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Chatting with Christy..............................................................................................5 From the Publisher...................................................................................................8 Joli Salon and Day Spa Cover Story ..............................................................10 On Deck with Cody Decker..................................................................................13 HolidayHappenings.............................................................................28 Publisher/Senior Account Executive
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(classic, pinwheel, loop, spike, curly, double bow tie), bow holders, and other accessories for the girls on your holiday list! Based in the bluegrass, JossyBelle has discounts available on multiple item orders. www.facebook.com. JossyBelleBows. 859-229-6102.
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MotherStucker’s Motherload Holiday Giving Guide Happy Holidays! Chances are good that you’ve got at least one “character” on your holiday list who’s virtually impossible to shop for. My gift to you are ideas that give back from Kentucky based businesses offering great green gifts. TO: Clark W. Griswold — We all know someone who’s recently bought a really nice camera. But are they able to use it to its full potential? Consider giving them a gift that will last forever — one-on-one with photographer — Shaun Ring. Here’s your chance to take a beginner’s interest in photography to the next level. One-hour lesson packed with tons of tailored instruction for $125. www.shaunringphotography.com TO: Mrs. Claus — (Hint!) J. Peterman Long Snowflake Sweater (item #3739) – soft, warm, proprietary wool blend. Full fashioned. Double knit. Wide detached belt with metal buckle. Side pockets and knee length in black and white. Sized XS – XL $198 www.JPeterman. com. 888-647-2555. TO: Cindy Lou Who — JossyBelle Bows provide gorgeous and quality handmade bows
TO: Tiny Tim — Green Kid Crafts delights kids (and parents) with fun, creative and earthfriendly craft activities, delivered right to their door! Every month’s Discovery Box is packed with three unique and engaging activity kits designed to foster a child’s creativity and confidence while developing their respect and love for the environment. Appropriate for ages 3-8, Green Kid Crafts projects are reviewed by experts, kid-tested and parent approved for fun. Green Discovery Box subscriptions are available in month-to-month, 3, 6 and 12 month durations. The monthly subscription cost is $19.50 and includes shipping. From now until 12/15, take 15% off your entire order at www. GreenKidCrafts.com with the code BLOGGY. TO: Father Christmas — Bluegrass Greenworks makes a grand gift for a grandparent! This Kentucky non-profit corporation empowers an active community of businesses, educators, government agencies, non-profit/ community groups and citizens working toward a more healthy, sustainable and prosperous community. Bluegrass Greenworks seeks to assist the efforts of those in the community who share these goals by connecting them with one another, with the community and with information, education, professional development and networking opportunities. Gift your grandparent a Greenworks “Partner” membership for 2013 ($70 value). www.bluegrassgreenworks.org. TO: Olive the “Other” Reindeer — Based in the Bluegrass, First Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil makes a perfect hostess gift! Proudly certified as kosher, this exclusive blend is milled from three varieties which each lend something special: arbequina’s extra fruity aroma, the full and rich taste and buttery finish of manzanilla with ascolano’s hint of pepper. The award-winning 500 ml olive oil is available locally at Hamburg LiquorBarn $19.99. More info at www.sandersfirstfresh.com. FROM: The Mother Stucker — www.MotherStucker.com
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The Hamburg Journal is happy to provide the following business-related news from our area:
Trover Health System joins Baptist Health Baptist Health (formerly Baptist Healthcare System) has announced that Trover Health System is joining Baptist as its eighth hospital in the state. Effective Nov. 1, Trover Health System will become Baptist Health Madisonville. Trover – located in Madisonville – began exclusive discussions with Baptist nearly a year ago after selecting Baptist from proposals submitted by several healthcare organizations. LifePoint Hospitals and Owensboro Medical Health System were also considered as finalists in the process. Each finalist was selected based on its ability to assist Trover with the design and implementation of new models of care and payment reform, access to capital, experience with recruiting physicians and building solid physician relationships, and developing service line partnerships. After an extensive evaluation process, Baptist was chosen as the system of choice by the Trover Board of Directors. “We couldn’t have chosen a finer addition to our already strong, statewide network of hospitals,” said Baptist Health President and CEO Tommy J. Smith. “And we’re equally proud that Trover chose Baptist when looking for a partner. Through the combined resources of these longstanding healthcare institutions, we will both benefit from a shared focus on putting patient care first through strategic partnerships with our physicians.” “This is a monumental day in the history of healthcare in Hopkins County and the surrounding communities,” said E. Berton Whitaker, president and CEO of Baptist Health Madisonville. “By joining the Baptist Health family, we are positioning our health system to address the ever-changing needs of providing health care in the years to come. Both Trover and Baptist value our patients, our employees and our communities. We share common missions and our culture and tradition of community service are well aligned so that together, we can build upon and further strengthen the depth and breadth of the services provided by our organization.” Plans are already under way which demonstrate the benefits of the relationship. In response to the community’s growing need for primary care physicians, Baptist Health Madisonville is actively recruiting for internal medicine
and family practice physicians. Renovations also are planned for the mother/baby unit, emergency department and same day surgery, in addition to updates to other areas of the hospital. There will be an emphasis on updating health care technology and facilities at the Madisonville campus, while Baptist Health also offers access to a statewide network of hospitals, outpatient facilities and physicians ready to respond to patients’ needs. In addition to Baptist Health Madisonville, Baptist Health includes Baptist Hospital East (Louisville), Baptist Hospital Northeast (La Grange), Baptist Regional Medical Center (Corbin), Central Baptist Hospital (Lexington), Western Baptist Hospital (Paducah), Oak Tree Hospital at Baptist Regional Medical Center and its newest addition, Baptist Health Richmond. Baptist Health also manages Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown and Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs. Baptist Healthcare System, founded in 1924, announced its new name as Baptist Health on September 5. The new name unifies the family of hospitals and health-related entities and helps to better align medical expertise, services and resources to provide a continuum of care throughout the state.
