Weight and Learn

A stay-at-home mom learning how to be happy and healthy.

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Today is the first day that it really feels like and looks like winter here.  We woke up to a few centimeters of snow, blowing winds and a -15C windchill.  After bundling the kids up and off to school, I started to think about lunch and dinner ideas.  My youngest son is home for lunch but doesn’t like to eat lunch.  He would rather snack all day so usually I don’t put much effort into lunch.  I suspect that after school the[…]

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I was reading an article on Yahoo the other day about simple life changes that could stop cancer and it’s not surprising that the changes are not surprising.  We all know what we need to do to be healthier: eat better, drink less alcohol and exercise more.  Easy to write, easy to think but difficult to consistently do.  You would think that the motivation factor would be huge after reading an article like this.  By making these changes I’m decreasing[…]

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We knew it was coming.  It’s all the weather guy could talk about for days but when we went to bed last night, not a flake had fallen.  When I woke up this morning the first thing I did was peak out the window and there it was: snow.  Not as much as predicted but still quite a load of snow had fallen on us during the night.  I then proceeded to call the schools and check AM680 News to[…]

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It seems silly, asking for snow in the winter when usually we complain about the cold and the snow.  By February we have usually had our fill and can’t wait for spring but this year has been pathetic.  It’s been cold but I’ve only had to shovel the driveway 3 times this year and only one snowfall was enough to be able to go sledding with the kids.  I love where I live because we actually have seasons but this winter has[…]

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My biggest problem is eating for every reason other than being hungry. Boredom is a major culprit that sends me looking for something to make me feel better. Keeping my mind active helps keep my boredom in check. I just finished reading Dale Carnegie’s How to Make Friend and Influence People so now I’m on the hunt for something more exciting to read. When I read the Twilight series I practically didn’t eat for 5 days because every idol moment[…]