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Discouragement and Reality

Friday, July 18, 2008      1 comments

Well, I'm in a "stuck" place. It feels like all the planets have aligned to cause NOTHING to happen. I'm not losing any weight; my allergy elimination diet is not revealing anything; the information re. calorie cycling has not arrived yet; I f... Read more

Food as a drug

Tuesday, June 24, 2008      0 comments

My friend told me that she has been using Splenda to get rid of her fire ants. We certainly have those obnoxious pests in this part of the South. It got me to wondering if anything I have eaten in the past has acted as a poison in my body. Di... Read more

Eating to live, not vice-versa

Monday, June 23, 2008      0 comments

It's surprising to see myself actually choosing foods to eat based on their health potential and composition. That is, I have started asking myself: do I need more protein today? More fiber? Do I need the percent of carbs to be lower relative... Read more

Rethinking eating and exercise

Saturday, June 21, 2008      1 comments

Sometimes being 65 is the pits. Although it's probably better than the alternative. (Some days I could argue that point!) But for me it seems that there is always something in my body breaking down. This week it's the lower back, upper back... Read more

H.I.T.TING my muscles, or mind over matter

Monday, June 16, 2008      0 comments

I read an article in the newspaper today about senior adults not exercising. The gist of the article was that the percentage of seniors who exercised has not changed much over the past 10 years, and that the percentage is low when compared to t... Read more

Newton's First Law of Motion and me.

Thursday, June 12, 2008      2 comments

Newton's First Law of Motion - an object in motion tends to stay in motion and an object at rest tends to stay at rest, unless the object is acted upon by an outside force. The object at rest in question is, of course, my body. How easy it... Read more

Back from France--ready to go!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008      1 comments

A dream trip to France--4 weeks in that beautiful country savoring the sights, the people, the language, and---the food! Why can't we get lettuces like that in the USA? Whole heads of frisée and other lettuces that were so tasty. My favorite ... Read more


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