Our Lady of Weight Loss

Our Lady of Weight Loss

October 2010 Archives

Ward Off Depression with Pumpkin Seeds

Studies in the US show that pumpkin seeds may help reduce hormone damage to the prostate, which in turn lessens the risk of developing prostate cancer. They’ve been used in certain areas of Europe to treat learning disorders. In China, pumpkin seeds are used to ward off depression, and pumpkin seed oil has been used for treatment of prostatitis.

Body Image: A Brilliant ‘Like It or Not’ Strategy

I had yet another epiphany this morning, another revolutionary thought about ‘body image.’ I wondered what it would be like to be thankful and grateful for the parts of my body that I don’t like.

Diet Tip Tuesday: Drop the Excuse

Last month, I spoke at a healthy eating conference and, once again, during the Q&A part of my presentation, people began to toss out the whys and wherefores and their reasons as to how it is that they cannot lose weight. Once we made the distinction because real reasons and excuses, the proverbial light bulb began to snap, crackle, pop. And then, miracle of all miracles ….

Chewing the Fat: My Husband Left Me for a Younger Woman

Dear Our Lady of Weight Loss, In 1992, I started working with a man named Bob, to whom I was very much attracted…..honestly. And, yes, it was mutual. Nothing came of it, as we were both married. I haven’t seen Bob in almost 15 years. At that time I was 40 years old, and weighed 125 lbs. and at the risk of sounding immodest, I was pretty darn cute. Now … fast forward … 15 years later, and I weigh 185, and at the risk of sounding pathetic, I am fat and frumpy.

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15 Halloween Quotes: Lick Something Sweet, Laugh Like a Witch, Zuk Blood
Whether you “vant to zuk blood,” or laugh like a witch, or even lick something sweet, here are 15 Halloween Quotes that will put you in the mood! Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, Lizard's leg, and owlet's wing,— For a ch

posted 12:14:45pm Oct. 31, 2014 | read full post »

Double Feature: Sweet Surrender Guide to Halloween and No Sugar Halloween Treats
Two for the price of one!  Your Sweet Surrender Guide to Halloween an

posted 11:02:38am Oct. 29, 2014 | read full post »

Kick in the Tush Tuesday: Halloween, Primary Point of Entry to the Holiday Season?
As Halloween (which is—by the way—but a few days away) signifies for the majority of

posted 11:39:21am Oct. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Puzzled? Dark, Dangerous, Spooktacular Bats!
This week's Get Jiggy Weight Loss JigSaw Puzzle is inspired by the mysterious, dark and dangerous bat; the perfect Halloween symbol. As you click through this

posted 3:58:17pm Oct. 27, 2014 | read full post »

Eat This: Be Smart - You Don't Have to Be Einstein Tuna Casserole
This recipe hails from the insanely funny, motivating and smart book:  All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady

posted 7:30:05pm Oct. 24, 2014 | read full post »


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