Sweet Peas are my absolute favorite flower. They’re delicate and beautiful and bunches of them together form a messy abundant looking spray of color. But the thing I love most about them is the smell. The sweet perfume from one small bunch can fill a room.
I have a few...
Remember the movie, Four Weddings and a Funeral?
Well, last weekend, my version was 2 Bar Mitzvahs and the first anniversary of my father’s passing (not quite as catchy).
It’s a set up for rampant, justified, even necessary emotional eating.
Data is invaluable when making any decision or plan. Weighing things is one way to gather relevant data. So, consider weighing these three things regularly:
- Weigh . . . Yourself
So that you are comparing apples to apples, weigh at the same time of day...
Spring has sprung!
My Sweet Peas are just about to bloom, Easter and Passover are on the horizon and kids are off from school.
That means family time, a few large meals, abundant chocolate and shifting schedules. It may even mean some travel.
Most people who drink coffee in the morning report not feeling hungry.
The reason you don’t feel hungry is because you’ve ingested a drug (caffeine) whose side effects include appetite suppression. The problem with appetite suppression...
Environmental control . . .
. . . is one of my very favorite topics!
. . . is the cornerstone of weight management.
. . . is well summed up by the phrase, “if it’s not there, you can’t eat it”.
Most people think Will Power is the...
I just finished listening to the podcast documentary from Chicago Public Radio called Making Oprah.
Besides being a fascinating audio study of the 25-year history of the Oprah Winfrey show, documenting its development from cheating husbands to a wagon of fat to Live Your...
Sweet Emma made a lovely meal. Delicious, visually pleasing and healthy. We sat down to enjoy and one minute later her plate was empty.
I mean one minute!
It was hard to believe.
I considered it might be an aberration until we had dined...
Mini Math Review:
Eating 3500 calories over the needs of your body will result in a gain of one pound of fat.
Similarly, eating 3500 fewer calories than your body uses will result in the loss of a pound of fat.
As an example, 700 calories a week for 5 weeks is...