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Sunday, March 06, 2011      3 comments

I have struggled this past week to get my dinners together so I could post this wonderful plan. I ran into a few blockades and could not develop the "perfect" plan that I envisioned. Part of the problem was trying to keep everyone happy, then... Read more
Dr. said: "No more Monkeys...."
Saturday, March 05, 2011      2 comments

He didn't really say that. Going over my results... A1c 6.0 Good Vitamin D level Good HDL Good LDL uh oh.... Blood pressure - up a bit Oh yes... my weight? No change from last visit. I liked this visit and the Doctor's ap... Read more
Why the 9th ...
Thursday, March 03, 2011      5 comments restart Beck? That is when I take off the color of my Mardi Gras pedi and move into changing my feeling about lent. As I told you before I am not very religious, b... Read more
Making March Magical
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      4 comments

Still working on dinner and my dinner menu. I'm going for "Meatless Mondays" and since lent is coming "Meat Free Fridays". No I'm not that religious but doing something different for a bit hasn't harmed me so it is good practice for making cha... Read more
Lunch Options
Monday, February 28, 2011      8 comments

While composing this blog got hungry and had to stop and make lunch Warm and crunchy maple smoked ham, brie and baby spinach quesadilla served with cucumber spears and gala apple and pomegranate green tea. The usual Sandwich - Veggie ... Read more
Breakfast Options
Sunday, February 27, 2011      10 comments

I have started a list and would love to hear what you do for breakfast. Breakfast Options: Steel-cut oatmeal with - cranberries and almonds - Strawberries and walnuts - Blueberries and cinnamon - Dried apricots - Peaches ... Read more
Don't Overthink
Saturday, February 26, 2011      4 comments

Hoppy Update - he is off complete bed rest and now can get around a bit as long as he doesn't bear any weight on his foot. Seriously though ... I need to focus. Lately I have been a butterfly...fluttering around and not really getting anywh... Read more
Oh crap! Responsibility - Accountability - Commitment
Friday, February 25, 2011      6 comments

Coach Nicole posted the following in "Habits of Fit People: Share Your Goals with Others" on the Daily Blog
ple_share_your_goals_with_others "Anyone who is my SparkFri... Read more
What is Normal
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      7 comments

"You're tough on yourself" was a comment I received on my last blog. Perhaps I am. Personally I prefer gentle encouragement from others.... not a drill sargent to help me push beyond boundaries. Most of the time I am gentle with myself too. But... Read more
Sunday, February 20, 2011      5 comments

"It is what I made it. And I'm the gal whose gotta deal with it." -WATERMELLEN Her Oh, Well: Beck Day 22 blog
al.asp?blog_id=4031889 really made me think after my Sat... Read more
The Full Moon and "Werewolf Syndrome"
Friday, February 18, 2011      4 comments

As darkness of the night sets in and the full moon rises ... the werewolf seeks its prey. Suddenly it pounces and snatched the ice cream from the freezer and slips away to devour the ice cream. Oh how I could identify with that. Could it be... Read more
Dinner Observations
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      5 comments

With SparkPeople and Dr. Beck's guidance changes have fallen into place. Here's what I noticed last night. 1. Assess serving size and portion it out. Just because it is in front of me, and delicious, does not mean I have to consume it a... Read more
Monday- in French, 'mon' means my
Monday, February 14, 2011      6 comments

Today is Monday- in French, 'mon' means from now on Monday is dedicated to me. No, I am not a narcissist. However we do need to care for and be kind to ourselves... Read more
Change Management
Monday, February 07, 2011      8 comments

"Change is such a salient feature of existence, why then do we have such difficulty in dealing with it" Letting go of fantasies of the past, can be difficult. Ah those fond memories. Clinging to the p... Read more
Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

Between the abundance of snow, abundance of drama in my life and abundance of options about healthy diets. I think I have reached a saturation point like the roofs here in Connecticut. Can my brain be full??? But I will not collapse. Ther... Read more

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