In Like a Lion, out like a Lamb

In Like a Lion, out like a Lamb

No discussion on weight loss and nutrition would be complete without addressing “superfoods.” The problem with superfoods is not what they are, so much as what they are not. Superfoods may be trendy, faddish, expensive, nutrient full and funny tasting. Superfoods may be exotic, fiber rich or antioxidant. Superfoods are often gluten-free. Superfoods may be […]

Keep it off for good

Keep it off for good

If you’ve been reading regularly you may be wondering when does Kumari’s weight loss advice start talking about FOOD??? Today’s the day! In my defense, I don’t think a weight loss program, a serious sustainable realistic weight loss program should be focused on food. If “diets” (i.e. restrictive diets) produced long-term weight loss, then Jenny Craig, Weight […]

Winner Takes All

Winner Takes All

A central concept to healing is balance, reasserting or reestablishing balance. A wag once pointed out to me that even the word “disease” can be broken down to dis-ease, i.e. ill-ease, un-ease. Disease equals you’re off kilter. In healing we seek equilibrium, equanimity. This month I’ve been blogging on weight loss. Maybe you were disappointed […]

People who Can See You

People who Can See You

Once upon a time an addict I’ll call “Lemony” grew up in an intact family, the kind of family that outsiders would deem “good.” This good family consisted of Lemony, his sister Viatrice, bio mother and bio father. There were no half siblings nor step siblings. Lemony’s parents were married to each other until the […]