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Woo hoo, met first goal!
Thursday, September 29, 2016      7 comments

As of this morning, I'm down 42 pounds! I went from 292 pounds to 250 since the end of May. :D Just adjusted my ticker to my next goal of 230 pounds, working to get there by the end of December. Go me!... Read more
Woo hoo! 50 miles!
Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

As of September 2010, I have now swum 50 miles. :D emoticon ... Read more
For Some, Exercise May Increase Heart Risk
Thursday, May 31, 2012      2 comments

bad-for-you/?hp Have been wondering about this. I exercise (swimming and aqua aerobics) because I enjoy it and I love being in the water, but contrary ... Read more
High-fat diet lowered blood sugar and improved blood lipids in diabetics
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      7 comments

Interesting article here:
ed-blood-sugar.html "People with Type 2 diabetes are usually advised to keep a low-fat diet. Now, a study at Linköping University sho... Read more
First Do No Harm: Doctors & fat hate (+ a side rant on diabetes)
Saturday, May 05, 2012      1 comments

This is a really horrifying blog full of stories about the healthcare profession and its hatred of fat people: Oh god, I can relate to the stories written on this blog. So, so much. Every ill... Read more
The only reason I'm fat is...
Saturday, April 21, 2012      1 comments

LOL, I love this. emoticon I have t... Read more
Why Thin People Aren't Fat
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      2 comments

Tom Naughton posted today about this very interesting BBC documentary about a controlled experiment among several naturally thin young adults in the UK:
n-people-arent-fat/ ... Read more
Oh thank heaven...
Thursday, April 12, 2012      1 comments

Our exchange student left today. Now maybe our lives can get back to normal. My eating and exercise schedule has been completely out of whack for the past few weeks due to stress, and now I desperately need to get back on track. Good vibes welco... Read more
Another great article from Gary Taubes
Friday, April 06, 2012      2 comments

rition-studies-are-all-wrong/ ... Read more
Weight loss surgery NOT a magic bullet "cure" for diabetes
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      3 comments

This is really important information for any diabetics out there who may have seen the big news yesterday about WLS as a "cure" for diabetes: diabetesupdate.blogspot.
t-cure-diabetes-study-by.html ... Read more
Update on our German exchange student
Friday, March 23, 2012      1 comments

So, I've learned two things this week. 1. Parenting other people's children is HARD and not a whole lot of fun. 2. My son is an absolutely amazing, amazing kid. Okay, I knew that second thing already, but I have a much better appre... Read more
Busy weekend coming up!
Friday, March 16, 2012      1 comments

Ohmygoodness, this weekend marks the beginning of an insanely busy few months for us. We have an exchange student coming to stay with us from Germany tomorrow, and he'll be here for almost a month. Two teenage boys in the house -- yikes! Hope I ... Read more
Lots of rebuttals to the "red meat will kill you" study
Thursday, March 15, 2012      3 comments

An excellent one from Gary Taubes:
tional-epidemiology- and-meat/ Zoe Harcomb gets into the possible confounding variables (and there are many): ... Read more
Another poorly done study claims red meat will kill you
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      5 comments
ar-cancer-mortality.html Recite along with me: observational studies cannot establish causality, observational studies cannot establish... Read more
Still hungry? More Americans are having a 'second breakfast'
Monday, March 05, 2012      6 comments

Interesting article from USA Today: "On-the-go Americans increasingly are consuming their morning calories over several hours instead of sitting down to devour a plate of pancakes, bacon and eggs i... Read more

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