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An Excellent Imitation of a Grown Up!
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      19 comments

Remember Steve Siebold telling us "in the nicest possible way" to just "grow up"? www.fatlosers.com (Here's the link in case any of you would like to try his free 21 day Mental Toughness boot camp: there are quite a few f... Read more
Brogging
Monday, March 17, 2014      25 comments

I like to blog -- and of course I love getting comments on my blogs from all the wonderful Spark Friends I've met here! But: fact is, I mostly blog for me. To remind me of what I need to do. To record small victories that will motivate me... Read more
More Exercise, More Joy in Your Heart!! Thanks KANOE10!
Sunday, March 16, 2014      15 comments

Yup. In my recent More Exercise blog, I omitted what's probably the greatest benefit for me. But KANOE10 pointed it out in a comment on my Spark Page. More Exercise means More Happiness. More joy in my heart. What Holly ... Read more
It's the Joy in Your Heart
Saturday, March 15, 2014      13 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
5uQj0dWr9Vs How I love the Waters of March. And here's a great version by Canadian jazz singer Holly Cole. ... Read more
More Exercise
Friday, March 14, 2014      16 comments

means more energy more pleasure in my meals more slack in my waistbands more mental alertness and lots more. I've been getting more exercise for the past week. And I'm going to continue!... Read more
How to Kegel
Thursday, March 13, 2014      18 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth-advisor/the-right-way
-to-do-kegels-exercise-lik
e-a-jellyfish/article17451679/ OK guys, this isn't going to be very useful for you. But: pretty much... Read more
It's All About the Waist/Height Ratio
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      17 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth-advisor/never-mind-yo
ur-bmi-to-measure-your-hea
lth-its-all-about-the-wais
t/article17423160/ OK then: we already know that BMI (body mass index) is n... Read more
New Car Smell
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      9 comments

www.thestar.com/life/201
4/03/11/for_the_sake_of_yo
ur_health_get_rid_of_that_
new_car_smell_asap.html# Who knew that "new car smell" is . . . toxic? Not me, that's for sure. But: makes sense I suppose.... Read more
What if you never had to worry about food again?
Monday, March 10, 2014      22 comments

www.thestar.com/life/foo
d_wine/2014/03/07/soylent_
revolution_could_this_grey
_smoothie_end_world_hunger.html Here's a grey smoothie product, Soylent (made from soy and lentils) which costs only $3 a meal and is g... Read more
Exercise is Medicine
Sunday, March 09, 2014      19 comments

www.thestar.com/life/hea
lth_wellness/2014/03/07/ex
ercise_is_the_best_medicin
e_and_kinesiologists_play_
key_role_in_dispensing_it.html "Exercise is medicine": well duh, right? But: apparently not self-evi... Read more
Saturated Fat: It's Back!!
Saturday, March 08, 2014      18 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/cutting-out-the-fat-d
oesnt-help-heart-health-re
searcher-writes/article17335624/ I never wanted to eat margarine. I've always preferred butter. A... Read more
The Gym
Friday, March 07, 2014      15 comments

Got up at 5 am. It was cold, -20C, and dark. Went to the gym. Thirty minutes on the elliptical. Upper body ST on the machines. And I feel great. Exercise makes me feel terrific. Why is it that I have to learn this over a... Read more
How Much Sugar?
Thursday, March 06, 2014      17 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
news/national/who-consider
s-cutting-sugar-intake-adv
ice-to-five-per-cent-of-da
ily-calories/article17312891/ Short answer: optimally less than 5% of daily calorie intake should come fr... Read more
Adding Back Food and Maintaining Weight Loss
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      18 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/after-i-reach-my-weig
ht-loss-goal-how-much-food
-can-i-add-back-to-my-diet
/article17195668/ Here's a useful short article by Leslie Beck tackling thi... Read more
Fat Canadians
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      19 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
news/national/tripling-in-
obese-canadians-expected-t
o-strain-health-care-syste
m/article17257478/ My family has certainly benefited from "free" health care. And I'm hugely grateful, f... Read more

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