My calm to culinary fame is the 8th grade Home Ec class, what my mom taught me and experience. I have tweaked a few recipes, and messed up some, in my attempt to expand my menu and improve my health.
My latest foray was:
Roasted Butternut ... Read more
"If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body, Where Are You Going to Live?" Marie Baumuller
Since Hurricane Irene blew through her, ills winds have settled around my home. Yes the car croaked, the washer broke, the dishwasher got unpredictable, the... Read more
Wow, It's been a month already.
Drinking the hot lemon water on the weekends has not been that difficult. I would even venture to say that it is becoming my norm.
Making changes to have them become a permanent part of our lives takes time.... Read more
Make it all better
Do you wish someone could make it all better? Then smile, and be that someone.
— Ralph Marston
This minute is the most important one, because this minute is the one you ca... Read more
WATERMELLEN's Blog on sleep sparked my brain this morning.
http://www.sparkpeople.c om/mypage_public_journal_i ndividual.asp?blog_id=4509163
She wrote that researcher Jessa Gamble's found that "each person needs to bec... Read more
Okey dokey ! Things around here have been a bit of mayhem since Hurricane Irene.
Washing machine broke.
Other assorted minor crappy stuff happened.
Not that this is an excuse but it gave me the awareness that stuff happens an... Read more
What a gift we have in our bodies.
I have abused mine. Sitting around letting muscles go limp. Eating Crap. My body tolerated and adjusted to this abuse. Consuming all that junk food ladened with all that sugar and salt, my body adapted.How m... Read more
Here is an except of an article written by Jennifer Covello about marketing that I think applies to making changes to a healthier lifestyle. naturalnutmeg.com/?p=137 4
~“What’s in it for me?” A simple question that you ... Read more
Go for a walk!
What if I fall?
What if my ankle gives out?
What if I have a problem with the heat?
I came up with all sorts excuses and barriers. Not that these fears were unfounded, but now I know I can find ways around it and s... Read more
My responses before SP:
- Write down your fitness goals.
"To make it through a session in one piece."
- Always eat a well-balanced diet that includes ample servings of vegetables and fruit.
"Well-balanced??? I'm still cutting out t... Read more
Busy morning this morning.
7am - drop off Hoppy at work
10am - Special Olympic Bowling
10:30 - mile walk around alley
11;15 - Bowling done early ... run two errands
Noon - Pick up Hoppy from work
Noon - Pick up Hubby from work (nex... Read more
With my apple cart being upset the past two weeks, I've been looking for ways to maintain balance. That means I need consistency. One way to be consistent is to make it simple.
For exercise I have signed up for classes. Yoga, Water Walking ... Read more
Drinking coffee in the morning is my normal. I have also found that normal can change. On the weekends I am now drinking hot lemon water. (Thanks to NEW_PARADIGM for planting that seed in my brain,)
So what is normal? For a drug addict, it ... Read more
I have had a few challenges this week. As we all know stuff happens. I need to take responsibility not make excuses and take care of me.
Yesterday morning I awoke to a stiffened lower back. (a sign that I am stressed) My routine has be thro... Read more
Yesterday my hubby's car was towed.
Today we found out it needs a new engine, WHAT?!
This is an expense we had not counted on. I still need to to my strength training and plan on going to the pool tonight. Getting out of the house at night... Read more