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50,000???
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      31 comments

One of the Spark Trivia questions which always makes me giggle: how many calories does the average person (read "woman") burn doing housework annually? The answer: 50,000 calories!! Whereas the average Watermellen in an average "good y... Read more
Clean Up Continues
Monday, April 22, 2019      27 comments

We're cleaning up and turfing out and relocating stuff from our third floor so that it can be repainted too -- Gahhhh!! So much dust from the second and first floor renovations which has seeped into everything. I've finished tidying up fi... Read more
Hawking on Change
Sunday, April 21, 2019      24 comments

Lots of change happening in my life -- and I like this attitude!!... Read more
Looooooong Weekend!
Saturday, April 20, 2019      24 comments

Although I don't myself celebrate Easter in the conventional religious sense, we do schedule a four-day weekend. Which meant that I got all the laundry done yesterday -- and I've also begun working on the third-floor "clean out" with two f... Read more
Bonus . . . SHOUTOUT TO FUNLOVEN!!
Friday, April 19, 2019      11 comments

What a great blog from Spark Friend FUNLOVEN -- yes indeed she knows what she knows and we ALL know that Spark People is a wonderful village!! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Intuitive Muffins!!
Friday, April 19, 2019      30 comments

With my IE experiment I've been realizing that truly I've been cooking intuitively with respect to my big pots of supper soup for years. All about what's in the fridge, what needs to be used up, what would taste good this week, what would make... Read more
Winning the Battle
Thursday, April 18, 2019      35 comments

Every one who like me is a cancer "survivor" will be familiar with the battle metaphor applied to the fight against cancer. It's been 10 years cancer free with two recurrence scares during that time, and I just had a mammo -- waiting for t... Read more
Better Yesterday
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      31 comments

And yes, Tuesday was just as stressful: maybe more. But I listened better to gentle hunger, gentle satiety and benefited from gentle movement including my morning exercises, stretching and recess walk. And: was conscious that this at... Read more
Stress City . . . and Intuitive eating???
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      31 comments

Suffice it to say, yesterday was stressful. Two separate stressful thingies to resolve, one of which was well handled and the other? Maybe not so much but had to be done anyhow and done the best I could. And when I got home, how did the i... Read more
Song Sparrow, Maple Sugar
Monday, April 15, 2019      30 comments

www.allaboutbirds.org/gu
ide/Song_Sparrow/id Back at my bird feeders yesterday and mixed in with a crowd of slate coloured juncos which stay all winter were a few song sparrows returned from the south. . Their beau... Read more
Big Changes!!
Sunday, April 14, 2019      35 comments

It was great reading responses to yesterday's blog concerning the "heart of darkness" which lurks within the principles of intuitive eating. Several people, either on my blog or through private messages, effectively apologized to me for no... Read more
Intuitive Eating Last Blog: Heart of Darkness??
Saturday, April 13, 2019      31 comments

There's lots more I could blog about from the great book, Intuitive Eating, by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. They set out 10 Principles of intuitive eating and I've written only about 1-6: Reject the Diet Mentality, Honour Your Hunger, Make P... Read more
I Can Get Some Satisfaction????
Friday, April 12, 2019      30 comments

A comment from PHEBESS on yesterday's blog about feeling fullness -- the fifth principle of Intuitive Eating (Evelyn Tribole and Eva Resch): "I noticed that I'm more easily satisfied when I'm eating food I LIKE. That was when I decided to n... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Respecting Fullness
Thursday, April 11, 2019      36 comments

Principle #5 of Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch is feeling fullness -- not cleaning my plate because the food is in front of me but stopping eating when I'm just about satisfied. With intuitive eating I'm not on a diet. ... Read more
Intuitive Eating and the Voices
Wednesday, April 10, 2019      27 comments

Tribole and Resch, in Intuitive Eating, present 10 principles: #1, reject the diet mentality; #2, honour your hunger; #3, make peace with food; and #4, challenge the food police. By "food police" Tribole and Resch are really identifying a... Read more

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