Read more
ca.shine.yahoo.com/video /shine-weight-loss-tips-ho lidays-000000919.html
What a great video with Joy Bauer on how to survive the endless array of seasonal holiday treats, without ballooning up!
My fave tip? Yup... Read more
. . . I listened to the rain on the roof all night: semi-solid! But the rain didn't evolve into the white fluffy stuff, so it's not looking skiable today.
OK, then. Plan B? I got in a great workout at the gym yesterday . . . 30 minutes o... Read more
I was anticipating DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) after my first XC ski of the season Sunday. It was a tough slog in the slush.
But: the rowing machine and the elliptical and the strength training seem to have done their job. (Or m... Read more
After a very warm week, with temperatures of 14C Thursday (DH actually played golf, and claimed to have enjoyed it!), snow has been falling here since late Friday. And today I got out for my first cross country ski.
The snow was wet and sl... Read more
A really short article in my Globe and Mail newspaper today points to recent research indicating that food tastes better if you know you shouldn't eat it, try to resist it and then ultimately give in. The longer you resist, the greater that ul... Read more
Weight loss" just isn't a good concept for people who want to stop yo-yo dieting and sustain a healthy weight because . . . weight loss is all about "loss". Yeah. Duh!
If I had it to do all over again -- losing 90 pounds that is (and I... Read more
One two-bite brownie, after a business meeting when I'm cleaning up the snacks. (Which of course I didn't eat during the business meeting . . . ).
A couple extra brazil nuts while my supper soup is heating in the microwave.
A second F... Read more
. . . but I also don't wanna
1. Increase my risk of breast cancer recurrence;
2. Be unable to wear the clothes I own;
3. Reduce my energy;
4. Feel pessimistic;
5. Look any worse than is inevitable for a lady of my advanced year... Read more
Don't wanna do anything "healthy" today.
Don't wanna track my food (just did, for breakfast: Greek omelette with salsa).
Don't wanna make my soup (soup pot is in the dishwasher getting pristine, thinking curried lentil).
Don't wan... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/food-and-wine/food-tr ends/can-you-control-what- you-eat-ian-brown-takes-th e-food-diary-test/article4997649/
Ian Brown has published a terrific article today in the Toronto Globe a... Read more
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5125181
That's the headline on a terrific blog by CATS_MEOW which further links to recent research in a CNN article and a previous blog from a year ag... Read more