Listening to bits of NPR's Science Friday while I was in Syracuse, what caught my attention was the segment on "Sizing Up Americans in The Weight of the Nation". I knew that I could listen online, so off to locate what I missed.
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The transitions of our lives keep coming. Life by choice or circumstance requires us to move along. We don't get to stay in any one phase before we are challenged by the next.
~ Heather Lagace
People put so much time and money into materi... Read more
Gilad Janklowicz offered some sage advice that I need to work on and I just thought it was too good not to share with my Spark Friends.
"...at your desk is to be conscious of maintaining core stability. When sitting at your desk, s... Read more
As I drove toward the fish market on the radio a woman was commenting on how a NPR show had saved her life. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn was on the show she heard talking about his book "Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease"
Drat! Call it fate. A di... Read more
Later this month I start the Health Starts Here® 28-Day Challenge. http://wholefoodsmarket. com/healthstartshere/28day challenge.php
They have suggestions like the plan works best if you shop, batch cook and prep your f... Read more
It is incredible the sound of breath from a baby. It was captivating I could have sat there for hours just listening to her breathe. She is one month old already and I have just experienced my first Mother's Day as a grandmother. I want there to... Read more
Wow! My new grand baby is 4 weeks old tomorrow and I am going back to Syracuse to see her.(and her mom and dad too, of course) Time is flying by and I cannot wait to see our sweet baby girl.
It is amazing the allure such a little one has. Ins... Read more
I think yesterday's sunshine has helped me start to move out of my funk. Even though the get-togethers had been canceled, I liked what was scheduled and decided to go anyway.
It was a wonderful day to take a walk along the Connecticut Rive... Read more
Yikes... the scale said ...
up two pounds. Crap! I'm going the wrong way. so do I throw in the towel. Heck no!
I have noticed that I have been focusing on my deficiencies. I just need to do some tweaking.
I am consuming better meals, ... Read more
It is surprising how easy it is to slip back into my old familiar ways. Dang it I need new familiar healthy ways.
"Just do it!"... yes but how? I want this to be a lifestyle.
Yes I am struggling with the basics right now, but am determin... Read more
*Standard American Diet
There is so much to celebrate here in the US. It seems like celebrating is more the rule than the exception. There is a heavy focus on consumerism and consuming. Have you seen those sandwich cookies whose creme filli... Read more
The last few days have been hectic. But now I need to settle down and get back to work. I'm well-rested, being somewhat active, but need to work on the nutrition and stress. Both of the latter can be addressed with planning. The nutrition throu... Read more
Having a plan is so much easier than winging it. A plan gives you direction, there is less to think about because the course of action has already been determined.
All those trips to Syracuse threw up kinks into my plan (a grand baby is a lo... Read more
Earth Day is Sunday April 22
Being kind to our environment is also being kind to ourselves. Create a greener, healthier community for us all to enjoy. Healthier community also means a healthier us.
My Acts of Green:
~ Earth Day ~
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