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10% Happier
Monday, September 22, 2014      23 comments

www.amazon.com/10-Happie
r-Self-Help-Actually-Works
-A/dp/0062265423 Sparkies had recommended this read so I put a hold on Dan Harris's "10% Happier" at the library -- and finally snagged a copy. I'm one of those... Read more
Are Weight Issues Hard on a Marriage?
Sunday, September 21, 2014      24 comments

www.thestar.com/life/hea
lth_wellness/2014/09/20/ho
w_losing_weight_can_be_har
d_on_a_marriage.html Here's an article from Saturday's Toronto Star on a topic we don't see discussed very often: does weight loss by o... Read more
Yes and No: Political, Personal and Gendered!!
Saturday, September 20, 2014      18 comments

I've really enjoyed all the comments on my last three blogs and (as always) learned so much from them. Thank you! I'd like to reply to each and every one -- but I've gotta get to the gym!! (And yup, I know you'll understand . . . ). ... Read more
Saying No (To Others) Carves Out Space to Say Yes (To ME)!
Friday, September 19, 2014      66 comments

Thanks for all the great comments on yesterday's blog -- I'm thrilled that FEEDTHEHUNGER and I both got popular blog nods for our team efforts-- maybe we're like Scotland and the UK, "better together"!! ONEKIDSMOM commented on my "saying ye... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Will Power Fatigue and the Power of Yes Yes Yes!!
Thursday, September 18, 2014      95 comments

That blog yesterday was percolating in the back of my brain all day . . . and as I was busily "reframing" the nos into yeses, it occurred to me at the end of the day that my will power felt less exhausted than usual. The end of the work day... Read more
Turning Those No No No Nos INTO Yes Yes Yeses!
Wednesday, September 17, 2014      24 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=5781391 The Fat Self Never Fights Fair, says FEEDTHEHUNGER -- and that's so true. But of course the "fat self" is NOT my "myself": not the self that ... Read more
Passion: the Theory
Monday, September 15, 2014      16 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/anorexia-a-new-passio
n-may-help-people-recover/
article20584523/ What an interesting article about the connections between anorexia, eating disorders mor... Read more
Boyhood (the Movie)
Saturday, September 13, 2014      18 comments

boyhoodmovie.tumblr.com/ That article and my blog yesterday about the sacrosanct family dinner hour hit a nerve: sorry. I did family dinners when my kids were small and I was home full time, yes I did. And DH did family d... Read more
Debunking the Myth of the Family Dinner
Friday, September 12, 2014      27 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/parenting/debunking-t
he-myth-of-the-family-dinn
er/article20557600/ Cooking for the whole family and sitting down together for dinner every night (or at least several nights a week) i... Read more
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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