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Take a Step Back and Really See
8/23/2014 9:33:38 AM,  12 COMMENTS

" The closer you look at something the more complex it seems to be ." Vint Cherf Stuck In the weight loss quagmire . Who isn't . What to eat?...  Read more

ALEXSGIRL1

Countdown day 90..89 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/23/2014 4:41:25 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I will try having a "chunky" rather than a smoothie today! I LOVEIT, Justyna. Thanks for that chuckle. I certainly am not being 100% compliant. I...  Read more

CTUPTON

Countdown day 90 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/22/2014 12:42:40 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I have been advised to more slowly follow the ALCAT eating plan based on my food sensitivities. So I don't have to be "perfect" yet. 41 In 3 months...  Read more

CTUPTON

Sign for my computer to improve
8/22/2014 6:51:50 AM,  14 COMMENTS

At doctor visits I always regret not having done the things to make my "numbers" better. To remind myself , I made a sign to tape on my computer:...  Read more

CTUPTON

Burn more fat by 1 min. high intensity exercise alternated with 20 min. of moderate exercising.
8/22/2014 6:35:29 AM,  4 COMMENTS

A Cardio Obsession Ramp up cardio, burn calories and fat. Sounds simple enough, but the latest science on exercising for weight loss says otherwi...  Read more

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Be a Leader
8/22/2014 5:14:17 AM,  19 COMMENTS

" You should always ask yourself what would happen if everyone did what you are doing.' Jean -Paul Sartre Sometimes we are not willing or unable...  Read more

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BEING LOST IS OKAY
8/21/2014 5:38:42 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Your not supposed to understand everything ." Rod Steiger Some people crack me up lucky thing I am not an egg. I know bad humor , But I do find...  Read more

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Tea tree oil is helping bruises
8/20/2014 7:46:29 AM,  20 COMMENTS

I have been surprised how well tea tree oil (and icing) works for bruising . After the chiropractor does the Graston technique on tissue bumps ar...  Read more

CTUPTON

Are You amused Yet
8/20/2014 5:10:54 AM,  15 COMMENTS

" Everything considered work is less boring than amusing oneself." Charles Baudelaire Yes exercise is sometimes hard but: I find it FUN...  Read more

ALEXSGIRL1

Hoping
8/19/2014 4:57:16 AM,  39 COMMENTS

"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes." Clement of Alexandria Being healthy involves a lot of hoping . But it is...  Read more

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Almost Right
8/18/2014 5:13:24 AM,  16 COMMENTS

It is better to approximately right than precisely wrong ." Warren Buffett Yesterday I told everyone we were going to the beach closest to my h...  Read more

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Fire Dept. Lobsterfest!
8/17/2014 2:44:23 PM,  21 COMMENTS

YUM! Fire Dept. Lobsterfest! In our "old" town and with the FD we both volunteered for. If I quit eating for the day--except for fruit an...  Read more

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cont. Solution Centered Weight Loss by SP Coach Dean Anderson
8/17/2014 11:19:24 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Our problems each day often repeat. We can figure out solutions so they don't knock us off track. But we need to "head them off at the pas...  Read more

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SP Coach Dean Anderson: Solution Centered Approach to Weight Loss
8/17/2014 11:08:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

4. Predict your way to success. SP Coach Dean Anderson Bad habits are often the product of self-fulfilling prophecies. You expect yourself to ex...  Read more

CTUPTON

Opportunity Knocks
8/17/2014 8:14:13 AM,  12 COMMENTS

We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors or prophets." Benjamin Disraeli The early bird gets the worm....  Read more

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You Have the Power
8/16/2014 9:10:27 AM,  15 COMMENTS

" Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be." Alice Walker Have you ever stopped doing something because someone said something? Have you...  Read more

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Hope
8/16/2014 7:00:29 AM,  12 COMMENTS

"There are really only two ways, it seems to me, in which we can think about our existence here on Earth. We either agree with Macbeth that life is no...  Read more

CTUPTON

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quote
8/16/2014 6:52:32 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle - and my heart and thoughts.” ...  Read more

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The Miracle Question about stopping emotional eating
8/15/2014 7:06:04 AM,  16 COMMENTS

from SP Coach Dean Anderson Solution-Focused Approach to Weight Loss Ask the Right Questions, Find the Right Answers 2. Activate your imag...  Read more

