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Vegan in Ecuador??
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

We just returned last night from the most fabulous trip to the Galapagos and the Amazon rain forest. The trip was magical but my first extended trip as a vegan. I packed food, such as tofu jerky, dates, nuts, fruit and nut bars so I would alw... Read more
10 lbs, yippee
Sunday, May 16, 2010      1 comments

What is it about getting to and passing the 10 lbs mark that is so uplifting. Confirmation that we are doing something right? Whatever it is, I am thrilled this am. I have actually lost about a pound more cause I lost a pound before starting ... Read more
Body Image
Friday, May 14, 2010      1 comments

Well it is now confirmed, I have a terrible body image. Went shopping today for our trip and it was not fun. It isn't just the extra weight, my body is 64 years old and bulges, and puckers and does some pretty awful things that it didn't used ... Read more
Travel and Spark streaks
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      0 comments

we are travelling for two weeks. What do you do about continuing streaks when you are away. Don't know what our internet of phone access will be and on mobile you can't spin the wheel. I hate that!... Read more
Well, it seems to be getting easier not harder.
Sunday, May 09, 2010      1 comments

I really never thought this would happen. I am less hungry, with almost no cravings. I am looking forward to my healthy VEGAN meals and my body doesn't seem to want anything else. I also find that I am able to resist the passing bad thoughts... Read more
April 30th
Friday, April 30, 2010      0 comments

So today is my 10th wedding anniversary and I am thankful in so many ways. We have much to be thankful for and much loss to be sad over. People that we loved dearly have died but we have staunch friends who stand by us. I feel like I am on th... Read more
just thinkin'
Sunday, April 11, 2010      0 comments

I noticed that since I am no longer eating animal protein or dairy I am no longer getting leg cramps. This may sound minor but at 2,3, and 4 am it was pretty major. Especially since it was happening night after night for almost a year. They a... Read more
Sunday and no tennis
Sunday, March 28, 2010      1 comments

Playing tennis last week and ran for a very wide serve , hit it, got the point but really hurt my elbow again. Was supposed to play in a USTA match today but had to opt out. Not fair to the team. Wearing the elbow brace night and day as I see... Read more
Need more hours in the day, every day.
Sunday, March 21, 2010      2 comments

This is a recurring theme in my life lately. Taking care of a parent is very different than taking care of kids but also takes a lot of time. I haven't been able to blog in a month, more because my head is a big " to do" list and that doesn't ... Read more
Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

I just finished reading Dr.Joel Fuhrman's amazing book "Eat to Live". This was an eye opener. Like almost everyone who has ever been on a diet, the amount of information out there is overwhelming and contradictory. He manages to explain the f... Read more
The best laid plans....
Friday, February 19, 2010      2 comments

Haven't been able to blog lately although some good stuff to blog about. We had to run up to Northern CA for a funeral and didn't bring a laptop. Guess I could have used the phone but too annoying. Good stuff is that I am gardening again. Pl... Read more
Snowy week in Mammoth
Saturday, February 06, 2010      3 comments

It has been just spectacular up here and I got in a lot of exercise. Walked every day but one and got to cross country ski yesterday for the first time in two years! Shady Rest park is now a Nordic ski area with miles of groomed trails and not... Read more
RAIN, RAIN .........
Thursday, January 21, 2010      5 comments

So now that I have made this committment to exercise every day, the weather is not cooperating. I so love to walk outside but yesterday I had to hit the treadmill at work which is much less inviting. Today it is just pouring again and I didn't... Read more
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      1 comments

How great to meet so many new people. Just love it!! Frantic about my cardio today, ordered the SP cardio cd - pouring down rain here so can't get out. What can I do in the house that is cardio?? Found the SP videos so did one and jogged... Read more
A rainy wet Monday
Monday, January 18, 2010      1 comments

So at a party yesterday afternoon, a friend who I play tennis with invited me (again) to an exercise class that she goes to regularly. Since we can't play tennis (and I am injured) I decided to go. About 60 minutes into the 90 minute class, I ... Read more

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