Tag Archives: Diet

How To Become Fit Without Really Trying: Laziness 101

As I have probably made abundantly clear by now, I am somewhat of a sloth. Exercise? Not so much. But the fact is that a girl can only sit on her butt for so long before it’s time to get … Continue reading

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Please Sir, May I Have Some More?

We narrowly averted tragedy here this week. I came downstairs one morning and found, well it’s still hard to talk about…I found an empty cat food bowl. Empty. I realized that Janet was listless and nearly passed out from starvation. … Continue reading

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A Thanksgivukkah To Remember

This was a landmark year for my family, so earth-shattering that I felt compelled to make awkward sentences that rhyme! ‘Twas the month before “The Holidays” and both brother and sister Looked at the calendar and said wait a minute, … Continue reading

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Dried Up Pasta And Broken Cream Sauce

Last weekend we planned to meet a friend for dinner, at a restaurant we’ve been going to for years. We got there and realized the restaurant was gone. Were we in the right place? Yep, it’s gone. But we were here … Continue reading

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Fighting Weight

A recent guest in our home looked at Mrs. Helen Roper sleeping on a chair and asked if she was pregnant. I was taken aback. I said no, she just looks f-a-t in that fur. Helen looked hurt for a … Continue reading

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Locked and Loaded

I was recently diagnosed with a mild case of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea can be dangerous in the sense that one stops breathing periodically while sleeping, but sometimes breathing is overrated. Like when you’re too sleepy to tell the difference. But … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown = Family Breakdown

Much has been written about this government shutdown and the idiot hyenas we call Congress (with all due respect to hyenas). I won’t attempt to out-pundit or over-think or under-mine the situation. But if you want to know how this shutdown … Continue reading

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It Was A Bagel-Sized Bagel

Let’s see, my three favorite topics are cats, TV and food. I’m pretty sure it’s time to work a food blog into the rotation. Long ago in a land far away yours truly worked with a dietician to try to … Continue reading

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There’s A Cereal Killer On The Loose

My friend and her very adorable baby were visiting me recently, and when we get together I always learn something new about the wonderful world of parenting. This tidbit is worth sharing: my friend’s pediatrician has advised against giving the … Continue reading

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5774: The Year Of The Gefilte Fish

Pardon me if this looks familiar, but realistically how many Rosh Hashanah posts can I be expected to concoct? It’s enough a’ready. Happy new year! The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins at sunset tonight. Jews around the world will welcome year 5774 … Continue reading

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