Recap: Dr. Laurent and Bayla go out and Dr. Laurent asks Bayla to marry him.

 We didn’t formally announce our engagement, but when I strolled in the door at one a.m., Gloria was waiting for me. “Did you have a good time? You don’t have to answer. Your eyes are shining.”

Recap: Dr. Laurent is in Washington. He came home from the Army because he had pneumonia. President Truman had asked him to come to Washington. A shadchan calls to tell Bayla that Dr. Laurent would like to go out with her. She is confused as she thought he was engaged. She finds out he isn’t.

A good number of questions I receive have to do with weight loss. There’s really no way around tackling nutrition, as that’s the most basic element in our hierarchy, what we consume on a molecular level (see chart).