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Vitamin D and Fullness Hormone, plus other great benefits
This is a good Spark article about Vitamin D. My doctor has been testing my Vitamin D level along with my TSH. I didn't know that a vitamin D deficiency can buggar up the fullness hormone leptin.
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I'm glad I have my cats and rabbits
It seems like since I am eating less, I have a greater need for cuddling. I'm glad I have my 2 cats and 3 rabbits to cuddle. Sometimes it feels like I'm Linus without his security blanket. ... Read more
Food is not my mother,
Food is not my lover,
I can't hide undercover,
beneath my own blubber... Read more
Work has been Difficult
It has been difficult at work lately. The birth rate is down and I have had to do a lot of sitting for medical patients that need supervision. There are a lot of troubled people in the world. Sometimes they seem to be their own worst enemy. ... Read more
Found a Great Article on Stinkin' Thinkin' Which is My Main Struggle
Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing. ~Harriet Braiker
Nothing that is complete breathes. ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin
Ring the bells that still can r... Read more
Working Out at Work
I walked 5 1/3 miles at work yesterday. It wasn't just walking either. It was pushing heavy baby cribs, carrying trays, linens, setting up rooms, taking vital signs. It felt great! It's nice to have a job where you work-out, get paid, and he... Read more
Social Anxiety, aka Shy and Sensitive
I'm feeling a little more social anxiety lately. I've been spending more time at home with my pets and my husband. I've decided that it's OK to be shy and sensitive. It's part of my renewal and rejuvination. Sometimes life is difficult. The... Read more
Peppy, Fun and, Not Ho-Hum!
OK. I'm going to get over this notion that people who are orderly, detailed, and prudent are boing. I'm going to stick to my food and exercise plan and still be peppy, fun and not ho-hum! ... Read more
"Aim high, and you won't shoot your foot off."~Phyllis Diller
"A soul without a high aim is like a ship without a rudder."
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Food Addict, a poem by Me
Hidden, buried away,
Afraid it will break loose one day,
It cries and screams, “Free me! , Feed me! ”
Rattling and shaking inside of me,
Raging insistent need,
So afraid that all will see,
The monster that resides in me.... Read more
New Visions, New Dreams, New Goals!
OK, I've got some new goals, new dreams, new visions. It's time I worked on my vision collage.
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I just started jump roping again. It's a new challenge. I can only do 27 skip jumps without messing up. I can't do a double jump very well at all. Ladies, wear a good supportive bra. LOL! I've jumped 150 skip jumps ( at least) today. ... Read more
Exercising and Socializing by the Seashore
I had a great time today at my sailing center. I got to try the Yolo stand up paddle boards. They were fun, and a great exercise for the core and the whole body. I also got to paddle one of those big Hawaiian outrigger canoes with a crew of s... Read more
Always Carry Your ID
I just saw a story about a man that had a stroke on his bicycle. He is unconscious in the critical care unit. They could not identify him for several days because he wasn't carrying any identification. Please remember to always carry a form o... Read more
Taking Care of Everyone, but Myself
In December I had my blood drawn and my H & H was very low and my doctor was concerned. I gave too many blood donations and didn't take enough Iron. I had to do repeat my CBC recently and send in a hemoccult. Luckily, I have been taking the ... Read more