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BLC25 Start Fitness Tests

Tuesday, May 06, 2014      4 comments

The last time I took the SP fitness test was December 2012. This time the results were much improved: pushups - went from 22 to 44 crunches - went from 31 to 59 12' 3min step heart rate - went from 121 to 96 (without stopping this tim... Read more

insomnia busting tips

Tuesday, April 22, 2014      4 comments

I battled insomnia for decades and now realize that it really took a toll on my health. I am now sleeping 8.5-10 hours consistently and only getting up once to use bathroom. I feel so much better. Fava insomnia busting tips:  No ca... Read more


Wednesday, December 04, 2013      4 comments

Today, I hiked with my family (4 adults and 3 children) the Iki caldren at the Hawaii island's active volcano. We went down from the rim to the caldren floor (400 ft drop in elevation using switch backs and steps), across the cooled lava bed, up... Read more

Healthy Growing Season

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      2 comments

Love all the chatter on the message boards about planting, pruning, and enjoying the growth (flowers, shade, and fruits). They are all such a healing activities. I received 2 new plants as Mother's Day gifts. One is doing beautifully on my ... Read more

How much exercise?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      2 comments

How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight? SP blog link:
e_weight Blog Body: By: Jen Mueller, DailySpark Blogger 4/10/2013 ... Read more

Start Over Each Day

Monday, February 04, 2013      8 comments

I see a lot of postings in SP where people are "starting over". I'd like to share a strategy change that worked for me and may help others. I suggest that you deploy a change in your attitude such that each day is a commitment to start ov... Read more

Body Composition Scale

Monday, November 26, 2012      6 comments

I recommend that everyone purchase your own body composition bathroom scale. I bought one for about $30 dollars from called WeightMax. You step onto the scale and it provides an immediate read out: weight, fat%, muscle% (lean body ... Read more

Staying in reality

Friday, November 02, 2012      2 comments

The reality is that my body does work a bit differently than the average person. I've been struggling with type 2 diabetes for 12 years. I manage my blood sugar numbers with a clean diet, exercise, and pill meds. It has been brutally slow for me... Read more