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What Does 300 Calories Look Like? written by Nicole Nichols
You have to take a look at this article. It's a quick read, mostly pictures. It's stuff most... Read more
Excellent article by Spark staff writer, Liz Noelcke: MEASURE PROGRESS WITHOUT THE SCALE.
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Her opening sentence gives me something to consider:
"Fr... Read more
It's a mystery.
I was feeling disappointed in myself last night for being over on calories, eating higher carb foods prepared by others. Feeling heavy, moving slow.
When I weighed this morning I was down 0.4 pounds from yesterday.
H... Read more
I have had a lifelong love affair with books. Libraries make me happy. I love to hold a book in my hands. I love the smell and feel. I wish I could absorb it's contents by osmosis.
In my recent foray at the bookstore, one of the books I purch... Read more
Today is my birthday. It's going to be a wonderful, top of the world kind of day!
My family asked me what time I wanted to get up today. I said, "2 o'clock." Haha.
The sun is shining. Lovely, following the thunderstorm last night. Sun... Read more
I know a 55 years old man who does not eat sweets. He says he did not grow up eating them, so why should he start now? We smugly smile at his claim because he doesn't know what he is missing...but maybe he is on to something. He has a different ... Read more
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SKYDRAKE Julia wrote a beautiful blog titled Final Goodbyes? Her words resonated deeply with me. She wrote of the difference in her grieving ... Read more
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America's fittest couple live in our village? My initial reaction was shock and excitement because we are a small farmin... Read more
Early one morning Miss Lilly was sitting on her porch as was her habit, when a dapper little man appeared. He offered her a choice of three boxes. The first box contained $10,000 that she could enjoy immediately. If she chose Box 2, she must wai... Read more
I've been pleased with my progress for the 5% Challenge. I've been able to stick fairly close to my eating plan. I lost a few pounds the first week, making 9 for the month.
Exercise is always a challenge with limited mobility and chronic pain ... Read more
This week I created a weight chart for the last 12 years (when I started this journey). Looking at the figures takes away all the guesswork.
Then I calculated where my modest monthly weight loss goal will take me each month. I was in disb... Read more
We were in the living room in the evening, talking and watching television. Someone made a snack run to the kitchen, asking if I wanted ice cream.
I wasn't hungry.
I wasn't thinking about food.
I wasn't craving ice cream.
No one woul... Read more
Day 4 Small Changes Challenge was to try a new food. Find a new favorite.
Sis had almond milk in the refrigerator. I tried it today. It had a pleasant, roasted almond taste.
Someone recommended freezing green grapes for a snack. I l... Read more
Day 3 of the challenge is all about breakfast. We all know there are benefits to eating breakfast. Think about it...all the yummy food we associate with breakfast. What's not to like about it?
Sometimes we fall into bad habits. We get lazy... Read more