Today I wrote to a friend in another country, someone who has been part of my life for over 40 years. I am grateful for love, loved ones, and our entire world, because life is precious. #LifeIsPrecious #Bootcamp... Read more
Feel free to share widely and discuss this press release! - Source: The Nutrition Coalition - nutrition-coalition.org
"NUTRITION COALITION REACTS TO NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF MEDICINE REPORT ON BROKEN PROCESS BEHIND THE U.S. DIE... Read more
Critics, and particularly the Nutrition Coalition (a national group of medical and health professionals with an office in Washington, DC) - nutrition-coalition.org , are happy about what this official report finally says: The curr... Read more
Not so long ago, there were days when it was hard for me to work out, 'cuz the weather was just. too. HOT. But now, today, here, near Chesapeake Bay, it looks as though the heat, and Summer (almost), already are history. What's the weather like ... Read more
Would you tend to think that THIN people can't get diabetes in the USA?? Think again!! And if you haven't seen it yet, you might want to see - and share- "CARB-LOADED: A Culture Dying to Eat" (2014). It's a *really* entertaining and informative ... Read more
1. I love to excel at things. I love setting goals and doing my best to meet AND then exceed them; : )
2. I love to keep GROWING and learning, as a grown woman, and as a person;
3. I love and appreciate the blessings of good health; ... Read more
Did you know that sugar has fifty-six different names? I didn't, until I heard about this book!
As we start to finally (50 years later) get the FULL story on sugar (just in the year, to date, since September, 2016), here's the link to a 20... Read more
'Health' means being able, and empowered, to make logical, constructive choices about our lives. If you've been making choices, yet didn't have key facts, how could this be a "free" choice?... Read more
I am so thankful to have stumbled upon the truth about sugar. All I can do is thank medical professionals, like Dr. David Samadi, and growing numbers of others, who are honestly and courageously sounding the alarm about what sugar is doing, and ... Read more
Please, read for yourself, and share.
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (JAMA) - Special Communication, November 2016: "Sugar Industry and Coronary Heart Disease Research: A Historical Analysis of Internal Industry Documents."
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Some other key things I keep track of besides just current weight. How about YOU?
** Body fat **
Food macros (percentages): calories, protein, fat, and carbohydrates ("slow-carb," low-carb for me).
How much sleep.
Measurem... Read more
Happy Spring, everyone!
For some reason, this has me just about ECSTATIC this year. For me, this winter 2016-2017 just seemed to drag on and on, like there'd be no end, and WITH ALMOST NO SNOW. I love *some* snow, and SKIING. And, all this... Read more
Late April, it will be 10 years since I joined SparkPeople - "SP," for short. Sounds funny, but this major anniversary pretty much is taking me by surprise. How could it be 10 years since I first joined up and signed on? In those years, I've lea... Read more
I've never been a "sugar addict." Even so, I am a baby-boomer from the USA. Like the rest of my generation in the States, I grew up with TV and companies' TV ads, targeted to both kids and parents, for cereals, and candy, and "a prize in every b... Read more
A SLAM BALL. It's a medicine ball, but soft on the outside. Inside is a darned heavy piece of iron, or cement, or something. AND IT DOES NOT BOUNCE.
Just got my first one last week, and I'm PSYCHED. This will add more variety to my strengt... Read more