Griffin Gate Marriott to undergo transformation Explore a new breed of excellence among lodging in Lexington as Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa begins expansive renovations this December. From upgraded guest room furnishings to revitalized corridors, this unique Kentucky Bluegrass resort will become thoroughly energized, reimagined and transformed. Located just minutes from the Kentucky Horse Park and rolling Kentucky hills, Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa is a premier resort offering unparalleled service as an urban retreat. While the entire renovation will be completed during a three-year period, phase one is scheduled to be finished in April. Phase one consists of a $5 million investment into the guest rooms and corridors, including new carpeting, stylish accents, such as vinyl, head boards, desks and lighting, Lexington’s own Tempur-Pedic® mattresses and new patio furniture. In addition, technology enhancements,
December 2012 including wireless Internet access, HD TVs, MP3 players and video connectivity, modern bathroom amenities and locally inspired artwork will deliver the full combination of contemporary style and horse country charm. The rest of the deluxe enhancements to begin in late 2013 include a completely reimaged lobby featuring the new MI Greatroom, restaurant and bar and renovated meeting space. It’s a winner-take-all approach to creating the perfect Lexington destination.
Caring for Your Spirit program is for all touched by cancer Central Baptist Hospital invites all cancer survivors and those touched by cancer to Caring for Your Spirit, an uplifting, free program scheduled at 7 p.m. December 11 at Central Baptist Church, 110 Wilson Downing Road in Lexington. Caring for Your Spirit, which will encourage participants to recognize and nurture their spirit, will feature Rabbi Moshe Smolkin, Rev. Dr. Mark Johnson, Father Gino Donatelli and harpist Jan Hill. The program is part of the hospital’s ongoing Journey Toward Empowerment series. Light refreshments will be served. To register, please call 859-260-4419.
Bluegrass Airport wins tourism Traverse Awards Blue Grass Airport received two awards in the 2012 Kentucky Travel Industry Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing. Blue Grass Airport was awarded first place for its recently re-designed website, www.bluegrassairport.com. The airport also received second place in the annual report category for its 2011 Year in Review: 65 Years of Serving the Community. Winners were honored on October 23 during the Kentucky Travel Industry’s annual Conference Traverse Awards Gala, which was held at the Sloan Convention Center. A panel of out-of-state industry experts, consisting of marketing, public relations and tourism professionals, judge all award entries. Using a point system and set of predetermined criteria, judges review samples and information provided to evaluate each entry on its own merit. First Place, Second Place and Honorable Mentions may be awarded for each category. Traverse Awards for Excellence in Tourism Marketing are open to Kentucky Travel Industry Association and Kentucky Hotel & Lodging Association members marketing a tourism product or service in Kentucky. All entries must have been published or distributed within the past year. Each entry is judged for concept, creativity, design and how well it relates to its audience.
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To All Our Valued Customers, Readers & Friends, This year concludes with a time that we should all be thankful for —o ne that allows us to give to others and spend quality time with people we love the most. We should strive to finish out the year strong and show others how much they mean to us and then prepare for the new year. In keeping with the seasonal theme, this month’s issue of the Hamburg Journal contains more than a little useful information for those of you seeking to avoid some of the stress associated with this time of year. For example, this month’s cover showcases some of the most popular gifts sold by Joli Salon and Day Spa in Hamburg. It should take a lot of the guesswork out of your gift list. They will be offering nature’s best gift ideas at their gifting event. See pages 10-11.
Teresa Murphy | Publisher
We’ve also included inside a list of events--concerts, tours, church services, etc., that are unique to the season — happenings in and around Hamburg. And as always, this holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to all those who have made our success possible. It is in this spirit we say ... thank you and best wishes for the holidays and a happy new year! Sincerely,
Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Pain Donald R. Douglas, M.D., CIME • Anesthesiologist/Pain Management • Certified Independent Medical Examiner • Orthopedic Surgery Training • 4 Years Emergency Medicine • 4 Years Occupational Medicine • Graduate of University of Kentucky School of Medicine • 15 Years of Pain Management
Saroj B. Dubal, M.D., DABPM Founder/Medical Director
Board Certified by Multiple Organizations • Certified & Recertified by American Board of Anesthesiology/Sub Specialist in Pain Management • Certified by American Board of Pain Management • Certified by American Academy of Pain Management • Certified & Recertified by American Board of Anesthesiology • 19 Years as Hospital Anesthesiologist • Graduate of BaylorBased College of Medicine 16 Years Years of of Pain Pain Management Management •• 16
“There is no greater speciality than one that can relieve human suffering and chronic pain. It is truly a great privilege to be able to treat chronic pain and provide hope to patients without hope.” Saroj Dubal, M.D., DABPM
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MENINGITIS OUTBREAK & EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS
The Steroid used in the recent Meningitis Outbreak was Methylprednisolone Acetate made by the New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts. The Steroid said to be causing Meningitis was NOT SOLD IN Commonwealth Of Kentucky. Physicians of Advanced Pain Medicine, PSC have NEVER used this particular type of Steroid for injections. Steroid injections are safe. Thousands are administered every year and countless number of patients obtains pain relief as a result.
