Taking the full measure of life

Entries from September 2008

Weekly Meal Plan: Fall Foods and Anticipation!

September 21st, 2008 · 10 Comments

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Tags: autumn · flexitarian · gratitude · locavore · meal planning · Uncategorized

6 Unconventional Elements of My Weight Loss

September 14th, 2008 · 25 Comments

After following many, many conventional paths to weight loss—and failing at them—I’ve forged my own path and found success.  Here are a few bits of my unconventional methodology: 1. I cut out tv.  That’s right–we don’t have cable or network tv at all.  In fact, we no longer even own a tv, though we’ll occasionally […]

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Self-Control Vs. Self-Care

September 10th, 2008 · 22 Comments

I was reading a book in the steamy, hot bathtub this morning when my mind wandered off the page and into my life history.  Particularly, for some reason, I remembered the winter several years ago that I never turned on the gas to get heat in the apartment I was renting.  That was the winter […]

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Tags: non-scale victories · on the soapbox