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Gail, It's the Donut in Reception calling...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      8 comments

Can you come eat me please? This is from an old commercial that used to be on tv. I can't even remember what it was for. But for me it is SOOOOO true!! It always seemed to me ... Read more
Insight into the Cold Turkey vs Moderation Discussion
Monday, January 25, 2010      7 comments

I followed the Cold Turkey vs. Moderation discussion last week with great interest. As a data analyst type of person, this is a great source of real data and information. I took note of over 400 posts to see what people's positions were. This is... Read more
Word of the Day - Perseverance
Friday, January 22, 2010      3 comments

Going about my daily spark activities, I tend to take note of people whose weight tracker shows some success, or who have lost 40lbs with sparkpeople etc. This is part of the sucess of sparkpeople, its the inspirational stories, its the communit... Read more
Who is the Real Mr. Evil - Sodium or Sugar?
Thursday, January 14, 2010      2 comments

There is a campaign in Canada called Sodium 101. There are ads over all the buses in Ottawa. Here is a link to the campaign: When I ... Read more
Feeling Motivated
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

After spending some time on the Sparkpeople site lately, have found some most excellent motivators out there! Articles in People magazine about Sparkpeople that have lost half their size, people who have given up their diet coke habits, people g... Read more
What does the Bible say about Eating?
Friday, August 21, 2009      0 comments

I have collected a few verses and some wisdom from the Bible regarding eating and food. Life is about more than food Romans 14:17 (New International Version) 17For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of rig... Read more
Getting to know Mr. Hungry
Monday, August 17, 2009      5 comments

Before I get too far into this, I want to say that I am not advocating 'going hungry' or starving onself. What I want to talk about is understanding where those 'hunger pains' come from, how to manage them, what will trigger them and how to know... Read more
The Love Dare
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      0 comments

Not really related to nutrition and fitness but probably very much related to health and well-being is the subject of a new movie called Fireproof. Fireproof is an excellent movie. It has a strong religious element, which is fine for me, but jus... Read more
Is it a Disease or do I have to be Accountable?
Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

I read a statement on the Chantal Hobbs website where she talks about her mother having leukemia. She stated that all her life she struggled with food addiction and eating and being overweight. When she realized that her issue was nothing at all... Read more
Comatose on Sugar
Friday, January 16, 2009      0 comments

Last night I didn't eat too much dinner and then grabbed a couple of 2-bite cinnamon rolls while packing some for my son's lunch. Within 20 minutes, I was so tired and groggy I could hardly do anything. It was like I was in a sugar-induced coma ... Read more
Full but Empty
Friday, January 16, 2009      0 comments

Have you ever felt full yet empty at the same time? I think there are certain foods that will fill you, even overfill and bloat you, but they just don't satisfy. You still feel empty and like you are wanting more, even when you are feeling full.... Read more
Let's Play Hookey today
Thursday, January 15, 2009      0 comments

Well, it was one of those days. We just decided not to go anywhere today. I am exhausted, the kids are exhausted and it's windchill -37 outside. So I just didn't go to work and the kids just didn't go to school. The kids have played cards and we... Read more
The Starbucks Habit
Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

wow - just enjoyed my favourite Starbucks treat - A Tall Pumpkin Spice Latte and and Pumpkin Scone. Guess what? It adds up to over 700 calories! I just about fell off my chair. There goes half my calories for the day! This will be an eye opener ... Read more

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