Tag Archives: dieting

The Astonishingly Amazing Work-For-It Diet

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to lose weight.  Imagine that.    That’s why I found myself wrestling with half a grapefruit at lunch today.  Taming that grapefruit took a lot more effort than it ever did to wolf down … Continue reading

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I Will Always Be Fat

I was born fat.  I have been fat, chubby, overweight or on my way to or from one of those adjectives my entire life.  It’s time to stop kidding myself that I will ever be anything else. Some are yo-yo … Continue reading

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Healthy Is In the Eye of The Beholder

According to the old saying:  Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. “Healthy” also seems to be in the eye of the beholder, especially when that beholder is a scientist pushing the latest theory on what’s good for us … Continue reading

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My Sister-In-Law Is Ruining The Economy

Christmas is all about traditions.  Every year we unpack our favorite ornaments, unearth the Bing Crosby CDs and watch It’s a Wonderful Life. Around this blog, tradition means dusting off the ghosts of Christmas blog posts past, some of which are … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution: Screw That

I sat down today to list the many ways in which I stink. This annual cataloging of faults (with accompanying promises to do better) is a practice better known as making New Year’s resolutions. Coming up with raw material was … Continue reading

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My Sister-In-Law Is STILL Ruining The U.S. Economy

Christmas is all about traditions.  Every year we unpack our favorite, old ornaments.  We unearth our Bing Crosby and Manheim Steamroller CDs.  We watch A Christmas Story, Miracle on 34th St. and It’s a Wonderful Life. Around this blog, tradition … Continue reading

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How To Lose Weight and Look Years Younger With Absolutely No Effort On Your Part

Two women pass in the street.  One is middle aged and overweight, her plodding walk mirroring the exhaustion in her tired, wrinkled face.  The other woman is noticeably younger.  Her long, blonde hair swings around her smooth, glowing face as … Continue reading

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