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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes??
Monday, August 19, 2019      39 comments

A short article in Saturday's National Post listed some of the "contenders" for the Xtreme Eating award . These recognize that restaurants appear to be competing with menu offerings providing huge numbers of calories, fat grams, sugar and salt... Read more
Pink Roses
Sunday, August 18, 2019      37 comments

I don't generally buy roses at the grocery store. I will sniff the bunches . . . but they almost never smell good. And roses without scent ar... Read more
Dear Sister's Birthday is coming right up . . .
Saturday, August 17, 2019      29 comments

and I was out gift shopping for her for this morning. Just a box full of little things I'll put in the mail. A new dog-walking coat for fall -- olive green quilted, which will match her eyes. And some lovely perfume (got some of... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts When he's full . . .
Friday, August 16, 2019      47 comments

he stops eating. Henry, that is. My golden retriever puppy. I put puppy chow in his bowl for his breakfast this morning and he tore right into it with enthusiasm!! But . . . when he's had enough that's it. An intuiti... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dinner for the Family
Thursday, August 15, 2019      46 comments

All four of us plus Henry enjoyed dinner on the back deck (newly rebuilt last weekend). The guys had honking huge BBQ steaks. Vegan DD had a vegan burger. I enjoyed a little leftover BBQ chicken. But the main dish was a ver... Read more
IE Back on Track!
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      37 comments

Thanks for all your supportive comments on my (relatively minor, but still) potato chips debacle. And yes: yesterday was stressful BUT I was still right back on track with the intuitive eating. Eating just until approaching fullness. And ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts ARRRRRGHHHHHHH!! Potato Chips!!
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      41 comments

With dear son home for a visit, there are lots of different foods in the house to welcome him. Steak? Not remotely interesting to me. And bacon and eggs? Ditto. But: potato chips? Sea salt kettle chips? A whole nother story.... Read more
How Real is Your Reality?
Monday, August 12, 2019      25 comments

Riffing on the Three Principles (Mind, Consciousness and Thinking) and providing examples of how the mind works as projector inside out (rather than as a camera recording actual external "reality"), Michael Neill provides some examples of how un... Read more
DS Home!
Sunday, August 11, 2019      37 comments

We're so happy to have dear son home for a visit. And first meeting with Henry!! A very large part of the reason why Charlie was such a wonder... Read more
Cone Free!!
Saturday, August 10, 2019      37 comments

Henry's post surgery check up yesterday left us cautiously optimistic. He's scheduled for pin removal August 20, if all goes well and the x-ra... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Feels So Good!
Friday, August 09, 2019      33 comments

Yes, my morning exercise routine feels so good. Four sets of ten full push ups, full sit ups, mountaineers (alternating knee to chest, knee to elbow) and squats. Followed by a pretty elaborate yoga- derived stretching routine and bal... Read more
Monarch of All He Surveys!
Wednesday, August 07, 2019      31 comments

Outside my office window yesterday, on the milkweed plants, I spotted two fat monarch caterpillars!! I'd seen monarch butterflies fluttering ar... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Love and Fear
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      32 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
uS416omB2nY This is powerful short conversation between Anita Moorjani and Michael Neill. Fear, they agree, is just the absence of love. When I am feeling fear, it is the absence of ... Read more
Best quotes ever: Shout out to ONECRAZYDOG!!
Monday, August 05, 2019      36 comments

Two days ago, ONECRAZYDOG offered us: "We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are." The Talmud. Such ancient wisdom. Or as MIchael Neill put it, referencing Three Principles founder Syd Banks, our minds are NOT cameras, they ... Read more
So: How's the Intuitive Eating?
Sunday, August 04, 2019      22 comments

Yes, we've been going through a challenging time at work and also at home, with dear Henry, our baby golden retriever who incurred a leg injury days after we brought him home from the breeder. And so, given my old pattern was "stress eati... Read more

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