NOMORESTALLING's SparkPeople Blog NOMORESTALLING's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community I'm Walkin' On Sunshine! Oh man oh man wow what a day. I'm surprised I don't have laryngitis! LOL <BR> What a relief around the office now that we lost that troublesome sales rep! We're actually having fun. I'M having a blast calling all of her clients and getting the ads she didn't LMAO! <BR> <BR> When she quite she said the paper was going to flounder without her OH Man is the laugh on her! And she gets the paper and we all know she'll be watching closely to see. Well she's in for a shock when she gets this next... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 20:11:36 EST Warfarin (Coumadin) And Leafy Green Vegetables Taking warfarin (Coumadin) doesn't mean you should avoid green vegetables. <BR> <BR> January 03, 2017, Joel Fuhrman, MD <BR> <BR> Patients on the medication warfarin (brand name Coumadin), prescribed to prevent blood clots by thinning the blood, also called anticoagulants (an-ti-co-ag-u-lants), are often told by their health professionals not to eat vitamin K-rich foods, such as leafy green vegetables. Since I advocate a diet rich in leafy greens, broccoli, and other foods rich in vitamin ... Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:26:24 EST The Bigger Picture <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I've often thought and wondered what it would be like to be able to see the bigger picture. To see into my future and see what it holds. Where I would be. What changes would be in store and when they would happen. <BR> <BR> Sometimes, we may find ourselves wishing we knew what our lives were going to look like or what gifts and challenges are going to be presented to us in the coming month... Sun, 8 Jan 2017 19:07:45 EST Then There Will Be YOU - Proving Them Worng. I am to positive to be doubtful, too optimistic to be fearful, and too determined to be defeated. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What's the most powerful motivational speeches you've ever heard? The most powerful motivational speeches I've ever heard came from people who told me I couldn't do something. You know why? Because when they told me I couldn't do it, I was bound and determined to show them that I cou... Sat, 7 Jan 2017 17:08:23 EST If you Listen to Anything Today... Make it this! Dr. Steven Gundry is one of the world's most celebrated surgeons and author of the best-selling book "Dr. Gundry's Diet Evolution." He is Director of the International Heart & Lung Institute in Palm Springs, CA, and the founder of the Center for Restorative Medicine in Palm Springs & in Santa Barbara, CA. <BR> <BR> Foods that cause health issues leaky gut, inflammation, the list goes on including heat disease, cardiovascular disease Avoid them at all costs. <BR> He connects all the dots. <... Tue, 3 Jan 2017 09:58:18 EST New Year's resolutions; The definition of Insanity Every one of us women mostly have an "I hate my body moment, every day. That's almost all of us. Looking in the mirror wanting to change something". <BR> We believe that we are 100% capable of changing more than our bodies. We are able to change our perspective. <BR> This year, lets doubt less and do more. Lets actually focus on what we can change, instead of things we can't. Let's put good things into our bodies, This year let's look into the mirror and proudly own it all. <BR> <BR> Turn it... Mon, 2 Jan 2017 09:25:38 EST The Final Journey Begins And it begins; the final leg of my journey begins with a first step as of today. This is the year we reach goal weight! <BR> We have 365 days ahead in which to accomplish this final feat. And a feat it will be! <BR> I've been through many an up hill, down hill, hit some plateaus; emotional, mentally which caused a stall but I've battled through to the other side and won! And although I haven't reached my intended goal I still came out the winner on the other side and made still made progress ... Sun, 1 Jan 2017 18:44:54 EST The Dangers of Gluten And Why We NEED To Stop Eating It! Do you know someone who has gone gluten-free? <BR> <BR> Odds are, you do. Gluten-free living is all the rage, but few know exactly what gluten is and how it impacts our bodies. <BR> Let’s clear up the confusion here – it’s quite simple, actually. After years of research and observing thousands of patients feel better off gluten, not to mention myself, I am happy to shed light on the mystery of gluten, and explain the dangers of gluten, as well as how it can cause stress in your body. <BR> <... Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:53:38 EST My Self Promise <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 09:20:19 EST As The New Year Approaches Are you feeling overwhelmed by what life has "thrown" at you this past year? Is it leaving you feeling emotionally, mentally and physical drained? Could it be that our body's are telling us it's time for change; asking us to take time to make some real changes in our life? Are We Listening? <BR> <BR> Lately my body has. A few different things going on this past year taking it's toll on mind, body and spirit. <BR> Some say never to look back, but I can't help it. I want to look back on this ... Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:28:40 EST Christmas Memories <em>445</em> MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON <em>445</em> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> Christmas 2015 engagement (Marion & Walt) <BR> <BR> MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE! <BR> From the Jaraway House! <BR> <BR> From home to home and heart to heart, <BR> from one place to another. <BR> May the warmth and joy of Christmas, <BR> bring us closer to each other. Sun, 25 Dec 2016 17:59:51 EST MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON <em>445</em> MERRY CHRISTMAS, HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON <em>445</em> <BR> <BR> From home to home and heart to heart, <BR> from one place to another. <BR> May the warmth and joy of Christmas, <BR> bring us closer to each other. <BR> <BR> The holiday season is always more so a battle than any other time of the year. <BR> In getting through the holiday season I want you all to know that all we can do, is all we can do and all we can do is our best. I don't expect everyone to stay 100% on pro... Sat, 24 Dec 2016 12:37:14 EST Silencing The Saboteur This time of year, it can get especially difficult to handle the pesky, nagging voice that's attempting to derail your Highest Self. In this week's vlog, I share a tool to help you deal with your tricky Saboteur during the holidays. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>ng-the-saboteur/?inf_contact_key=f690f<BR>30acdb1117726c43f05299d028da5064964ebe<BR>8c42b82a32111e3e81698 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> Susan Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:08:45 EST An Emotional Day Although it was good news yesterday it was emotional for me too. The official papers are being signed tomorrow for mom's admittance to the senior's home. Emotional more so because being such a distance over 3000kms away it makes me feel so disconnected, lost and helpless with what's being done. <BR> <BR> I'm better with it today. I need to let go I know she's in very good hands with family that are there and where she is going I know the place worked there. The staff hasn't changed much over... Sun, 18 Dec 2016 11:13:30 EST Seasons Greetings <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> * Dutch or Flemish-Vrolijk Kerstfeest, * French-Joyeux Noel, * German-Frohe Weihnachten <BR> <BR> * Bulgarian-Vesela Koleda, * Mandarin-Sheng Dan Kuai Le, * Cantonese-S... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 14:21:51 EST Most Memorable Christmas <img src=""> <BR> <BR> What is your most memorable Christmas? <BR> <BR> I've always loved this song. It is truth in every stanza. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>d-you-know/?utm_source=shared&utm_medi<BR>um=Facebook&utm_campaign=main&src=shared </link> <BR> <BR> A few other favourites <BR> <BR> <link><BR>index=3&list=RDifCWN5pJGIE </link> <BR>... Sun, 11 Dec 2016 11:57:57 EST A Tough Week It's a very good thing I was raised a northern girl. The temperatures & wind chill factor have been anywhere between -35 and -40! We have had a record low of -50! That's COLD! <BR> <BR> What shocks me is Walt's had his vehicle plugged in, I haven't and mine has still started! LOL <BR> <BR> It's been a week let me tell you! I'm never so glad when 5 o'clock rolled 'round yesterday. <BR> Believe me I'd had enough from the "complaint department" <BR> I don't know why it is but whenever THE boss... Sat, 10 Dec 2016 17:55:09 EST The Power of Turmeric Top Doctors Are Now Warning Anyone Over 40 To Stop Taking Ibuprofen Immediately. Here's Why <BR> <BR> Doctors often prescribe Ibuprofen to their patients, in the case of headaches, pain in the back, or a toothache. <BR> <BR> Yet, even though these pills relieve the pain for some time, it is not permanently cured. For instance, you will wake up with the same pain every morning, leading to constant frustration and pain. <BR> Additionally, besides the fact that they do not cure the pain, th... Sun, 4 Dec 2016 16:53:30 EST Important Life Lessons! <img src=""> Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:24:32 EST Never so thankful Man oh man does it feel good Never so thankful to be back to work! The only thing I don't care for is going to work in the dark and coming home in the dark. Thankfully I only live less than five minutes from work driving and ten walking. Thing is I need to go out of town after work today to get the bulk of my groceries. Not fun. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 08:53:16 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson # 17 The Plan <BR> <BR> This 28 day plan is designed to introduce one new element a week, creating a foundation on which to build our brain's health. <BR> it is recommended we start with this: <BR> <BR> Week 1: Start Reducing Your Sugar and Carb Intake. THIS IS VITAL <BR> <BR> Cut down to 100 grams of carbs per day or 60 grams plus vegetables and make sure you're getting some form of fat with every meal; coconut oil, fish, fatty plants like nuts and avocado, or naturally raised meat/eggs/dairy;... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:59:08 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson #16 Strategy # 7 Supplementation <BR> <BR> Unfortunately we have learned that today it is absolutely possible to have a great diet and still not be getting the full nutrients we need because there are so many factors working against us. family members don't want to eat these same foods, restaurants no longer cater to well rounded diets like in days gone by, our produce has a shadow of the nutrient density that it use to have. Most of that has occurred before 1970. So we've have been on a sinking... