Need Comfort Food?

This ought to do the trick. Comfort food has been calling my name this fall. Not exactly sure why. I finally felt a strong need to figure it out. I couldn't really blame it on the weather. Wisconsin had the most glorious fall!  I'd gotten in my fair share of reveling in the outdoors: enjoying the foliage,…

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Well, I Made It

...but barely. School started this past Monday. And sure enough, even though students would not arrive until this coming Tuesday, I went to bed Sunday night with that "Sunday night" feeling. I think all professions experience it. ...pretty sure it's not just a special feeling reserved for those in the educational world. But it certainly is…

Stop Chasing Skinny!

Unfortunately, in our quest for skinny, we are becoming obese. Recent figures from the National Institute of Health report more than 2/3 of Americans are considered to be overweight or obese. More than 1 in 3 adults are considered to be obese. More than 1 in 20 adults are considered to have extreme obesity. About one-third of…

What Does Healthy “Look” Like?

"You must be having a great summer! You look so healthy!" The words were innocent enough. Complimentary even. I had just gone in for a dental cleaning, and was chatting with the hygienist, who I had seen on a regular basis for many years. She is an incredibly caring person, and I know she meant well.…