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Laura Kelly Hurley
Forty-something mom of two
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What a difference a table makes. Call this my koan, my zen anecdote. I was tired of not having a nightstand. For some time, I'd actually had a cardboard box next to my bed. Even propped my alarm clock on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2011 at Go! Go! Gail!
Why kick around aimlessly for another week waiting to resolve your ways? Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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My breakfast on a dime solution is peanut butter. Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
The Scouting diet is not for me. Or anyone else, for that matter. We just embarked on our first-ever Cub Scout camping weekend. And now my scale is flashing nasty numbers at me whenever I go near it. It was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
It feels different and good to say no. I say it to my kids all the time, but not to myself. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
Finally, Florida's autumnal 85-degree days are here. Now that there's a sorta kinda chill in the air (well, we can pretend), I gaze at my calendar to look over the impending holidays. And I discover ... a holiday horror. NINE... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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Gail's been sharing my address with strangers again. Came home to a giant box on my carport with the name Chobani on it. Way too big to be my daughter's Halloween costume. Hmmmm ... Turns out it was full of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
Here's exactly how these diet fads start. Complimenting an acquaintance on her slimmer, trimmer figure, she says: "I've been on this hCG diet.". Ooh, I think, it must work since she looks great. "All the girls at work were losing... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
I've never been so happy to get to the bottom of an ice cream container. Even as I embarked on testing out a diet book, I knew it was there. In the fridge. A cool, luscious whisper calling my name... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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From The Office episode "Weight Loss," where the Scranton branch enters a weight loss competition to win extra vacation time ... Kelly Kapoor: I swallowed a tape worm last night. It's going to grow up to three feet inside of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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What better way to start off the day than with a waffle? (OK, a protein shake would have been good too.) But no need to feel too guilty, right? These are Van's 8-Grain Multigrain Waffles, 90 calories each with 30... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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For real, my dieting experience is extremely limited. Sounds like a joke, when every woman out there has at least tried their hand at diets touting MUFAs or grapefruit or protein shakes. Nope to all the above. I did a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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Words of wisdom from a 6-year-old boy: "Sometimes I'm hungry. Sometimes I'm not. Sometimes I just wanna go crazy on food." Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
Laura Kelly Hurley is now following Gail Gedan Spencer
Sep 16, 2010
A nod to Wynonna Judd, who appeared on the 'Oprah Winfrey Show' on Tuesday a svelte 60 pounds lighter. Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
"When I buy cookies I eat just four and throw the rest away. But first I spray them with Raid so I won't dig them out of the garbage later. Be careful, though, because that Raid really doesn't taste that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
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This Yahoo Health story details the 10 worst bad-health habits and how to turn them around. At No. 7, years of not eating right. (Who me?) The antidote is rather simple: eat one salad every day for a year. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
Thanks Karen!
Toggle Commented Sep 2, 2010 on A new sister in need of shrinking at Go! Go! Gail!
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My name is Laura and I am a sister in need of shrinking. So I hope you’ll all welcome me as I join with my sisters in spirit, Gail and Carol, to blog about the pitfalls and pratfalls of getting in shape. Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2010 at Go! Go! Gail!
Laura Kelly Hurley is now following The Typepad Team
Aug 24, 2010