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This is the day....

Sunday, May 06, 2012      6 comments

Theme: Write a blog about why it’s important for you to get healthy NOW and not push it off. This is part of a team challenge, and, oddly enough, not something I think about all that much! I have been blessed with good health and a strong c... Read more

May Manifesto

Thursday, May 03, 2012      8 comments

Final Version (been editing this all morning) (And here's a link to the "Cool Timer" I use:
.html) I've been trying to get around to posting my personal May challenge, bu... Read more

Kosher and low carb

Friday, March 30, 2012      5 comments

So I was looking for a great broccoli-bake recipe and I ran across this one:
i.htm It looks delicious! It does call for 1/4 C of whole wheat flour, which can pr... Read more

If you've ever fallen off the wagon...

Friday, March 23, 2012      5 comments

you need to read this!
es-in-your-brain/ Reader's Digest version: Why do we fall off the low carb wagon even though we know it makes us healthier and feel... Read more

Fixing my evenings and weekends

Thursday, March 22, 2012      4 comments

I've come to the conclusion that the last remaining difficulties on my wellness mission all revolve around my leisure time. I've tackled and subdued most of the other lifestyle problems that I've had over the years, so it's time to beat this one... Read more

About Hope

Friday, March 16, 2012      5 comments

One theme you'll see around Sparkpeople a lot is "hope". I think people often lose sight of what they actually mean by that word. If you mean "I hope I lose weight and get healthier" then you're actually talking about "wishful thinking" no... Read more

My Least Favorite Shade of Pink

Thursday, March 15, 2012      5 comments

And I don't much like pink to begin with! Updated picture 3/19: Schools to Choose on Serving ‘Pink Slime’ in Cafeterias
012-03-15/s... Read more

I'm a poorly controlled experiment :D

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      8 comments

So, I hit a plateau a while back. I looked over my spreadsheet where I've recorded my weekly weigh-ins since last June 28 and pondered my "snag". I hit 206 around November 16, then kept going slowly lower through December. Just after New Ye... Read more

Genetically Modified foods

Thursday, March 08, 2012      7 comments

"Whether it's salmon genetically engineered to grow at twice its natural rate or herbicide-resistant corn that encourages the use of more chemicals in our food supply, we have a right to know what's in our food. "Already, more than 40 count... Read more

Clothing Sizes are just GOOFY

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      7 comments

A friend from church passed along 4 huge bags of lovely clothes to me with the admonition to take what I can use and pass on the rest to someone else. I told her upfront that I wouldn't fit a size 14 for months yet, but, as long as she didn't m... Read more

Uncommon sense: A book report

Sunday, February 12, 2012      14 comments

~ My book report on Good Calories, Bad Calories ~ WARNING! LONG-WINDEDNESS UP AHEAD! Much of what I've read about metabolism and wellness in the last six months has been, frankly, life-changing. Maybe once or twice in a lifetime you ru... Read more

Another Myth Bites the Dust!

Thursday, January 26, 2012      10 comments

People will bemoan the fact that a low-carb diet is "so much more expensive" than what they're currently doing. Wrong. I keep my financial information in a set of spreadsheet worksheets, which makes it very easy to analyze where your m... Read more

Gotta love the FlyLady!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      6 comments

One of yesterday's FlyMail reminders dealt with forgiving our parents (moms in particular) for making us crazy/poor housekeepers/overweight/having bad self-esteem/etc. I would love to cut and paste the whole exchange but it's prohibited both by ... Read more

Reading Good Calories, Bad Calories

Monday, January 09, 2012      8 comments

I finally broke down and bought the book on Saturday. Fascinating reading! I'm glad I read Why We Get Fat.. first, because it gets to the heart of the weight loss and obesity subject matter so much more quickly, but for an overall understan... Read more

My painting project!

Saturday, December 24, 2011      11 comments

OK. FInally here are some images of my piece de resistance - I'm sure you're all sick of even hearing about it. Believe me, I'm sick of working on it! But I really, really love how it's turning out. Perfect colors, though these shots don't do th... Read more

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