“I want to take better care of myself. But life keeps getting in the way.” I have felt this way many times, but it is just an excuse.
Every Day is a New Day. Life situations change and everyone deals with emergencies and daily challenges. ... Read more
It does not matter if it is over the counter, vitamins or prescription.
The following is what you should know:
* What is it for.
* What it does.
* Side effects. (weight gain, nausea, etc)
* How much to take
* When to take it. (morni... Read more
Measuring, monitoring, and managing outcomes, oh my!
Do you do great all week, then blow it on the weekend?
The third in our series is ...
Monitoring is kind of like autopilot, if you see that you are straying from your... Read more
Many of the American Association of Diabetes Educator's 7 Self-Care Behaviors are good for everyone. (I am not a doctor, and the following should not be considered as advice... these are my thoughts) Yesterday was about food as fuel, today bring... Read more
Sometimes it gets a tad overwhelming dealing with what we need to address especially when medical issues are thrown into the mix. Yes, there is the daily stuff, but then there is the medical. Taking care of yourself takes on new meaning, it impa... Read more
Although I may not like something at first I have come to look forward to it. Weekends were always the chance to sleep in, be lax, not gently awakened before 6am to do classical stretch. About a month ago I blogged about this. My son's consist... Read more
the soothing sound of the gentle ocean waves
the smell of the salt air
the warmth of the sun
the feel of the ocean breeze
the rustling of the dune grass
the feel of the firm sand below the high tide line.
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My sis has the day off so we are heading to the beach. We are bringing lots of water and mini cukes to snack on. Eating out is kind of short on the veggies. so we choose to pack healthy.
It will be heavenly to listen to the ocean waves and... Read more
All to often I get on the negative side of things...What did not go right. Yes I did go up in weight while being sick. But that should not be my only focus.
I recently received a goodie that made me look at what is getting me toward my goals ... Read more
I'm feeling better and am mostly caught up with the things I needed to get done. Thankfully Earl was a non-event for us, but the weather that came in afterward inspired me to get 6 loads of laundry out on the line. There is nothing like the sme... Read more
planning and dreaming
each night of his charms
that won't get you into his arms,
These lyrics from Dusty Springfield's song reminded me that good intentions will not get me into the arms of a healthy lifestyle.
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I canceled all my appointments except for going to the Doctor. This weekend salt and the tissue box were my friends. But my weight and blood pressure were both up. Could it be from the soup and crackers? Huge difference from last month. Hopefu... Read more
now." - INDYGIRL a.k.a. Beth Donovan stated in the dailySpark blog
www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=see_yourself_as_f it_person_no_matter_your_size
As August draws to a close, surprising lessons have been learned.... Read more
The ocean breeze cleared my mind of the cobwebs that had formed, the sun bathed me in it's warmth. My body is still sore from walking barefoot on the sand and dealing with the waves. It was very calming and refreshing.
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