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Weight loss cartoon #3

Friday, September 30, 2011

  


Weight loss cartoon #2

Thursday, September 29, 2011

  
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SPARKPEG11 9/29/2011 12:35PM

    Love this!!!

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VICKLET31 9/29/2011 10:17AM

    emoticon That's great! Thanks for the laugh!!

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Weight loss cartoon #1

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

  
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"Laughter doeth good like a medicine" -- GOD

Friday, September 16, 2011

While watching a few episodes of "Dennis the Menace" at lunch time with my boys today, I was reminded of how much I love to laugh and what a joy it is to watch my boys laughing--the gleam and the lightheartedness in their eyes said it all.

Then in the afternoon while studying "nomenclature" with my youngest son I decided we should look up the many *branches* of science and were amazed to find "Gelotology" --- the study of laughter!!! (kinda of reminds me of jello!) And just as I'm writing this, I think it is awesome and that this is not a coincidence to have this one subject brought to mind twice today. Next we wanted to learn about the benefits of laughter and found this page with lots of great info: www.helpguide.org/life/humor_laughte
r_health.htm


We watch what we eat, how much we eat, make sure we exercise, but let's also remember to make laughter a regular part of our lives---it enriches us and those around us--a win/win!!!

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GROKGRANNY 9/17/2011 3:27PM

    Beautiful! Here's laughing with you!! emoticon

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The Watering Hole -- Staying Hydrated

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Alot harder than I thought is meeting the 8 glasses of water each day. The first few weeks I actually *felt* water logged and had a very sweet taste in my mouth after consuming my 8, sometimes more glasses a day. My bladder is now my new alarm clock! There's no snooze button on this one!

Here's some info. I didn't know until today:

"The average urine output for adults is about 1.5 liters (6.3 cups) a day. You lose close to an additional liter (about 4 cups) of water a day through breathing, sweating and bowel movements. Food usually accounts for 20 percent of your total fluid intake, so if you consume 2 liters of water or other beverages a day (a little more than 8 cups) along with your normal diet, you will typically replace your lost fluids." www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00
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My doc. told me to take my current weight, divide it by 2 = number of ounces of water to drink per day. Add a cup for about every 1/2 hour - 1 hour of being outdoors.

One thing I like to drink as part of my daily intake is "WhiteRock" brand Naturally Flavored Seltzers. They come in Pomegranate/Blueberry, Strawberry/Kiwi, BlackCherry, Lemon/Lime. Absolutely *no* sugars, *no* perservatives, and nothing artifical included. They are DELICIOUS! Sometimes I add fresh lemon to the Pomegranate/Blueberry---SO good! I'm actually considering asking the grocery store to order me cases, because now my children are drinking it in place of fruit juices.

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SJH627 8/31/2011 11:33AM

    Thanks for the information! I try so hard to get all my water in each day but it doesn't always happen. Have a great day!

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