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2013 Changing the way I do things
New year resolutions vary and often we lose steam, focus and end up back to old habits. They say it takes 21 days to make a habit, so whatever your resoutlons are make it part of your daily routine for 21 days. My thought for this year is that... Read more
At the Heart of every Kitchen is a Cooks Love
Health and wellness is not just about ourselves but also about those around us. It's not just about the nourishment we put in our bodies but also about the way we approach food for mental health. Life moves so fast and seems to be getting faster... Read more
making change happen
We all have the power to make changes in our lives wether weight loss, fitness goals, job change, emotional, circumstances. Sometimes we get lost in becoming products of our environment, sometimes we lack the motivation, the will power often we... Read more
Commercial break workout anytime or during biggest loser tonight
From prevention magazine
Use commercials to squeeze in these easy but effective strength moves
Every hour-long TV show has about six commercial breaks that last 3 minutes each, so you can get a decent total body workout while you watc... Read more
I was just reading my intro and thought 2010 has not been a year of action. The past 3 mnths i have gained 10lbs. and limited to no activity. I suppose at 42 having been laid off work, then spending 6 months training for a new career field, r... Read more
What will the ending to story be ???
I borrowed this from a posting at another website..and thought it was great motivation....
A year from now, if you were to write an autobiography about your journey, how would the story go? Would it be a book about wonderful accomplishme... Read more
What I know for Sure....
I have been eating out alot, bad and realizing how it makes me feel afterward and even more the next day, I have been stuck for over a month now but it's because of eating off plan and lack of activity.
What i learned is this.... Monda... Read more
Relection ... breathless anticipiation
After much reflection this is what i have discovered: I felt trapped for so long and for so many reasons and Sometimes when you have had the life sucked out of you for so long, you begin to think your dreams of doing what your passionate about a... Read more
Exercise is a Gift
today I had an epiphany, i have been on a 2 month exercise hiatus since being unemployed and I realized with the way my body is feeling that the best gift i could give myself is to Exercise. After being debilitated for 2 years and the long haul... Read more
I can not Be TRUSTED to make healthy choice Dining out!!!!!
It is rare that i actually have someone to sit across from a table and enjoy a meal dining out, maybe 3 times a year if i am lucky, well today I went to chili's, I've been craving a hamburger (as I can't remember the last time i ate one, i jus... Read more
Emotions that drive you to make food choices
I was thinking about old habits, and part of our journey is discovering why we ate the way we use to, the unerlying emotional issue, a few weeks ago I had victory in throwing out chines food i bought but for some reason i have gotten in this rou... Read more
Rewards...Bodybugg vs GoWear Fit
Bodybugg and GoWear fit are made by the same company, the software is different (apex is bodybugg and bodymedia is GoWear) After researching various reviews they do exactly the same thing, bodybugg is used by biggest loser and 24hour fitness,... Read more
Let's play ABC's....
post your answers on your blog...pass it around
A is for Age: 42
B is for Booze: Red Wine
C is for Career: Career? laid off (but going to school for massage therapy)
D is for Dad's name: n/a
E is for Essential items to bring to... Read more
Biggest Loser Soup
This looked so yummy i had to share.
Mexican Black Bean Soup with Lime and Cilantro
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 medium onions, chopped
4 medium garlic cloves, minced
1 small jalapeno chile, stemmed and minced (don't use the see... Read more
Scale is not my friend
I don't get it,, Thursday I was 157, sunday i was 156, and today 158, sigh... well I will get back on the scale when i hop in the shower later this am and see what it says for my BL wi, crazy!! I do feel a bit sodium explotion water retention ... Read more