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Guilt vs Shame
Thursday, October 16, 2014      8 comments

GUILT says: I MADE A MISTAKE. SHAME says: I AM A MISTAKE. emoticon... Read more
Success........
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      14 comments

I haven't weighed myself for about 3 weeks. I could tell that there may be some loss as the jeans I bought a month ago (that were snug then) now fit well. My rings have also become somewhat loose. I pulled the scale out of the depths of the c... Read more
As We Age.......
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      12 comments

Why retirees are always so happy.............When we wake up in the morning, our first thought is, "Yippee!!! I woke up!!!" My brain is like the Bermuda Triangle. Information goes in and then it's never found again. When I get old, I... Read more
All Went As Well As Could Be Expected..........
Monday, October 13, 2014      10 comments

In yesterday's blog, I told you about visiting my cousin and her husband (who has Pancreatic Cancer) and hoping that our visit would be helpful. We expected to see weight and hair loss, and we did. We were encouraged by his ability to get arou... Read more
I Hope That We Can Help In Some Way.........
Sunday, October 12, 2014      11 comments

I am going to make my favorite Autumn Soup today, and then take it to my cousin and her husband, who brought their camper up to their land on the lake about 7 miles south of us. My cousin and I have always been close. Growing up, we lived two ... Read more
Where Do Red-Headed Babies Come From?
Saturday, October 11, 2014      11 comments

After their baby was born, the panicked father went to see the Obstetrician, "Doctor," the man said, "I don't mind telling you, but I'm a little upset because my daughter has red hair. She can't possibly be mine!!!" "Nonsense," the doctor... Read more
Halloween Is Coming.........
Friday, October 10, 2014      8 comments

A man is walking home alone late one foggy night....... when behind him he hears: Bump....... Bump....... Bump....... Walking faster, he looks back and through the fog he makes out the image of an upright casket banging ... Read more
Absolutely Brilliant!!!
Thursday, October 09, 2014      8 comments

Two businessmen in a new shopping mall were sitting down for a break in their soon-to-be new shop. As yet, the shop wasn't ready, with only a few shelves set up. One said to the other, "I bet any minute now some pensioner is going to w... Read more
Are You At Risk For Breast Cancer?
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      8 comments

These factors raise the risk of a first (or subsequent) breast cancer. To better judge YOUR risk, talk to your doctor or go to: cancer.gov/bcrisktool or yourdiseaserisk.wustl.edu Your risk is more than 4 times higher than someone wit... Read more
Counting Calories in Sugar Substitutes
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      7 comments

***Some sugar substitutes, like saccharin, have no calories because they're not burned for energy in the body's cells. ***Others, like aspartame, are so intensely sweet that it takes only minuscule amounts to sweeten foods. That makes them... Read more
I Never Knew This!!!
Sunday, October 05, 2014      17 comments

Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica? Where do they go? Wonder no more!!! It is a known fact that the penguin is a very ritualistic bird which lives an extremely ordered and complex life. The pe... Read more
Curb Carbs
Saturday, October 04, 2014      9 comments

Cutting carbs can help you lose extra pounds. Researchers assigned 148 obese men and women---they averaged about 215 pounds---to either a "low carb" diet (goal: less than 40 grams of carbs a day) or a "low-fat" diet (goal: less than 30 pe... Read more
Extra Pounds And Cancer
Friday, October 03, 2014      11 comments

Excess weight may increase the risk of more cancers than previously thought, says the largest study to look. Researchers tracked 5.24 million people for an average of 7-1/2 years. The results: *** Heavier people had a higher risk of leuke... Read more
Write It Down
Thursday, October 02, 2014      10 comments

Keeping accurate records is an important part of any weight management plan. Food diaries have shown to be a successful tool in helping people reach and maintain their weight goals. Studies suggest that keeping a diary causes people to red... Read more
Habits To Make, and Habits To Break
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      13 comments

If you're overweight, you likely got there by having certain habits. Often, people don't realize how much these behaviors, taken together, help pack on pounds. If you're ready to lose weight, start by curbing some of these habits. To jump... Read more

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