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USA Olympic Triathlon - ONEKIDSMOM's Triumph
Monday, August 14, 2017      16 comments

Saturday August 12, 2017, I had the honor of serving as ONEKIDSMOM's 'sherpa'. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?ID=ONEKIDSMOM Barb and I met on SparkPeople and learned we lived less than a mile apart. We both were training... Read more
Why would I want to Exercise?
Friday, May 26, 2017      10 comments

I have been released from foot surgery and have no more excuses to stall beginning my exercise program… Wait – how about starting June 1? After all, June 2009 was the beginning of my Spark journey… ... Read more
Essential Oils and Weight Loss
Saturday, April 15, 2017      15 comments

IAMHEALTHY11 posted a link on the Flexitarian Team and I read Lindsay Sheehan’s “The Complete Guide To Using Essential Oils For Weight Loss" www.naturallivingideas.c
ight-l... Read more
Tracking Can Be Fun Even when I Don’t Meet my Goals
Thursday, April 06, 2017      12 comments

I am “starting over” and I have some super toys to help me on the next stage of my healthy journey. I had foot surgery December 23rd and was (finally) able to stand (bootless) on a scale March 6. I’d gained about 8 lbs and planned to los... Read more
“Age-Proof' Your Life: New Book Examines Links Between Health, Wealth”
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      13 comments

EGRAMMY posted a blog on PBS showing of ‘Age Proof Your Life’ @ www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6335839 It peaked my interest as I've kidded my family that I will live to be a sha... Read more
"Drip Drip Drip - Small Steps, Big Changes"
Thursday, January 19, 2017      12 comments

I recieved an email from SpaceClear this morning that I thought I'd share: www.spaceclear.com/2017/
eps-big-changes/ Stephanie Bennett Vogt talks about a "clearing process" to '"soften h... Read more
Importance of Rest and the Winter Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2016      13 comments

The Urban Monk offers a great article on the importance of taking time from the season to recoup and restore. theurbanmonk.com/winter-
-is-importance-to-rest-right-now/ He notes that, "Winte... Read more
Roundup Residue in our Foods
Monday, November 14, 2016      14 comments

I was disheartened, but perhaps not surprised to hear about glyphosate (chemical in Roundup) levels in processed food. usrtk.org/wp-content/upl
e_FoodTesting_Report_p2016-3.pdf "Food Democracy ... Read more
Progress is Not Linear
Thursday, October 06, 2016      13 comments

"Clearing is not something you "do", fix, or squeeze into your life. It's a way of life - a journey - that doesn't always add up, make sense, or go in a straight line." - A Year to Clear I subscribe to Stephanie Bennett Vogt's blog and I... Read more
The Importance of Tracking
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      15 comments

Disclaimer: I am blessed to have a FitBit Aria scale and Charge HR which connect to Apple Health via SyncSolver; I also use MyFitnessPal which remembers my meals and HeartRate which involves putting my finger on my phone lens; so tracking involv... Read more
Petition: Stop Price Gouging for Life-Saving EpiPen.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      8 comments

While blessed to live in a country that pioneers life saving research, I find no excuse for greed in the pharmaceutical industry, so signed Glenn Simpson's petition. Glenn Simpson's message is below: "Millions of children and adults in... Read more
7 Steps to a Super Brain - Mark Hyman, MD
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      20 comments

I've been interested in the fat - no fat discussion and adopted a Mediterranean style diet which contains 30% fats. Per the www.goodfats101.com/eat-
smart/your-good-fats-needs/ I should be getting between 10-25% fat calories.... Read more
Tuesday, May 10, 2016      17 comments

We experienced some major storms in Lincoln yesterday and while funnel clouds were sighted and a couple touched down, most of the damage was due to hail. We were blessed as ours was small. ... Read more
How Science Reveals That "Well-Being" Is a Skill
Thursday, February 25, 2016      14 comments

I received a link to this post a couple weeks ago and am finally getting some time to pass it on. www.mindful.org/science-
reveals-well-skill/ Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds @ the University of... Read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      14 comments

The Washington Post posted, "Best way to keep the weight off as you age? Here's what one study says." yesterday and pointed to a study published January 28. www.bmj.com/content/352/
bmj.i17 The Harvard analysis revie... Read more

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