Archive for the ‘Wellness’ Category

Our Last One: She’s Leaving Home, Bye Bye

Posted by Vicki on August 22nd, 2015 under Attitude, fond memories, friends & family, howque?, Lifestyle, love, philosophy, priorities, stress management, venting, Wellness
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Tuesday is the day we transport Mollie and her belongings to the other side of the state, and these are the last days of having her live with us in the way she has since she was born more than 18 years ago. Each time one of our kids trundled off to college, I felt […]

Annual Bike Trip – Our Third Adventure with Grace and Stu

Posted by Vicki on July 3rd, 2015 under aspirations, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, food!, friends & family, gluttony, inspiration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, philosophy, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management, Wellness
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We went early this year, and to another location. This time, we drove to Ann Arbor after work last Friday, arriving at Grace and Stu’s at close to midnight. I had packed dinner for the car ride, but of course our hosts, clearly exhausted from their workdays, offered us food and drink, which we politely […]

Boston Long Wharf

Posted by Vicki on June 19th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, being a doc, weight management, Wellness
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My last night in Boston and home tomorrow late afternoon, if my plane is on time (at least it is a direct flight) and does not crash or experience any other unfortunate glitches. I have pretty much enjoyed my time here, and the conference. Very intense conference – ended at 8 tonight. From six something […]

Third Annual Fashion Show: Summer Sizzler

Posted by Vicki on June 14th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, Eating Behavior, Exercise, Fashion, fitness, fond memories, food!, friends & family, Healthy eating, inspiration, irritation, Lifestyle, love, Nutrition, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management, Wellness
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It was a success! Did not quite meet my goal of 100 participants, but almost got there this year! Next year we will do it. The models looked ravishing. once again, we held it at The Herberman Conference Center at Shadyside Hospital, which is a perfect venue. The biggest difference this year was that three […]

Happy Birthday To Me! Post

Posted by Vicki on April 30th, 2015 under Attitude, cats, friends & family, Lifestyle, love, weight management, Wellness
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This year, April 30, 2015, falls on a Thursday, my usual admin/catch up day on which I do not ever have patients scheduled. Intentionally, I scheduled no meetings for today, nor did I schedule much of anything. All I had to do was get up early for appt with trainer, which had to be changed […]

Set Point

Posted by Vicki on March 19th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, Eating Behavior, food!, Healthy eating, Lifestyle, Nutrition, vanity, venting, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management, Wellness
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This is not the same as match point. I have a set point which can go up easily but to get it to go down is very tough and with each passing year, it is tougher and tougher. As you may have guessed, it os all about my weight. Although i have been technically at […]

One Month From Now The Weather Will Break

Posted by Vicki on March 5th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, being a doc, Exercise, fitness, on being a doctor, priorities, venting, Wellness
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All the snow will be gone! At least one hopes. Then, everything will be perfect! Today is one of those rare days when I have nothing scheduled till 3 pm. I would like to get to gym before that, but may not be able to till after that meeting. Also, this coming weekend I have […]

So Ambitious

Posted by Vicki on January 10th, 2015 under Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, food!, gluttony, Healthy eating, Lifestyle, Nutrition, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management, Wellness
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I must be an unusually ambitious peop to, even though have so many things to do, manage to post a blog or blog a post today, at 8:09 pm, when i could be lazily reading People Magazine, which I have an ongoing subscription from, really, in perpetuity, Jennifer Grandis. The magazine is the most accurate […]

BodyChangers Changes Itself

Posted by Vicki on November 8th, 2014 under aspirations, Attitude, BodyChangers, career, craziness, critique, Exercise, fitness, food!, friends & family, Healthy eating, inspiration, Lifestyle, Nutrition, on being a doctor, philosophy, reflections in a golden eye, weight management, Wellness
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BodyChangers, the entity Jeff Gusenoff and I started I believe almost three hears ago, with the premise that enjoyable social interaction in the setting of events and activities which promote healthy lifestyles would help peops achieve and maintain healthy weights has definitely enjoyed a following. I face, we maintain a mailing list of nearly 1,000 […]

Time to Set The Next Smart Goal!

Posted by Vicki on September 20th, 2014 under aspirations, Attitude, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, fond memories, friends & family, inspiration, Lifestyle, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management, Wellness
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Our second annual bike ride along the Great Allegheny Passage has, alas, ended with our arrival at our doorstep around three on Tuesday. Much better weather than last year, and about thirtyish extra miles this year, with 31 the first day, 32 the second and 44 the third, with some additional miles thrown in off […]