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I'm Soooo Judgemental.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      5 comments

Thanks to my SparkFriends I did remember that focus should be more on the people than the food at the picnic. Plus the 90 degree heat and humidity did it's bit to dash my appetite. Staying hydrated I think was also a key to my success. It was B... Read more

What would I do without my SparkFriends.

Sunday, May 27, 2012      8 comments

Reading through the postings this weekend I have found some sage advice for this long weekend. The following reminded me to eat for health... not to eat for the food. TRAVELGRRL's blog entry Dr. Judith Beck-ism for Memorial Day Weekend! ... Read more

Getting Oriented

Friday, May 25, 2012      5 comments

The orientation meeting was helpful in getting into the proper mindset.The menu that it online and the one that was handed out. Mine will be a blend. Today I will compose my menu for next week and make up my shopping list. It seems very doable. ... Read more

What Am I Feeding Myself

Tuesday, May 22, 2012      7 comments

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. www.... Read more

Transitions and Investing

Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments

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

Are you sitting?

Sunday, May 20, 2012      8 comments

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. He said: " your desk is to be conscious of maintaining core stability. When sitting at your desk, s... Read more

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 HereŽ 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

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