SAL2525's Blogs

Monday, September 03, 2012      12 comments

Life is such a journey! I have been spending lots of time visiting with my middle daughter. She is such an excellent example of eating healthily. Once upon a time when the kids were little we only ate from our organic garden and all bread was m... Read more
Green Beans
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      13 comments

These days I am out in the garden ALOT! Today I realized that the some of the green beans were going to be in danger of becoming chicken food if I didn't address them ASAP. As I pulled up some of the more mature plants an image of my Mom floated... Read more
Monday, July 16, 2012      10 comments

Last week I had ONE Green Light Day! emoticon ... Read more
Green Light Yellow Light Red Light
Friday, June 29, 2012      18 comments

So I have to admit fellow Sparkers that I am rather archaic when it comes to all the different technology we have today. I have a I MAC (that I can kind of use) and I text on my cell which is NOT a Smart phone and that is the extent of my knowle... Read more
Sal's Simply Superb Sensational Saturday : )
Saturday, June 23, 2012      16 comments

I thought our heat wave would break during the night and since the house was cool I turned off the AC before I went to bed. I woke up at 4:30 am absolutely drenched - the bedroom was stifling and the air outside still hot and humid. I tried for... Read more
Trigger Foods and Trigger Situations 5% Summer Challenge Assignment 4
Monday, June 18, 2012      9 comments

In thinking about this assignment I realized an important fact. I need to have the trigger situation occur before I react and begin eating the trigger foods. Oh so complicated!!!! For instance I can avoid the baklava, that a certain but very nic... Read more
5 % Summer Challenge Assignment
Sunday, June 10, 2012      10 comments

I want to lose weight so that I can be more comfortable in my own skin! I want to be able to climb sands dunes and mountains seamlessly and with great ease. I want to be flexible and more fit. I want to have more energy, feel calmer and be happi... Read more
Insanity Challenge Day 1
Friday, June 01, 2012      7 comments

Today starts the first day of the Positive Vibes Insanity Challenge. My body is definitely not ready for the "real" Insanity Exercise program so I am devising my own. ... Read more
Woo Hoo
Sunday, May 27, 2012      7 comments

I have been working out at least 5 times a week doing water aerobics and despite that the SCALE remains frozen in time! Since I am at the higher end of my weight I have been relying on one pair of jeans to wear. They were just too dirty to put o... Read more
Friday, May 18, 2012      6 comments

As I was cleaning today I thought of a way to express your thanks and to say a prayer of good wishes. As I dusted my Grandfather's paintings I thought of what an amazing man he was. He was an artist, a poet, ran the YMCA in Middleboro, Ma, and t... Read more
Getting SMART
Monday, April 23, 2012      7 comments

This is the truth - I have to cut my hours back at work. My body can not be any clearer in its message to me. I am praying that reducing my hours to 24 will be something I can handle. Now I just have to get up enough nerve to find a neurologist ... Read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      4 comments

Today I want to feed my body with healthy foods. I want to use food for nutrition and sustenance not to comfort or soothe my emotions. However I feel right now, up or down, bad or good, I want to experience it as it is. I want to feed my mind ... Read more
Oh Feet!
Monday, April 16, 2012      6 comments

First day back after 11 weeks off for an ankle injury and BOTH my feet and ankles are swollen and throbbing! I thought I heard them say, " PLEASE PLEASE LOSE SOME WEIGHT!" After work I looked at the chocolate chips, then I saw my husband's Oreo'... Read more
PLAN Number One TRILLION : )
Sunday, April 15, 2012      5 comments

Goodness if I had a nickel for every plan I developed I would be independently wealthy. Today, I thought it might be a good idea to come up with some kind of a formal written proposal. I will be returning to the work force tomorrow so my days wi... Read more
Thinking and Common Sense
Friday, April 13, 2012      4 comments

By now many of you know that I have finally been given the OK to return to work after a pesky ankle injury. In addition to being cleared by employee health I also needed to be cleared by a nurse educator. I had no idea why this would be necessar... Read more

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