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  • Moderation is a fatal thing . . . Oscar Wilde

    4/22/2018 9:21:01 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    "Prosecco": believe me, I had no intention of being all trendy and wine-experty because no no no: that's not us at all. Prosecco for us is... Read more

  • Too Much Prosecco

    4/21/2018 11:51:41 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    . . . AND too many nuts for Friday night supper last night!! Oh well oh well oh well. I've had a very late breakfast/brunch. Egg whit... Read more

  • Learning New Stuff . . .

    4/20/2018 5:58:39 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    . . . keeps my brain ticking over. And yesterday I attended an excellent workshop on new approaches for divorcing couples which was really i... Read more

  • Recess Walk

    4/19/2018 6:11:45 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Yesterday was my first opportunity for some exercise since the ice storm hit -- work has been frantic, driving really tough and walking precariou... Read more

  • What a WONDERFUL Spark People Community!!

    4/18/2018 12:31:51 PM, by WATERMELLEN

    Oh my you folks "get" it!! Many many thanks for the supportive response to my All Clear blog yesterday. True friends are those who rej... Read more

  • All Clear!!

    4/17/2018 6:14:58 PM, by WATERMELLEN

    Nope, not the weather . . . not yet (although I did see a 3 second glimmer of sunshine today). My recent mammo. Yup, 9 years post brea... Read more

  • Freezing Rain . . .

    4/16/2018 7:13:45 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    , , , continues here. DH had stubbornly headed to Toronto early Saturday morning despite the forecast because he thought it important to keep a c... Read more

  • An Economy of Accolades

    4/15/2018 10:30:28 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    -has-produced-an-economy-of-praise/ ... Read more

  • Bonus Blog: Pumpkin Peanut Mango Ice Storm Soup!!

    4/14/2018 3:34:05 PM, by WATERMELLEN

    They're calling this an "historic" ice storm up here in the wilds of Ontario, affecting driving from Windsor in the south west (adjacent to Detro... Read more

  • Freezing Rain

    4/14/2018 9:32:49 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Gahhhhhhhh! I can hear the ice pellets hammering my sky light on the third floor. Just spent over an hour on the phone yakking with my dear sist... Read more

  • Episodic Future Thinking . . . Spring Fabrics!!

    4/13/2018 8:10:46 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I do love my "winter" leathers -- and yes, I've got some "transitional" spring leather jackets that are more pastel in colour for when my spirits... Read more

  • Outsmarting The Hungry Brain

    4/12/2018 6:26:16 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Stephan Guyenet ends his book with a series of strategies for both nations and individuals to address the obesity epidemic. Public health me... Read more

  • The Evolutionary Brain and Modern Manufactured Food

    4/11/2018 8:03:06 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    One of the highlights of The Hungry Brain by Stephan Guyenet is his analysis -- spread over several chapters -- of our evolutionary brain in the ... Read more

  • The Chemistry of Seduction: Guyenet

    4/10/2018 6:11:45 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    From birth onwards, we learn just about everything we do beyond breathing and crying. We learn to walk, smile, talk, read . . . . and the learni... Read more

  • The Hungry Brain, Stephan J. Guyenet

    4/9/2018 7:57:05 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I'm working my way through this fascinating book which is supportive of the leptin resistance approach and was recommended by Bright Line Eating ... Read more

  • Lazy Day Coming Up!!

    4/8/2018 9:34:26 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Thanks for the birthday greetings and good wishes on yesterday's blog -- it was a lovely day, with lunch out at our golf course (still pretty muc... Read more

  • Old Dogs New Tricks

    4/7/2018 11:02:02 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Nope, NOT referring to dear Charlie, our golden retriever, who is almost 14. We cherish every moment with him. But referring to ME as the "... Read more

  • Leptin #10

    4/6/2018 8:17:03 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Much much better yesterday -- stuck with the program resolutely. NO mid morning hunger, NO mid afternoon hunger. Nothing after dinner. Full 12 ... Read more

  • Leptin #9: imperfect compliance

    4/5/2018 8:30:35 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    What a stressful day, gahh. And there I was AFTER dinner eating a few Triscuit thin crackers about 8 pm. Managed to stop myself, no real ca... Read more

