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Edible Plants
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      10 comments

I was fortunate to attend a presentation on Edible Wild Plants of the Northeast. Not that I will be foraging for food anytime soon, but it is nice to know that there are options. Our landscaping is in transition and I would like to focus ... Read more
NSV? and "Would You Rather...."
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday I had some errands to run. A woman thought she knew me from somewhere, so we engaged in a banter where we tried to determine a connection. Among the subjects location, children, age. When it came to age... she stated that she was "muc... Read more
Come What May! Nah!!!
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

Planning will help me direct my outcomes for this month, I'm not leaving it to chance. My goal: To get the scale to move Downward. Eat PlantStrong. Exercise. Mediation once daily. My reasons to get the scale to move downward ... Read more
Where did April go?
Sunday, April 28, 2013      7 comments

I'm so thrilled that a couple of my inspiring SparkFriends have returned. I've already been inspired by them. May plans? May is almost here? I need to work on my plan. Side note: Tried out a new recipe I found posted on Facebook for Oatm... Read more
Goal, Planning and Implementation
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      7 comments

Making a plan takes away stress. My menu is planned so I know what to buy at the market(saving money) and I have something to look forward to for dinner. Sure plans change... they almost always do. but having a menu to draw from I can switch up ... Read more
Monday, April 22, 2013      1 comments

My son enjoyed his party, his guests enjoyed the pizza and I had no mess to clean up. :) So why did I stress so much. I created the stress. I received an email today from Paula Eder, PhD about distinguishing planning from worrying. She... Read more
Partytime, why am I stressed?
Sunday, April 21, 2013      5 comments

Bad enough that there is enough stress out in the world... I create more for myself. The good thing is being this stressed, I am too stressed to eat. Minor stresses trigger an urge to gnaw. ... Read more
Saturday, April 20, 2013      6 comments

Let's hear it for the Good Guys, Good Behavior and a job well done!!!! Last night's capture, in the Boston Marathon case, showed how working together is a benefit to all. It does not matter who individually gets credit, what matters is the... Read more
My new exercise buddy?
Friday, April 19, 2013      8 comments

This morning as I awoke and turned on the tv to PBS 4U and debated on whether I should do Classical Stretch. The theme music started, and a pair of eyes were staring at me. ... Read more
Enough time on the pity pot, time for ...
Thursday, April 18, 2013      3 comments

BRAVELUTE's blog "Things to Do When You Find Yourself on a Plateau" inspired me.
al.asp?blog_id=5300637 Yes I have been a bit whiny lately, feeling sorry for myse... Read more
For Granted
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      6 comments

There is so much we take for granted. Thankfully my niece was able to text me that she was okay. She was a volunteer at the Boston Marathon and witnessed the explosions and the chaos. Things can be changed or taken away so quickly. It is sa... Read more
Really? "All Clear"...
Saturday, April 13, 2013      7 comments

...was what was stated in regard to my biopsy results. That is wonderful news indeed. However we still need to find out why I am having the GI issues. I have improved enough that I am able to return to the pool, but not enough to plan day trip... Read more
This is not a competition for me
Friday, April 12, 2013      6 comments

Competition can be good and fun, but I'd rather learn skills that I can apply and practice. Competition can be a small component of applying the skills. I do like to challenge myself and stretch my abilities and capabilities. Yes I had goo... Read more
Great News
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      5 comments

My ulcer is healed. emoticon However there is still a red area. So I will still be cautious with what I cons... Read more
Back in the Pool again
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

Doing water walking in addition to cardio, there is a focus on form. Using your muscles, and using the right muscles. I came out of the class feeling much better and stronger than before class. My back had relaxed, my tummy tightened, my legs fe... Read more

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