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  • My Next 100 Days - Day 5

    9/26/2016 5:56:39 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I will be recording my exercise and steps from the previous day. Thank you for stopping by.247 I can do this! 311 Day 5 - 40 minutes of yoga, 30-30-30 and my step goal of 6500+ steps. Day 4 - Final step count 11,266 (5,000) Day 3 - Final step count 6,028 (5,000) Day 2 - Final st... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 4

    9/25/2016 9:05:49 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I will be recording my workouts and steps from the previous day. Thank you for stopping by. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 4 - 20 minutes of yoga, 75 minutes hiking, and my step goal of 5000+ steps. Day 3 - Final step count 6028 Day 2 - Final step count 6412 Day 1 - Final step count 62... Read more

  • To do lists before the "Big Move"

    9/25/2016 4:02:15 PM, by CTUPTON

    40 Sunday -done my wash-well, almost done 211 -continue keeping up with the dishes.... ongoing challenge -keep John out of trouble--he is "antsy" and riding his big wheelchair all over the house-tends to damage stuff--and asks for coffee, diet soda, etc. etc. Probably he is antsy because o... Read more

  • CICO Shove Off! 'New Kid on the (Nutritional) Block' Hits Mainstream: LCHF/Keto

    9/25/2016 2:19:06 AM, by _RAMONA

    On Fox News TODAY: Why outdated information is to blame for weight gain www.foxnews.com/health/2016/
    09/25/why-outdated-informa
    tion-is-to-blame-for-weigh
    t-gain.html Since I began following a ketogenic nutritional plan (under the Paleo umbrella) almost a year ago, I've n... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 3

    9/24/2016 5:24:39 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I will be recording my workouts and steps from the previous day. Thank you for stopping by. 247 I can do this! 311 Day 3 - 20 minutes of yoga, 30 minutes on the rebounder, 30-30-30 and my step goal of 5000+ steps. Day 2 - Final step count 6412 Day 1 - Final step count 6280... Read more

  • week 1 of new diet

    9/23/2016 7:44:54 PM, by RKOTTEK

    17 September 164 kg following day on Sunday 166.6kg 24 September 165.1kg(1.1 kg(2.4 pounds) higher than Saturday, 1.5kg(3.3pounds) lower than Sunday, last week) Cheers Richard Target for Saturday next week ~ 163.0 kg Thanks for popping by my blog.... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 2

    9/23/2016 4:49:46 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I have been inspired by AMIEMICHELE's 100 DAYS OF EXERCISE blogs to begin one of my own. Thank you again, Amie! 334 This is going to get boring to read very quickly! I will be recording my workouts and steps from the previous day. Thank you for stopping by. 247 I can do this! 311 ... Read more

  • Halloween "Christmas" tree at my skin surgeon's yesterday

    9/23/2016 12:56:53 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is NOT the exact tree-just one I found online. Not a fun event for me, but it was made a little more pleasant by their decorations. chris... Read more

  • Bear gets into a Connecticut home! I was lucky ! Our bear went into the woods last week!

    9/23/2016 8:35:01 AM, by CTUPTON

    BRANFORD, CT It's 3 a.m. and Matthew Gailey, 86, and his wife can hear someone in their house. No, it's not a burglar, well not in the classical sense, much to their surprise it's a 200 pound bear loudly making their way into their house. In a WTNH News 8 story/video Gailey explains... Read more

  • My Next 100 Days - Day 1

    9/22/2016 4:16:24 PM, by ITS_MY_TURN_NOW

    I have been inspired by AMIEMICHELE's 100 DAYS OF EXERCISE blogs to begin one of my own. Thank you, Amie! 334 The last few months have been rough and I am trying to get my head back into the game. Exercising every day for the next 100 days will definitely help me to reestablish an exercise routi... Read more

  • BioRing: The Latest Greatest Whizbang Tracker....

    9/21/2016 7:58:32 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    ...or is it the newest piece of overpriced gadgets that won't do all that is claimed?? Looks good. Looks like a nice ring. Have you heard of the BioRing currently on IndieGoGo crowdfunding? http://www.indiegogo.com/proje
    cts/bioring-the-personal-t
    rainer-on-your-finger-fitn
    ... Read more

  • You are not falling behind... Huff Post article

    9/21/2016 7:18:41 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.huffingtonpost.com/jamie-v
    aron/to-anyone-who-thinks-
    theyre-falling-behind_b_91
    90758.html? 40 I needed that! chris... Read more

  • Got my home equity loan. Now I can pay the mover--before actually selling the condo.

