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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
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
Wearing Out Lots of Walking Shoes. How Long Do Yours Last?
Just thought about all of the running/walking shoes I wear out, and wondered how it is for others.
I'm a walker, not a runner. But I buy running shoes and there is only one brand and style that fits like a glove.
I go through a pair... Read more
Off to the Lake
Now that I've decided to get back to blogging, I can't think of anything to write about. (smiling) Maybe the well is dry when it comes to my journey with food and exercise. Not in a bad way, just no angst. Staying active, eating well (okay, p... Read more
I Want to Buy A Scooter-Never Too Old for Fun
I have to admit that I'm a child in an adult body. (smiling) And never one to worry about what others think, that's not my main concern.
There's a scooter built for adults that I want on Amazon. It's a Razor Lux and looks like a bundle o... Read more
Back to Blogging
Used to be a daily blogger. Then, not so much. I do find that it helps me focus on issues that I'm dealing with, so I'm going to try to get back to a regular train of thought via Spark blogging.
Wishing all a fun day.... Read more
YoYo Dieting Beneficial???
All weekend long, the news reported that a new study by U of Ohio study shows that those who've yoyo dieted have an advantage over those who have not done anything toward weight loss.
Seems that this flies in the face of healthy thinking...... Read more
RIP - Clarence Clemons & Thanks for the Music
The big man on E Street has passed and I just had to write a blog to thank him for many decades of that saxy music he provided. Play on, big man, from the halls of heaven.... Read more