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How do I love my carbs.... let me count the ways...
Saturday, May 21, 2011      2 comments

perhaps I should not. I just watched Dr, Oz's 5 part segment on "Addicted to Carbs." (It aired Wednesday.)
are-carbs-new-cocaine-pt-1 I do crave the carbs during times of stress. I need to do someth... Read more
Things do not always work out as planned, however....
Friday, May 20, 2011      3 comments

Dr. Beck's influence on eliminating negative thoughts is taking hold not only in regard to eating. Last night I took my son out for new shoes,,, they didn't have his size in what we were looking for, I could have looked at it as time wasted, ho... Read more
Special Me - Day 5
Thursday, May 19, 2011      0 comments

Special Me Day 5 I am adventuresome. I am willing to try new things, explore new options. New exercises, new foods, all vegan meals, eat more plants, check out new places....etc. It's been a busy day. :) I've been out adventuring. LOL... Read more
Oops, I did it ...yet again!
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      3 comments

Apparently I was distracted. Even though I had set my cell phone alarm, I still forgot to take my evening medication. Being distracted is no excuse. Being stressed is no excuse. Just like healthy eating and exercise is important to my... Read more
I felt thin....
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      6 comments

my clothing, roomier. Then I got on not one, but two defective scales in my doctor's office. WHAT???? That cannot be right I gained weight? When I left the office I started to feel puffy, deflated and discouraged. Normally I would throw i... Read more
Special Me Day 2
Monday, May 16, 2011      4 comments

"write one thing about me each day, for thirty days that was special and unique, something that set me apart." Special Me Day 2 I am perseverant. If I truly want something I can be relentless. It took several years and conversa... Read more
Lifestyle Change and Special Me
Sunday, May 15, 2011      6 comments

John T. Jurkiewicz did a wonderful job of defining what a lifestyle change is in his blog on the Daily Spark.
asp?post=yes_we_can "It means you're changing you, changing the way you look at foo... Read more
Thrown out of Whack
Saturday, May 14, 2011      4 comments

One thing that I have learned through Dr. Beck and SP is that I have more control than I think... in regard to what eats at me. This week I have been (slowly) listening to a a presentation called The meeting of The Minds with Dr. Aarron Beck ... Read more
Yesterday I ran away
Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

It was a pleasant getaway right in my own back yard so to speak. I visited a farmer's market checking it out and mainly to check out the nations first ALL Vegetarian/Vegan ECO food truck, Gmonkey.
ent/restau... Read more
Lobster Anyone?
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      8 comments

No not the kind you eat, the kind you turn into when you do yard work without sunscreen. I awakened at 3 am in pain. The town came Monday at 8:01am to remove a retaining wall and grade our lawn. So Hubby and I moved our retaining stones along ou... Read more
One of the best gifts...
Sunday, May 08, 2011      5 comments

KSGROTHE blogged about SparkPeople Membership Card & Pledge which states: "I promise to make healthy and positive choices so that I can live a healthy lifestyle and reach my goals." I will be mindful of my choices, Making the healthy ch... Read more
Oops, my bad... aka: The Need to be Mindful
Friday, May 06, 2011      3 comments

Just when you think everything is all worked out..... BAM It hits you in the face that you don't. emoticon T... Read more
Thank you SP. I'm so proud of myself... I finally
Thursday, May 05, 2011      7 comments

... relearned how to tie my shoes. It is officially on autopilot. Yes you can teach an old dog new tricks.... especially if there is a positive outcome in the mix. It is quite wonderful that I do not have to deal with my shoes coming untie... Read more
Reading labels
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      8 comments

One nice thing about purchasing fresh produce.... NO Labels!!!! The shopping trip was pretty quick and since most of it was fresh I didn't have too many labels to read. I only purchased one item that exceeded the 200 mg sodium per serv... Read more
A healthy lifestyle starts with what I have access to.
Monday, May 02, 2011      7 comments

This is so true. Dealing with my family I have decided to follow the plan for except for dinner since I cook for four of us. But Dinner will be improved. Action Plan: Clean out my pantry: * Step one get reading glasses and magni... Read more

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