April 28, 2017

Small Changes Yield Big Results!

As a follow-on to our nutrition message last month, we continue to highlight the fact that small changes can yield big results! In a recent study from the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, researchers found that participants who made one small (potentially permanent) change in food choice and/or physical activity lost more weight (an average of 7 pounds) and sustained this weight loss as compared to those individuals who only followed a prescribed calorie-restricted diet. Examples of these small changes included, but were not limited to: drinking 1 fewer can of soda, adding 5 minutes to a daily walk, and recording […]
April 18, 2017

Member Profile – Meet Paula Skog

Tell us a little about yourself, Paula… I moved with my parents and older sister from Worcester to Westborough when I was 6 years old and went through the Westborough school system, graduating in 1965. I went to the University of Rhode Island and graduated as a Dental Hygienist. I have to mention that while I was in school in Westborough, my least favorite subject was phys-ed.   I was on the honor society, but barely passed “gym”. I was the one who was always picked last for any team type sports! One big plus for me while in college for […]
April 4, 2017

Member Profile – Meet Trish Perry

Tell us a little bit about yourself… I met my husband, Fin, who’s from Dover, MA, the day before we flew out to Stanford University (both of us “escaping the East Coast”), and ended up getting married the end of our junior year (50 years ago this year). We moved back to Boston a few years later and over the next 10 years we started a family (2 girls) and I went back to school to get first an MEd in counseling and then a PhD in clinical psychology. Wow, a PhD in clinical psychology! Very impressive! Over the course […]