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Monthly Archives: May, 2015

“The Opposite of Depression is not Happiness…”

Anne and Rusty

“The Opposite of Depression is not Happiness but Vitality” Andrew Solomon on Depression:The Secret We Share – Link below: Do you know the difference between depression, grief and sadness? This video is the most authentic and moving talk I’ve ever heard about major depression and well worth listening to. Andrew Solomon describes in detail how …

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A Look At Stumbling Blocks

Anne and Rusty

“Aimless” “If I try I’ll Fail” “What to do With Myself” This morning I’m pondering what to write about. You can see I’ve had some floating ideas but nothing concrete. I’m the first one to say “No, I’m not afraid of failure”. But earlier while on my facebook page I saw an ad with a …

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From “How I Eat at Two Years Post-Op” re VSG Weight Loss Surgery

My personal comments on a blog page titled  “How I Eat at Two Years Post-Op” re VSG  – Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy http://www.bariatric-surgery-source.com/how-i-eat-at-two-years-post-op-vertical-sleeve-gastrectomy.html#comments Please see the above link for the original post and the comments that followed. from the Web Site   http://www.bariatric-surgery-source.com/ As an update on my progress here are two comments I posted: from Nov. …

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God Love Her; Apparently I Can’t

Anne and Rusty

As of this moment I am more out than in of the most romantic/love/intimate relationship I’ve ever known. Be careful what you pray for/ask the Universe for – as apparently one is given what one needs rather than what one wants. Everything that happens in life can become a “teaching” or a spiritual lesson if …

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Weight Loss as Life Long Activity and Looking for Satisfying Substitutes for Comfort Foods

As a younger woman from teens into fifties I considered my overweight to be a temporary situation, easily corrected if I would only have more willpower, and I expected to become a “normal” weight and to stay that weight after once successfully reaching my goal of 150 lbs – a goal set by a pediatrician …

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“SEAGULLS” are Sooooo Pretty! or “Ewwwww”!

GULL in Flight from U-Tube I’d love to have a dollar for every time a person, visitor or local, has said this to me about gulls! I never agree BUT I always get to tell my story – the same story I’m about to tell you. Did you watch the above U-Tube video? Did you …

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Nature’s Grim Reality – Eider Ducks and Blackback Gull

EIDER DUCKS – MALE AND FEMALE, Karl Rau, photographer. This spring I’ve joined a facebook page “MAINE birds” https://www.facebook.com/groups/MAINEBirds/      March and April are bird migrating months in Maine, and the bird photographs on the above page, MAINE birds, are extraordinary, includes many birds familiar to me as well as some not previously known; some …

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Artificial Flavorings New Clue for My Food Addiction

Today I watched the Dr. Oz show and was thrilled to receive a new clue to my lifelong food addiction problem/challenge. Always I’ve known sugar was addicting. In mid-1980s I learned sugar, white flour and volume were definite culprits and learned how to manage my food addiction with a weighed and measured food plan while …

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