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Do Over's? Nah!
Friday, September 28, 2012      4 comments

What is in the past cannot be changed but I got tons of inspiration today! The first came from FLUTTER-BY)L('s blog: "If we were in a race..." www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Changes are Happening
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      6 comments

I am finding my old favorites not as comforting and appealing. - Too Much sugar! - Too many ingredients I cannot pronounce! - And it doesn't really taste good anymore. So what happened? I've been finding healthier, more nutritious f... Read more
NSV - Haunting Temptations
Monday, September 24, 2012      13 comments

I stopped into a grocery store to pick up one thing to bring to a friend. As I went through the store, It had been at least two or three years since I visited this chain store but I could feel the pull of former favorite treats. And yes the Ha... Read more
Taking Care of Me
Friday, September 21, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday's minor procedure went well. I get THE stitch out (yes ONE stitch) on October 1st. Geez, just give me a bandage. But no, we need to be mindful and heal properly. Okay! Even with that stitch in my foot I still did my classical stretch ... Read more
I'm So Excited!!!
Thursday, September 20, 2012      9 comments

I found the pilates instructor that could gently guide a 200 pound plus body into positions that I thought were impossible given my size. Thankfully instead of telling me what we were going to end up doing, she took me step by purposeful step to... Read more
What has been holding me back...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      11 comments

from the changes taking hold? Seeking comfort from: * Pain. * Illness. * Stress of life. All these things make me return to my comfort foods. I need to find new healthy comforts. I am still going to seek out comfort when I am not fe... Read more
Changes
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      6 comments

Ah if it was only as easy as pushing a button life would be grand! However life isn't like that. I have sort of been stuck since the beginning of summer. Not making m... Read more
A Creature of Habit
Sunday, September 16, 2012      5 comments

Special Olympic bowling started up again, My son was excited to return and I, a chance to catch up with our Mother's From Hell group. There was one problem... I could not sit and chat... I had to get out and walk my mile around the bowling alley... Read more
Code Words for Sugar
Friday, September 14, 2012      3 comments

Elizabeth Hamilton wrote the following list of possible code words for "sugar" "Generally, anything on a label ending in "ose" can usually be assumed to be "sugar"." *Agave Nectar *Barley Malt Syrup *Corn sweetener *Corn syrup, or cor... Read more
Counting my blessings
Thursday, September 13, 2012      4 comments

I need to count my blessings. I remember all to well when the only organic produce was less than fresh and definitely not crisp. It was rather pathetic looking so much so that I would not even consider buying it. And the expense... Well I'm no... Read more
Who to believe/trust? (rant)
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      7 comments

It is nice to have a reliable source of information and would be nice not to be subjected to media hype. It all started with me when first saccharine caused cancer,,, then it was okay to consume again. What!!!! Needless to say I abstain from s... Read more
Night Grazing Battle Won!
Monday, September 10, 2012      10 comments

I know I wasn't hungry, but the urge to gnaw kept arising. What helped me was: * I was not in the kitchen * Asked myself if I really was hungry. * If I was to eat, it would have to be a healthy snack. A quick read, Michael Pollan's, F... Read more
Wake Me Up When September Ends
Sunday, September 09, 2012      8 comments

"Summer has come and passed The innocent can never last" www.youtube.com/watch?v=
cLT7HQYqkBA Summer fun is over. Sweet corn last harvest has taken place. Political distractions, RNC, DNC and ad flood the media... y... Read more
Bitter Melon Update
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      4 comments

It is also called amaplaya. After all my research, selecting a recipe and figuring out how to prep the melon, I went to get my melon and it was past its prime, WHAT!!!! IN less than 24 hours my firm, lovely green melon had gone soft and yello... Read more
Bitter Melon
Monday, September 03, 2012      7 comments

Managed to dodge most of the temptations at the Farmer's Market. The Blues, Brews & BBQ portion of the market featured lots of local micro brewers and one local micro-distiller Onyx Moonshine. (yes the one included in the 54th Grammy's swag bags... Read more

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