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"Medical Marijuana" is interfering with medical care in Colorado sticky icon

Marijuana should be regulated like opiates and other powerful "natural" substances

The Term "Medical Marijuana" is no more than marketing hype

"Medical Marijuana" in Colorado has caused a number of adverse medical and behavioral problems in my patients and  few are talking about these problems in the I am!

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Marijuana is a powerful drug.  It is strong enough to affect people's behavior, memory, mental capacity, and stop other medications from working.

Be A Champ At Losing Weight! Be Empowered By New Science! sticky icon

Tips and Traps In Weight Loss
New Studies And A New Book Show What Works and What Doesn’t
Dieters Empowered By New Data -- Revised As Of 4/24/09

by Harris Jensen, MD
Editor, Good Day Journal


Keywords: Dieting, Weight Loss, The Beck Diet Solution, Dr. Judith Beck,  metabolic syndrome, impact of weight gain, Fort Collins, Colorado psychiatrist

(Photo at above: Healthy living in action!  Here's a tastey dish of spaghetti sauce, green beans, zuchini and other garden veggies, full of nutrition and flavor, but not full of high carbohydrate  or high fat foods.  Yum yum!   Photo: Harris Jensen)

If you are dieting, you want to be a loser.  And you don’t want to lose at that.

The key to losing weight and keeping it off is focus, focus, focus...on learning what works for you.

Focus on results.

What gives you the results: the thinking and action.

Now you are thinking thin, according to national dieting experts.  Any other focus and you are "thinking fat" and chances are if you lose weight then you will gain it back.

Being ready to change is not enough.

Being motivated is not enough.

You need to focus on results.

Two out of three dieters will gain back the weight they lost...and go on to get demoralized and give up...and be another casualty to overeating.

You want to lose weight and keep it off?

To be a success at losing weight and keeping it off...that takes effort, and strategies.

Good News For Cigarette Smokers! New Medicine Kills The Cravings! sticky icon

Chantix is hailed as new "arrow in the quiver"

in the arsenal to fight cigarette smoking

Key Words: Chantix, smoking, smoking cessation, quitting smoking, nicotine dependence, Fort Collins Colorado psychiatrist

by Harris Jensen, MD

Editor, Good Day Journal

Obesity Costs You Dearly!

Obesity Stats To Raise Your Eyebrows!

by Harris Jensen, MD
Editor, Good Day Journal

Here is a great article reviewing the actual costs to individuals from carrying to much weight..


Jensen Monthly Overeating Symptom Chart

Dear Reader, please click on the blue "attachments" link below and then click the pdf file or word file below for the Jensen Monthly Overeating Symptom chart (JMOSC).  The word document can be modified for a "custom fit" for what you want to track!

A Testimonial For The Overeating Symptom Chart

This chart is valuable to look at your eating habits, as it were, "under a microscope," of your clear and careful thinking.  Here you can gain more insight by simply looking more closely at how you eat.  You can then see more clearly the co