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Caffine or No Caffine?... that is the question.
Sunday, September 04, 2011      6 comments

During the power outage after Irene's unwelcomed visit, things were done a bit differently. We wanted coffee. Thankfully we put in a gas stovetop after Gloria came through in 85 and I have an old cornflower blue corningware coffee pot. (the kin... Read more
Cause and Effect
Saturday, September 03, 2011      3 comments

Things are finally getting back to normal around here, Hurricane Irene certainly made things a bit different this past week. I must say that I weathered the storm quite well and stuck with my healthy lifestyle, Now that things are calmer... well... Read more
Forced to Unplug
Thursday, September 01, 2011      4 comments

Boy did I miss SparkPeople and my SP friends during the outage. I did manage to stick to my healthy lifestyle. Back online, I have to catch up on the the strength training and logging my food. I did get lax about that. Thankfully we did not... Read more
Good way to clean out your refrigerator.
Monday, August 29, 2011      5 comments

Losing power at about 8:30 am on Sunday is making for some interesting and creative meals. now i get to defrost my freezer and clean out the frig. They say it could be up to a week or more. Already cleaned up the debris in the yard. Posting ... Read more
If I don't blog for a few days ...blame Irene.
Saturday, August 27, 2011      11 comments

As in all situations there is good and there is bad. We'll start with the bad: - No power for up to a week. - No internet. - No SparkPeople. - Irene ruins my SP log on streak. - No TV. - The Kids will actually have to talk to us... Read more
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
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
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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

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