‘Weighing In’

Wimbledon Singles Champion Gets Served a Double Standard

By Cindy Bishop on 07/10/2013

Generally, I don’t think tennis gets the attention it deserves, but there was plenty of buzz at the close of the Wimbledon fortnight this past Sunday. The big headline, of course, was Andy Murray, Britain’s (semi) native son, finally ended what millions were lamenting as a “77 year British drought” (Interesting coming from the land of Cambridge and Oxford — are we […] Read more »

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Tennis Life Lessons

By Cindy Bishop on 06/28/2013

I’m a bit of a tennis fanatic (isn’t that like being a little bit pregnant?). Not a surprising declaration for those who know me. I started watching tennis, quite by accident, when I was around 12 years old. On a lazy Sunday afternoon (in lieu of watching “The Big Valley,” or “Love, American Style”), I happened to catch Rod Laver […] Read more »

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Sign Our Declaration of Independence to Stop Dieting

By Marsha Hudnall on 06/26/2013

To call dieting a plague might seem overly dramatic.  But not to anyone who is recovering from dieting or sees the ill effects of the practice continue to be inflicted millions of times over, year after year, on people of all ages. Indeed, they might say drama is what’s needed to call out this quality-of-life damaging practice that consumes our […] Read more »

If You Want to Lose Weight, Listen to It

By Darla Breckenridge on 05/20/2013

In his blog A New Way To Lose Weight: Listen To It, Marc David at the Institute for Psychology of Eating makes a strong case that losing weight for the sake of simply losing weight is incredibly difficult. He says: “Most people who have extra pounds attack their body fat as if it was some foreign and hostile invader. We […] Read more »

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