Cue the Billy Holiday song lyric, her plaintive sound, “Why not take all of me?” Can you hear it? Too young to know Billie Holiday? Ok, then. What about Coldplay's “Fix You”?That's the tone and the lyric “I'll try to fix you” ain't bad either. Today's podcast is titled, “Why not take less of me” or […]
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“Movie acting suits me because I only need to be good for ninety seconds at a time.” Bill Murray “One of the things I like about acting is that, in a funny way, I come back to myself.”- Bill Murray Welcome to Episode 38 of Podsnacks, “Weight Maintenance for me is Groundhog Day without […]
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“I do not own any camping gear, but this is not a problem, as I have watched every season of Survivor.” David Thorne, The Internet is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius Quoting the Earl of Chesterfield is a first for Podsnacks but David Thorne is not. This week's episode, www.artofthediet.com/86, discusses […]
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I haven't trusted polls since I read that 62% of women had affairs during their lunch hour. I've never met a woman in my life who would give up lunch for sex.-Erma Bombeck This is episode # 31 of Podsnacks the weekly edition of my daily blog, www.artofthediet.com. All editions are focused on one question: […]
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“In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.” ― Erma Bombeck Hello, I'm Pat Coakley and this is episode 35 of Podsnacks the weekly edition of my daily blog, www.artofthediet.com and this week Erma's quote fits the topic perfectly, Procrastination Part II as well as […]
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But, my guest this week on the podcast, the deeelightful Jen Briney, says eating with chopsticks has been the key to slowing her eating pace down. Welcome to PODSNACKS Art of the Diet episode 83 and I can guarantee you'll be glad you listened to my guest this week. She made me laugh out loud […]
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Procrastinate now, don't put it off. •Ellen Degeneres Hello and welcome to episode 34 of Podsnacks, the weekly podcast of my daily blog, www.artofthediet.com It's tax season in the US. Nothing is put off more, with the exception of starting a diet, than doing one's taxes. Since I recently had an epic bout of procrastination […]
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Without obsession, life is nothing- John Waters Cure for an obsession: get another one. -Mason Cooley I have switched obsessions in the past two weeks. From obsessing about maintaining my weight loss and dreaming about the election results in apocalyptic terms to creating an Etsy shop for my art. All I can say is I […]
ReWild yourself or else. It's my birthday today, 72, & I am in the process of ReWilding myself according to a post I wrote awhile back. So, I'm going to use that post this week as the podcast to give us all a quick reminder that while the saying “Change is good. You go first” is […]
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No, I am not talking politics but weight maintenance. (Although, come to think of it. Never mind.) This week I interview a wise woman who shares her weight loss journey and her attitudes to weight maintenance. Unlike myself, The Great Pretender, (as in my food choices this week) Joanne sees her history and her challenges very clearly. […]
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“I prepare for my new life as an adult like some people prepare for the apocalypse. The first day or two of my plans usually goes okay.” ― Allie Brosh, Hyperbole and a Half I love Allie Brosh. I've used this quote before but this week, two days before the Inauguration of a President of […]
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I went to the bank and asked to borrow a cup of money. They said, ‘What for?' I said, ‘I'm going to buy some sugar.' Steven Wright Welcome to episode 024 of Podsnacks. A week without sugar is my theme and I've experienced two new things so far, three if you want to count wanting […]
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“We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not looking for flaws, but for potential.” ― Ellen Goodman Hello. It's 2017. Here's […]
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