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Just One Thing? Walking!
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      31 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/fi
tness/fitness-experts-elev
ate-walking-to-superstar-s
tatus/article20863497/ If we had to choose just one form of exercise -- maybe that should be walking. ... Read more
Fitness after 50
Monday, September 29, 2014      26 comments

www.thestar.com/life/hea
lth_wellness/2014/09/29/ru
nning_toward_a_stronger_fu
ture.html So many of us here are fit after 50 and determined to stay that way for the rest of our lives. Here's an inspiring arti... Read more
Glorious Fall Weather
Sunday, September 28, 2014      20 comments

Late September and October has to be one of the very best times of the year here. And we're having an exceptionally beautiful autumn. Days and days of sunny blue skies with flaming red and yellow leaves . . . although a great blue heron i... Read more
Overloaded Dinners Part Two!
Saturday, September 27, 2014      15 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
globe-debate/weve-overload
ed-family-dinners-with-exp
ectation-and-symbolism/art
icle20818237/ www.nytimes.com/2012/07/
01/opinion/sunday/is-the-f
amily-dinner-overrated.htm... Read more
More Heresy: I Don't Drink Water Either
Friday, September 26, 2014      25 comments

www.ehow.com/about_53689
51_can-water-lose-weight.html OK, I don't always eat breakfast (did this morning however: raspberries and lime Greek yogourt!) And more heresy: I don't drink a whole lotta water either. ... Read more
5 Reasons to Skip Breakfast
Thursday, September 25, 2014      28 comments

Heresy, I know. But (true confession) breakfast is NOT my fave meal of the day. I'm often not ready to eat when I get up (coffee's a different story: black with lots of caffeine please). Some mornings (today for example) I have f... Read more
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

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