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Could huge strides be better than baby steps? - Day 2
Sunday, April 25, 2010      4 comments

I realize the wisdom of taking baby steps to get where I want to be and I have read that this is the plan of many on Spark, but lately I am beginning to think that taking huge strides might be a better plan for myself. These huge steps take... Read more
Easier Recipe Entry in Spark Makes My New Diet A Breeze - Day 1
Saturday, April 24, 2010      7 comments

My book, The Spectrum, finally came in at the bookstore. I've read most of the book and am amazed at the research that has been done on the effects of the Heart Disease Reversal Diet since Dr. Ornish first published it. I will blog on some of th... Read more
Early Results of My New Diet
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      5 comments

It's only two days in of twenty eight days, but I am very very happy with the progress so far. I was not able to log all my food last night as my computer connection was not working very efficiently. I was glad to see that it was back to normal ... Read more
Dr. Dean Ornish Recipes Found
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      3 comments

The bookstore hasn't called me yet telling me "The Spectrum" book has come in but I did find an older book by Dr. Ornish with 150 low fat vegetarian recipes in it at the College library today. I plan to use it until the other book comes in. ... Read more
The way to accomplish everything you want
Monday, April 19, 2010      6 comments

Food pyramid from "The Spectrum" by Dr. Dean Ornish BUTTERFLYSONGS left a quote on my Spark Page last week that I want to share. I also would like to recommend visiting ... Read more
My Working Schedule
Friday, April 16, 2010      1 comments

I noticed that some thought I was off for 6 months after my last blog. That could be fun but I teach even in the summer. What happens is that for the first two months of the semester I taught approximately 140% ox full time and now I get to go d... Read more
More Free Time On The Way!
Monday, April 12, 2010      7 comments

I am teaching my last Monday, Wednesday class until next fall which is over 6 months from now. I am really excited about having this time of not having to go teach a class even though I will have to do some paper grading and other tasks.... Read more
The Frustrations of the Week Continue
Friday, April 09, 2010      2 comments

Today was more of the same type things that just wouldn't stop coming yesterday. The negative events happened right up to when I went to bed. Today I have to admit my classes were great this morning, but afterwords I drove into town to get ... Read more
Chewing Actually Works
Thursday, April 08, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday was my first day of working towards the goal of chewing all food at least 20 times. I was surprised how well it worked. When I was eating my dinner it took a lot longer but I found I was actually really full before I even finished. I d... Read more
The Best of the Secrets of the Biggest Loser - Part I
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      5 comments

Last night I came across an article in an old First magazine article titled, THE BEST OF THE BIGGEST LOSER. For once I am glad that I had an old magazine. I have been trying to reduce clutter and throw out old magazines, but find every time I do... Read more
How to have more than just the desire to control gluttony
Monday, April 05, 2010      3 comments

I watched a TV Easter service this weekend where taking control was the message. One of the sins mentioned was taking control of gluttony. The pastor stated that just a desire was not enough, but instead we must take control over our bodies and ... Read more
A Note of Apprepriation for all Who Read My Blogs and Blog Themselves
Friday, April 02, 2010      5 comments

Today I am just going to take a few minutes to thank everyone who read or read and responded to my blog yesterday. I also had not thought about a number of people who might read and not comment. It's great to know that people are reading. E... Read more
Why Do I blog?
Thursday, April 01, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday I read a question from a new member asking why she should blog and what one got out of blogging. I had to put a great deal of thought into my answer. I have taken a short break from blogging the last couple of weeks, and found wh... Read more
Is it just me or is our motivation slowly fading away?
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      15 comments

The above image if from link below "... most lose their resolution in a slow fade. This means that over time as obstacles arise and excuses mount up, t... Read more
The Cure for Chocolate Addiction
Sunday, March 28, 2010      2 comments

I think I have found the cure for chocolate addiction. All you need to do it go to a chocolate convention with over 400 exhibitors handing out chocolate sample, including some of the best ones in the world. It was fun but both my husband an... Read more

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