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Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life

Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life

September 2010 Archives

Thinking Positive

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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!

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Technical Difficulties

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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

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Write the Weight Away

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

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Morning Bodily Wake Up

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

Time to Review Your Medications

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

Think Before You Overeat

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

An Obesity Virus?

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

Recipe: Succotash Soup

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

God Is Able

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

Build up Exercise for Fitness

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

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 […]

A Spiritual Cleanse

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Today, I want to suggest a spiritual cleansing technique you can do without getting wet! You can do this anytime, anywhere. It’s a variation on an ancient Chinese practice. Stand up tall, loosen your body by shaking it out a […]

Recipe: Sloppy Josephinas

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Here’s a twist on an old and beloved recipe from our childhoods – sloppy Joes.  This one is vegetarian, almost no fat, and tons of flavor.  It takes about 15 minutes to make.  Serve with homemade sautéed potatoes, cole slaw, […]

You’re My Hero – 2

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Yesterday, I honored your dedication and how you are careful with your eating.  Today, I want to honor your physical being. You may not be so happy with the body you’re in – but let’s find out what s good […]

You’re My Hero

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Today, I want to acknowledge and honor you – my faithful reader.  You are a very important person to me!  Although we don’t know each other, we have a lot in common. We are so dedicated and working hard to […]

Oprah Winfrey Final Season

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Did you see the Oprah season premiere show?  The first one of her last season?  It was pretty cool. It was all about her “ultimate viewers.”  The people who have watched the Oprah show for 24+ years.  She invited a […]

Lose Weight with Sex and Love

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I thought that title would get your interest, but I’m serious.  Please allow me to get a little intimate today. Working with lots of people over many years, there is a strong pattern I see in almost everyone who is […]

Ask God For Help

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Here is a question from a reader:  Can prayer help with weight loss?  I believe owning a weight problem and having the courage to surrender and ask God for help is the best way possible. Call it prayer, spiritual communication, […]

It’s the Weekend: Keep Eating Healthy and Play!

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Just because you may have time off today, and want to be really good to yourself, don’t abuse your body by overeating or bingeing.  Be good to yourself by eating really well. Stay on your food plan today, and all […]

How is Your Vegetable and Fruit Diet?

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Americans are eating about the same amount of vegetables and fruits that we did 10 years ago, according to a new study from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention).  Other than the state of Idaho, the rest of […]

Weight Loss and the Becoming Process

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Today I would like to feature a guest blog by a talented, sensitive, compassionate author, speaker and personal coach, Kanta Bosniak.  Full disclosure, she’s my sister-in-law.  I’m so proud of her and the excellent work she does. ___________ by Kanta […]

Recipe: Greens Gratin

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Here’s a delicious end-of-summer dish that’s healthier, easy on the waistline and the budget.  Make it from fresh produce from your garden, or local farmer’s market or organic grocery.  Serve it as a main dish, or a fancy side-dish. Dr. […]

Back to Normal

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

If you were among those who overate this past weekend, no problem.  Just get back to normal, and learn from the experience. Ask yourself what drove you to overeat?  Was it because you were with friends and decided to indulge […]

Recipe: Grilled Dessert

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 […]

Meditation Time

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Take 10 minutes. Find a totally quiet, private place. Close your eyes. Breathe deeply. Relax. Empty your mind of all thoughts. There’s a special feeling of a vastly deep Love, an awareness of something bigger and more powerful, deep inside […]

Stay Wet with Water

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

It’s vitally important to drink enough water throughout the day, to insure your health and weight management. Drink at least three large (12 oz.) glasses a day, and preferably six. This can be in the form of tap water, bottled […]

Recipe: Black Rice

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

I wrote about black rice containing a lot of antioxidants the other day, especially more than brown or white.  Merk Van, a reader of this column, posted a comment with a recipe.  I want to repeat it: “Basic Black Rice […]

Start Over – It’s a New Year in September

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Yesterday and today, I’m featuring a couple of guest blogs by Maggie Davis and Carol Showalter, authors of YOUR WHOLE LIFE: The 3D Plan for Eating Right, Living Well, and Loving God.  I like this book — see my review of it […]

Make Small Changes – Your Whole Life

posted by Dr. Norris Chumley

Today and tomorrow, I’m featuring a couple of guest blogs by Maggie Davis and Carol Showalter, authors of YOUR WHOLE LIFE: The 3D Plan for Eating Right, Living Well, and Loving God.  I like this book — see my review of it […]

Previous Posts

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 contributing editor and writer; everyone else is new.  Now, howe

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 what is right, be your best, and be good to others. 

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

Take My Survey - Enter to Win a Book, DVD and/or CD

posted 5:19:49pm Jun. 28, 2011 | read full post »

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, starches, and meats, and drink a lot of sweetened sodas.  It

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 natural instinct of fear is helpful, such as to avoid fa

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

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