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Wellness Wednesday – Basics

Seven years ago, when I was on my first weight loss journey, I began with some very basic principles. My goal was to eat “healthy but reasonable,” a way I could eat for the rest of my life. I would … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Small Changes, Big Results (2)

At the beginning of the year, I discussed a few changes I’d made in December and the positive results of said changes. It’s been three more weeks since then, and I have some updates, and another couple small changes that … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Sugar Hangover

I mentioned in my post on Monday that I went to the movies with Jason and Laurence on Saturday night. We saw Darkest Hour – which was excellent, by the way – and had a good night. Perhaps a little … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Small Changes, Big Results

In December, I experienced a couple remarkable things, both as a result of small changes. Sugar The first of these came in nutritional form. I’ve mentioned a few times over the last month about how calorie-counting was just not going … Continue reading

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WW: The Case Against Sugar, by Gary Taubes (audio)

A personal history: I grew up in the low-fat high-carb era. As an example, my mom made Kraft mac and cheese with just the noodles, cheese packet, and a bit of skim milk, because the butter the box called for … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – The Problem With Calories

Whether or not it’s an easy thing to do, the generally accepted theory of weight loss is that the calculations are simple: eat less than you burn and you’ll lose. Calories in vs calories out and all that jazz. While … Continue reading

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Wine Isn’t Rocket Science, by Ophelie Neiman

Illustrated by: Yannis Varoutsikos Translated by: Nysa Kline Subtitled: A Quick and Easy Guide to Understanding, Buying, Tasting, and Pairing Every Type of Wine This book is, quite simply (and explained by the subtitle), a guide to wine. The world … Continue reading

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