Monthly Archives: February 2011

Youth is Wasted on the Young

Recently an old high school friend brought to my attention that The Limited is resurrecting two very popular 80’s brands: Forenza and Outback Red (this revelation was precipitated by me posting the following picture on my Facebook page…) Yep, I’m … Continue reading

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1-Point Vegetable Soup

Weight Watchers recently posted a new 1-point soup recipe that I tried earlier this week – it was REALLY good and Ken loved it too!  We sprinkled some instant dashi flakes on it right before serving for some extra flavor.  Here’s the … Continue reading

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The Dental Deprivation Diet

Today I had the dubious pleasure of visiting the dentist to have my 20-plus-year old silver fillings replaced.  One actually fell out a couple weeks ago while I was flossing my teeth so I decided it might be a good … Continue reading

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Share the Love

Do you love Shrinking Jill?  Want to see me on the Women’s Health Magazine Blogroll? Want to win $500?  (OK, that last part isn’t true) If you love Shrinking Jill and want to share that love, please click on THIS … Continue reading

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The Great Potato Soup Experiment

After several smoothie experiments (and in response to the return of cold weather to the northeast), I decided it was time to graduate from cold fruit smoothies to hot soup.  A nice hearty potato soup, to be precise: Chicken Potato … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules

A few months ago, I wrote about emptying my closets of everything that did not fit at the moment.  If it was out of style, too big, or unflattering it went into a bag…and out of the house.  Clothes that … Continue reading

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The Breast of Intentions

I seem to run across more than my fair share of “interesting” humans and sometimes, against my better judgment (but always with the best of intentions), I interact with them. Sometimes my good sense prevails and I flee before things … Continue reading

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Fat Girls Can Run!

I sure do LOVE LOVE LOVE the Just Running blog and especially this post! Thanks Amy for putting this out there and especially for the great reminder that we are all in charge of our own destinies, whether we realize it or … Continue reading

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Vitamix!

I stopped off at Whole Foods tonight on my way home from work, and there was a man demonstrating Vitamix blenders in the produce section.  Having heard good things about them in the past (and also hoping for a sip … Continue reading

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Hot Wrap Ups

Nope, I haven’t turned Shrinking Jill into a porn site…I’m a guest poster on The Retro WW Experiment this week!  Mimi has been working her way through a 1972 Weight Watchers cookbook, often with hilarious results.  A few weeks ago she put … Continue reading

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