Grazing is Best (another radio report)
We constantly hear, on the news, about this or that new diet and health discovery. Last night, I heard that grazers - those who eat several times during the day - do best with weight loss. Keeping the body nourished, they explained, makes it l... Read more
New Toy Will Be a Great Exercise Companion
I just received my new Kindle Fire today and am thrilled with it. Love to watch foreign films and can do so while on treadmill, elliptical, or recombant bike. Woohoo, what fun!
Wishing all a great day.... Read more
How Wonderful When Old Sparkfriends Reappear!
The other day I noticed how many spark friends have disappeared from the site. However, it's great when one reappears - as has happened today.
Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more
Hallowed Grounds (Documentary)
If you've never seen this documentary, try to tap into it on Netflix or Amazon. I think it first appeared on public television, but I found it a couple of weeks ago.
A beautiful tribute to those who've made the ultimate sacrifice. God ble... Read more
Is It November Already? Where did 2011 go?
I'm honestly blown away by how fast this year has evaporated.
Just received my new scooter and going to assemble it this weekend. This is a Razor scooter, built for adults, but just like the kids' model in how you push and ride. Should be ... Read more
HAPPY HALLOWEEN!... Read more
I've noticed that doing any type of exercise in the evening tends to keep me awake. Guess I should avoid it as much as possible. Wonder if anyone else has that happen to them.
Wishing all a fun weekend.... Read more
Toblerone vs. Grapes. Which Won?
So, the other night I dreamt I ate a Toblerone and when I awoke, I was very relieved that it was just a dream.
The idea was based in reality as a friend parked a honkin big Toblerone in my fridge and it's been staring at me (and calling my ... Read more
The Scale Saga - THE Weigh-In After 7 Months
Okay, Mondays are my official weigh-in day now and this past one was the first time in about 6 or 7 months. I'd promised myself the number would not throw me off if it wasn't what I wanted.
I have two "good" scales (fairly expensive that ... Read more
Is This Worth It?
The other day, on the radio, a couple of people were tossing around the notion of why bother eating right. They sited both Steve Jobs and Linda McCartney as having been vegetarians (it was reported that at times Steve was a fruitarian, which I'... Read more
Heading Into 4th Week & Weigh-In After 7 Months of No Scale
I'm starting Week 4 of this vegetarian diet that unexpectedly popped into my noggin after reading the book "Eat to Live." I have resisted bringing out the scale, but realize that I need a benchmark in addition to how loose my clothes are fittin... Read more
I Can See My Nether Region Again!
I'd been slim all my life up until a few years ago when stress, hormones, overwork, (and overeating?) piled on extra pounds. So, it took me awhile to see myself as someone who had extra weight on her frame.
That said, I am working hard at ... Read more
Swapping the Grocery Cart for Hand Basket
I've been noticing all the changes over the past three weeks since starting this vegetarian regimen. Among them is my shopping behavior at the grocery store. I swapped the grocery cart for the hand basket noticing that, not only do I need fewe... Read more
Sugar Nation (new book)
The other night, as I was falling asleep, I heard the author of this new book guesting on a radio program. Although some of his info is already known, he states some mind-blowing facts about sugar that were timely reminders as to why I am cutti... Read more
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Now I See How Much of This Is All In My Head
I have three solid weeks spent on this new vegetarian lifestyle. In this short time I have seen: 1. Elimination of cravings that formerly controlled me, 2. Elimination of night time munchies, 3. Feeling full rather than feeling hungry, 4. Feeli... Read more