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Standard / Vegan

Sunday, January 06, 2013      10 comments

Green, grain and a bean vs. meat, potato and a vegetable. Hmmm, a new way for me to think about dinner. I never really stopped to think about all the animal products that were in just one meal. Meat- uh duh! Potato- added butter, milk,... Read more

Solutions, Not Resolutions!

Thursday, January 03, 2013      10 comments

Or Excuses! Before you get all judgmental on me, hear me out. My resolutions in the past have lofty goals, some would say impossible. Oh yes I'm a dreamer and I did give it a go. In 2012, I worked on finding what was doable, sustainable. ... Read more

OMG... I'm Using You

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      6 comments

Coming to SparkPeople offers me the support of all of you and many tools to use. Some of my favorite tools are the SP Planner (found on the My Trackers drop down list). I can schedule items and have email reminders sent to me. I use it to remin... Read more

Happy New Year! Mediation Time!

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      2 comments

Welcoming in the New Year I got my rest did my Classical Stretch this am and am still celebrating mindfully. I didn't have a chance to meditate yet, but will. Thankfully I have found some meditations that work for me. I've posted them before a... Read more

Exercise for the New Year

Monday, December 31, 2012      6 comments

Since Disco is not making a come back,there is not much new for the coming year, emoticon Water Walking: M... Read more

Eat Real Food, NOT Faux Food

Sunday, December 30, 2012      7 comments

I was totally unaware that I was eating faux food. That "packaged processed" was what I thought was normal. Ah the marketing hype that I believed. They just want my money... not what is good for me. So buying real food may cost a bit more but no... Read more

Clarifying Destination

Saturday, December 29, 2012      5 comments

I forgot to mention on of the things that I need to focus on. DUH!!! Besides: - Eat real food, not faux food - Exercise - Meditate My health is part of my journey too. Having Type 2 Diabetes there are daily routines and meds that ... Read more

Nancy's Adventures in Wonderland

Friday, December 28, 2012      6 comments

Alice stopped at the fork in the road to ask the Chesire cat which road she should take: Alice: "Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" Chesire Cat: "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," Alic... Read more

Course Corrections

Thursday, December 27, 2012      8 comments

One of my favorite metaphors is from Steven R. Covey's book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families.” “… Before the plane takes off, the pilots have a flight plan. They know exactly where they’re going and start off in accordance with th... Read more

I survived Christmas

Wednesday, December 26, 2012      10 comments

Ah .. What a change this season was. As stated before I prefer to be a guest and bring something to a holiday dinner. For Easter we started going out to Brunch, that worked for me. No dishes to do. Hosting this Christmas, I planned, delegated... Read more

Persistent Cookies

Thursday, December 20, 2012      4 comments

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Celebrating Kindness.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012      7 comments

In years past I have taken this day just for me. Getting my hair done, go out shopping just for me,(usually there are great deals to be had so it''s fine to splurge a bit) going out to dinner and having my favs and a celebratory drink. And cake!... Read more

Notes on how to manage what is and what isn't in your control

Tuesday, December 18, 2012      5 comments

Dealing with the reality of what happened in Newtown and prepping for Christmas is difficult. Reading the article 2 Things You Can Totally Control in Life by DeVon Franklin was just what I needed at this time. Here are my notes of the his arti... Read more

Comfort is NOT Found in Food

Sunday, December 16, 2012      5 comments

Yes there are many feelings associated with eating. Pleasure in a rich dessert. Comfort in Mac and Cheese. If the desired feeling is not acquired, ferret out what food will give you what you desire. Say What??? After consuming, the f... Read more

The Butterfly Effect

Saturday, December 15, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday I preferred denial instead of awareness. Being aware of the horrific event meant acknowledging the tragedy took place in Sandy Hook. Granted my connections are limited, but the impact is far reaching, rippling though our world. H... Read more


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