Author Archives: zoebgreenberg

Kick Start, part 2

  One of the toughest parts of losing weight is holding onto the loss. It is oh, so easy to slip back into your normal eating pattern and see the pounds creep back on. So this post is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Kick Start Your Metabolism

It’s over. The Christmas cookies, the candy and cake, the rich meals, the freely flowing booze, the confetti, the sheer indulgence of the holidays. Now it’s January, our annual diet month when the tighter the jeans, the stronger our motivation. … Continue reading

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That Was the Year That Was

I always get reflective as the year draws to a close, reminiscing about the good, the bad and the ugly as I pass another 365 days of a life that has entered it last act. There was enjoyment and productivity … Continue reading

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Double Duty

Just like I tend to do more than one thing at a time (multi -tasker or ADD??), I expect my products to do the same. I already have my favorites, which I will share with you, but decided to take … Continue reading

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When You’re Hot, You’re Hot!

Rare, and lucky, is the woman who cruises through perimenopause and The BIG M without a hot flash, that annoying, humiliating, sleep disturbing phenomenon. I was not one of them. I went through menopause at the age of 52 and … Continue reading

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Navigating the Shoals of Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving! My favorite holiday. No religious overtones, no gift giving, just being with family and/or friends surrounded by comfort food. The launch of the decadent holiday season. And a horror show for dieters. With a little planning and forethought, … Continue reading

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When They REALLY Leave the Nest

Progeny. A fancier word for offspring, kids or children which my husband says doesn’t describe my two sons, 36 and 40, anymore. Once you are over 50, if you have children, they are now grownups, and best case scenario, out … Continue reading

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Trolling the Infomercials

Unfortunately, a chronic back issue flared up into a full blown spasm this week and I found myself lying in bed early Sunday morning, heating pad under back, steroids and Valium at the ready and the TV on at 7:30 … Continue reading

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How Sweet It Is!

It has not escaped my attention that sugar and the many substitutes for it, has been under recent, if not constant, attack. In one week, I absorbed an article warning of the dangers of artificial sweeteners, a discussion of the … Continue reading

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Accentuate the Positive,Eliminate the Negative

Drooping lids, sagging cheeks, the suggestion of jowls. Welcome to the “mature” face! But all is not lost. As I found out, you can create the illusion of a more lifted and sculpted visage without going under the knife. It’s … Continue reading

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