Archive for the ‘Eating Behavior’ Category

A Baby (Newborn) Bunny

Posted by Vicki on July 23rd, 2015 under Bunnies, cats, compassion, Eating Behavior, Nutrition
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Mollie pointed to the floor, with a freaking out expression on her face. Oh, no, I thought. Another casualty courtesy of Catja. At first glamce, it looked like a dying mouse, crawling in a last effort to escape a painful fate. Catja had had this poor creature in her clutches and had almost, but not […]

Hister-ical

Posted by Vicki on July 5th, 2015 under Big FAT Bunnies, BodyChangers, craziness, Eating Behavior, Funny things, gluttony, weight
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Although I appreciate and am grateful for everything in life, it is very difficult for me to just relax and enjoy it. I mean, I do enjoy it, but there is always that tinge of anxiety mixed in, even in my dreams, when I wake up in the middle of the night with a throbbing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beyond Help

Posted by Vicki on March 29th, 2015 under being a doc, BodyChangers, career, compassion, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, Lifestyle, on being a doctor, philosophy, unmitigated frustration, Weight Gain, weight management
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Most prospective medical students use some version of the hackneyed phrase, “I want to help people” when asked about their career choice. That was definitely one of my reasons, although I was careful to couch it in less banal terms in my application essay. For me, it was more than just wanting to help, though, […]

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 […]

Bad Number Daze

Posted by Vicki on February 22nd, 2015 under being a doc, Big FAT Bunnies, compassion, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, gluttony, jealousy, weight, Weight Gain, weight management
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First thing in the morning, the worst morning of the week, I am faced with the unpleasant task of telling someone of a cancer diagnosis, something k had to do last week with another patient, and that was first thing in the morning also, but not on Monday. Having been on the receiving end of […]

Office Is Closed

Posted by Vicki on January 19th, 2015 under career, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, friends & family, Lifestyle, love, stress management, weight management
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It is an extra day of blogging for me. i prob will not get a chance on Thursday because I am pretty booked with meetings. So this is good. What a klutz I am with computer skills! I have to set up a reading list for talks I am giving in February and it turns […]

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 […]

Divine Decadence

Posted by Vicki on January 4th, 2015 under Attitude, Eating Behavior, Exercise, food!, friends & family, Lifestyle, love, weight, weight management
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This was actually the name of a dessert I had once at a restaurant in Philly. It was chocolate, of course. All I can say is, it is a good thing i am going back to work tomorrow, because as this vacation six days has progressed, so has my laziness and utter lack of motivation. […]