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Today's Inspiration
7/28/2014 2:42:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

" You know that you have fully experienced love when you turn into love - that is the spiritual goal of life." - Deepak Chopra...  Read more


Any one out there with a vitamix?
7/28/2014 1:50:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

DH burnt out the food processor and I have been thinking whether to replace it. On my travels I came across the vitamix. Apparently it cooks your so...  Read more


SP trivia : How far does food travel to get to us?
7/28/2014 1:31:57 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Our existing system of food transportation and distribution requires enormous amounts of energy and resources. Before reaching your table, th...  Read more


Day 3 of Elimination/Rotation Diet Plan (based on food insensitivities)
7/28/2014 1:18:44 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Breakfast: almond breeze and apricots in a blender. 30 Lunch: Kidney beans, corn, quinoa, cardamom (Tomatoes , rice, onions, not listed for t...  Read more


Week 2 Need to learn to reward myself.
7/28/2014 11:31:46 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It was a struggle last week to get up and walk, but everytime I walked, I felt better. This morning I set the alarm to walk. Last week, I let hubbys a...  Read more


7/28/2014 11:23:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Feeling really down and stressed out lately... need to figure it out....  Read more


Interim Summer Assesment
7/28/2014 11:23:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Sunday when I got up the cable was off and the cellular network was off. So I was unable to use the internet. Both were off the entire day. When I r...  Read more


Monday's Motivation
7/28/2014 10:10:23 AM,  3 COMMENTS

"What consumes your mind controls your life." Creed...  Read more


Letting Go and Loving Myself
7/28/2014 9:46:20 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I'm climbing out of a funk. I've been here before, and I've come out of it - I can do it again. Over the weekend, I prepared for a healthy wee...  Read more


4 pounds gone. small victories can be huge!!!
7/28/2014 9:37:49 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I know the last few blog posts have been somewhat dark, negative nancy. But I have just been dealing with inner demons that seem to show up in the fo...  Read more


National Milk Chocolate Day
7/28/2014 8:39:01 AM,  4 COMMENTS

National Milk Chocolate Day When : July 28th National Milk Chocolate Day is a special day for a special treat. Are you a "Chocola-hol...  Read more


7/28/2014 5:24:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Monday for me is over..... Had a friends funeral this afternoon....very sad for the family....but she is out of pain.... Training went well ton...  Read more


Another unusual storm - for us here in the UK
7/28/2014 5:19:41 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The photo below, sent to me by a friend just now, is of one of our local train stations after a very fierce early morning storm - two hours of massive...  Read more


One good thing - one not so much
7/28/2014 4:50:43 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The good thng is that I havent weighed since the end of June due to various domestic upheavals but I was resolved to do so this morning. Was delighted...  Read more


start out strong
7/28/2014 1:05:10 AM,  2 COMMENTS

monday is here. start the week strong...  Read more


7/28/2014 12:33:50 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Morning, happy hoopers yesterday was a blast, but believe me I am exhausted this morning from all the fun and games. Today my usual asthanga yoga...  Read more


7/28/2014 12:31:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Enjoy your week be blessed sending prayers and blessings hugz...  Read more


Today's Inspiration
7/28/2014 12:31:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

" The best way to predict the future is to invent it. Your life is not decided by fate ; you must create the future you want by taking the rig...  Read more


Some funny late nite...
7/27/2014 11:41:47 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I saw that Hillary Clinton visited the headquarters of Twitter and Facebook yesterday. Hillary would also have visited LinkedIn, but she already knows...  Read more


7/27/2014 11:38:15 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Over my calorie goal...The first time for this in almost a year 15 ...Can't wait for Zumba tomorrow! I am sooooo uncomfortable.......  Read more


Busy Weekend
7/27/2014 11:31:12 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday was my birthday. It was a lot of driving. I decided not to check calories. I made a pound cake & had vanilla ice cream. Wasn't able to drink...  Read more


Crazy Intense Summer Workout Plan, Week 5
7/27/2014 10:58:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So today we had a heat advisory and I almost didn't get out for my walk. But after sitting on the couch reading for 3 hours, I couldn't take anymore...  Read more


Not a good day
7/27/2014 10:54:41 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Went over all my food goals today. I did get walk a little over a mile. Highlight of the day was watching the MLB hall of fame inductions. I do lov...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 075/100/025
7/27/2014 10:39:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game playing on my...  Read more


A Male Poodle Mix and a Male Bulldog
7/27/2014 10:05:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My 2 1/2 year old male poodle mix is Charlie. My fiancÚ's 8 year-old english bull dog is named Shamus. Been hanging out with these 2 guys all w...  Read more


Foam roller anyone?
7/27/2014 9:37:39 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am learning to use my foam roller to alleviate pain. Does anyone have any resources for using a foam roller? Thanks in advance!...  Read more


7/27/2014 9:12:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

We went outside to water all the flowers and trees. I discovered that I was having problems with the irrigation system of which I was not aware. I g...  Read more


So True!
7/27/2014 9:12:22 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Chapter 15 - Days 29, 30, 31
7/27/2014 8:40:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

DAY 29 Spa treatment was so relaxing and nice. Enjoyed a a wonderful cookout on the hotel Weber grill. Our friends brought my favorite Cassatta ca...  Read more


closet cleaned
7/27/2014 7:50:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

cleaned out linen closet. did not accomplish much else. was tired after an involved weekend....  Read more


A very, very strange mixture for an evening snack. End of Day 2.
7/27/2014 7:21:26 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I am so tired of dealing with foods that for my evening snack, I took all the foods I had left (that I had planned for today) and threw them in one bo...  Read more


7/27/2014 4:56:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Vacation! So the weekend before my birthday, my sister and I took a weekend road trip To Maine! Of course we stopped in New Hampshire (after...  Read more


The Dim Sum Bully
7/27/2014 4:55:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I just got back from an interesting restaurant experience, and I am realizing that I should have been more assertive about food. I am staying with a...  Read more


Saturday, Positive Focus, Day 87
7/27/2014 4:16:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Upon waking, I knew I needed to get my bugs into my garden. It's much healthier to let free some predator bugs to get rid of the ones that want to eat...  Read more


Well Day 2 is way harder than Day1 on my food sensitivity rotation diet.
7/27/2014 2:57:43 PM,  10 COMMENTS

At least I am only eating the things on my list. I am having an afternoon snack. Not what I would have picked for sure. I planned a snack of eggs (egg...  Read more


The struggle is real and who am I kidding??? :-P
7/27/2014 2:38:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have jeans and capri jeans in several different sizes. I always used to be a solid 18. Nothing but 18's for me. Now I have anything from size 2 to s...  Read more


Summer of 2014
7/27/2014 2:20:30 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Been a while since I posted anything, so here I go. I have been "sick" since May 8th. What started out as a summer cold, turned into an annoying co...  Read more


Week Three: Overcoming the chatter
7/27/2014 1:04:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last week was a roller coaster. I binged, felt sick, felt ashamed, got back on the horse and had some very successful days. Dealing with momentary def...  Read more


Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!
7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM,  22 COMMENTS

550 265 291 372 369 474 373 367267 371 In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away...  Read more


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