Diet Ditcher


Are you becoming a turtle?

I feel as if, day by day, inch by inch, I am turning into one of the turtle people. You know us. Our natural habitat is the landscape of six-by-six cubicles in any given office building. We sit, round-shouldered in our little enclosures, hour after hour, our necks slowly recessing ...

By Kathy Ursprung

April 12, 2013 7:11 a.m. read more..

Don't let stress derail your diet

If we've been anywhere near a television, newspaper, radio or town crier in the past decade, most of us know at least a little bit about stress. It's that modern-day plague that can play a contributing role in everything from deadly heart disease, to insomnia, headaches, low sex drive, irritable ...

By Kathy Ursprung

April 6, 2013 3:05 p.m. read more..


Water, baby, or water baby?

I wrote the original version of this post Nov. 22, 2012, on I've added a bit more for publication here: Sometimes I think I am part otter. I think I could live my entire life In the water. When I was young, i used to look forward every summer ...

By Kathy Ursprung

February 1, 2013 7:18 a.m. read more..


Don't call me a dieter

I don’t pretend to be an expert on weight loss or health care in any way, but I have interviewed a lot of people on the subject and come away with a lot of information. Couple that with the fact that I am pretty much a life-long struggling dieter — ...

By Kathy Ursprung

January 28, 2013 9:08 a.m. read more..

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