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Gearing up for the Winter 5% Challenge
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      6 comments

Now that Christmas is over I can begin to concentrate on the 5% Challenge. #1 - Exercise Plan: My exercise plan is minimum of 30 minutes walking a day. I am aiming for at least 5000 steps a day. I will be doing strength training on Tuesda... Read more
Three Considerations
Thursday, November 12, 2015      6 comments

This is from Metabolic Effect Facebook Page, Nov 12th entry... "Constructing a lifestyle that works for you involves three considerations. 1) Does it work with your unique metabolic expression? Your metabolism has subtle nuances that d... Read more
Clean Plate Club
Monday, November 09, 2015      10 comments

Thanks to my SP friend KALISWALKER and her blog.... "Here's a new way to look at those old rules around cleaning your plate: Every time you eat food your body doesn't need, you are wasting it! Waste it in the garbage not your body. ie. Do n... Read more
Walking & Generation Legacy
Friday, November 06, 2015      6 comments

I haven't posted for almost two weeks. It is weird how my brain works now -- it is so foggy. I can "write" a blog in my head, then when I get to the computer I draw a blank. In my last post I talked about movement vs exercise. I have b... Read more
Movement vs Exercise
Monday, October 26, 2015      7 comments

This last week I have focused more on movement than exercise. What's the difference?... Some quotes from Lose Weight Here by Dr Jade Teta, ND & Dr. Keoni Teta, ND: "We define 'movement' as a form of transportation or activities of da... Read more
Be a Detective
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      4 comments

This last week has been another crazy week. I had two of my grandkids for the full week. Their parents are in the midst of trying to sell their house and buy another one. My SIL's new job is 3 hours away, so he has been staying there during t... Read more
Quilt Repairs
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      9 comments

I repaired a quilt made by my Great-Grandmother. I am guessing she made it in the 1950's because I remember my grandmother having an apron made from one of the fabrics in the quilt. It was fun to see how she made it. It was a quilt as you... Read more
Walking Inspiration
Monday, October 12, 2015      5 comments

Back in January 2011 I joined a gym because I thought I needed to exercise like crazy (like The Biggest Loser show) and the only way to do that was at a gym. And I did exercise crazily -- sometimes up to two hours at the gym, and then exercise ... Read more
The "Perfect" Diet
Friday, October 09, 2015      5 comments

As I said in my previous blog I have been reading The Metabolic Effect by Jade Teta plus listening to a lot of his talks. Below is a partial quote from his Facebook posting today... "The healthiest lifestyle for you is the one you can actu... Read more
Last Two Months
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      6 comments

It has been over two months since I last blogged. These last two months have been highly stressful and emotional. Not good for adrenal fatigue. In August, my DIL miscarried and we almost lost her too. I had their 4 girls for a week and t... Read more
FINALLY....
Tuesday, July 28, 2015      11 comments

Finally, I have a confirmed diagnosis....severe adrenal fatigue. I have always suspected it, but my MD doctor in Jan 2013 laughed in my face when I suggested it and asked for testing. Instead, he tested me for sleep apnea which showed I ha... Read more
Kilts
Friday, July 10, 2015      10 comments

Here are pictures of the kilts I made this month: ... Read more
Weekend
Monday, April 20, 2015      4 comments

I took an R&R weekend. I didn't have anything planned except church. I took naps both days. I still am a little tired and hoping to still take it easy this week. I did get to the gym tonight for my weekly session with my trainer. One NS... Read more
Ready for some R&R
Friday, April 17, 2015      3 comments

I have been tired all day. I am looking forward to this weekend for some R&R. I have nothing scheduled. Daily Goals Thurs 4/17 1. Blog ... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, April 16, 2015      7 comments

I have decided that I will ice my knees and use the herbal ointment before I go to bed for awhile until my knees start to feel better. It has been snowing all day. They say we should get 6-8 inches before morning. I cleaned and sorte... Read more

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