Lynda Williams

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My 'Secrets' of Weight Loss

August 2011 I was probably at my all-time high weight. I don't know exactly how much I weighed, since I stopped weighing when I reached 389 pounds. I am positive I weighed more than 400 pounds, but didn't want to know exactly how much over 400 pounds.<p>Currently, I weigh 180 pounds. People ask me the …

Crispy, Crunchy, Golden Shredded Hash Browns Recipe

Shredded hash browns are one of the easiest versions of breakfast potatoes to make at home. By removing excess moisture and cooking them briefly in the microwave first, this recipe produces extra-crunchy and golden-brown hash browns.<p><b>Why this recipe works</b>:<p>Squeezing the shredded potato in a towel to …

Pork Meatball Vindaloo With Pearl Couscous Recipe

This vindaloo is made with pork meatballs, an array of peppers, juicy tomatoes, and a finishing sprinkle of cilantro. Serve it with pearl couscous, which stands up nicely to the bold sauce.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Homemade vindaloo paste serves as the fragrant foundation for a tomato-based Indian …

Everything You Need to Know About Pie Crust

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: You</i> …

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How to use Google Maps offline mode on iOS, Android

Save Google Maps for offline access, so you can navigate the roads even when you're off the grid.<p>The moment your phone reads "No service," Google Maps suddenly drops out. That is, unless you've saved your maps for offline access. With this feature, you can store large map areas for guidance, even …

5 Signs He's Falling In Love With You

Women’s Health's Guy Next Door tips you off to the dead giveaways<p>Men aren't always the best at expressing our emotions. It's not that we <i>can't</i> talk about our feelings—we just don't even stop to think about them very often. Emotion, especially the lovey-dovey stuff, is kind of like elevator music to …

The Secret To Dealing With Passive-Aggressive People

Ah, passive aggression. The best way to handle conflict.<p>Not.<p>There's a reason why passive-aggressive behavior gets such a bad rap. Not only is it supremely frustrating for both parties involved, but it's also incredibly unproductive to the passive-aggressive person -- because his or her needs aren't …

What The New York Times Got Right and Wrong About Maternal Mental Health

<i>By Christiane Manzella, PhD, FT, supervision director and senior psychologist at the Seleni Institute, a nonprofit mental health and wellness center for women and mothers in New York City.</i><p>Last week <i>The New York Times</i> put maternal mental health exactly where it should be: on the front page. The …

Create-a-Baby-Name Quiz

Girl and Boy name suggestions, take our quiz and find the names for your newest family member.<p>Few aspects of pregnancy are as emotional as picking out your baby's name. But nothing's quite as pleasurable as settling on the perfect moniker for your little one. Use our Baby Name Quiz to nail down …

Fast Tire Repairs with Patchnride

If you're turning the pedals a lot, you're bound to get a flat. While knowing how to change your own tire is required knowledge for any dedicated cyclist, it can be a real pain—especially with high-performance racing tires. The Patchnride permanently repairs punctures in less than a minute—and …

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