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The Weekend has Revolved Around My Son

Sunday, November 10, 2013      6 comments

Friday night was his social. Saturday Morning was Special Olympic bowling practice. This morning it was the Regional for bowling. Usually i have a problem getting up since I am not a morning person, but this morning my son woke me because I... Read more

What's on My Plate - Portion size

Saturday, November 09, 2013      5 comments

Last night I went out with my "Wine and Whine" ladies. We compare notes and vent while our now adult children are at their social event. Having children with differing abilities does present some interesting challenges at times. I'm not a big f... Read more

Resistance rears it's ugly head, then ...

Friday, November 08, 2013      5 comments

I've done quite well with dining out and halving my plate. In the following 90 second video, Dr. Roizen states that we should probably only eat a third.
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Problem / Solution - Step 5 Select Best Option

Thursday, November 07, 2013      4 comments

“ Any piece of knowledge I acquire today has a value at this moment exactly proportional to my skill to deal with it. Tomorrow, when I know more, I recall that piece of knowledge and use it better. ” — Mark Van Doren Consult: Yeste... Read more

Problem / Solution - Step 4 Resources

Monday, November 04, 2013      5 comments

Thankfully with the age of the internet many resources are available to me and at no cost. Sometimes my problem is that I do not know how to utilize what is available to me. Phone dietitian Dietitian SparkPeople SparkFriends Spark Rec... Read more

Problem / Solution - Step 3 Brainstorm

Friday, November 01, 2013      5 comments

My goal is healthy eating . "Focus on making the healthy choice in any given moment"- Mikey D The key to that is to be prepared. Setting myself up should help me make healthy choices during the temptations of "Season's Eatings!" (Than... Read more


Thursday, October 31, 2013      7 comments

emoticon This Halloween, I wish to bestow a treat on you: May All Your Dreams Come True. Good news I am ... Read more

ROCKtober! Did I?

Wednesday, October 30, 2013      6 comments

As the last of the leaves fall, looking back, it was a good month. Could it have been better, sure, it could always be better. What have I accomplished? The mediation pr... Read more

Problem / Solution - Step Two "Define Goal" - Uh Oh, bogged down!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013      8 comments

Argh!!! After composing a wonderful blog admitting my perfectionist tendencies, I go to post and get "your session has timed out" WHAT!!! After confessing to being overwhelmed, I found a site that gives insight as to what is running through... Read more

Problem / Solution - Step One

Saturday, October 26, 2013      5 comments

One of the biggest things about problems and solutions is that you need to be aware that something is a problem. Things we have done or do, is what we think of as normal,... Read more

World Series - Game 1

Thursday, October 24, 2013      6 comments

Truly I am not what you would call an avid sports fan. That said, I am a Red Sox fan much to the dismay of my Yankee fan hubby. emoticonRead more

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


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

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