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Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life

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August 2009 Archives

Keeping it Real

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Tell the truth today, as much as possible, in every instance. Say what you’re really feeling and thinking — unless it would actually hurt someone for them to hear it. If you find it hard to reveal your true thoughts, […]

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Sweet Surrender

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Last week, I wrote about surrendering your problems to God.  Last month, I wrote about surrendering your problems to God.   Have you tried it yet?  I encourage you to right now. A way to really solve your weight problems […]

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Fellowship for All

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Have you ever been to an anonymous support group meeting? They can be really interesting and valuable and you meet people you can relate to, because they’re having similar experiences with being overweight. You can also discover cool groups at […]

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KGC

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I’m pretty happy that they’ve taken the “F” out of KFC.  Now it should be KGC, for Kentucky Grilled Chicken.  The massive chain has begun grilling instead of frying everything.  Be careful, though, there’s still lots of fat, sugar and […]

Recipe: Quick Salsa Sauce for Meat

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Here’s a really fast, easy, and delicious way to make an entrée: Use salsa as a sauce (that’s what the word “salsa” means to begin with)! Buy an inexpensive jar of tomato salsa (mild, medium or hot) and spoon it […]

Grilled Fruit Kabobs

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

This is a really different, delicious, and healthy dessert.  It’s a spectacular finish to a barbecue grilled dinner of any sort – as it goes well with any grilled meat or vegetable.  It’s my own original creation, and I’ve never […]

Recipe: Oriental Grilled Chicken/Salad

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

This is an easy and very tasty low-fat and healthy dish that will leave you very satisfied.  You can grill, bake or boil the chicken.  Serves 3-4.  Add a half cup of brown or wild rice on the side, if […]

Sluggish from Sluggishness

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

If I go just a few days without exercising or moving, I don’t feel good!  I feel very tired, sluggish, and in need of long naps. It used to be when I was obese just getting up and taking a […]

New Comfort For You

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Many overweight people use food to comfort themselves. After all, food is something we cannot live without, and it’s one of the primary ways for people and families to connect with one another. The only trouble is, it can become […]

A New Day & All Is Forgiven

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Didn’t do so well on your food plan yesterday? Today’s a new day. Couldn’t find time to be active, go outside, play, or have fun yesterday? Today’s a new day. Make sure to take good care of yourself today, because […]

A Concerted Effort

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

My wife treated me to a special date last night.  We went to hear Jonny Lang, the amazing 20-something rock-blues singer-guitarist.  Amazing he was – we both said that was one of the best concerts we’ve ever been to.  If […]

High-Fat Foods Impact on Memory and Exercise

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

A study in rats released last week shows that eating a high-fat diet impairs memory and cognitive abilities.  The study was conducted in the UK, and published by The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. It’s an interesting test: […]

“Almost Impossible to Lose Weight”

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Really? That’s what an article in the New Your Times by Gina Kolata from 2007 stated.  I found this article the other day, and thought you might like to see it.   Not to be pessimistic; no, rather to be optimistic […]

Recipe: Cobbler

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

What if there was a way to have your pie and eat it too?  This no sugar, no fat, easy and simple recipe is what you’ve been looking for!  A one-cup serving is around the equivalent of a serving of […]

Joyous Comments – Such Satisfaction

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Thanks to all who have been commenting.  It’s so fun and full-filling to read what you write!  Your comments make me happy, even the tough ones.  So PLEASE keep them coming.  Also, tell your friends about this amazing, growing online […]

Sweet Surrender to God

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

When we’re disconnected from God (or Spirit, or Higher Power), we’re on our own. We have to handle everything ourselves. We often worry a lot, because we’re not sure of what will come, and unsure of how to handle what […]

Mediterranean Diet

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Another entry in the “you may want to know” category: following a Mediterranean Diet and daily exercise may reduce later risks of developing Alzheimer’s Disease.  Vegetables, Fruit, Fish, Whole Grains, beans – little or no red meat and poultry – […]

Pesticides on Produce – Wash Extra Well

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Significant pesticide residues were found on fruits and vegetables in a recent study conducted by the Chicago Tribune and the USDA. Perhaps as many as 1/3 of our produce in America contains lots of residual pesticides!  Here’s a list of […]

Simplify Your Day with Joy

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

When planning your day, make sure to keep it simple. Don’t try to do too many things, eat too much, or forget to include some joyful activity. Remember your “Joy of Weight Loss” food plan. Pick foods that you will […]

What is Your Goal?

