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Soup Or Olive Oil?
Thursday, November 14, 2013      6 comments

This may seem like an odd question, but according to HEALTH-The Reader's Digest Version one of these choices may be your answer if dessert after a meal is your downfall. Their advice, as I have also read here on Spark is - always order a cup of... Read more
It's Scary!
Monday, November 11, 2013      4 comments

I have always been one to get along on 5 to 7 hours of sleep per night. Seldom ever did I get 8 hours of sleep. Since joining Spark People I have begun to realize this is not good and now I've read the following paragraph................... ... Read more
According To Joe..............
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      7 comments

The Joe I'm referring to is Joe Kita and an article in "Health" a Reader's Digest book. According to an article titled "Keep Water in the tank" being underhydra... Read more
Chocolate Milk FYI
Monday, November 04, 2013      7 comments

Did you know your favorite childhood drink could still be your favorite adult drink? Personal trainers actually recommend low-fat chocolate milk as a recovery drink because of the protein and other nutrients it supplies. It is also rich in ca... Read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      8 comments

Well, not exactly. It's just that a friend from Tennessee is coming tomorrow to spend a few days. We only see each other 4 times per year and when we get together there is lots of catching up to do, so, I may not be doing much more than tr... Read more
10 Fitness Tips For Motivation
Monday, October 28, 2013      11 comments

1. Watch an Inspirational movie (Rocky? any success gained movie). 2. Read Inspirational quotes (write down your favorites, plenty of those here). 3. Ignore setbacks (keep going, never give up). 4. Focus on Success. (develop... Read more
Friday, October 25, 2013      9 comments

I recently read an article from Ask Well Health regarding this and according to the article both are excellent forms of exercise. Both are rythmic and involve large muscle mass. The differences: Running burns more calories per minute, alt... Read more
Almost Made it
Monday, October 21, 2013      5 comments

While reading an article in Prevention Health 6 things were listed as being the most desired items to start a home gym. I had all of them except one. 1. Resistance bands ... Read more
Friday, October 18, 2013      4 comments

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. Be cheerful. Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important. ... Read more
Halloween Cake
Monday, October 14, 2013      8 comments

Made this cake this morning to take to my neighbor's house tonight. We play cards or dominoes there each Monday night and it was my night to supply refreshments. The cake... Read more
Bouncing Back
Saturday, October 12, 2013      2 comments

While reading some blogs this morning I realized I am constantly reading those that say "I'm back". I admire these who are willing to try again. Thus the reason for this blog is trying to understand why we sometimes need that "kick in the butt"... Read more
Thursday, October 10, 2013      2 comments

"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failures, than to take rank with those poor souls who neither enjoy ... Read more
Monday, October 07, 2013      2 comments

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.....If ... Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2013      9 comments

Persistence is nothing more than doing what you are already doing. Persistence makes the difference between no achievement and great achievement. Persistence is avail... Read more
Sunday, September 29, 2013      5 comments

Climb the mountains and get their glad tidings. Nature's peace will flow to you as the sunshine flows into the trees. The winds blow their own freshness into you, and the ... Read more

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