When did eating get so complicated?

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My goodness, eating has gotten so complicated! It seems like a lot of time is spent researching what to eat and even more time is wasted talking about it! I was with a group of women the other day for a dinner meeting. I pitied the server whose job it was to wait on us. […]

Was that a compliment or complidis?

Most of us have somebody in our life who can”t help but complidis. A complidisser is the guy or gal whose mother said, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” Unfortunately they couldn’t quite say nice things and they definitely couldn’t stay quiet. They figured out a way to disguise the […]

Don’t take my word for it, ask your doctor!

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Hello readers! I have a big favor to ask of you! Don’t take my word for anything related to weight loss, nutrition and physical activity. Ask your doctor for advice! I’m not asking you to stop reading my blog, for heaven’s sake, just talk things over with your doc! I want you to be aware […]

Surprising way to feed your sugar fiend

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How can sugar fiends be turned into healthy eaters? The strategy that works will surprise you. Get ready to have your mind blown! Everything you thought you knew about feeding kids, especially overweight or obese children is about to be exploded! Let’s start with a general observation. Overweight children are particularly challenging to feed. They […]

Still waiting for the calorie count on the menu?

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Were you looking forward to having calories per serving in your face everywhere you buy your ready-to-eat food? Did you want to know the calories in your popcorn at the movies or the calories in the sandwich you purchase at your supermarket deli counter? How about the calories for food in vending machines before you […]

5 things you must give up to weigh less

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Here are the things you need to give up to weigh less and to weigh less and stay weighing less.  1. All fattening foods! If you continue to eat fattening foods you’ll never lose weight. What are the foods that are fattening? That depends on you. You’re the one who categorizes the food you eat. […]

I was a selfish mom

I was raised by a selfish mother and I wouldn't have it any other way! Thanks, Mom!

I was a selfish mother and I have no regret and certainly no guilt about it. Practically everything I did as a mother was because it was what I wanted or needed. When my girls were growing up I gave them no say about how they would spend their summers. We did what made me […]