Archive for February, 2015

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 […]


Posted by Vicki on February 15th, 2015 under Attitude, cats, love
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OK, God. You have outdone yourself. It is cold enough. Time for winter to be over. When it is minus four degrees, my hibernation instinct kicks into high gear. The only thing I braved the outdoors for in the past two days was the gym, because working out took precedence over comfort. Also, there was […]

How Do You Spell Relief?

Posted by Vicki on February 12th, 2015 under aspirations, being a doc, career, on being a doctor, weight management
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W-H-E-W! It never ceases to amaze me that I was a theater major in college and really believed that someone like me with such stage fright and public speaking anxiety would be happy with a career on acting. Don’t get me wrong – I do love to talk, and folks think I am funny. If […]

The Gym

Posted by Vicki on February 8th, 2015 under Exercise, fitness, unmitigated frustration
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Most of the time, going to the gym is a de-stressing experience. I have been known to arrive at the gym angry or irritated and be all calmed down after my workout. The good part about leaving the gym cranky is that at least you have done your workout, but really the stress should have […]

Zero Calorie A Day Diet

Posted by Vicki on February 7th, 2015 under aspirations, unmitigated frustration, weight, Weight Gain, weight management
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When I first joined Weight Watchers fifteen years ago, it was because I could not get my eating under control. I definitely had an all or nothing approach to weight loss and absolutely hated myself and my body when I overate, which was beginning to happen every day. I would have a huge sugary something […]

Ask Forgiveness

Posted by Vicki on February 5th, 2015 under aspirations, being a doc, BodyChangers, career, inspiration, on being a doctor, philosophy
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I am a big believer in asking forgiveness instead of permission, and was, always, even before I knew that the phrase existed! In fact, I wish I had made up that phrase – I might as well have. This does not mean I do anything illegal or immoral. It’s a little like doing something that […]

Sad, Snowy Superbowl Sunday

Posted by Vicki on February 1st, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, being a doc, BodyChangers, career, compassion, fond memories, friends & family, howque?, on being a doctor, projects, strength, weight management
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But tomorrow is the turning point day! Groundhog Day! This is the only day in February I look forward to besides of course the last day of February, and this year, February I believe has inly 28 days, and daylight savings begins on March 8. Being outdoors in this weather is very nice when I […]