Forcht, Geary and Lunsford inducted into hall of fame
On November 13, the third annual Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame honored this year’s inductees at Awesome, Inc. in Lexington. Ronald G. Geary, W. Bruce Lunsford and Terry E. Forcht are this year’s honorees. Geary is president and owner of Ellis Park Race Track and retired after 16 years as president and CEO of ResCare, a human service company that provides residential, therapeutic, job training and educational support to people with developmental or other disabilities; to youth with special needs; and to adults who are experiencing barriers to employment. The company now employs approximately 40,000 people. Bruce Lunsford, CPA serves as the chief executive officer at Lunsford Capital, LLC. He is also the founder, former chairman, president and CEO of Vencor, Inc., a Fortune 500 health care company, now known as Kindred Healthcare based in Louisville. During his 15-year tenure, Vencor became the largest full-service, long-term health care provider in the United States. The Vencor network consisted of 61 long-term acute care hospitals, 293 skilled nursing centers and employed over 65,000. Terry E. Forcht, founder, chairman and CEO of the Forcht Group of Kentucky, currently employs approximately 2,400 people. The Forcht Group started with the purchase of a nursing home in 1972 and a bank in 1985 which has grown into 35 banking centers in 12 Kentucky counties with more than $1 billion in total assets. The Forcht Group now has more the 90 companies including insurance, broadcasting, publishing, web design,
W. Bruce Lunsford
technology services, retail, equine and construction. The three inductees join two former classes including 2010 inductees: Ralph G. Anderson, the late founder of engineering firm Belcan; Governor John Y. Brown Jr., who built KFC into a national chain; Jim Host, founder of sports marketing firm Host Communications; Pearse Lyons, founder of Alltech; Davis Marksbury, co-founder of Exstream Software; Warren Rosenthal, who helped build Long John Silver’s; John Schnatter, founder of Papa John’s International; Lee Todd, University of Kentucky president and founder of technology firms Projectron and DataBeam; and William T. Young Sr., the late founder of W.T. Young Foods and W.T. Young Storage Co.; and 2011 inductees: Dana Bowers, who cofounded iPay Technologies, an electronic bill-pay provider, in Elizabethtown; David Jones Sr. and the late Wendell Cherry, who co-founded Louisville-based Humana; Kent Taylor, founder of Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse; and Bill Samuels Jr., former president of Maker’s Mark, who oversaw dramatic growth in the company. The Entrepreneur Hall of Fame celebrates the stories of Kentucky’s most successful entrepreneurs. Its mission is to raise awareness of the impact that entrepreneurship has made in the commonwealth and encourage others to pursue similar ambitious endeavors. The idea to establish the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame originated at Awesome Inc in 2010 and Sustainable Business Ventures, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit partnered and hosted the inaugural induction ceremony Nov. 16, 2010.
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On Deck with Cody Decker A new column about Hamburg’s happenings received far fewer grey hairs than I did this time last year. Though it may seem intense and hectic at times, the crowds and traffic are nowhere near as bad as it is across town and the majority of the main stores the mall has to offer can be found here, maybe even a few that are Hamburg specific.
Alright, I’ll admit it, I’ve already pulled National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Home Alone 1 and Home Alone 2 off of the shelf and watched them a couple of times. I couldn’t help it. After Thanksgiving, the vibe of Christmas sets in and I always have the urge to watch, what I like to consider, the best and funniest Christmas movies out there. You can feel it everywhere though no matter what your stimulus. Black Friday has come and gone, ravaged stores in its path, and each store has reloaded and is ready for more. Never fret ... shopping ensues and does so in its strongest form. Each and every store you go in from here until at least Jan. 1 will likely be packed with shoppers and those post Christmas returners and exchangers.
Take The Sportsman’s Warehouse for example. It can’t be found anywhere else in town, parking is great and when I went in there the other day, I felt as if I had died and went to my dad’s version of heaven. I say that because he is an avid outdoorsman and loves to hunt, fish, camp, hike, etc., and this is a place that has anything and everything he could possibly wish for this holiday season. It’s definitely a place to keep in mind if you have a friend or relative you can classify in that same category. With the women, the possibilities are virtually endless, so there’s no need to go into great detail there. Also, for the light, casual or heavy drinker in the family, liquor barn is only a stoplight or two away from the heart of shopping, and it’s full of the easiest to wrap gifts around; just slap a bow on a bottle of bourbon or wine and say “merry Christmas.” Another plus Hamburg has on the mall is its food selection. When holiday shopping has got the best of you and you need to refuel, the high variety of restaurants available here strongly trumps that of a mere food court.
But that’s all right. Shopping for the ones we love is what brings the Christmas joy to the hearts of the givers and receivers alike. For that, it’s worth standing in line for 20 minutes to check out in each store.
This column is supposed to be about new things and businesses making their way into Hamburg, but given the time of year and the feeling in the air I felt that it would only be right to throw my insight into the holiday shopping scene.
I’ve almost completed my shopping this year and compared to last year’s adventures in the Christmas shopping world, this has been a cakewalk. The majority of my shopping last year was at Fayette Mall and 20 minutes there in a line would seem like a blessing. This year, however, I stuck around the Hamburg area and most definitely
Christmas is in full swing, and we are all poised and focused on making it the best we can for the ones we care most about. I wish you all the best of luck this December as the time for good old Saint Nick draws nearer, and to all a merry Christmas.
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Couple honored by Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation Regardless of generational gaps, differences in political views or the amount of money you can contribute, it has been said that the practice of charity is what binds us together; it is “love for humankind” in action. Last week, Dr. Robert P. Granacher and his wife Linda were recognized for significant “love in action” through the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation.
chair of the board from 1998-2002. A long-time donor and champion of Saint Joseph, Dr. Granacher chaired the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation’s first ever Capital Campaign Committee and through his leadership raised nearly $2 million to improve the lives of \patients.
He has operated a private practice, Lexington Forensic Neuropsychiatry, since 1978, which performs psySaint Joseph Hospital Foundation chiatric and neuropsychiatric evaluwas one of 20 organizations to honor ations in legal cases. their top philanthropists at the annual National Philanthropy Day, or- In addition to his practice, Granachganized by the Bluegrass Chapter of er teaches national courses and at the the Association of Fundraising Pro- training academy for the Lexington fessionals (AFP). Division of Police. He and his wife Linda are avid supporters of the arts Dr. Robert P. Granacher, Jr., a foren- and enjoy spending time on their sic psychiatrist, has been serving as farm in Boyle County and have one an expert medical witness since 1977. son, Phillip. He has been a practicing physician tion said “Dr. Granacher and his wife at Saint Joseph for 34 years, a board Barry A. Stumbo, president & CEO Linda exemplify the Core Value of member since 1994 and served as of the Saint Joseph Hospital Founda- Reverence, Integrity, Compassion
and Excellence. We are grateful for their generosity, many contributions and valued leadership.”
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Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters puts Santa to work for toy donations The Lexington FOF has partnered with the
selves in this circumstance should make ap-
jolly man himself, Santa Claus, to schedule
plication Monday – Wednesday 9am – 2pm
appearances throughout the holiday season
and Thursday 9am – 8pm at 324 Henry Street
for a donation to the Firefighter Toy Pro-
through November 29th. Applicants must
show valid photo ID, proof of residency in
Fayette County and a birth certificate for each
Family gatherings, holiday parties, club gath-
of the children enrolled in the program. The
erings, patient care facilities and the like are
program is for children 10 years of age and
all included in Santa’s “to-do” list! Simply
contact email@example.com or call 243-0351 to
schedule Santa for your event or gathering. A
The Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefight-
monetary donation to the Firefighter Toy
ers is a non profit organization committed to
Program is requested in exchange for Santa’s
helping the Lexington community and fos-
appearance. Santa will be available through
tering the brotherhood of firefighters of the
December 22 for scheduled appearances.
