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Bountiful Garden - Zucchini

Sunday, July 26, 2015      9 comments

This is the time of year that gardens get blessed with too much zucchini. Thankfully I do like it, but my answer has been to make zucchini bread and harvest while they are tender and small(tiny). The recent fad of spiralizing had caught my at... Read more

Reporting In

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      8 comments

As I sit here a tiny, invisible Norman Bates is going all "Psycho" on my left big toe. Those stabbing pains are not too pleasant at all. Neuropathy sucks and it seems to be traveling up my legs. Thankfully the pool has stairs and a ramp. So e... Read more

Gotta love all you wonderful people.

Sunday, July 12, 2015      4 comments

emoticon The supportive and caring comments on my recent blogs meant the world to me. Even when things seems to ... Read more

Changes - Where's my Paddle?

Saturday, July 11, 2015      4 comments

As one goes through life, one learns that if you don't paddle your own canoe, you don't move. --Katharine Hepburn I have felt like I have been without my paddle. Diabetes is a progressive disease, While sick my A1c was 8.1, thankfully it ... Read more

To Blog or Not To Blog... that is the ?

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      10 comments

I haven't been blogging because no one wants to hear whining right? My health issues of late have been soothed by turning to food for comfort. Has that helped? In the moment, it did distract me. And later it just created more weight and issues... Read more

Suck it up Buttercup.

Sunday, June 21, 2015      9 comments

Time has a way of getting away from you. It's been over a month since my last post. (Why does this sound like a confession?) I could offer excuses...... Read more

"What is YOUR favorite part of your body and why?"

Friday, May 15, 2015      8 comments

58 Reasons to Feel Good about Your Body (at Any Size!) www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/wellness_articles.asp
?id=2007 was this article in the Best of SP email today. The article is about body image. I am not too conce... Read more

Why People Give Up

Friday, May 01, 2015      11 comments

Saw this and boy did it hit me. Give up or not get started, the excuses/reasons can be endless. What it ends up doing is stressing us out. Here is what is listed and a... Read more

Reflections - Easter Brunch Buffet

Monday, April 06, 2015      7 comments

It started years ago when we would consume massive quantities of food to get our monies worth, More recently my focus has shifted, Eat for health, not monies worth, Mostly protein, fruit and veggies. Fresh pineapple upon my ham, instead of... Read more

It's Complicated.

Monday, March 30, 2015      8 comments

Recently there have been very insightful blogs, that have opened my eyes. I apologize for not providing links. So much emphasis is placed on just "DO(ing) IT". That focus is mainly on the diet and exercise. Very little thought is placed on ou... Read more

Regaining Strenght

Friday, March 27, 2015      8 comments

I could choose to be upset about what hasn't happened so far this year, However I am thrilled with the turnabout this week. Things are finally turning around for me. While I am still weak, getting out and about is improving my mood and encouragi... Read more

Wrong Direction

Friday, March 20, 2015      9 comments

Went to the doctor for a check-in visit. Got some good news. Most of my lab work is right on target. Vit D just needs to be upped a bit, but my diet has it near normal levels. Wow! Blood pressure is a bit high, but with this stuffy head and cr... Read more

Feeling Green

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      14 comments

May you always have walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you, and all your heart might desire. ... Read more

Is it soup yet?

Sunday, March 15, 2015      8 comments

WATERMELLEN makes some interesting soups. She sparked my interest and opened my eyes to the soup world. One soup, I found on surfing the web, piqued my palate was a Roasted Sweet Potato and Garlic Soup Recipe. www.oprah.com/food/Roast... Read more

It's the little things that count.

Thursday, March 12, 2015      10 comments

All the little things add up. Rituals/habits provide a foundation and make it easier for us to stick with it. Set a time for exercise, mediation. Plan the weekly menu... Read more


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