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I'm so excited, And I just can't hide it!
Friday, January 27, 2012      7 comments

After the E2 orientation yesterday I felt empowered. BONUS: my menu is done for the month. There are a few minor tweaks that I need to do, but this very doable. This weekend I will be reviewing and prepping for Wednesday, February 1st. I... Read more
Monday, January 23, 2012      11 comments

On Netflix, I found Forks Over Knives Presents The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue with Rip Esselstyn, It was interesting to see what food I thought was healthy really wasn't. I became aware of all the oil I was consuming and didn't even know it. Stran... Read more
I Signed Up, What have I done to my family!!!
Saturday, January 21, 2012      10 comments

2012 - The Year of Implementation 2012 - Into action I will delve. Enough talk. I am ready and signed up for the Engine 2 program which begins Feb 2nd. No oil, dairy or meat, It is plant strong as they say, (My youngest is mortified... Read more
Wheatgrass, Flaxseed and Chia! Oh my!
Friday, January 20, 2012      7 comments

Last night's demo was supposed to be all about breakfast. It started off with a shot of Wheatgrass, which is great to take before morning exercise since you do not want a full stomach. There was soooooooo much to sample and some were more like d... Read more
"Who Moved My Cheese?"-
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      8 comments

- by Spencer Johnson, M.D is a charming book about change. Last night the demo was about living without dairy. Dealing with changes like this reminded me of the lessons from the book. The following link is a 2 min video containing the essence of... Read more
Monday, January 16, 2012      6 comments

WATERMELLEN's blog What's Your Central Life Metaphor? made me reflect quite a bit. http://www.sparkpeople.c
ndividual.asp?blog_id=4680425 This is a good thing as I have been a bit stressed.... Read more
Baby It's Cold Outside
Saturday, January 14, 2012      7 comments

First some notes: * Disclaimer: Individual tastes vary. Just because I like or do not something does not mean it will be the same for you. The only way to find out is to try it to see if you like it. * FYI: Nutritional yeast comes in diff... Read more
More Tasty Tidbits
Friday, January 13, 2012      5 comments

Last night's demo was vegan dishes. One thing I love about these demos is that I am exposed to new things. One that inspired me was sweet potato pasta. The mandolin was used to shred the sweet potato into shoestring noodles. They were blanched. ... Read more
What!!! Cook without oil?
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      7 comments

Some folks can just jump right in, Cold turkey as some say. I do that with the pool I just jump in the deep end. going in slowly doesn't cut it for me., too painful to do it slowly... it even pains me to see folks's faces as they slowly get int... Read more
Do not worry about what others are doing
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      7 comments

I have to love FREELADY's timing in reposting a few lines from a blog of mine a long time ago. "Do not worry about what others are doing" I have been a bit envious of othes that have gotten off to a great start in 2012. But that Gre... Read more
Who to blame?
Monday, January 09, 2012      7 comments

I create the world that I live in. No one can create negativity or stress within you. Only you can do that by virtue of how you process your world. - WAYNE W. DYER The same goes for a healthy lifestyle. It is difficult to believe at times... Read more
Where is the line?
Friday, January 06, 2012      7 comments

So I'm not too sure how much to push myself. I'm still not fully recovered from the pre Christmas illness. My head is a bit clearer, but I still feel a heaviness in my ches... Read more
Look for Opportunities
Saturday, December 31, 2011      8 comments

New opportunities have presented themselves, thankfully I have been open. There is a Whole food near me and they have healthy eating events this January. In the past I have gone to many of these events where I have been introduced to many foods ... Read more
Goodbye - Hello
Thursday, December 29, 2011      11 comments

What true treasures my Spark friends are. They SPARK me. These last few days have been taking care of odds and ends like paying taxes, bills and such. Yes I made it through the holidays, nothing special is planned for New Year's. A slig... Read more
Making New Traditions
Sunday, December 25, 2011      6 comments

By the time the first star shone on Christmas Eve. I was feeling much better and dinner was being served. Yes I actually hosted. There were a few last minute tweaks to the menu, but over all the menu is trending toward healthier fare. Not one bi... Read more

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