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

How would your life be different if you were able to lose 10, 20, 50 or 100 pounds?  I’m sure you’ve thought about that a lot, but I believe it’s a good idea to “keep it fresh” as they say […]

Recipe: Easy Yummy Grilled Chicken

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Last night our son Jack, master barbecue chef in his own right, tried an experiment. It turned out to be really delicious. Chicken parts-thighs, drumsticks, breasts, etc. 1 lemon, juiced and squeezed on the chickenDry spice rub: cayenne pepper, turmeric, […]

Change Your Thought Mantra

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

What is the main thought that keeps running through your mind?  Is it positive and helpful?  You know you can change it if you need to. God gives us the power of free will and free thinking. If you think:  […]

Help Yourself Feel Better

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Do you ever feel anxious or depressed? If so, how do you help yourself feel better? If you’re like I once was, you may eat to feel better. I used to douse my troubles in food. Some people use alcohol […]

Lose Weight with God and Helping Others

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I really like what FouFou wrote in her comment this week, in response to my “Fat and What is Behind it” article. Here it is: “Physical, emotional and spiritual is the guide to us those who are seeking to loose […]

Are You Truly Hungry?

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Before you eat, ask yourself, “How truly hungry am I?” Then put your hunger on a scale from 1 to 5.  This can help you become conscious of the link between your mind, body, and your eating habits. Five is […]

Disliking “More to Love” More and More

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It just plain hurts to watch “More to Love,” the new TV series about plus-sized contestants.  I think I figured it out, though, it’s because the show’s a macrocosm of all that went wrong with America. It’s largely (pardon the […]

Breakfast – It’s Important and Tasty

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Here’s a video I made, with a recipe for a healthy breakfast. Please comment — and important — PLEASE TELL ME AND BELIEFNET IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE VIDEOS LIKE THIS!!  Comment below! Here’s to YOUR healthy day.And please sign […]

Quick Weight Loss Center

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Sounds great, huh?  Rush Limbaugh recommends it; he experienced some quick weight loss himself, 90 pounds in less than 6 months. Limbaugh’s weight loss success he attributes to Florida’s Quick Weight Loss Centers.  According to Limbaugh, their programs combine low-calorie […]

Fat and What is Behind it: Comments of the Week

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

What amazing comments we’re enjoying lately.  I’m so moved, impressed and grateful!  Thank you for really “being there” for each other. I could write about two dozen blogs today, sharing some really amazing comments, but alas, space and time don’t […]

Change IS Possible

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I want to assure you that it is possible to change, and make your life the best it can be with spiritual help and committed action. ALL IT TAKES IS THE DESIRE TO CHANGE, FOLLOWED BY ACTION. That combination is […]

Boost Your Energy

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Sometimes, getting an energy boost during the day is necessary. A lot of people look to a snack or drink to give it to them. Sugar, or carbohydrates give only short bursts of energy, and then there’s a downward, draining […]

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Goodbye Beliefnet
Today is the last day of this column on Beliefnet.com.  After over 12 years of daily writings on Beliefnet, I’m moving on.  I thank God for this wonderful experience.  As far as I’ve been told, I’m the last original Beliefnet ...

posted 11:47:45am Jun. 30, 2011 | read full post »

It’s All Alright
If ever you are worried, fearful, or think that things are not all right, hand it over to God. Put your problems into God’s infinite care.  Hold up the troubles so that God can see them.  He will see your good intentions and efforts to do ...

posted 10:55:26am Jun. 29, 2011 | read full post »

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Weight Loss: Eat Less? Exercise More? Do Calories Count?
It’s not just how much we eat, it’s WHAT we eat that affects our weight.  Those who eat more vegetables, fruits and whole grains gain less weight, and maintain weight loss better than those who eat a lot of carbohydrates, potatoes, ...

posted 3:28:20pm Jun. 28, 2011 | read full post »

Blessed Assurance
“The only thing we have to fear, is fear itself,” said President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the worst moment of the depression in the 1930’s.  He was right. Fear is not always useful.  It often just gets in the way. Sometimes, our ...

posted 12:00:09pm Jun. 27, 2011 | read full post »

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