CTUPTON

Fight for your Health
8/15/2014 5:01:15 AM,  16 COMMENTS

" if you're about to get into a fight , and you know for sure you're going to fight , make sure you punch first. " Vincent Vecavalier Whether yo...  Read more

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A Winning Hand
8/14/2014 5:05:41 AM,  17 COMMENTS

" One should always play fairly -----When one has the winning cards, Oscar Wilde When It come to weight loss we all have a winning hand or two u...  Read more

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Try Some More
8/13/2014 5:09:35 AM,  18 COMMENTS

" You don't try. That's very important: not to try, either for Cadillacs , creation, or immortality . You wait , and if nothing happens , you wait som...  Read more

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Trust your Gut
8/12/2014 5:12:02 AM,  15 COMMENTS

" Trust your Gut." Barbara Walters We are all born with an inner voice . It is our protector our best friend. The voice will tell you if you are...  Read more

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Think Wisely
8/11/2014 5:01:10 AM,  12 COMMENTS

" Reserve your right to think , for even if you think wrongly is better not to think at all." Hypatia Before you eat think. Will this leav...  Read more

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A quote I like --from BLESSEDBEING
8/10/2014 12:46:15 PM,  15 COMMENTS

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. ¯ Maya Ang...  Read more

CTUPTON

End of the puns....honest.
8/10/2014 10:58:28 AM,  19 COMMENTS

THAT'S ALL FOLKS! 46...  Read more

CTUPTON

Puns intended....
8/10/2014 10:28:02 AM,  8 COMMENTS

A relief map shows where the restrooms are. If you don't pay your exorcist you get repossessed. A hungry traveler stops at a monastery and i...  Read more

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No pun intended....
8/10/2014 10:23:16 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Did you hear about the guy who got hit in the head with a can of soda? He was lucky it was a soft drink. Police were called to a daycare where a...  Read more

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A few laughs (hopefully)
8/10/2014 10:16:23 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Is google a woman? Because it won't let you finish your sentence without coming up with other suggestions. What do you call a fake noodle?...  Read more

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Love one another
8/10/2014 8:16:32 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Love one another and you will be happy .It's as simple or as difficult as that." Michael Leunig It is early morning there is a cool gentle breeze...  Read more

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More thoughts on gardening...
8/9/2014 8:48:27 PM,  12 COMMENTS

"Oh, give it a rest!" A stray curmudgeon in a field of perennial optimists. ...  Read more

CTUPTON

Thoughts on gardening...
8/9/2014 8:28:35 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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A laugh I got watching Criminal Minds. A Hotch quote.
8/9/2014 11:28:22 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I got a good laugh watching Criminal Minds the other day. Do you watch that? Hotch is always so serious. I think they are trying to lighten him u...  Read more

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Trusting Yourself
8/9/2014 9:59:27 AM,  14 COMMENTS

" Trust your instincts . Your mistakes might as well be your own instead of someone else's" Billy Wilder You know You . You really do. dee...  Read more

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Losing fat cells and toxin release
8/9/2014 7:51:31 AM,  13 COMMENTS

HUH? I am being told my nausea, diarrhea, illness was caused by my body releasing toxins from fat cells. I was so successful on my elimination/...  Read more

CTUPTON

Making Tire Tracks
8/8/2014 4:53:19 AM,  16 COMMENTS

" We know what happens to people that stay in the middle of the road. They get run over ." Aneurin Bevan Are you always straight and true an...  Read more

ALEXSGIRL1

No mistaking It
8/7/2014 4:50:41 AM,  19 COMMENTS

"The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one." Elbert G. Hubbard A Mistake is always a chance for a...  Read more

ALEXSGIRL1

People are noticing...
8/6/2014 8:18:34 AM,  25 COMMENTS

People are noticing I look a bit thinner. This is really dangerous for me. It happens first in the face. I wish the hips would decrease first. Shucks....  Read more

CTUPTON

Here and Now
8/6/2014 5:03:58 AM,  10 COMMENTS

" Do not make the mistake of trying to revisit a memory," Rod Steiger A lot of people spend their time living in the past and hoping for the fut...  Read more

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You have a friend
8/5/2014 4:46:24 AM,  18 COMMENTS

" Instead of loving your enemies , treat your friends a little better." Ed Howe I want to thank you all for your encouragement and for motivatin...  Read more

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