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15Jun 2016

OK – we’ve had children, perhaps raised children (and got them through college without killing them), have stressful jobs and lives – and, have been given little pills by our physician to help with our blood pressure. Has this always been the course of action? What did our long-lived ancestors take before the advent of […]

10Jun 2016

Mental / emotional toughness vs. spirituality are different, yet related. So let’s tease those out. What does mental toughness mean? My favorite definition is “a collection of attributes that allow a person to persevere through difficult circumstances and emerge without losing confidence”. In other words – grit! What about spirituality? To me, spirituality is searching for […]

25May 2016

Well – I just got back from vacation.  It was wonderful – but, I also brought back 5 pounds. Even though I walked over 6 miles a day – 5 pounds! I really wanted to kick the scale out the window. Yes, I know that it might be water weight. But, it could also be […]

11May 2016

Hey everyone – not looking ‘put together’ here – but, I just got done with a 50 minute workout (so forgive my au naturele look.) Just wanted to peek in and say ‘Hi’ and introduce myself a bit more personally. Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. Why don’t we work to […]

09May 2016

Last week the New York Times wrote an article about the long term capability of “The Biggest Loser” participants to keep weight off (not a good track record) and how dieting doesn’t work. According to the Times, the diet industry ‘reacted defensively’ about the article. I considered the piece to be a bit shoddy on […]

02May 2016

There is nothing that gets a serious readership more than an article on diet and why it doesn’t work! So, as some readers commented (1597 comments) –  “It is time to stop fat shaming” and “…being overweight is a disease”. If you haven’t read the article – here is the link. Now, I am not at […]