Has Television Sucked You In?
Addicted to soap operas, reality tv, or the nightly news? Are you anxiously waiting for your weekend entertainment and the onslaught of your favorite junk foods? Thousands of shows, so little time, what will you watch? My love affair with television began in the early 60’s. Programming was limited to 3 channels; mostly westerns, comedies, and a few cop shows. We loved it. Fuzzy black & white screens did not dilute the excitement we felt as we gathered “round the tube,” using
Eat Less, Weigh More?
What the f*&?! How can it be? Why can’t I lose weight? I’m eating hardly anything. No I didn’t give up my favorite junk food, but I did buy a smaller bag… Why do I weigh more this week than when I started my “diet?!” “This is crazy,” I thought. After all, I even started walking, though most evenings I stop for a small dish of my favorite frozen yogurt. That was almost 30 years ago. Since then I’ve learned a lot. For starters, I DON’T DIET. It’s just another nasty 4 letter wor
Why You Should Skip the New Year’s Resolution
It’s that time again. The New Year. Time to drag out last year’s resolutions. Hmm, how'd it work out for ya? If you’re like most people, not very well. Why is it, no matter how great our intentions, we usually fall flat on our faces, cursing ourselves for making our “new resolution” public? Vowing not to do that again next year. I’ve come to think of resolutions as a recipe for disaster. Really, how many people do YOU know, who actually follow through and keep their New Year'