SO YOU HAD A BAD DAY.....
Well, I've had a BAD week - BAD, MY BAD!! But, now I'm all revved up after a whole weekend of a health seminar which included 5 doctors from all over the country, including South America. I just want to share one analogy that stuck me as relev... Read more
For BOO CREW'S EYES ONLY.... AS WE BEGIN WEEK 2
I can see the title of my blog has no bearing on who enters this ghostville haunting ground. There is a hex on all who enter unwelcome unless you redeem yourself in some way. Are you sure you want to keep reading and risk ANOTHER hex????
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For the Boo Crew's Eyes ONLY!
If you are not on the Boo Crew, and we know who we are, you are not supposed to be reading this, and you know who you are. Back out right now and go on your merry way.
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My New Philosophy in Life
( Better get busy before the Health Department shuts me down!!)... Read more
"If you are going to bother to do it, DO IT RIGHT!"
My mother's words echo in my head like rocks rattling in a grinder. Sometimes I don't even bother to do something because I'm afraid I won't do it RIGHT. My mother was not a lick and a promise type of person and usually did everything right th... Read more
THIS IS SERIOUS - NO KIDDING AROUND
There have only been 4-5 maybes for a team to run/jog/walk/stroll in the St. Luke's Women's Fitness Celebration September 26th in Boise, Idaho. It takes 10 people to make a team.
I have received an offer (for those who want to) to join t... Read more
Where there's a Will, There's a Weigh...
Last week I gained 4 pounds from 2 Chinese Buffets.
It hurt my soul and my goal but it resulted in more comm... Read more
LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE
Learn to laugh more. After all, laughter is a happy and pleasant experience, costs you nothing, and can bring smiles to all you know.
A continuously expanding body of medical research now confirms that laughter is a powerful medicine in al... Read more
The Over 40, Fat, Female Disease
Yup, its gallstones! The medical term for inflammation of the Gallbladder is Cholecystitis, new one to me. Wednesday night, before I even knew the correct name or was able to spell it, I became very sick. I was nauseous, had hot and cold swea... Read more
RULES FOR EATING HEALTHY
Michael Pollan, author of "The Omnivore's Dilemma" and "In Defense of Food", has 7 rules for healthy eating:
1. Don't eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn't recognize as food. (Think 1930's when times were hard, 1940's during the ... Read more
"The fact we like comfort foods is predictable, but it is also somewhat predictable which foods we will like, when and why we like them, and when all of it backfires. For starters, we found that men prefer meal-related comfort foods like steak, ... Read more
I'M VISUALIZING MY GOAL
Alice came to a fork in the road. "Which road do I take?" she asked.
"Where do you want to go?" responded the Cheshire cat.
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the... Read more
Pause for Thought
If I Had My LIfe to LIve Over
I would have talked less and listened more.
I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet
was stained and the sofa faded.
I would have eaten the... Read more
Remember Grandma's Apron?
The History of APRONS
I don't think some kids know what an apron is.
The principal use of Grandma's (or Great Grandma's) apron was to protect the dress underneath, because she only had a few, it was easier to wash ... Read more
Little Suzi Homemaker
Little Suzi Homemaker, I'm not! My sister said the only thing domestic about me is that I live in a house. I would have built a house without a kitchen to save money.
No one ever taught me the fine arts of cooking, cleaning, or doing laun... Read more