My Scale and Me – Our Changing Relationship

This morning I hopped on the scale for the first time in weeks and realized that all the recent recipe testing had gone unmonitored and wasn’t helping my waistline.It got me thinking — when it comes to managing my weight, what’s the best strategy for weighing in?  In fact, what is the relationship I have with my scale?  Well, quite frankly, it’s one of love/hate.Perhaps you can relate to the relationship stages I’ve had with my scale over the years....more

The Three-Pound Stomach Bug and Dr. House

The other day someone mentioned the name of a little French restaurant on Southside, and I instantly flashed to me barfing lobster bisque onto our driveway after dinner there two Februarys ago. It wasn’t the food that made me sick (or the wine); it was a stomach virus my daughter brought home from school. And it happened to hit just as we arrived home that evening. 

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