The Dukan Article I Read & What I Feel Is True for Me
I don't pay attention to diets, and never have. But the other day, I read an article on the origins of the Dukan Diet and how popular Dr. Dukan's book has been since its 2000 publication date.
Well, as I read the details, I could see wha... Read more
Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity? A Clue to My Fatigue?
I have been wondering why I don't have the energy level I expect, and thought it was due to not having caffeine for the past three months. I'm healthy, eat well, exercise, etc.
Then I read (more like scanned) an article about Electromagnet... Read more
Wearing PJ's to Grocery Shop?
I had to smile this morning, as I came out of the grocery store and saw yet another shopper entering in her pj's. This has become more common than you'd imagine. It lead me to wonder if anyone else lives in a town where this happens.
Ther... Read more
Hooray for No A/C Days!
I appreciate a/c when it gets hot, but prefer natural air. This is day two of no a/c and I am loving it. Simple pleasures.
Speaking of which, I was thinking this morning of how many simple pleasures add to the quality of my miserable (oka... Read more
Where Did July Go?
Hey, how is it that yet another month in 2011 has evaporated before my very eyes? Where did it go?
Wishing all a good tomorrow.... Read more
The Tale of the Banana Squash
Here's a little background - I don't cook much. I've always hated it. I probably always will. As such, I haven't heard of a lot of things that most others have. Banana squash being one of them.
On one of my walks last week, a lady on th... Read more
Heartfelt Condolences to Those in Oslo
To all affected by the tragedy that has recently occurred, my thoughts and sympathy go out to you.... Read more
Returned to Acupuncture Treatments
I've gone to weekly acupuncture treatments for the past 10 weeks for a variety of things that I'd like to get in balance. This is a great place that has helped me in the past, is inexpensive, and has terrific people. They have locations in San... Read more
Vitamin B-12/Complex Shots?
I have not been satisfied with my energy level, despite doing the healthy things known to keep it up. My friend swears by these B-12 shots, and they are inexpensively given at several whole foods locations by a professional. You can also choos... Read more
Renewing My Vows
Well, at least in a manner of speaking. I've pondered this for awhile now; I can't really call it starting over because it's not. Here's the scoop and a recap of the past three years.
In October '11, it'll be 3 years that I officially sta... Read more
Doing Better w/Sugar & Need Feedback on Blue Man Group... Worth going?
Okay, in a nutshell, I was off sugar for almost three months until a few weeks ago when I thought I could handle "just a little" and gobbled everything in sight to the point of feeling very sick.
Now, four days back on track without sugar (... Read more
Junk Food for My Cats (And Beer for My Horses)
Okay, I don't have horses, but I love the song that Toby and Willie do - Whiskey for my men, and beer for my horses.
My Himalayan brothers (not my brothers, they are brothers to each other - smiling), pictured here on my SP site, are not as... Read more
Blame It On the Moon (and other random thoughts)
Yesterday I felt totally out-of-sorts for no apparent reason. Just awful. I tried to ignore it, but I was puzzled as to the cause. Last night, I looked out the window to see the glowing full moon. That explains it! No kidding, I've always b... Read more
Making Friends With My Nemesis - Sugar
Up until a few weeks ago, I had a nice little streak of no sugar going. I think I was up to 96 days without!!!!! I was convinced that I had it beat and that I could return to do "just a little." (yeah, uhhuh, right) My intent was to teach mys... Read more
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Within an Hour of Waking Up (reminder to myself)
I recently read that it's important to drink water soon after awakening, as some of our body's moisture evaporates during the night. Also read that it's important to eat breakfast within an hour of waking up due to our metabolism starting to s... Read more