Category Archives: Behavior Modification

Local Walks

Of late I’m walking more. I used to stride off calories, for “science” told me so, but that was bunk – I put that view aside the more I read on fat. Today I know nutrition facts the government suppressed … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry

I stopped apologizing, called a truce toward everyone who disagrees with me, and challenged my habitual excuse for fierce expression (“it’s my tendency”). And after quelling quiet for a while, without a stroke my center was revealed, and I began … Continue reading

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Vigor

I lately like my body so, I move around sometimes when I’ve no place to go. I stopped sweet treats and started to improve, and hungered less for starches than to know unvarnished facts. Before a year had passed I … Continue reading

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Toss

I note the cohort’s jettisoning stuff. The nests are emptying; now many toss possessions, recognize they’ve had enough, inhabit smaller residences, cross from house to condo furnished with support. And those of us with mental energy and physical ability report … Continue reading

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Pail Content

I saw my house beneath as we increased our altitude, between hotel and field. Mt. Shasta ruled the picture for at least a fifth the flight, and when our arc was ceiled, we bellied down and I began to slow; … Continue reading

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Without Agenda

From 5 to 20 I was on a tear to raise myself to power and control. And then for decades I provided care to family and clients: juggled role and split attention, multi-tasking years. I had to itemize or come … Continue reading

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Science Sucker

I laughed at Dr. Atkins and I scoffed at Weston Price; I rolled my eyes when friends described their fasts. I held my facts aloft from theirs: with logic trained, dismissing trends, explaining the control of calories, I advocated breakfast; … Continue reading

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