Lexington Fire Department.
The Firefighter Toy Program assists families
For more information about the Fraternal
who are struggling financially this year and
Order of Firefighter’s community programs,
may be unable to provide toys for their chil-
contact the FOF at 859-243-0351 or visit
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Perry receives American Diabetes Association’s award Stewart Perry, of Lexington, has received the American Diabetes Association’s prestigious Wendell Mayes Jr. Award for Lifetime Service in the Cause of Diabetes. This award recognizes outstanding lifetime achievement in the cause of diabetes. He was presented with the award at the association’s Community Volunteer Leadership Conference that took place in New Orleans. Perry is known as a passionate and tenacious advocate of diabetes-related issues on both the state and federal levels. He was diagnosed with diabetes in 1990 and immediately became a volunteer for the association. He was appointed to the Kentucky Affiliate Board of Directors and chair of the bluegrass chapter. He served as a member and was chair-elect when the affiliate board became a part of the national organization.
Perry went on to serve as a regional chair and chair of the national advocacy committee. He has served on many local, regional and national association task forces and committees. He was elected and served three years as a member of the association’s board of directors and then served as vice-chair of the board, chair-elect and then chair of the board. He is currently serving his second year as chair of the bluegrass chapter for his third time in 20 years. Perry resides in Lexington and is the co-owner of Perry & Perry State Farm Insurance. The American Diabetes Association is the largest voluntary health organization committed to the fight to stop diabetes. Each year, the association honors volunteers who have made a significant contribution to this fight.
Lexington Singers to present Handel’s Messiah Continuing its holiday tradition, The Lexing-
The Lexington Singers is one of the oldest
ton Singers present one of the most popular
continuously performing independent com-
choral works of all time, Handel’s Messiah.
munity choral groups in America.
The concert will take place at the Singletary Center for the Arts Dec. 16 at 3 p.m.
Based in Lexington, Kentucky, the Singers currently comprise approximately 180 voices.
Conducted by Jefferson Johnson with spe-
Since its founding in 1959, the group has en-
cial guest tenor Gregory Turay, the 180-voice
tertained hundreds of audiences throughout
Lexington Singers will bring one of Handel’s
Kentucky, the United States and the world.
best examples of text painting to life.
Come experience the tradition of this mas-
Handel’s Messiah, with libreto by Charles
terpiece with your family this holiday sea-
Jennens and based on Old and New Testa-
son. General admission tickets are $20, $18
ment texts from the King James Bible, de-
for seniors and $15 for students. Tickets can
buted in 1742 to much public acclaim. To-
be obtained through the Singletary box of-
day, Messiah is one of the most frequently
fice at 859-257-4929 or online at www.uky.
performed and best-known works in the
choral literature. Group discounts are available. Celebrate the Originally intended as a choral piece for
season with the Singers and special guest
Easter and Lent, it has become a Christmas
tenor Gregory Turay as we present the best
in choral music tradition.
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Lexington Monster Jam tickets now available Field Motor Sports has announced tickets for Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam®, the world’s premier monster truck series, are now on sale. Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at$25. Kid’s tickets (age 2-12) are just $5. For the Saturday, Jan. 5 show patrons can purchase a Total Access Pass. This includes one ticket to the event seated in the best seats in the house, and exclusive access to drivers with a private meet and greet from 4- 5 p.m. Total Access Passes are available for $75 but quantities are limited. Additional fees apply to all tickets and all tickets are $2 more the day of show. All tickets are available at the Rupp Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Outlets or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Monster Jam will be performing at Lexington’s Rupp Arena on Saturday, January 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 6 at 2 p.m. The event will feature Monster MuttRotweiler, Ironman, Hotsy, Virginia
Giant, Rap Attack and Mechanical Mischief. Featured trucks may change without notice. Approximately 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, monster trucks are custom-designed machines that sit atop 66-inch-tall tires and weigh a minimum of 10,000 pounds. Built for short, highpowered bursts of speed, monster trucks generate 1,500 to 2,000 horsepower and are capable of speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Monster trucks can fly up to125 to 130 feet (a distance greater than 14 cars side by side) and up to 35 feet in the air. The Party in the Pits on January 5 from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. gives fans the opportunity to get a view of the trucks up close and meet the drivers of the massive monster trucks. Patrons must arrive early for admittance in to the Pit Party, entry is not guaranteed and will not be allowed after 6:15 p.m. Free pit passes are available at participating Advance Auto Parts locations beginning December 17, 2012. Pit passes
will also be available at the box office or through Ticketmaster for an additional fee. Fans must have a Saturday, January 5 event ticket and a pit pass to enter. Monster Jam, sanctioned by the United States Hot Rod Association®, is the most popular monster truck tour, performing to over 4 million fans annually at the most prestigious arenas and stadiums throughout the world. Monster Jam® shows consist of three main fan-favorite elements – the pit party, racing and freestyle. The pit party gives all fans with a pit party pass a chance to meet the stars of Monster Jam up-close while taking pictures and getting autographs. Space is limited and strictly enforced, so plan to get to the pit party early. About Feld Motor Sports, Inc. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. is the world leader in specialized arena and stadiumbased motor sports entertainment. Feld Motor Sports, Inc. productions include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy® Supercross, AMA Arenacross Series, Nuclear Cowboyz, and IHRA® Nitro Jam®. Feld
Motor Sports, Inc. is a division of Feld Entertainment, the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment. For more information on Feld Entertainment, visit www.feldentertainment.com. About the United States Hot Rod Association® The United States Hot Rod Association® originated in 1978 as a sanctioning body for truck and tractor pulling events, later expanding to produce mud and sand drag racing. The USHRA® grew steadily and within its first decade emerged as the premier Monster Truck racing organization. Today the USHRA®, together with Feld Motor Sports, produces quality events and involves coordinating competition, defining regulations and technical requirements, setting safety standards and officiating at each event. Whether the USHRA® event entails Pro Race Trucks, QUAD WARS™, or Monster Trucks, you can be sure the event will be the highest quality show motor sports has to offer, creating unmatched excitement and spectacular memories.
