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Diet Timeline
Thursday, April 05, 2012      15 comments

Yesterday we reviewed the history of diets - thought you might enjoy... 1830’s Rev. Sylvester Graham—set out to remedy the signs of gluttony, sexual urges and all manner of immorality among his followers by proposing a special diet of whole... Read more
Food and Nutrition
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      3 comments

Found some wonderful food pyramids @ www.naturally-healthy-ea
ting.com/food-pyramid.html - not thinking about vegan, but like the emphasis on fresh. Led me to another site www.pcrm.org/ where I found th... Read more
Sugar IS a Toxin
Monday, April 02, 2012      15 comments

I don't know if you caught the 60 Minutes episode last night, but Dr. Robert Lustig considers sugar a toxin - worsening conditions ranging from heart disease to cancer. www.cbsnews.com/8301-185
oxic/ ... Read more
"Future Me"
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      9 comments

We finished our Wellness Session early, so I thought I'd take advantage of the free time to relay the 'future me' story. I will post information (promise) on what I'm learning later, but this is a catch as catch can moment... The story was ... Read more
Miracles and ThanksGiving
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      8 comments

I have been remiss in posting a blog - partially because of time and partially because of a health rollercoaster. Feb 23 - treated myself to a '60 revolutions around the sun' physical and my GP found a lump Feb 27 - mammogram, ultrasound ... Read more
Seven Years Ago Today
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      11 comments

Seven years ago my DH brought home Rose, an almost one year old German Shorthair. She has blessed our lives with her companionship and joy and we are going to take so... Read more
Chopra Day 11 - Tapping into the Energy of Food
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

In today’s meditation, Sheila Patel, M.D., focuses "on the gift of nourishment that is provided to us through our food." "By making conscious choices, we can tap into the healing energy and information ... that healthy food provides." ... Read more
Chopra Day 5 - Releasing Negative Patterns and Addiction
Friday, February 24, 2012      11 comments

I am participating in the Chopra 21 Day Mind-Body Odyssey. www.chopracentermeditati
ION_WINTER_2012/register.asp Today the meditation 'touched a nerve' and I thought I'd share. The focu... Read more
YNY - It's all about the Heart
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      7 comments

Chapter 5 is all about the heart, “four chambers, four valves, and a little pacemaker…the fuel pump”. Since Chapter 4 emphasized exercise, this chapter explained the science. Every cell is either decaying or growing, not only that, but “dec... Read more
Fasting and the Brain
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      11 comments

My niece sent my sis and me an interesting article. jezebel.com/5886443/goin
aign=a16cafcf01-UA-142218-20&utm_medi... Read more
YNY – Chapter 4
Thursday, February 16, 2012      6 comments

I know I am starting in the middle, but I wanted to share our Wellness Session while it was still fresh in my mind. The summary for Chapter 4 is, “Harry's first rule: Exercise six days a week for the rest of your life. That's it! No negotia... Read more
Wellness Initiative
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      6 comments

I have been remiss in sharing what I’m learning as we progress with our corporate wellness initiative, but will attempt to catch up in the coming days. As part of the process we were asked to record our current activity/nutrition state and our g... Read more
Move, Move, Move
Friday, February 10, 2012      8 comments

As part of our corporate wellness initiative we were given some Activity Tips. While they exceed the 2008 US Guidelines, they focus on fun. ... Read more
Behavior Chain
Thursday, February 09, 2012      11 comments

As part of our Younger Next Year/Live Healthy Nebraska Wellness program we were given a Behavior Chain handout. The premise is: Antecedent --> Behavior --> Consequence Two examples were provided. ... Read more
Winter "Wonder"land
Monday, February 06, 2012      12 comments

We experienced our first major snowstorm of the winter Saturday - meticulously timed - no school and perfect packing snow. The wind was out of the north, and 'plastered' that side of anything that did not move. Our entry court faces south, ... Read more

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