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Something is working!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013      5 comments

I have been hanging out with maintainers and have learned that to maintain you have to have a sustainable lifestyle.(preferably a healthy one) That is what I have been working on. Sure as I get leaner and stronger I'll have to change things up a... Read more

Lackawanna

Tuesday, October 22, 2013      7 comments

... is a city located south of Buffalo, NY. Really?! Lackawanna College is a college in Scranton, PA. Seriously?! According to Wikipedia, Lackawanna comes from a Lenni Lenape word meaning "stream that forks." I always thought Lackawanna... Read more

"Turning Adversity into Advantage.” How do I manage?

Sunday, October 20, 2013      8 comments

PIXIE-LICIOUS posted this quote that hit home for me today: “One of the major keys to success is to keep moving forward on the journey, making the best of the detours and interruptions, turning adversity into advantage.” -John C. Maxw ... Read more

Adventures with Food

Thursday, October 17, 2013      10 comments

I have a 24 year old fussy eater still living at home due the the job market and economy. I've been trending to lower carb dinners and last night's was spaghetti squash with roasted zucchini. He turned down the offer at dinner time, however this... Read more

Survivor or Victim, which am I?

Tuesday, October 15, 2013      12 comments

Victim - someone or something sacrificed, preyed upon synonyms: casualty martyr sufferer butt clown dupe fool gopher innocent mark patsy pawn prey ... Read more

Wonderful Autumn Weekend

Sunday, October 13, 2013      5 comments

The throbbing has subsided a enough for me to savor the crisp breezes flowing through the windows. Daily foot soaks are nice, but I do miss going to the pool for my workouts. Odd that I actually miss exercising. But that is what a forced slowdow... Read more

10/10 - Today is a Perfect Day!

Thursday, October 10, 2013      13 comments

Today is the perfect day to: Heal. Take care of me. Consume nutritious food. Move as much as I can. Meditate. Put plans into action. Yesterday's minor surgical procedure, address a genetic gift, went well. I'm looking forw... Read more

Loving the Farmer's Markets

Monday, October 07, 2013      8 comments

There is so much to discover at both the small and large markets. Who knew that cauliflower could taste so good when it was fresh from the field. Mild radishes shaped like carrots, offered a welcome change a a side to a sandwich. Heirloom Irish... Read more

Tool to stick to it.

Thursday, October 03, 2013      6 comments

I have scheduled my exercise, but oft get involved elsewhere and miss the scheduled. Missing a train or plane is not good ... nor is missing my exercise. My cell phone. It has an alarm feature that helps me stay on track with my goals. ... Read more

What Does Planning Get You?

Wednesday, October 02, 2013      5 comments

FREEDOM! A menu plan frees me from the "What's for dinner?" conundrum. A menu plan frees me from walking aimlessly around the market. A menu plan gives a better blood glucose response. A menu plan gives me something to look forward to.... Read more

It was a sluggish day...

Monday, September 30, 2013      6 comments

...didn't feel like moving, just wanted to go back to sleep. I was not alone in my feelings. As I sat with a friend, watching our sons bowl, she stated she felt the same. Recently she starting joining me in my walks around the bowling alley... Read more

Where Did September Go?

Friday, September 27, 2013      6 comments

Wow! On Tuesday it will be October! emoticon Read more

Simple Isn't Easy, But Very Doable.

Thursday, September 26, 2013      2 comments

Having a pared down program makes it easier to focus and commit to. Living it is challenging. Absorbing it into every fiber of our being, takes time and dedication. ONEKIDSMOM 's has an excellent blog about being responsible for our health... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Concentrate on our Gains instead of our Losses -- Say WHAT!!!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      11 comments

Usually when it comes to losing weight I have focused on what I am losing: I cannot have what I want. It been about deprivation and and making changes from what I want to do. That is what keeps me from making progress in the weight loss departme... Read more

Welcome Autumn - Change of Season

Monday, September 23, 2013      5 comments

I was thinking of the change of seasons It is a good time to change things up...however I march to a different schedule. Instead of every three months, for me it works out to more like four, following more of an academic schedule of sorts. In A... Read more


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