What Does it Really Mean to Be Healthy?

See this? This is what I have been staring at while on the treadmill this past month. Fortunately, I've found a practical use for the chart. Mental math. Keeps my brain quick and sharp. Sometimes I add; sometimes I subtract. Sometimes I look for number patterns as I work my way horizontally across the chart.…

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NEDA Week 2018: My Thoughts and a Poem

Each year, as NEDA (National Eating Disorders Awareness) week rolls around, memories resurface. Memories I've put to rest. Memories I've brought closure to. And each year, I am confronted with a decision to be made. Do I let the week go by unacknowledged or do I address it? In spite of the trepidation I feel, I…

A Lack of Intelligence

I thought it would only be fair to follow up my 'words of wisdom' post with a 'lack of intelligence' post. I'm aiming for full disclosure here. I'd hate for you to get the wrong idea. I frequently preach about the importance of listening to your body.  (Actually I do this ad nauseam. Ask anybody who…

50

Yep. It's official. It happened. The world has now been graced with my presence for over 50 years. ('Over' meaning I meant to get this posted on my birthday, but I didn't.) You're very welcome, btw. So in honor of that milestone birthday, I was thinking about all the possibilities..what words of wisdom could I bestow…

Keeping It Simple

It’s simple. Or it should be. Eating, that is. I believe Michael Pollan said it best: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Makes sense. But for some reason, we feel a need to complicate eating. We keep coming up with these crazy a$$ diets that promise to magically transform our bodies into the 'ideal'.…