Browsing All posts tagged under »weight«

15,000

October 16, 2017

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Last week, Life in the Boomer Lane’s blog, cleverly titled Life in the Boomer Lane,  hit 15,000 followers. In order to put this number into perspective, she hereby provides you with a handy reference guide as to how significant this number actually is: 15000: The number of military deferments given to Donald Trump during the […]

Making No Scents

July 11, 2017

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Life in the Boomer lane has learned of two astonishing and depressing studies this week. One is that Trump’s supporters have brains that are not impacted in any way by anything their hero says or does. They are, however, wired to applaud anything he says. We will bring back the fossil fuel industry, because that […]

Friendship Friday: Shopping Mayhem

November 18, 2016

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Life in the Boomer Lane has been thinking a lot about friendship, lately. She has written about friendship and friends in many blog posts. But in this current era of political uncertainly, she finds her friends to be even more of a comfort than they have been in the past. In addition, she appreciates the […]

Guerrilla Aging: Weighing In

July 25, 2014

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Children may grow up and leave.  Husbands, jobs, finances may come and go. Residences, hair color, and bra size may change. Sometimes it seems that, for many of us, the only constant in our lives is the desire to lose weight.  What is it about weight that has so many women in turmoil? We blame […]

The Incarceration of Mr Potato Head

June 23, 2011

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Today’s Washington Post reports the following: Harvard University,the home of really, really smart people, has just completed a 20 year long research project to find out exactly what makes people fat.  Researchers studied 120,000 US men and women in their 30s, and 40s, and 50s to determine the effects of food, drink, exercise, sleep patterns […]

When Good Technology Happens to Inept People

September 2, 2010

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LBL’s Now Husband is in Greece and Turkey for a month.  Family in Turkey, good friends on Rhodes in Greece.  Since NH is, among other things, LBL’s Go To Guy for technology, LBL was a bit apprehensive at the thought of his being gone for so long.  LBL knows her track record, and it isn’t pretty.  LBL fully prepared […]

Just Beat Me With A Banana

July 16, 2010

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Stop the presses.  Ok, what Life n the Boomer Lane mean is if there were presses, she would stop them.  She’s on a rant.  CNN just came out with a story titled “Study: Body Shape Affects Memory in Older Women/Memory Loss More Pronounced in Women Who Carry Excess Weight Around Their Hips, A Study Says.” […]