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The days get cooler . . . the carb cravings get stronger!!
Thursday, September 11, 2014      26 comments

Yup, I recognize this pattern. Bring on the "comfort food". Just thinking about baked macaroni and cheese with a crunchy gooey cheesy topping . . . or a robust beef stew with dumplings . . . or a full cream rice and raisin pudding with ... Read more
Weight Loss and Depression
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      31 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/weight-loss-may-be-li
nked-to-depression/article20475456/ There is a positive correlation between increased weight loss and increased depression, says some r... Read more
Enoughness: Work
Monday, September 08, 2014      27 comments

This morning I found an email on my iPhone from a client whose file wrapped up about six weeks ago. It was a difficult matter which had taken over two years, and repeated bitter court appearances. It involved a small child. The client wan... Read more
I Wish You Enough: Shout out to _RAMONA!
Sunday, September 07, 2014      21 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=5774952 Have a read of _RAMONA"S great blog with the riff from Bob Parks on wishing a person enough. What a great concept -- wishing a pe... Read more
Another Anything?
Saturday, September 06, 2014      24 comments

Do I really need another anything? That's FEEDTHEHUNGER'S question, and mine too, really. Of course at my "age and stage" that's a question that's grounded in having had "enough" for quite a long time. Enough food (too much actuall... Read more
Autumn Flowers
Friday, September 05, 2014      16 comments

Such interesting responses on "more" yesterday -- what a remarkably thoughtful community we have here! And of course I want more summer -- and more flowers -- but really we are just about at the end of our growing season here. Walk... Read more
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Thursday, September 04, 2014      20 comments

Such interesting insights about bariatric surgery yesterday -- thanks to all who commented. The article gave me new sympathy and understanding for those who've had the surgery, and the consensus here seems to be that the real dangers were d... Read more
Bariatric Surgery
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      27 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth-advisor/weight-loss-s
urgery-is-anything-but-an-
easy-way-out/article20306480/ I don't know much about "weight loss" or bariatric surgery. I know only on... Read more
Helps Keep Me Keeping On!
Tuesday, September 02, 2014      27 comments

Met a friend for lunch Saturday whom I've known since Brownies and all through high school. She now lives in Vancouver, was in town homeward bound from Newfoundland, having spent most of her summer travelling across Canada in her super luxe RV.... Read more
Labour Day!
Monday, September 01, 2014      24 comments

And I'm not doing any. emoticon Very lazy indeed. KANOE10 suggested pizza soup and gave me a link to a... Read more
Intellectual Fitness
Saturday, August 30, 2014      22 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
news/national/education/ho
w-physical-exercise-helps-
to-get-students-intellectu
ally-fit/article20284157/ This is a really long article and no need to read any of it (or more than inter... Read more
Happiness
Friday, August 29, 2014      23 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/relationships/happine
ss-by-design-how-to-contro
l-the-joy-in-your-life/art
icle20245154/ What we all want, right? If we could figure out what happiness is, and how to achieve ... Read more
Normal Redux
Thursday, August 28, 2014      24 comments

Oh my goodness normal life is a wonderful wonderful thing. Normal is highly underrated. Maybe we only appreciate normal fully after a period of non-normal Disruption. Invasion. And such like. A glorious sunny morning on the verandah,... Read more
Sticking to the Plan: Size Counts in Refrigerators!!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014      23 comments

So difficult when a person is growling and wanting to snap and bite not to self-medicate by biting into . . . . just about everything that will sit still long enough to be eaten!! Read an interesting article yesterday which said that the l... Read more
Healthy Fat and the Fat Self!
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      30 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/how-much-healthy-fat-
can-i-include-in-my-diet-w
ithout-gaining-weight/article20195361/ Useful short article by Leslie Beck reviewing sources of monosatur... Read more

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