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 16:14:22 EST A Whole New Challenging Life's Lesson #15 Strategy # 6 Exercise <BR> <BR> If you aren't already exercising, there are a variety of options to get you started. It is very clear that exercise is one of the key elements to keeping or regaining brain health. Our brains and our body's want , need you to move! <BR> <BR> Now, contrary to popular belief this does not mean we have to go to an actual gym every day. If you like the gym, go to the gym, fine, but if you don't it doesn't take but more than a few minutes out of your day to reap t... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 15:30:26 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson # 14 Strategy # 3 The Importance of Coconut Oil In Our Diet <BR> <BR> With the realization that low-fat and no-fat are more harmful than better there has now begun a research in the specific effects of medium chain triglycerides, most often seen in coconut oil. As mentioned before coconut oil helps feed the brain, especially where there is insulin resistance. <BR> <BR> While there have been plenty of animal trials that show that using medium triglycerides are useful in the aide in Alzheimer redu... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 13:58:08 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 13 The 28 Day Plan Pre-Amble <BR> <BR> With everything we now know that is involved with brain health, it unfortunately takes more than just reading, or taking a miracle pill to completely turn things around. It means applying the knowledge we've been given. <BR> That being the case we've also been provided with a 28 day plan which implements one new element introduced per week, for a significant impact. <BR> <BR> There are more than four elements here, so we've emphasized which ones are vita... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 09:36:17 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 12 Herbal Support <BR> There are many herbs that have been used for centuries to improve sharpness and memory, and more recent research has started delving in to these plants. <BR> <BR> Ginkgo Biloba is the rising star out of all the "memory boosters" currently being investigated. <BR> Drs. in European countries already prescribe ginko for patients with dementia and several systematic reviews have shown that ginko is at least as beneficial for management of dementia as the most commonly prescri... Sat, 26 Nov 2016 20:03:31 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 11 Essential Minerals <BR> <BR> Vitamins are not the only necessary supplementary essentials when it comes to brain health; certain minerals have a place at the table as well. Copper and Zinc are two trace - but essential minerals which have shown to be important in cognition. <BR> <BR> Copper coupled with iron, is necessary for the body to build red blood cells. It also plays a role in preventing bone deficiency and producing healthy connective tissue. This mineral can be found in many types ... Fri, 25 Nov 2016 12:10:24 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 10 Vitamin's For Brain Health Continued. <BR> <BR> Vitamin D <BR> This vitamin always called the sunshine vitamin is mainly produced by our skin during exposure to the sunlight. You'd think that that would mean little or no risk of deficiency but now with the over zealous use of sunblock and avoidance of direct sunlight has created an unintended consequence, especially for folks who live in the northern climates. The now debunked low-fat recommendations contributed to this, too. Why, because vi... Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:45:05 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 9 Last I spoke on When Food Is Not enough: Smart Supplementation Which were the most essential nutrients and vitamins There were 13. I ended it by saying next we would answer the questions how, why and what the four most well-researched B vitamins actually do for the brain and body <BR> <BR> The B vitamins all tend to work synergistically, serving as helpers to each other and to the other essential vitamin. Because of this it is difficult to tease out discrete functions for each one. <BR> <... Wed, 23 Nov 2016 20:34:38 EST Some Help To Avoid the Holiday Weight Gain 'Tis the holiday season with all its joy, excitement and, of course, food, food, and more food of every type. So for many who want to eat healthy it can be a hard time. There are parties, family celebrations, restaurant meals and desserts galore. It's no surprise you may wonder, how can I get through the holidays without my calorie-laden old favorites? <BR> <BR> You can and you will if you have support and a solid plan. And the good news you will still enjoy the holidays and especially the d... Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:33:22 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 8 When Food Is Not enough: Smart Supplementation <BR> <BR> Today's typical American diet is lacking; often failing to provide the full nutrients we need for our health. Even those of us that take great pains to eat well - eliminating processed foods, little or no sugar, and only organic produce and pasture raised meats - can do nothing about the fact that today's farming techniques have depleted the soil of which has been a part of our food chain and thereby depleting the nutrients. <BR> Crops... Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:55:28 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 7 What Do Our Brains Need part 2 <BR> <BR> Fad Diets Come and Go for a Reason <BR> <BR> Calories are NOT created equal. If you don't believe this, I challenge you to live on fast food for a month. Or lemons and organic maple syrup (a popular "cleanse" diet) or energy bars and drinks. If you have Netflix take a moment to click through for the latest documentary on some poor soul who got talked into ruining his health so that the public could "see if it's possible to live on Big Macs alone! Fa... Sun, 20 Nov 2016 16:13:28 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 6 What Do Our Brains Need <BR> <BR> 5.3 million. According to the Alzheimer's Assoc. that is how many currently have Alzheimer's. Shocking to many but taking a serious look at how our food industry and medications have transitioned, not nearly as shocking. When all is said and done who is to blame? MAN, period. <BR> They've taken God's perfection and added their science and in doing so have in effect poisoned the human race and caused death rather than life. That is the harsh reality. <BR> <... Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:13:53 EST 6 Health Issues That Are Caused From Sleep Deficit <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Sleep is a crucial vital process for the health and well being of every person for both mental and physical health. it is the only way to get energy after a long day of stress. <BR> <BR> While you sleep, many processes inside occur and aid our brain to keep many data and memory inside so every cell works to repair damaged tissues and rejuvenate them. <BR> Then again, when we have sleep defi... Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:35:41 EST Ginger Tea I've also a few other recipes to help prevent other health issues <BR> <BR> Destroys Kidneys Stones, Cleanse The Liver And Eliminates Cancer Cells <BR> <BR> A cup of water <BR> 1/4 teaspoon of ground turmeric <BR> Coconut milk <BR> Honey <BR> 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger <BR> How to prepare the beverage: <BR> <BR> It is very simple and easy way of making this tea beverage. So, simply boil some water, to put the turmeric, then the ginger and at the end you will leave it to simmer for appro... Sun, 20 Nov 2016 10:24:35 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 5 When Should We Get Tested? <BR> <BR> Normal vs Abnormal memory Loss <BR> <BR> We've all experienced those moments. We couldn't find our car keys or we've forgotten which kid we were talking to. We all misplace our cell phones or we've all had that moment when we look at a word we've spelled for years and think that just isn't right. <BR> These are not moments that would stir fear in our hearts. They are just moments. But they do beg a question: When should we be more than just concerned. <B... Sat, 19 Nov 2016 15:50:23 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 4 Our Brains on Prescription Drugs <BR> <BR> Prescription drugs are in all probability cause memory loss or other cognitive deficits. Why because there are tons of drugs out there that alter neurotransmitters. And we now know that this causes problems with the health of our brains over time. <BR> <BR> So it's more than probable that we are not by nature declining mentally, but our medications are very possibly at fault. <BR> <BR> Now, before we all run to the medicine cabinet and pitch and t... Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:41:14 EST And we're back! Alright It's 8:15 here in Coronation I've had a really good night's rest and sleep and we're back! <BR> I will be in and out throughout the day today. Mostly when I need to take a break from my Saturday cleaning. <BR> I WILL have a new blog on Alzheimer's some time today PROMISE! Sat, 19 Nov 2016 10:17:11 EST Very Briefly Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> Sorry for my absence I've had a very rough emotional week with family stuff going on. Hopefully it's beginning to lift a little. If I can get through tomorrow and the weekend I'll be back full strength Monday. I'm home for the week Took a week off. Still monitoring things from home but not 100% concentrated like I would be at work. Will have more to post on the prevention of Alzheimer's a well. <BR> Right now I'm going to grab my supper and go try and relax with hubby. Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:16:36 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 3 The Risk Factors <BR> <BR> Doctor and scientists alike have spent a lot of time trying to figure out the causes of Alzheimer's and dementia, just as they have been diligently trying to figure out what cause a multiple number of diseases. In theory, as with anything in life we can determine that A causes B. All we have to do to stop B from happening is eliminate A, right? <BR> <BR> It is unfortunate however that as humans we are not quadratic equations. We can't just solve for X. Everyone is... Sun, 13 Nov 2016 18:00:39 EST I'm a Firm Believer in This! Top Doctors Are Now Warning Anyone Over 40 To Stop Taking Ibuprofen Immediately. Here's Why <BR> <BR> Doctors often prescribe Ibuprofen to their patients, in the case of headaches, pain in the back, or a toothache. <BR> <BR> Yet, even