We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of the Green Mountain family — Barbara Meyer, PhD, our new program director. We’re thrilled she has joined us, and we think you’ll be very excited to hear about some new things she’s bringing to our program. As a PhD in Health Education, Barbara knows that a holistic approach to wellness […] read more »
It’s that time again in Vermont where sweet corn fields finally blaze into their glory as summer starts to fade. A beautiful time of the year, although bittersweet for those of us who live here because we know we’re saying goodbye to this all-too-short season. Maybe that’s one reason why the corn makes this time of year so much, um, […] read more »
Readers of this blog are likely familiar with weight stigma. But if you need a definition, here’s a good one from Janet Zimmerman, intern for the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA): “Weight stigma is bullying, teasing, negative body language, harsh comments, discrimination, or prejudice based upon a person’s body size. Weight stigma is something that shames and hurts many people […] read more »
Continuing with our recommended summer reads series, I’m pleased to tell you about Karen C.L. Anderson’s book After (the before & after): A real-life story of weight loss, weight gain and weightlessness through total acceptance. Gotta love that title! But even more, it’s one of the best chronicles I’ve read of the ups and downs on the way to figuring […] read more »
It's been 2 weeks since the release of our 2011 Edition of Recipes for Living, but the thrill has not faded for our culinary staff. How nice it's been to be able to respond to the question, "Today's lunch was great, is this recipe in the new cookbook?" with a resounding, "Yes it is and the cookbook is available!" For those of you who […] read more »
Here’s wishing you and yours a peaceful and pleasurable holiday weekend, whether you celebrate Christmas or not. Enjoy the days eating what you want in a way that feels good, having fun playing with family and friends and feeling great!
Continuing our series revealing the secrets of our staff here at Green Mountain, I bring you Robyn Priebe, dietitian extraordinaire, defender of normal eating and all things chocolate. The Green Mountain You What’s your role at Green Mountain at Fox Run? I started working for Green Mountain at Fox Run in the Fall of 2003 after completing my dietetic […] read more »
Continuing our series introducing our staff here at Green Mountain, I bring you SweetChef Lisa, or so goes one of her email addresses. Yes, she is sweet but I think her handle comes from the fact that she loves to bake. Witness the dynamite cheesecake mentioned on our blog last Friday. When she’s not baking sweets, she’s turning out dynamite […] read more »