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CosMedic hosting open house to benefit Toys for Tots Bring a new unwrapped toy to CosMedic Essentials during its open house Thursday, Dec. 13 and receive a gift
Current events scheduled include:
card for future use. The CosMedic open house is a benifit
• S&S Tire 10 percent off toy drive through Dec. 15
for Toys for Tots.
• Bluegrass Sportsman Club charity shoot is Dec. 15
Plans are under way for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve 61st annual Toy for Tots drive for central and eastern Kentucky’s needy children now through Dec. 20. “Last year we distributed 60,000 toys, but this year the demand is higher with the addition of three more counties and continued financial hardships felt across the state,” local campaign coordinator SSGT C.J. Santimaw said. “The goal of this year’s campaign is 100,000 toys to meet the demand. The local campaign serves children in 16 counties including: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Powell, Harrison, Pulaski and
of the people who donate toys. Members of the community are encouraged to drop new, unwrapped toys in collection boxes positioned in local businesses including CosMedic Essentials, Toys R Us, Target, S&S Tire & Auto Service Centers and Big
Lots. See www.ToysforTots.Org for
current drop-off sites. “Many people are not aware that we actually purchase toys to make up for the shortage of donations when we still have requests to fill,” said Santimaw. Last year’s
campaign raised $23,000 locally to purchase additional
While Toys for Tots coordinators organize, coordinate and
to collects toys or donations for the campaign should
manage the campaign, the ultimate success depends on
coordinate with Santimaw to schedule the presence of
the support of the local community and the generosity
toys. Companies or individuals willing to hold an event
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Sunday, December 2
Tuesday, December 4
Ashland Lighting on the Lawn
Lexington Clinic fourth annual Pink Tree Lighting Ceremony
Second annual lighting of Ashland’s 100 year-old live Norway spruce tree, music, sing-a-long with the Lexington Singers, Starbucks, photos with Santa, wreath and mistletoe sale, tree lighting at dusk. Bring a can of food for God’s Pantry Food Bank. Holiday fun for the whole family! Contact Christina Bell at 859-266-8681. Time is 5 p.m. Location: Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate 120 Sycamore Road.
Collage University of Kentucky Choirs presents this holiday
5:30-6:30 p.m. Lexington Clinic Center for Breast Care at 1221 South Broadway. Anyone donating $1 or more will be able to submit the name of a loved one affected by breast cancer. During the event these names will be read as trees are lit with pink holiday lights. All proceeds will benefit The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to donate, call 859.258.4654
classic. Contact: (859) 257-4929. Time: 3 p.m. Location: Singletary Center
KHAKY’s second annual Sugarplum Showcase The Sugarplum Showcase will feature school and church student choirs, dancers and musicians to
Wednesday, December 5 Red Barn Radio: Fourth Appalachian Christmas Show Cost is $8. Time is 7 p.m. at UK Chandler Hospital
entertain our guests among the trees. Refreshments provided. This event is also free and open to the public. All proceeds will benefit the programs and services of the Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky. 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at The Shops at Lexington Center.
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Lexington Children’s Theater Presents The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Based on the book by C.S Lewis, dramatized by Don Quinn. Tickets: $17
Thursday, December 6 Sixth annual Jingle Bell Bash Sleigh bells are jingling! Bring your friends and come celebrate this great year for land conservation with live music, food, drinks and more. Please join us and help save our farms! $25 in advance. $30 at the door. RSVP at 859-255-4552 or www.bluegrassconservancy.org. Time: 7-10 p.m. Location: Cross Gate Gallery.
adults, $14 children. 2 p.m. at the Lexington Children’s Theater/ 418 W. Short St.
Woodland Triangle holiday open house In the Woodland Triangle Shops you will find everything you need for the Holiday season. Take a break at Ramsey’s Restaurant and have some pie from Missy’s. Many of the businesses will have in store specials, door prizes, special events and refreshments. Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Downtown Christmas Parade Bring the family downtown for the annual Christmas Parade. The parade will start at 7:30 p.m. on Main Street, from Midland to Mill. Food and drink vendors will be located in the Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park, Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, and Phoenix Park. After the parade, take a spin on the ice at the Unified Trust Company Ice Rink at Triangle Park. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Main Street from Midland to Mill
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NAWBO Holiday Event Open to the public. Learn about FoodChain, a nonprofit introducing new ideas about local food, and sample delectables from chef Ouita Michel. Contact: Mary Hemlepp 859-338-0204. Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Location: West Sixth Brewing Company.
December 7, 8 18th Century Christmas at the Fort The fort will be lighted by candlelight, with decorations in keeping with the traditions of time. There will be living history interpretations of the traditions
All Month Long
SOUTHERN LIGHTS Through December 31, the 19th annual Southern Lights returns to the Kentucky Horse Park. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents Southern Lights annually in support of the Kentucky Horse Park. Not only is this event a successful fund-raiser, but it has become a beloved family holiday tradition for people from throughout the bluegrass and beyond. Lights run every night. Indoor attractions every night except Dec. 24-31. Price: $15 per personal vehicle; Sunday - Thursday. $20 per personal vehicle Friday & Saturday. 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. at The Kentucky Horse Park.
of various ethnic groups and nationalities during the season. Candle lanterns, bonfires, the Christmas Guns (celebratory rifle salute). 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Location: Fort Boonesborough State Park.
Wreath workshops Join us in the old Tobacco Barn to design and create your own Christmas wreath!! Enjoy the cozy warmth from the wood stove as you fashion a unique work of art. The cost includes wreath ring, freshly cut greenery gathered here at Springhouse, bows, berries, cones & lots of instruction & assistance. Contact Julie Coleman at (859) 224-0033. Time is 10 a.m., 2
Brian Setzer Orchesta: Christmas Rocks! Extravaganza Tickets: $45-$65. Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Singletary Center for the Arts.
