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Broccoli Diminishes Thyroid Function?

Saturday, December 17, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday, my book arrived -Thyroid for Dummies. I've long-suspected my thyroid going kerflooee, starting with this forever plateau. There had to be a reason that I wasn't able to lose any more weight than I had. Learning some interesting... Read more

Foodmatters (Documentary) Also, Niacin Aids with Depression?

Friday, December 16, 2011      7 comments

Make food your medicine and medicine your food - Hipporates. The film builds on the premise that the human body can heal itself when given proper nutrition. Lots of good info in this documentary. Also pointed to niacin as being a huge hel... Read more

The Addicted Brain (Book)

Thursday, December 15, 2011      4 comments

Just finished reading this book on my Kindle. Written by a MD, it deals with how the brain becomes addicted and mainly concentrates on drugs. But at some points, it does talk about food and other behaviors. Some of the info is basic and learn... Read more

Forks Over Knives - Documentary

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      6 comments

Thanks to a wonderful spfriend, I found this movie on Netflix. If you have the opportunity (I have Netflix unlimited), it's a great informational documentary regarding food and eating for health. Check it out. Wishing all a great day.... Read more

Miscellaneous Observations About Sparkers

Tuesday, December 13, 2011      12 comments

During my three-year adventure on the SP site, I've enjoyed meeting people from so many different backgrounds and circumstances. How interesting it is to "meet" people with one common goal - better health. Some of the handles are obvious, ... Read more

My Status Thread is Like the Movie "Ground Hog Day"

Sunday, December 11, 2011      11 comments

I crack myself up with my thread. Seems as though it's always "Day 1 of no sugar" or "Day 2 of no caffeine." Maybe one of these days I'll get past five months of no sugar that I recently did and felt so much better w/o. Wishing all a fun d... Read more

The Case of the Abandoned Elliptical

Saturday, December 10, 2011      9 comments

I was so excited when I'd gotten my new elliptical a couple of years ago. However, I never bonded with it; the motion isn't comfortable for me and I don't like it. It's in my bedroom so that I can hop on it whenever I want. I haven't want... Read more

Thoughts Are Seeds We Plant...

Friday, December 09, 2011      9 comments

...and if you plant crab apples, no need to expect to harvest Golden Delicious. I read this in a book I'm reading last night and I really want to stop planting crab apples. This past four years' deaths/losses and assorted road bumps have u... Read more

Just When I Thought I was Going to Quit SP, Friends Pulled Me Through

Thursday, December 08, 2011      6 comments

And they didn't even know they had done that. Honestly, I go through this periodically even though I enjoy and support SP in so many ways. Sometimes I just want to quit and not be bothered due to many factors. But then a bunch of SPfriend... Read more

HCG Banned - Yesterday's News

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      13 comments

Heard a short segment yesterday that the FDA has banned the sale of HCG, which they have been threatening to do for a long time. I researched HCG about a year ago, when this forever plateau was getting the best of me, and realized that 500 calo... Read more

My Semi-Annual Huge Supplement Order Just Went In

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      5 comments

I know there have been pros and cons about supplements, but I believe them to be a very helpful component to my well being. I haven't been sick in years - partly due to exercise, eating fairly well, taking supplements, and yes, pure luck. ... Read more

Forgot to Blog Today

Sunday, December 04, 2011      9 comments

So here I am. (smiling) Wishing all a good week.... Read more

I Snack When I'm on the SP Site

Saturday, December 03, 2011      10 comments

I noticed that, whenever I'm on this site at night, I tend to snack while reading the information that SP provides. Not a good habit to get into; good thing I'm not attending AA or NA, and I'd be tempted to do those substances while attending t... Read more

Two Cross Goals Achieved In 2011

Friday, December 02, 2011      8 comments

Despite this having been another tough year of many losses, including the most recent one of a dear friend of 11 years, I have attained two goals while continuing this healthy adventure. One is no tv. I'm so much happier w/o it in my life... Read more

C'mon...Where Did This Year Disappear So Fast?

Thursday, December 01, 2011      5 comments

I've said this at the beginning of each month, but I really really really can't believe we are into December already. Yikes! Where has this year gone? Wishing all a great day.... Read more


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