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Novel food choices can help sugar cravings

Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

Here is an interesting TED Talk about why we crave sugar. One take-away here is that we can give our brain a similar rewarding feeling by eating lots of food variety. Our brain is wired to enjoy different or novel foods. So my problem is th... Read more

my list of 200 foods for 2014 because variety!

Saturday, January 18, 2014      6 comments

My hero, Dr. Terry Wahls (Google her TEDTalk!) has inspired me to add more variety to my food choices. We all tend to eat the same things over and over. It thinks it's OK to have some go-to meals like my 3 vegetable, 2 egg lunch that I just ate.... Read more

What if girls and guys swapped places at the gym?

Saturday, January 11, 2014      6 comments

Sorry guys. I just got back from the gym and I was noticing this very same thing. Here is your laugh for the day: http://vidcy.com/what-if-guy
s-and-girls-changed-roles-
at-the-gym/ vidcy.com/what-if-guys-a
nd-girls-ch... Read more

Hey you...you're beautiful!

Friday, January 03, 2014      4 comments

http://www.upworthy.com/finall
y-pictures-of-gorgeous-wom
en-that-make-you-feel-bett
er-about-yourself-inst This slideshow will make you feel beautiful! You deserve it!... Read more

Doctor discusses obesity and IR in TED talk. Don't go away! Really...it's a tear-jerker!

Friday, June 28, 2013      9 comments

This is very thought provoking TED talk www.tedmed.com/talks/sho
w?id=18029 Dr. Attia talks about obesity and insulin resistance. The bottom line is we all need to cut down on refined sugars, flours etc...we all kn... Read more

10 foods to help ward off depression

Thursday, June 06, 2013      3 comments

Here's the short article: www.activebeat.com/diet-
nutrition/10-types-of-food
-to-help-manage-depression/ http://www.activebeat.com/di
et-nutrition/10-types-of-f
ood-to-help-manage-depression/ Here's th... Read more

"They haven't yet built the man that'll keep old Johnny down"

Saturday, February 16, 2013      3 comments

Hi everyone. Thought I'd share my go-to song that ALWAYS gets me out of my funk. Yes, I ate too much chocolate on Valentine's Day. Yes, I skipped the gym and didn't give it my all when I was there. Yes ...mistakes I've made a few. But we le... Read more

Another great reason to eat our fruits & veggies

Friday, February 01, 2013      4 comments

http://consumer.healthday.com/
Article.asp?AID=672893 Here is a new study that show a reduced risk of developing ALS for people who eat their brightly colored fruits and vegetables. consumer.healthday.com/A
rticle.asp?AID=6... Read more

What I learned in 2012

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      11 comments

Happy New Year! Last year was a year of steadiness. No amazing weight loss but I did maintain for the WHOLE YEAR. I ramped up strength training and took care of some health issues. 1. Maintaining. It's harder than it sounds. I learned ... Read more

Why I gave up baking for Christmas

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      17 comments

I love Christmas! I love cooking and baking. I love decorating cookies. So why would I give that up? I felt it was right and so I did it. No more holiday baking . at. all. I don't regret it one bit. For one thing, I am super busy at wo... Read more

One word game

Saturday, November 17, 2012      4 comments

I got this little game from the delightful SJKRACH’s so I'm in, too. THE ONE-WORD BLOG So here goes… Where is your cell phone? pocket Spouse? decades Your hair? bird'snest Your mother? who? Your... Read more

Why my birthday rocked

Saturday, November 10, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday was my birthday. It was actually a fairly ordinary day because my friends and I had dinner the night before and my family is getting together the day after. So on my actual birthday I had the excitement of work all day, then hit the gy... Read more

Can better diet make our brain better? Apparently yes. Get inspired here!

Friday, November 02, 2012      4 comments

I love TED Talks...they get me through my cardio and inspire me at the same time. It is such a joy to watch passionate people explain what they are excited about. Yesterday I watched a TED talk from an amazing woman who has gone from being... Read more

A song for Hurricane Sandy

Saturday, October 27, 2012      2 comments

...thus proving that there is no life event without a corresponding Springsteen song :D. I bring you "Sandy" from 1975. "Sandy, the aurora is risin' behind us This pier lights our carnival life forever Love me tonight for I may never se... Read more

Video about "The Hunger Fix"

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      1 comments

It's 15 minutes but chock-full of great, inspiring information. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
K7MOM_CGDqc&feature=relmfu The middle and end are the best parts imho. She starts out talking about "food addiction" and ends... Read more


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