Archive for the ‘Healthy eating’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

More About Friends and Etiquette

Posted by Vicki on March 15th, 2015 under aspirations, BodyChangers, friends & family, Healthy eating, Nutrition
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It is harder and harder to be a good friend. Guilt is the watchword of the day. Have become horrible at writing thank you notes, never thought it would happen to me! And although I manage to recognize many friends’ and relatives’ birthdays with cards or phone calls and sometimes both, I am way behind […]

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 […]

Problem Solved

Posted by Vicki on October 19th, 2014 under aspirations, Attitude, dilemma horns, Eating Behavior, food!, friends & family, Healthy eating, love, Nutrition, philosophy
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After practicing talk six times, once in front of cb when still in rough form, and today in front of Mollie, and honing talk, making it shorter, and figuring out best way to get five video clips – two from You Tube and three from a DVD that cannot be downloaded – to run smoothly, […]

Eating is Good

Posted by Vicki on October 8th, 2014 under Eating Behavior, food!, Healthy eating, Nutrition, Unbridled Eating
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This is so great! I am done with this business of fasting for a whole year, until the next Yom Kippur, and no need to even think about another colonoscopy for ten year! When I’m 70. Which I do not need an excuse not to think about. When someone asks me at this point in […]

Nature And Nurture

Posted by Vicki on August 30th, 2014 under aspirations, BodyChangers, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, friends & family, Healthy eating, Lifestyle, Nutrition, philosophy, stress management, Unbridled Eating, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management
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From whence do our anxieties hail? Last two nights finally caught up on some sleep and feel somewhat refreshed. Good things do keep happening – met a physician yesterday who may be interested in becoming involved in obesity treatment at some point in the next year or so; another physician might have some interest as […]

The Garden Of Eden

Posted by Vicki on August 24th, 2014 under Eating Behavior, Exercise, friends & family, Healthy eating, love, weight management
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I am slogging through more things. Closer to being up to date, but still a long way to go. cb and I got some great time together – we were to meet Carol and Paul for brunch at Eden, a very cute farm to table pretty much vegetarian restaurant, where i go the menu item […]

Overwhelmed

Posted by Vicki on August 8th, 2014 under aspirations, Big FAT Bunnies, Eating Behavior, Exercise, fitness, fond memories, food!, friends & family, Healthy eating, Lifestyle, Nutrition, weight, Weight Loss, weight management
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Today was Rooney’s ice cream day, and I had my “single” cone of peanut butter chocolate with chocolate sprinkles, although i have had some form of ice cream every day. Single in quotes because single at Rooney’s is prob about 2 cups. Estimated calories about 800. Maybe more. I planned my intake early today, and […]