I didn't like veggies. Why? Mom overcooked everything to mush and was very limited in the veggies she mushed. She was known to put a spoonful of sugar in the boiled carrots.
What changed? 1. I grew up and discovered steaming.
2. I sta... Read more
Puppies4ME, a spark-friend posted a blog a couple of days ago:
It was a motivational poster:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5820599#comments
(The Harder the Struggle, the More ... Read more
I stumbled upon this site, or was led here. The concept seems to have really grabbed me because I see a simple technique to visualize goal, progress, and to decide wh... Read more
Yes, I'll admit I'm a child of the sixties, but I think the attitude of speaking up for what is right is in my genes. My great great grandfather's statue helping a runaway slave cross the Niagara river comes to mind. And my great aunt sat down a... Read more
1. We're not doing my 6 mo. PET scan, partly because my counts are so good, but also because Medicare only allows 3 during your lifetime. Since I just joined the Medicare ranks in November, we're reserving future PET scans for when ... Read more
Sunday, 217 minutes of walking, 21, 136 steps, 9.6
Tuesday, 45 minutes of walking, 2, 124 steps, .9 miles
You might be ready to WOO the HOO for my Sunday workout. Personally, I say Tuesday's workout was priceless.
Why? It was done... Read more
Well, not really. I'm drinking my 8 glasses and more every day. So you'd think there wouldn't be any extra lying around my house, BUT THERE IS!. My porch leaks, leaks, leaks. Seeps in under the walls and creates a stinky pond. Tore up the carpet... Read more
You can purchase a Basalmic Glaze, however you might not be happy with the ingredient list. The alternative is to buy a basalmic vinegar whose ingredient list you DO like and make your own glaze.
I start with Colavita Basalmic vinegar becau... Read more
It is a shock to the modern person's system when you realize that YOU need to prep all the fruits and veggies for your ETL salads, soups, stir fries, etc. Yes, you CAN rely on frozen bite sized morsels, but you still have a lot of morsels which ... Read more
I try to fight the stereotypical images of the man in the family doing the back breaking work of digging a well . . . and the women and/or kids walking quite a distance to bring back water in buckets until the well was done, or the spring cleare... Read more