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I did a 10k on my own yesterday...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      7 comments

I started out thinking I was only going to do my noraml running route, which is about 4.5 miles. But as I neared home, I realized that I was enjoying my run so I decided to keep on going and aim for a 10k distance. I hit the 8k close to m... Read more
Ok, So I clicked on the HFCS ad on Spark People
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      6 comments

I found the title of the website to be very appropriate for its message: The website is full of information to inform us that sugar is sugar. It shows how different types of sugars are made. I found the message of the site to be t... Read more
Had to change original goal - but... (video blog)
Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

Here I am crossing the 5k finish line. Considering when I started running I was not able to run to my neighbor's mailbox, I am so proud of my accomplishment. I am finding that running a race is a lot like Spark People, there are many ups and dow... Read more
Cake Inhalanator
Friday, September 23, 2011      6 comments

What is a cake inhalanator? That was me yesterday. I do not what I was thinking. I cleaned out the fridge yesterday and came across some of the leftover frosting from my grandson's birthday cake. And there on top of the counter was a boxed cake ... Read more
The Spark, chapter 2
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      2 comments

This chapter is about FOCUS or in other words setting goals based upon who I am and what do I want to accomplish in life. I have been rereading this chapter over and over because I feel like I have been just going with the flow for the majority ... Read more
Why Does it seem so hard to do the right thing?
Monday, September 19, 2011      1 comments

Check out this video featuring a talk by Douglas Lisle: The Pleasure Trap
nxf4kj8Rb6Y It is very informative and he presents the information in a humerous way. In other words, I did not fin... Read more
Sunday, September 18, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday, my family and I had a "fun day" - or should I say "Let's forget about all your goals to eat healthy foods. We went to this touristy town that had a lot of gift shops. For some odd reason, my dh associates going places with eating out.... Read more
The Spark Chapter 1
Saturday, September 17, 2011      3 comments

There is this quote: "Your daily actions and words impact more people than you ever realize." I cannot help but think of how his mother's actions and words must have had an impact on his life. While he states that he was different growing u... Read more
Sometimes I amaze myself!
Friday, September 16, 2011      7 comments

As you can see by my new profile picture - I have a emoticon. Since spring I have been training to do a sub30 5k, j... Read more
Something interesting happened at Famous Dave's
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

My husband and I wanted to have some time together so we decided to go out to eat while we were in town doing some errands. I ordered a plain baked potato and steamed broccoli. As I was eating my meal, I was paying attention to how the potato an... Read more
How do we educate others about healthy eating?
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to rise ...
html " Samantha Heller, a dietitian in Fairfield, Conn., called childhood obesity "a complex, multi-faceted problem that ... Read more
Counting Calories or
Monday, September 12, 2011      3 comments

making every calorie count? There is a big difference between just counting calories or making every calorie count. Just the other day, my sister in law posted how she gave into the temptation to have a coffee latte and it used up over 2/3... Read more
If I had a sugar overload, what about....
Sunday, September 11, 2011      2 comments grandson? I am trying to blog about how I was asked to provide the birthday cake for my grandson's two year birthday party and I am feeling so guilty because I caved in to their request to provide a junk food cake only. As I was... Read more
Forks Over Knives
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      8 comments

My husband and I started to watch this video off of Netflix last night and we totally amazed at some of the research presented. The study about heart disease in Norway when the Germans invaded and took all the farm animals to support the troops ... Read more
New Mindset
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

Wow! Last week was like a nightmare that I couldn't seem to wake up from. I am feeling better now and I wondering if I was not getting enough of some nutrients. I am doing a 5k program that is a bit more intense than I normally run and I had cut... Read more

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