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Comment on: Turn down the thermostat to lose weight - Health - Boston.com
Posted 01/29/2014 02:08:57 EST
Agreed, Quig. Same thing in my house, thermostat generally doesn't go above 62. Socks and a sweatshirt keep me nice and warm! Plus, by the time I've worked all day, gone to the gym, come home and take more »
Comment on: Those darn 'resolutioners' - Get Moving - Boston.com
Posted 01/08/2014 01:06:48 EST
A rising tide lifts all boats!
Comment on: The hard task of hope - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 10/17/2013 04:02:57 EDT
Thank you for writing this. I'm sending it to my Mom. My sister died in 1997 and as she says, it never goes away, but it does get a little bit easier to find those moments of hope over time. I hope yo more »
Comment on: The hotel moment that had me in tears, and allowed me to heal - Pack Up - Boston.com
Posted 06/04/2013 11:50:47 EDT
So incredibly thoughtful. Definitely a "wow" moment!
Comment on: Marathon runners, dazed and angry, return for things left behind in the chaos of bombings - Boston.com
Posted 04/16/2013 04:10:04 EDT
As one of my professors said in grad school, when people are having traumatic reactions to events, you can say.."you are having a normal reaction to an abnormal event". We all are. Whatever we need to more »
Comment on: Why was this Boston marathoner suddenly out of shape? - Boston Medical Mysteries - Boston.com
Posted 03/19/2013 03:55:53 EDT
Wolff Parkinson White?
Comment on: How vomit helped me through my father's birthday - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 02/11/2013 01:18:38 EST
Beautiful and thoughtfully written. I miss my Dad every day, and he's still physically here. A sudden stroke in August left him paralyzed and in a nursing home and not at all the Daddy I knew. I think more »
Comment on: Dressing Up for the Gym - Get Moving - Boston.com
Posted 12/19/2012 03:07:11 EST
I agree that certain workout clothes can effect one's performance. If I'm wearing something too tight and not feeling great about my reflection that particular day, it can be hard not to look in the m more »
Comment on: Hunting for a Diagnosis - Boston Medical Mysteries - Boston.com
Posted 12/11/2012 01:30:46 EST
either Lyme or syphilis
Comment on: 'First, food trucks. Now it’
Posted 09/08/2011 12:41:41 EDT
What an awesome idea! Good luck to you guys! more »
Comment on: 'Boston school children get free haircuts'
Posted 09/05/2011 04:58:06 EDT
Great story about the generosity of others. And the parents/adults who talked about how important it is to look good and self esteem are right! If you look good, you feel good, you work harder, you pu more »
Comment on: 'A one-time patient gives back to her doctor'
Posted 08/25/2011 11:33:43 EDT
Wonderful story. I work in healthcare too, and have been on the receiving end of some major compassion from my patients. It's a little weird at first, but then I realize it's what they want to do, too more »
Comment on: 'Dieting is tough enough without adding a sabotaging (if well-intentioned) spouse to the mix'
Posted 05/04/2011 11:34:39 EDT
When I moved in with my then-boyfriend, who was a chef, I started to gain weight. I ate very healthily before we moved in together, but suddenly had full meals being cooked for me (with lots of butter more »
Comment on: How%20do%20you%20fit%20in%20fitness%3F%20
Posted 04/19/2011 12:29:59 EDT
Same as scauma, I go just about every day after work. I know if I go home, I'm not going to go back out again to the gym. On days when I am pressed for time, I'll get up early and either go or do a wo more »
Comment on: 'Why are some of us so interested in making over our spouses?'
Posted 04/05/2011 01:25:00 EDT
My ex husband definitely had a more funky style than I do. I tend to dress a bit more classically, but love to get dressed up. He was more artistic about it, and liked graphics, louder prints/colors, more »
Comment on: 'Snake on a train, bashful for weeks, slips out, is snared'
Posted 02/04/2011 12:46:09 EST
I'm glad the snake is home with her owners. Like others on this board, I have an completely unreasonable fear of snakes...just knowing that there was a possibility that I was in the same car or on the more »
Comment on: 'New ‘
Posted 11/14/2010 08:22:37 EST
I work at a restaurant (here in Boston, so we're now allowed to start serving alcohol when we open at 10 on Sundays) and used to HATE it when I had to tell a table they can only have coffee or juice u more »
Comment on: 'Pride was out in full stride'
Posted 07/22/2010 10:34:57 EDT
There weren't too many empty seats, except, as Unplug said, the roof. They announced that the attendance was a bit above 31k last night. My husband and I went with a bunch of friends and had a great t more »
Comment on: What Newsweek's decline means - Culture Club blog - Boston.com
Posted 07/12/2010 12:52:09 EDT
I read Newsweek every week. I received a subscription to it when I went away to college and have kept the subscription for the past 10 years. I read it in bed every night, and have figured out how man more »
Comment on: Monday%20question%3A%20How%20many%20children%3F%20
Posted 06/21/2010 04:42:42 EDT
LW, I am very sorry for your loss, and I hope you can find some peace, if you haven't already. I lost my sister when I was 16 and she was 21. If people ask how many siblings I have, I say I have 4 sis more »
Comment on: 'With Newsweek sale planned, is end of an era near?'
Posted 05/05/2010 12:20:44 EDT
I read Newsweek every night before bed. I've figured out how many pages I can read each night to make it last the whole week, and I look forward to Tuesdays, because my new one in in the mailbox. That more »
Comment on: 'Viet-Cajun arrives in Dorchester at Brother’
Posted 05/05/2010 10:23:05 EDT
There used to be a restaurant in New Orleans called Asian Cajun. Aside from being a bit of a tongue twister, I don't think it's offensive... We moved here to Boston 3.5 years ago from New Orleans. We' more »
Comment on: 'The pin kings'
Posted 04/28/2010 02:47:35 EDT
I have great memories of bowling at the alley in Ipswich. Unfortunately, it's been razed and is now a parking lot (didn't Joni Mitchell write a song about that?? :-) )... I feel silly for even admitti more »
Comment on: 'For parents who support adult children, when does ‘
Posted 03/23/2010 04:00:07 EDT
Jim2E, This is a serious question... Is there a correct hand to wear a watch on? I'm a lefty, so I wear it on my right hand...I always thought it just went on the hand opposite your dominant hand, as more »
Comment on: 'The Ms. myth'
Posted 02/16/2010 03:49:29 EST
I kept my own last name when my husband and I got married. I have also made it clear to him (and he's fine with it) that if we should have children, they will have my last name, as well. This is for 2 more »