CKS Holiday Sip n’ Shop Come shop with your friends at the CKS Sip n’ Shop. Come have a girls’ night and shop at some of your favorite stores. Over 35 vendors will be present to make your Christmas shopping fun and easy. Time: 6 p.m. Location: Christ The King School.
p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 7 and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 8. Location: Springhouse Gardens, 185 W. Catnip Hill Road.
Saturday, December 8 Spalidays at Joli Salon and Day Spa
December 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16
Annual event from 3-5 p.m. and Santa will be here.
Lexington Ballet presents The Nutcracker
Makeup touch ups; polish changes; chair massages;
A family holiday tradition! Marie receives a special gift from the toymaker, Herr Drosselmyer, on Christmas Eve. The Nutcracker is under a spell and at midnight
scalp, neck, shoulder massages — all complimentary. Lots of food for everyone. Bring your camera for Santa photos.
a mysterious transformation and epic battle ensue.
Heirloom ornaments workshop
The victors proceed on a magical journey to the Land
Make family memories and decorate for the holiday
of Sweets. Time is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 8, 14, 2 p.m.
season with fun ornaments to cherish! We will make
Dec. 9 and Dec. 16 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15
several different ornaments using a variety of fun
at the Lexington Opera House.
materials in this all-ages workshop. Participants will create four to five different ornaments to take home and to share! 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Headley-Whitney
Friday, December 7
Museum 4435 Old Frankfort Pike.
7th Annual YMCA Reindeer Ramble
Run. Walk. Jingle all the way! 5k Run/Walk @ Keenel-
A variety of vendors will be represented, exhibiting
and. Enter as an individual or a Santapede team
everything from jewelry and makeup to hand crafted
(3-10 people). Pictures with Santa. Prizes for the
gifts! Perfect for one-stop holiday shopping! There
top finishers, team awards, holiday spirit, etc. 100%
will be raffles, door prizes, and food for you to enjoy!
of the proceeds help send kids to YMCA Summer
Vendor fee is $25 and will be donated to our FUN-
Camps! Contact: (859) 255-9622. Time: 9 a.m.
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Pam Nystrom, owner of Seasons Salon and Spa, and Phoebe would like to wish everyone
Happy Holidays You are invited to attend the Seasons Salon & Spa
Holiday Open House Friday, December 14
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Refreshments Provided • Complimentary Paraffin Hand Treatment • Skin Analysis Chair Massage • Holiday Hair Tips and Makeup Touchups • Door Prizes HOLIDAY PACKAGES AND GIFT CARDS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE WEBSITE.
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Sunday, December 9 Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra Family Series: Candy Cane Takes a Global Sleigh Ride This family favorite will include music from holiday specials, including “Charlie Brown Christmas Special,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Miracle on 34th Street,” and more. Featuring choruses from Lafayette High School and SCAPA, Bill Meck and more! Cost is $14 for adults, $8 for children. 3 p.m. at the Singletary Center for the Arts/405 Rose St.
Sing Noel! Our popular annual Christmas concert will include a sing-along and will be followed by a reception with delicious treats and the Silent Auction. In addition to fresh arrangements of familiar carols, the Chorale will sing selections from Handel’s Messiah. Join us for this holiday celebration. 5 p.m. at Central Baptist Church
Triple Crown Chiropractic & Wellness Thursday, December 13 Bourbon Women Association tasting event The Bourbon Women Association recently announced its event schedule for the holiday season. The event is designed to entertain and educate guests on Kentucky’s signature spirit. The event will be held at Plaudit Liquor Barn, located at 1837 Plaudit Place, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The evening is sponsored by Woodford Reserve and Liquor Barn. This tasting event will feature Bourbon Women’s sponsors’ bourbon, holiday cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and generous discounts on spirits and party goods. Attendance is free for Bourbon Women members. Current members may purchase gift memberships through Monday, Dec. 24 for $25 each. Gifted memberships include attendance to holiday events and a year membership to Bourbon Women. For more information on Bourbon Women or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.bourbonwomen.org.
December 15, 16, 22, 23 Bluegrass Railroad Museum Santa Claus Train Ride When snowflakes start to fly in Kentucky, Santa and Mrs. Claus bring holiday cheer to the Bluegrass Railroad Museum. Reservations are highly recommended. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure. Tickets are adults $13.50, seniors $12.50, children 2-12 $11.50. (859)873-2476. 2 p.m. Dec. 15 and 16, 11 a.m., 2 p.m. Dec. 22 and 2 p.m. Dec. 23. Bluegrass Scenic Railroad.
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need some help? Don’t cave in and become a “junk food vegan/vegetarian”...eat well! In this class, we’ll prepare recipes that take less than 30 minutes
Sunday, December 2 Lexington Legatees: Contemporary Printmaking in the Bluegrass Lexington has a vibrant small press industry comprised of artists working in a variety of print media including letter press, wood prints, and silk screens. Lexington Legatees: Contemporary Printmaking in the Bluegrass celebrates our “embarrassment of riches” in this month-long exhibition featuring three art talks and culminating in a closing holiday party and print sale on Dec. 5, 5-7 p.m.
Monday, December 3 LOVEboldly’s S.A.F.E. Gathering LOVEboldly is continuing our monthly discussion group for any/all who are interested in dialoguing about topics related to faith and sexuality. The purpose of these gatherings is to bring all types of people (non-Christian LGBTs, LGBT Christians, celibates, ex-gays, liberal and conservative straight Christians, straight non-Christians, etc.) together to willfully enter into a place of constructive tension, and seek to intentionally form a community that peacefully and productively takes on the most divisive topics of faith and sexuality.
December 5, 12, 19
“The High Five” and “Applying The Five.” Contact Amy Taul at 859-2542501 or email@example.com. One way buses are at Dunbar, Lafayette High Schools and the MLK Academy in Lexington. Walk-ins welcome. “Moral Munchies/Snacks” provided. Price is free. Event Website: www.AMoralKid.us
Wednesday, December 5 MOMS Club 10 a.m. MOMS Club of LexingtonEast Monthly Meeting at Crossroads Christian Church. Visitors are welcome. MOMS Club is a support group for area at-home moms. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-859-9550056 for more information.
