Category Archives: Exercise

Food, Medicine and Time

Hippocrates was one smart dude. “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is this healer’s complete quote. He cared for the sick in Greece in the early 4th century BCE. Of course, he didn’t have access to … Continue reading

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School of Hard Knocks

Some of us have advanced degrees from this esteemed academic institution. Frank Sinatra was known for doing things “My Way,” but for most of us, this is only the “Hard Way” or the “Worst Way.” The Better Way isn’t the … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CUT CALORIES?

Another word for cutting calories is “dieting.” If you’ve been used to eating high calorie, pleasurable foods, learning to make healthier choices from lower fat, higher fiber, whole grain and lower sugar foods will feel like a “DIET” to your … Continue reading

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Perfect Omelette Winds Up Old Year

Yep, sending out 2016 with a great brunch omelette, as my first cooked meal after a medical test yesterday. Had to fast all day Thursday, had routine test under anesthesia Friday, got clean bill of health, ate a small steak … Continue reading

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The Best Dinner Yet

Announcing to anyone who cares: my appetite is back! And so is my attitude! So are the exclamation points!! I don’t apologize for this, for I’ve had a touch of the epizootic. This is a complaint southern ladies had back … Continue reading

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Restorative Power of Real Food 

I live in a tourist town, so I’ve access to many wonderful restaurants for fine dining, as well as many mom and pop diners. I have friends, who also live here, who swear by Blue Apron and other fresh meal … Continue reading

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Confined to the Couch: Called for Takeout

   My old daddy was a doctor, of the “take two aspirin and call me in the morning if you’re not better” era. We children were put in bed to rest for 24 hours to see if we’d get better … Continue reading

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