Short short in the Toronto Globe and Mail this morning about a patent application for an alternative to stomach stapling with fewer side effects . . . a valve installed in the stomach wall connected to an external pump. The concept basically i... Read more
The Canadian Constitution Act 1867 speaks to "peace, order and good government": that's the intended scope of Parliamentary powers.
A long way from the way more familiar American concept of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness"!
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I haven't been able to exercise since January 1, my last XC ski. I've been battling a pretty serious flu/cold which left me short of breath and at times nauseated, feverish, weak. .
I'm not completely recovered but today finally I'm rea... Read more
Loved the comments on my "craves and faves" blog: thank you!
Gotta say, however, that I'm with LINDA. Doesn't matter how long I "don't eat" kettle potato chips or "don't eat" french fries or "don't eat" cheesecake: I know perfectly well th... Read more
What are my five top craves in the food category?
Not talking about fresh raspberries. Not even talking about best quality dark chocolate. Because those are foods I *can* have without triggering binges, in moderation.
Talking abo... Read more
Stephen Lorne lost 90 pounds, and he did it with Spark People!!
Stephen, take a bow!!
www.thestar.com/living/h ealth/article/1308848--ott awa-man-lost-almost-90-lb- your-new-year-s-resolution s-success-stories ... Read more
Does that sound inspiring? For 2013? Maybe not.
But: what I'm doing is working for me.
No spectacular "successes", but no dismal failures either. Tracking, exercising, staying within a reasonable weight range, accepting the ups an... Read more
On "turkey feast days", I am the laziest possible cook -- and blogged about it proudly way back in October 2009. All about faking it, using as much "prefab" as possible with a few additions to make it "mine": the rock solid frozen prestuffed tu... Read more
. . . (which I really shouldn't attempt much any more) has to be cross country skiing!
Skiing is so much easier on the hips and knees: just like the elliptical cross trainer instead of the treadmill or track. Which I do still use from time... Read more
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5176487
BOOKAPHILE has a terrific blog post today on the "Problems of Abundance". It's a seasonal issue, that's for sure -- especially when the d... Read more
*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