Lyric Theater presents Still Standing Lyric Theater will host the movie premiere of Still Standing from the creators of BlackandMarriedWithKids.com, Happily Ever After and You Saved Me. The film focuses on challenges married couples face and how they overcome them. Starring Kindred the Family Soul, Speech (Arrested Development) and Yolanda Thomas and Dr. Sherry L. Blake (Braxton Family Values). 7 pm. Lyric Theatre 300 E 3rd St Lexington, KY 40508
to prepare, start to finish. Contact: Carolyn Gilles (859) 721-1448. Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 p.m. Location: Ferguson Kitchen & Bath.
Celebrate China! at The Living Arts & Science Center’s December Discovery Night! Join us for a festive evening of traditional Chinese performance and participation during this special cultural discovery night program! Performing and visual artists from the University of Kentucky’s Confucius Institute will be taking us on a journey through a variety of Chinese art forms. Contact Katherine Bullock at
Wednesday, December 12 12.12.12. Sale at Joli Salon and Day Spa Time: 8am-8pm. Gift certificates and products are 12% off. On the 12th of December, open 12 hours, save 12% in 2012.
Red Barn Radio: Gunpowder Creek Cost is $8. Time: 7 p.m. ArtsPlace, 161 North Mill Street.
UK Jazz Ensemble Cost is free. 7:30 pm. Singletary Center for the Arts.
Thursday, December 13 Celebrate Mrs. Lincoln’s
859-252-5222. Time: 6-8 p.m. Location:
Living Arts & Science Center
Celebrate Mrs. Lincoln’s birthday with a light-hearted guided tour exploring
Thursday, December 6
her varied tastes- from roses to royalty.
On The Verge
Mrs. Lincoln will be on hand to greet
UK Theatre Department presents On
visitors and light refreshments, includ-
The Verge (by Eric Overmyer). (Sunday
ing her famous white cake, will com-
matinee at 2pm). Tickets: $15 adults, $10
plete the tour. Reservations Required.
students (plus fees). Time is 7:30 p.m. at
$15 individuals; $12 groups. Time:
the Singletary Center for the Arts.
5pm, 6pm, 7pm, & 8pm Location: Mary Todd Lincoln House/ 578 W. Main
Saturday, December 8
Writing Poems in Series carnegiecenterlex.org/workshops/satur-
Jazz Live at the Library
day-seminars/. Contact: Jessica Mohler
Cost is free. 7 p.m. Location: Lexington
859.254.4175. Time: 10 am - noon.
Public Library - Central Library.
Location: Carnegie Center.
Wednesday, December 19
University of Kentucky World Music Concert
Tuesday, December 11
Red Barn Radio: Whistlin’
A concert of music from Asia and else-
Rufus ArtsPlace / 161 North Mill Street.
Win the War! Wednesdays
where around the world. Cost is free.
Troubadour Concert Series Presents: Robert Cray Band
5 p.m. Experience a 90 minute “A Moral
Contact: (859) 257-4929. Time: 7:30
The volunteers of the Troubadour Con-
Kid” Presentation, a Youth Violence
pmL ocation: Singletary Center.
cert Series and Highbridge Springwater
Prevention Educational Program. Teens
Cost is $8. Time: 7 pm. Location:
are proud to present a celebration of the
Thursday, December 20
for free until the end of 2012 can learn
Thursday, December 6
blues with five-time Grammy Award
why and how not to use violence and
0-Minute Vegan and Vegetarian
winner ROBERT CRAY. Time: 7:30pm.
UK Art Faculty Exhibition will be at
how to avoid being a victim of vio-
So you’re on a whole foods, plant-based
Tickets: $52.75. Lexington Opera
the UK art museum. Noon. UK Art
lence. Learn about “Identity Stations,”
diet - or you’re considering it - and
House/401 W. Short St.
Larry Cordle, Red Barn Radio team up for UK Hospital show On December 5 at 7:30 p.m., Red Barn Radio will present an Appalachian Christmas IV in Pavilion A of the new UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. The free show will be headlined by Grammy Winning singer/songwriter, Larry Cordle, simulcast live by WUKY. Red Barn Radio will also produce a television version of the night’s performances to air on KET during the Christmas Season [DTB]. The performance is free and open to staff, patients, family and the public. “We are thrilled to be working with UK HealthCare, its Arts in HealthCare initiative, KET and WUKY to bring the Christmas show to all those family members, staff and community who may need a small window of joy during in what can be an overwhelming time of year,” said Ed Commons, executive producer of Red Barn Radio. “And with the addition of KET set to broadcast the TV portion allows for more of Kentucky to experience
an evening, of and for the community, featuring some of the region’s best talent.” The UK Albert B. Chandler and the Arts in HealthCare program use the arts to create a healing environment. The concept is to make people feel more comfortable in a time of need and to invite people to visit the hospital when they are well. UK HealthCare continues its ongoing commitment to providing the best medicine has to offer within a healing environment that conveys the unique spirit of Kentucky. “With the opening of Pavilion A, the first phase of the visual arts program is almost complete; our efforts at this time will be focused on bringing more programmatic and performance art into the space – music, dance, poetry, theatre – with an eye forward to interactive art making for patients, families and staff,” said Jackie Hamilton, director for UK Arts in HealthCare.
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December 21, 22 The Nutcracker
Sunday December 16 Lexington Singers present Handel’s Messiah Continuing its holiday tradition, The Lexington Singers present one of the most popular choral works of all time, Handel’s Messiah. The concert will take place at the Singletary Center for the Arts Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. Conducted by Jefferson Johnson with special guest tenor Gregory Turay, the 180-voice Lexington Singers will bring one of Handel’s best examples of text painting to life. Handel’s Messiah, with libreto by Charles Jennens and based on Old and New Testament texts from the King James Bible, debuted in 1742 to much public acclaim. Today, Messiah is one of the most frequently performed and best-known works in the choral literature. General admission tickets are $20, $18 for seniors and $15 for students. Tickets can be obtained through the Singletary box office at 859-257 4929 or online at www.uky.edu/SCFA. Group discounts are available.
Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents The Nutcracker in One Act featuring over 100 BYB performers and featured guest artists in one hour of magical dancing, festive costumes and the timeless music of Tchaikovsky. December 21 at 7 p.m. and December 22 at 2 p.m. Singletary Center for the Arts Concert Hall. Tickets $14 - $17. Visit bluegrassyouthballet.org.
December 22, 23 Kentucky Ballet Theatre: The Night Before Christmas A new holiday treat for the family! An original full-length ballet inspired by the classic poem, “The Night Before Christmas.” Tickets are $16-$32. Contact: (859) 252-5245 and (859) 277-2227. Time: 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Dec. 22 and 2 p.m. Dec. 23. Location: Lexington Opera House.
Wednesday, December 26 Happy New Year! 7 p.m. at Living Arts and Science Center. 3-Day Workshop with Kriis Zeps Let’s get ready for a New Year’s Day Celebration! Students will ring in the New Year using Greek musical triangles, hand-made hats and noise-makers. Each student will also create a two foot-long decorative Chinese dragon! GRADES: K - 2 | 1 - 4 pm | $55/65 (nm)
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The difference between Santa and Mrs. Claus’s New Year Resolutions
fter visions of sugar-plums, frosting covered cookies, egg nog, and candy canes dance in their heads and then bellies for two months, it is most likely that the Claus’ will find their belts a little snug come January first. So the question arises, if they endeavor into a biggest loser competition of weight loss by restricting food intake to the same quantities and then racing the reindeers the same distance, who will end up losing more? Will the simple fact of man vs women make a difference? Is it true that men lose faster then women? If so, then why? First, we need to make a few assumptions. As Santa and Mrs. Claus are celebrities, they do not publish their weights, but we can assume from children’s drawings that Santa is about 5’10” and 220 lbs while Mrs. Claus (leaked to the public by elves) is 5’5” and 185lbs. This happens to be same as the 75th percentile for American’s height & weight chart making them both obese. Thus, as Santa is starting at a heavier weight to begin with, he will likely lose more pounds. To play fairly in these reindeer games, you should always compare percentage of initial body weight lost. Santa does however start with numerous physiological advantages. First, he has higher levels of testosterone. Testosterone builds muscles which is why men on average tend to have more muscle mass. Muscle burns calories stored in fat. This allows them to burn more calories throughout the day, even when at rest. Mrs. Claus, however, has more estrogen. Estrogen is designed to keep fat on a women’s body as it is necessary for the extra caloric requirements during pregnancy and breastfeeding. As women are designed by nature to carry this higher percentage of body fat, they are more likely to have their metabolism slowed during weight loss to hang onto extra fat longer. That often can mean that she will have to work harder to lose weight than her husband. Another advantage for Santa is that men’s bodies respond more quickly to exercise by building muscle. Women often have a lower tolerance for exercise with smaller lung capacities. This means, even if Santa and Mrs. Claus are doing the same activity, women can physiologically feel like they are working harder, but the men will
still end up burning more calories from an increase in muscle mass. Recent data also shows us that on average physical activity by women tends to be 37% lower than that of men. This definitely holds true for this loving couple. Santa must exercise more throughout the year to be able to run through every household on Christmas Eve, but Mrs. Claus seems to enjoy staying home and making the cookies. This combined effect of men burning more calories throughout the day causing a higher metabolism along with a higher level of physical activity, means Santa physiologically should be able to lose weight faster. Mrs. Claus has another physiologic factor occurring that is both good and bad with weight loss. We can assume she is menopausal. While this does often mean a decrease in estrogen and increase in testosterone, the reason why we don’t see Mrs. Claus bench pressing elves is because muscle mass decreases throughout life and occurs at a faster rate at her age. If she didn’t have much muscle to begin with, a further loss can be dangerous. So whether she is losing weight or not, it is actually more important for her to maintain and build muscle mass than have a few less cookies. So, if Santa is male and relatively active, why is he still chubby and plump with a round belly that shakes like a bowl full of jelly? It still comes back to calories in versus calories out. Even if Santa was running two miles a day, he would only burn about 200 calories, but if he consumed a full glass of egg nog, he would consume almost twice that amount of calories. This is where Mrs. Claus has an advantage over Santa. Typically, men often are more confident in their ability to exercise than make wise food choices, so turn to physical activity as their main pathway to weight loss. Women, however, tend to be more confident in their knowledge of food and which choices to make during weight loss. So, if Mrs. Claus does mainly focus on nutrition and Santa only focuses on exercise, Mrs. Claus may actually do better.
first and corrects it, will likely win the game. For example, many women attribute their excess weight to eating when they are emotional, stressed, or bored. Feeding hundreds of elves, having your husband always away and getting all the fame certainly can play its toll, so if Mrs. Claus gained her initial weight from cookie munching away her emotions, then correcting this behavior will have profound effects. Men, however, are most calorically vulnerable in times of happiness and joy such as parties, ball games, sports bar, or holiday snacking. And who is more happy and filled with joy than jolly old St. Nick himself. Since Santa has always been active, it’s likely the cookies and milk caught up through the years so if he is only trying to increase physical activity, he’ll likely lose the race in the end. Thus, nutritional, exercise, psychology, and behaviors all play a role in weight loss, but what we don’t know are both of their medical histories as the elves were constrained by HIPAA laws. If Santa’s increased abdominal girth and high carbohydrate consumption has led him to have insulin resistance or diabetes, weight loss will biochemically be harder for him. But if Lois and Chuck Mistletoe (Mrs. Claus’s siblings) all have slow working thyroids and she hasn’t been tested in a while, she may be at a chemical disadvantage. Who will win? Santa may seem to have better odds, but Mrs. Claus may have better health and more determination. The point is this. Whether you are male or female, tall or short, Santa or Joe the Plumber, weight loss will be different for everyone. The best predictor of success will actually be getting evaluated by a weight loss specialist, having a plan, and then sticking to it. To start your race towards better health, reserve your spot with Lexington’s top non surgical bariatric physicians through Medical Bariatrics of Lexington at (859) 263-SLIM. They are found not at the North Pole, but right in the Hamburg region of Lexington. It will be the best step you make.
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