Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life
September 2010 Archives

As I wait for B-net to fix the problems-I’m counting my blessings.  1- today is my birthday. 2-I’m alive and well 3- God loves me.  Out of room!

I apologize – the “Dr. Norris Chumley Satisfied Life” blog is having some technical problems.  Beliefnet is working on it.  We hope to have it fixed very soon.  I miss writing for you – and reading your comments!  Dr. Norris

A great way to understand what’s going on in your life, in your habits and actions, thoughts and needs, is to write about it. Keep a journal or diary. Write what you’re thinking and doing. Talk on paper about what […]

This morning, right now, I’m not quite ready for my daily hourly workout.  I have some deadlines to answer (including writing today’s blog!), and some plans I want to accomplish right away. So I put on the radio to a […]

Recently, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and some European agencies announced that they were not recommending continuation of a medication for diabetes, Avandia (generic name Rosiglitazone), as it was implicated in heart disease.  Further, sales of the drug […]

If you are about to overeat, stop for a moment and ask yourself if it’s worth it. Will you actually feel better, or will you feel guilty or remorseful for having abused yourself? Do you want to be bad to […]

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post mentioned scientific studies about a link between a virus, Adenovirus-36, which causes respiratory problems and obesity. There have been dozens of subsequent research studies on this possible (or impossible) link. After a […]

The word for “corn” is “succotash” from the native language of the Narragansett Indians. Originally from their word, msiquatash (broken pieces), succotash has become known as a mixture of different vegetables, especially corn, peppers and beans, and often served as […]

I went to a wonderful church in Indiana yesterday, and there was a hymn “God is Able.”  The choir was heavenly, and the soloist fantastic.  The lyrics spoke of God being able to move mountains, solve all troubles, and help […]

I’ve always said that you don’t have to work out at the gym all day in order to control your weight. All you need is a minimum of 30 minutes a day filled with consistent, moderate movement or activity. And […]