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A Few More Details About the Benefit of Drinking Tea

Saturday, September 01, 2012      10 comments

Here is a link to an article I just came across about the benefits of drinking tea. Most I have already been aware of, but there were a few things that were new information to me. I also appreciated that this article cited sources, as well as ... Read more


Tuesday, August 07, 2012      8 comments

Apparently, not even an am 8-time Olympic medalist competing in this year's Olympics is safe from those who feel free to make comments about someone else's weight. Australia's Leisel Jones was subjected to incredibly insensitive and completely ... Read more

What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

Saturday, July 14, 2012      5 comments

The answer is simple and doable. I came across this short video, and, even though I have been well aware of the main points presented, it was helpful in terms of reminding me very vividly of all that important information. The speaker, the gra... Read more

Giving Up Is NOT an Option

Monday, July 09, 2012      10 comments

Sometimes the problem is that things just didn't go according to plan. Sometimes the problem is that I just didn't have a plan. So what? That is still no excuse for just giving up. Read more

Patriotic and Healthy

Wednesday, July 04, 2012      3 comments

I just came across this article reminding me why eating a rainbow of colors is a healthy choice.It is pretty straightforward in terms of listing fruits and veggies that fit into each color and giving the specific nutritional benefit. Of course, ... Read more

Chocolate for Breakfast

Wednesday, May 23, 2012      6 comments

I do like oatmeal, especially during the winter. It is just so darn healthy and has that stick-to-your-ribs thing going for it. But the mornings are getting warmer, and ho... Read more

Making the Case for Moving More

Thursday, May 10, 2012      8 comments

I have read several SPARK articles explaining the hazards of a sedentary lifestyle and the need to move more. It was a real surprise to me to find out that just exercising 30 or more minutes a day just is not enough. I know I am more active no... Read more

Adventures in Farm Fresh Produce

Thursday, April 19, 2012      6 comments

For the last few years, I have been a regular at the local farmers' market. I like my produce fresh, pesticide free, and local, and I just can't find that at the supermarket in my area. I prefer to go to the farmers' market every week, but som... Read more

Think Positive!

Thursday, March 15, 2012      6 comments

That was the topic of my WW meeting this morning. I must admit that this is one thing I haven't given much thought to. Yet, if truth be told, I am constantly giving myself negative thoughts. Sometimes I can be my own worst enemy. When someone ... Read more

Time to Relight the Fire

Sunday, March 11, 2012      5 comments

During my four years on SPARK, I have made a lot of changes in terms of my exercise and eating. At one point, I was on fire and lost some significant weight 50 pounds in a reasonable amount of time. Then I slowed down. I have been gaining... Read more

A Bit of Irish Humor

Thursday, March 08, 2012      3 comments

Just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Paddy was driving down the street in a sweat because he had an important meeting and couldn't find a parking place. Looking up to heaven he said, 'Lord take pity on me. If you find me a parking place I w... Read more

Looking for New Recipes?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012      9 comments

Of course, my main sources for healthy recipes are the SP site and the SP cookbook, but I am always looking for new ideas. I have my tried and true favorites, but it is so important to keep switching things up. Luckily for me, there are tons o... Read more

Blogging Day 7

Friday, January 20, 2012      8 comments

As this week of blogging challenge draws to a close, I am pretty pleased with myself. This experience has helped me identify and focus on a particular habit and actually make some significant progress. As I shared my thoughts, frustrations, an... Read more

Tracking...Still At It

Thursday, January 19, 2012      10 comments

I know tracking is important, so that is the habit I decided to focus on this week. Despite how long I have been doing it, I am not really at the point where I can say it is truly a habit. Having spent some time thinking about this, I have tri... Read more

Sometimes I Amaze Myself!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012      19 comments

I did it!!! I finally did it!!! Oh, yeah!! Oh, yeah!! I actually went out for dinner and stayed on program. As per my plan on my last blog, I ate a light breakfast and lunch with lots of veggies, leaving me with adequate calories for a ... Read more

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