though these pills relieve the pain for some time, it is not permanently cured. For instance, you will wake up with the same pain every morning, leading to constant frustration and pain. <BR> Additionally, besides the fact that they do not cure the pain, the ... Sun, 13 Nov 2016 13:57:35 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson 2 <BR> The Science of the brain <BR> <BR> From medical research on Alzheimer's we now have the knowledge that the cause is the misfiring of the brain So what causes our brains to stop working properly, and what can we do to fix it--let's look at how it works. <BR> <BR> Obviously we already know that the brain is a very specialized organ setting us a part from the rest of the animal kingdom. A most vital organ that has nutritional needs and chemical stresses requiring the supporting nutrition... Sun, 13 Nov 2016 12:01:03 EST A Whole New Challenging Life Lesson As of late there's a whole lot that is relevant and I want to get this out there because it's means quality of life and if not checked at the door now, death to some. <BR> <BR> What am I talking about? I'm talking about Aggressive Alzheimer. <BR> My mother was diagnosed with it two years ago. And now she lives in an imprisonment of her broken mind. And while she lives in her imprisonment we live in a hell outside that imprisonment. <BR> <BR> There have been many advances in the world of me... Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:10:59 EST Very Busy Very Productive Weekend Oh my Whooph! <BR> <BR> A whirlwind weekend so far. Couldn't sleep in at all Up at the crack of dawn both yesterday and today. Even with the time change! <BR> That's alright yesterday I accomplished all my Saturday Chores instead of having to eak them up and finish them today. <BR> Today I got Walt out the door He has 2 service calls and he won't be back before 3 Sooooo this girl's been busy with last few things that needed to be done before winter actually sets in. With the temperatures bei... Sun, 6 Nov 2016 11:44:02 EST Taking Action Makes it happen. There's no other way. There is a popular misconception that we might be able to just wish our dreams into being. Yeah. maybe on some other level of consciousness or dimension, but here on earth we need is to take action. Vision is an important companion to our efforts, but it can't accomplish anything all by itself. When we focus on what we want and ask for what we want, we are initiating a conversation with the universe. Our desires, passionately defined and expressed, bring about valuable and relevant opportunit... Wed, 2 Nov 2016 20:31:31 EST Had Enough. Well guess what I gave Yvonne; office manager, a dose of her own "medicine" today. <BR> <BR> Yeah she's back and vocally dissing me by caustic commenting in front of the boss to make herself look "infallible" because she has insecurities. <BR> Today I had a perfect day and she couldn't handle it Sooo.... she had to come up with SOMETHING. <BR> Today she was billing out the paper to those who had purchased ad space or sponsored a promotion. She came across a couple of clients in HER system th... Tue, 1 Nov 2016 22:38:30 EST My Own Personal Story; Through the Looking Glass This is going to be lengthy but today I felt compelled to do this. Someone out there needs this. <BR> <BR> Having a vision of what we want in life is most important to our efforts of getting what we want, but we also must take action and for me when it comes to taking action the most important to me at this stage of my life, this very present moment, is my health....I CHOOSE LIFE! <BR> <BR> Over the years, earlier years I often found myself desperately trying to work out how to st... Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:56:27 EST Busting The Stall "When The Scales Won't Move"! We all go through this, myself included. Just recently in fact. I had been stalled for at least 3-4 months and just couldn't seem to crack it! <BR> I had been keeping with what I had been doing because it's "don't fix what ain't broke" right. Not so. <BR> Almost 2 weeks ago I made some radical changes and BUDABING! I've dropped 5 pounds. <BR> Not necessarily changing up what I ate but when and how much. <BR> <BR> Now for breakfast I make sure I have the combination of 1 protein, 1 cereal gra... Sun, 30 Oct 2016 13:50:56 EST Moving Through The Pain Pain can serve as one of life's great teachers, but it is important to move through it and not become stuck in our pain. <BR> <BR> <BR> As just one of the components of life, pain and upset comes and it goes. And when experienced as such, it can actually serve as an important teacher. It is when we get stuck in that pain or upset that it becomes detrimental to our well-being and development. If you start noticing that you feel closed-off, resentful, heavy-hearted, or that you try very hard... Sat, 29 Oct 2016 16:25:04 EST Talk about a 360 degree spin around! <BR> Remember yesterday when I said all her actions did was make me even more resolved to prove her wrong. Or more to the point I guess, prove Yvonne; my manager wrong because on top of the trouble with the other sales person's dishonesty and absenteeism a lot of it stemmed from Yvonne's knit picking as well. <BR> So now without Yvonne being there guess who had to process the pick up and insertion orders I produced between yesterday and today (70)? Boss! Everything was absolutely flawless w... Fri, 28 Oct 2016 21:20:43 EST