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It's a Universal Conspiracy
Friday, May 18, 2012      8 comments

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
Health Starts Here
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

Later this month I start the Health Starts HereĀ® 28-Day Challenge. http://wholefoodsmarket.
challenge.php They have suggestions like the plan works best if you shop, batch cook and prep your f... Read more
What a Wonderful Weekend
Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

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
What a distraction a baby is.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      10 comments

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
Monday, May 07, 2012      11 comments

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
NSV - Non Scale Victory. Woo Hoo, Thank you E2!
Saturday, May 05, 2012      8 comments

Been feeling like a limp wet dish rag this past week. But the week ended on a high note. One of my goals is to get off meds. I'm not off the medication but it got reduced. ... Read more
Shift of Focus
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      8 comments

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
Uh Duh! Time to go back to school?
Monday, April 30, 2012      5 comments

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
SAD* Celebrations or Healthy
Sunday, April 29, 2012      4 comments

*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
Still flopping
Friday, April 27, 2012      7 comments

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.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      7 comments

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
Tomorrow is Earth Day
Saturday, April 21, 2012      3 comments

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 ~ Picn... Read more
My Choices
Friday, April 20, 2012      5 comments

I posted on my status that my day to day living activities and food choices would be healthier. Compared to years ago they are. Comparing February to April. Yikes! I do not need a scale to let me know. My blood glucose level is up again. Not ... Read more
On the Road Again
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      8 comments

Trip number three to Syracuse in two weeks. Yikes! Since Kaylee Mae arrived a bit ahead of schedule, we are going up to give the new proud papa and mama a hand for a few days. Apparently they were unaware of how much of time a little one suck... Read more
Being Mindful and Exercise
Sunday, April 15, 2012      6 comments

I must take care to be mindful about my food choices, stress level and at least go for a walk. I'm planning a midweek trip back to Syracuse, this time with my hubby and my middle son. They haven't seen the baby yet. With all this baby stu... Read more

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