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  • Another Movie We Love To Hate

    Posted on January 21st, 2011 Patricia No comments

    For reasons we will claim as temporary insanity, we recently sat through a televised version of a 1999 movie titled: “Casper, A Spirited Beginning.” We can frankly come up with no other remotely reasonable explanation for this transgression. What we would like to see is an explanation of why this movie ever got made.

    Yes, yes, we know. This was a movie made for kids and we are allegedly adults. The question that springs readily to mind though is: for what kids? Maybe for those with the intellectual capacity of hamsters who find a Habitrail wheel challenging?

    How bad was this movie? Was in the movie and only got third billing in the credits. It was that bad. Sammy Galifer was in it and he got top billing. It was that bad.

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  • Anxiety, Eating, and Overweight

    Posted on January 11th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    Sarah is 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds. She is divorced, has two school-age children, and works full time as a high school biology teacher. Sarah’s ex-husband does not send his child-support payments consistently, which makes finances a source of anxiety for Sarah. To cope with this situation and decrease her resulting anxiety, Sarah turns to food. She often binge eats from 3:30 p.m. until dinner time.

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