Tag Archives: obesity

Bypass the Bypass

My youngest son is at that age where he’s recently graduated from the pediatrician and has begun going to the family doctor. Conversations have switched, accordingly, from team sports to “sex, drugs, and rock and roll talks,” as the doctor … Continue reading

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Psycho-sizology

As I was shoving myself into my Size 6 jeans last week (and I do mean shoving) I was feeling rather smug that I could–if I held my gut in–button them. This got me wondering why. I mean, who really … Continue reading

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Turning Points – We Made It!

Happy New Year’s Eve, Friends! We made it! Every day since Halloween. Some of you have been here consistently with me. Watched my spelling errors. Saw words I added or deleted in error. And still you read. I feel like … Continue reading

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Butt Glue?

    The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next … Continue reading

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Accountability-the Key to Success!

Ahh, the holidays. They bring with them an extra few pounds–10 on average. We’re all in it. But what I see happen with the naturally lean people in my life is they ride the wave. They are able to paddle … Continue reading

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Are All Those Cookies Good for Santa?

Let’s face it. Santa could afford to drop a few and lay off the sugar. Why is it that we treat the reindeer in a healthier way with their carrots then we do with Santa and his cookies here in … Continue reading

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Why we Choose the words we Choose, Words like Drop and not like Lose!

Some of the earliest words we read were by Dr. Seuss. And to think, he was one trash can away from giving up when he ran into a college buddy who agreed to publish his stuff. Where would we be? … Continue reading

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Redefining your Donut

This is Ms. Bay. This is her donut. Not the lard deep-fried kind, doused in sugar, but her favorite toy. She was labeled a chronic ingester as a pup, so she fit right into our family. She ate Christmas ornaments, … Continue reading

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Power Outage–What Now?

At O’Dark Thirty this morning, the power went out. My husband has set up some beeping mechanisms in our house I don’t quite understand for such an event, so these obnoxious sounds started alerting us in the deep, dark black. … Continue reading

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Goals 2013

About this time of year I start thinking about goals for next year. Call them resolutions, call them verbally-stated goals, call them intentions.  By the time January rolls around, I like to have a clear set of goals to use … Continue reading

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