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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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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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GET A ROUND TUIT 

   I’ve been going through many old scrapbooks lately, as part of my healing process. I found a photo of my mother from the 1940’s, I think. She had lots of projects going, all at one time, and would say, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner with Friends

Preaching portion control is easier when the plate has little sections already marked out for this purpose. I wasn’t so lucky with the desert plate, however, but at least it was a smaller plate. The photo makes them look the … Continue reading

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GRILLED CHEESE & GRIEF

  I no longer seem to know where my body ends and the world begins. If I were a practicing Buddhist, this might mean the distinction between self and other was falling away. I might be on the path to oneness, … Continue reading

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THE GRIEF CYCLE AND THE FOOD WE EAT

There’s an old joke about the kids at show and tell day at school. When asked to bring in a symbol of their faith, the Catholic brought his Rosary, the Baptist brought her Bible, and the Methodist brought a casserole … Continue reading

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PESKY POUNDS KEEP HIDING IN MY CLOSET

Why do those pounds hide in the closet and come out at night to sneak back on your body?  I know it can’t be the five nights in a row that I had ice cream and brownies. Or the two … Continue reading

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