  • Leptin #8

    4/4/2018 11:59:44 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I've now picked up from the library and started to read Guyenet's "The Hungry Brain": and yes, it makes a lot of sense to me so far (and no, it's... Read more

  • Leptin #7

    4/3/2018 6:28:48 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Yesterday, I managed 'em all: all the rules for reducing leptin resistance: 1. Did not eat after dinner: and managed to finish dinner 3 h... Read more

  • Leptin #6

    4/2/2018 7:43:57 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Yesterday NOT very successful with this project!! Lunch (I see now in retrospect) was too light in protein, fat, calories -- and I got way t... Read more

  • Leptin #5

    4/1/2018 10:08:42 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Yesterday after my high protein bfast and lengthy workout at the gym (cardio, ST, stretching) and trip to the library ("The Hungry Brain" not yet... Read more

  • Leptin #4

    3/31/2018 10:24:21 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    RAVENOUSLY hungry yesterday before the time had elapsed between lunch and supper hours. I did resist eating until supper: and I had a heal... Read more

  • Leptin #3

    3/30/2018 8:39:00 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I am feeling optimistic about this experiment. Not changing WHAT I eat so much as WHEN I eat it. Because I've struggled for a long time w... Read more

  • Spacing Meals: Leptin 2

    3/29/2018 7:30:39 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Probably had supper a bit too late yesterday but I've got the 11 hours in prior to breakfast so all good. And was on target for the spacing ... Read more

  • Leaping into Leptin??

    3/28/2018 8:12:53 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I've been intrigued for a long time by JEANKNEE and ROSEWAND reports about the effect of leptin resistance. And now ONEKIDSMOM is experimenting ... Read more

  • Robin Chorus

    3/27/2018 8:10:27 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I stood at the end of my driveway in my slippers and dressing gown, listening to a positive chorus of robin from down the street in a tree top. ... Read more

  • Snowdrops!

    3/25/2018 9:54:11 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    I have some planted at my office under a south faci... Read more

  • OCEANs of Data Mining

    3/24/2018 11:11:19 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    nalytica-scandal/ Today's Globe off... Read more

  • FRIDAY!!

    3/23/2018 7:23:20 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    We were out late last night -- one of those business/professional thingies involving the kind of dinner I don't eat. Big hunk o' beef, big hunk ... Read more

  • News

    3/22/2018 8:09:36 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    So glad some of you were able to open (and found useful) the link I'd posted yesterday on pharmacogenetic testing. Several would like to in... Read more

  • Genetic Testing

    3/21/2018 7:37:55 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    make-prescriptions-more-precise/ A ... Read more

  • Social Prescriptions

    3/20/2018 5:54:15 AM, by WATERMELLEN

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  • Slinky Minky!!

    3/19/2018 6:41:48 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Yesterday DH had to buy a particular fluid for his shaver which is only available locally at an outlet mall. OK then. It was cold but... Read more

  • Pre-membering

    3/18/2018 10:33:00 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    As always, I enjoyed the comments on yesterday's "gated" blog a lot. I absolutely agree there's a difference between "gated" and "bubbled"... Read more

  • Gated?

    3/17/2018 11:49:57 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    Gated communities still aren't very common in Canada. But many Canadian friends have winter residences in gated communities south of the border.... Read more

  • ALICIA363: Unwilling or Unable?

    3/16/2018 8:37:49 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    al.asp?blog_id=6472758 I'm intrigued by ALICIA363's blog this mor... Read more

  • Recess Walk

    3/15/2018 8:09:56 PM, by WATERMELLEN

    I did not have enough time for a "recess" walk today. As I contemplated whether I'd go anyway, I was thinking primarily about how cold it ... Read more

  • To Life!! Yes, Even Life "Sentences"!!

    3/14/2018 8:08:23 AM, by WATERMELLEN

    My "life sentence" blog yesterday was really a follow up riff on the prior "any diet will work" blog. "Diet" meaning "the way I choose to eat". ... Read more

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