Monthly Archives: February 2018

Don’t Let Strangers Enter Your Home

Sam came home at four and knew instantly that I was in trouble. He convinced me to take Mia and lay down on the bed for a little while. It helped a great deal. Now, I feel more able to cope. My nerves are not as raw and frayed as they were and I’m not as fragile emotionally.

ODo I need to retrain? Can i survive on a low income while I study? Am I studying in an area where there is a skills shortage and therefore more jobs with better pay?

Number six. For an added visual reference and to really solidify the intellectual and emotional commitments required for your long-term dieting success, get a friend or companion to take a photograph of you each week. Do a front, back, and side shot. A digital camera works exceptionally well here since you can quickly compare photos of yourself from day one of your diet through your entire regimen. This visual enforcement of your efforts can be a great encouragement.

Girl Power by the Department of health and human services is a fabulous web site for girls 9-12. There’s games and puzzles, activity books and scrap booking, and some candid discussions about feeling good about yourself.

I was relieved and overjoyed when we had an ultrasound at 18 weeks showing a healthy baby girl. I was finally able to breathe a sigh of relief. My behavior had been bizarre enough that my husband later told me he was also worried that something was wrong with me or the baby.

Tobacco use is the number one cause of COPD and quitting smoking is considered the best way to halt further damage. It’s estimated that as many as 10 million Americans suffer from COPD, with possibly as many as 14 million others who have it but have not been diagnosed. In the United States, it was the 4th leading cause of death in 2000 and projections put it at the 3rd leading cause by the year 2020.

Fats, or lipids, have gotten a bad rap. They are blamed for everything from bulging bathing suits to life-threatening heart attacks. However fat can be used as energy by the body when glycogen (stored glucose) is depleted, or in the absence of carbohydrates. We can’t live without fat in our diets. But because fat supplies twice as many calories as do protein and carbohydrates, eating too much fat packs on the pounds.