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Snacks --- (redefined)

Friday, August 26, 2011      2 comments

...are the focus of Week 3 of the 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge. I have had to change my definition of what a snack is. Having the munchies, meant devouring food in massive quantities in when I was in high school. That was snac... Read more

First the earth moves, then the storm comes.

Thursday, August 25, 2011      6 comments

Here in the Connecticut River Valley, Hubby and I only felt a mild shaking. It was kind of spooky to see the rocking chair move on its own. Now we are prepping for Hurricane Irene. Read more

“The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.”

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      6 comments

-Eugene Delacroix This quote was on my green tea bag tag. Attempting to be a master at everything all at once just leaves me scattered. Focusing on one thing at a time helps me improve my skill. Exercise is in place for where I am now. ... Read more

Week Two DONE... onto Week 3 of the 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge.

Sunday, August 21, 2011      4 comments

1. Workout plan. DID Week 2 workout video three times this week, and more than three days of cardio 2, Tracked my food at least 3 days this week (still do not like doing this... but the new tracker is easier for me to use. 3. Make more m... Read more

No Deprivation Here (a.k.a. The Right Choice for Me)

Saturday, August 20, 2011      3 comments

It is truly all about what we choose. Today we have so many available options that we can find pleasure in choosing the healthy option. There is no deprivation in enjoying a... Read more

Stressors

Thursday, August 18, 2011      3 comments

On Monday, I went to a guided mediation called Yoga Nidra. While it went over chakras (which I am not familiar with) It was very relaxing, soothing and I felt very calm afterward. I should have had my blood pressure checked then. :) This w... Read more

Day 3 - Week Two of the 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge

Wednesday, August 17, 2011      3 comments

SparkPeople 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge is going well. I can get myself do do the 15 minute ST video. I's a tad confused because I have seen some members mention a menu that I have yet to find for this challenge. Week 2 Action Pl... Read more

Week One is done, Seven more to go

Monday, August 15, 2011      3 comments

As a reward for completing the first week of the 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge I am going to a guided mediation this afternoon. As I wrote in my "Monday- in French, 'mon' means my" blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_jour... Read more

Just for Today... I will

Sunday, August 14, 2011      3 comments

Just for Today... I will - Test my blood glucose Just for Today... I will - Do classical stretch Just for Today... I will - work on the 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge Just for Today... I will - Track my food Just for T... Read more

My Perceptual Distortion Regarding Food.

Saturday, August 13, 2011      3 comments

Normally I am quite adept at making excuses. But with the numbers tallied from tracking my food it explains a lot. My Total calories was how much? At least 200 over what I should have had! I feel like I have been slapped in the face. No wonder... Read more

Week 1 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge cont'd

Friday, August 12, 2011      4 comments

Workout plan. 15-minute workout video three times this week 1- Wednesday 2- Friday 3- 10-minute cardio (aerobic) workout any three days DONE Aqua Aerobics on Mon. Tues and Thurs. Track your food 3 days - doing it now. I just keep tel... Read more

Savoring My Summer Spa Menu - Zucchini

Thursday, August 11, 2011      3 comments

Thankfully through SP I have found some yummy recipes. Local zucchini was only 69 cents a pound so it was time to try something new. The first I tried was Zucchini Pasta www.nytimes.com/2008/08/
23/health/22recipehealth.html Read more

Week 1 Action Plan

Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

The 8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/challenge_detail.asp?c
hallenge=8 1. Set your goals. - Complete the 8 week Challenge - Lose 1 to 2 pounds per week. - Do Strength t... Read more

8-Week Diabetes Weight Loss Challenge

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      3 comments

I'm off trying a different path. The only way to find out if it works for me is to give it a try. Eight weeks is not really a long time unless you are a kid, Although I am a kid at heart, as an adult I need to commit to working on the D Cha... Read more

Fine Summer Dining

Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

The creation of my summer spa menu was to focus on the pleasure of healthy eating. I do not use the word "Diet" there are too many negative feelings associated with it There is the fact that the word DIE is in there. Diets seemed to be ab... Read more


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