Category Archives: Outside

Can’t Stop Eating? Blame the Booze

Researchers try to figure out why we eat more when we drink. Continue reading

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Burt’s Bees Lip Shine – A winter skin savior

I am a shriveled up, dried up prune. The water in my house is hard, the water in my glass doesn’t taste enough like Chardonnay, we are in a polar vortex — this all is adding up to really dry … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea in Children

Parenting today is much more difficult than it was a generation ago. In addition to the crippling rule about not hitting our kids, we have to contend with more advice, purchase more gear and the worst, worry about more medical … Continue reading

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To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse …

At first pass, a cleanse sounds like a good idea. After all, I have been abusing my gastrointestinal system with fried food, chocolate and dairy. To make matters worse, I have been washing this all down with diet coke and … Continue reading

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Your heart and exercise

February is a fantastic month to fall back in love … with yourself. I say back in love, because I have a couple of two year olds, and they are a shining reminder of all that is egocentric in this … Continue reading

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Overweight Isn’t Ugly, It is Unhealthy

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend about her weight. By medical definition she is obese, with a BMI above 30. She wonders what that really means. She has a healthier body image than most women I know, and … Continue reading

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Anorexia Nervosa

As I mentioned yesterday, my childhood experience with anorexia nervosa was based on an ABC after-school special.  Come to think about it, ABC introduced me to a lot of age-inappropriate topics.   I would run home from Kindergarten (uphill of … Continue reading

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Beauty being only skin deep …

I had a lot of time two nights ago to contemplate the last topic on YesFive.  My son wanted to party all night.  After listening to him scream for his brother to wake up for 1/2 hour, I knew from … Continue reading

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