    9/20/2016 3:29:38 PM, by CTUPTON

    this was a link in the chain of progress toward moving. I went round and round trying to figure out how to get this move DONE! I asked many people for advice. I got bits and pieces but nothing seemed right. Then , finally, three different people gave me help that made sense. -brothe... Read more

  • Cauliflower pizza bites--low carb

    9/19/2016 8:32:08 AM, by CTUPTON

    Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower 2 large eggs 1 c. shredded mozzarella 1/4 c. shredded Parmesan 3 tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil 1 tbsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. marinara 1/4 c. mini pepperoni Directions 1Preheat oven t... Read more

  • Today, we saw a bear at our condo complex -Bloomfield,CT

    9/18/2016 8:43:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    Not this bear, but one just like it! chris... Read more

  • Bridget Jones Baby-- if you need a laugh, go see it!

    9/18/2016 4:24:17 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is not a movie I would have picked, but it was a ton of laughs. chris... Read more

  • Bridget Jones Baby-- if you need a laugh, go see it!

    9/18/2016 4:24:10 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is not a movie I would have picked, but it was a ton of laughs. chris... Read more

  • Oreo cookies as addictive as cocaine ! A SP friend mentioned this study.

    9/17/2016 8:07:48 AM, by CTUPTON

    www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/10/
    16/oreo-cookies-addictive-
    cocaine_n_4108999.html thanks, Cathy for this . I can't remember seeing the actual study done! chris... Read more

  • I really did not know about Jabba the Hut except the appearance so....

    9/17/2016 7:56:13 AM, by CTUPTON

    "Jabba's role in Star Wars is primarily antagonistic; he is introduced as the most powerful crime boss in Tatooine, who has a bounty on Han Solo's head. He employs a retinue of criminals, bounty hunters, smugglers, assassins and bodyguards to operate his criminal empire. He keeps a host of entertain... Read more

  • 9 week and end-of-year challenge

    9/17/2016 1:23:43 AM, by RKOTTEK

    Whilst I fully intend to continue with my low-Nickel, low-alcohol diet I now have a new objective. In 1 of my Sparkteams a member pointed out there are 15 weeks left until Xmas. This will be plan B of my strategy to lose 15 pounds(1 pound/week) until Xmas Plan A is a current challenge... Read more

  • Diabetes 3 - Alzheimer's

    9/15/2016 12:51:49 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Reading this - already tagged the infographic to my Pinterest boards... http://www.psychologytoday.
    com/blog/diagnosis-diet/20
    1609/preventing-alzheimer-
    s-disease-is-easier-you-think... Read more

  • Went to "the fair!"

    9/10/2016 6:30:31 PM, by CTUPTON

    We took a day away from packing to attend the Hebron (CT) Harvest Fair. Tricky with hubby's motorized wheelchair. But we did OK. I resorted to renting a scooter. My knees were hurting badly. It was a very hot day. This is the first time I used a scooter. Dock Dogs is my favorite. And... Read more

  • For cat lovers. DD's cat, Bob

    9/10/2016 6:13:54 PM, by CTUPTON

    Jabba the Hut Bob is a Manx--so he has no tail. He is rather uppity as compared to our own cat, Cujo, who loves to have attention and touching, even "mauling."... Read more

  • So much to do--but I am taking a break

    9/8/2016 12:14:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    I am actively packing to move! Oh dear! DD is getting rid of a bunch of small stuff. I don't know the site, but she does it all on her phone. I told her she can keep the money herself. But...she has to ask me first if she can get rid of it. 198 Today I sent in a little money so the n... Read more

  • Almonds Lower LDL and Triglicerides

    9/8/2016 9:51:20 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    ...and they leave HDL alone ... http://mobile.foodnavigat
    or-usa.com/R-D/Meta-analys
    is-supports-almond-s-chole
    sterol-lowering-effects/?u
    tm_source=newsletter_daily
    &utm_medium=email&utm_camp
    aign=08-Sep-2016&c=BMySjkX
    4GEQa7gJeM9HC4eqZV%2FkntBFg&p2=... Read more

  • September challenge, time to try something new, Low-Nickel & Alcohol diet day 8

    9/7/2016 11:35:53 PM, by RKOTTEK

    After 8 days Low-Nickel and Low-alcohol diet I can now report how the week has been. After Day 3 of the diet psoriasis had pretty well cleared from my left arm, the top of my back & my stomach area. The remaining crusty areas on my body were not getting thicker and were less painful and itchy. O... Read more

  • Dieting Techniques you can learn from athletes

    9/7/2016 12:02:41 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Clearing off my stack of newspapers - and here is another interesting article: Dieting Techniques you can learn from athletes http://m.alicetx.com/
    zz/lifestyle/20160816/diet
    ing-techniques-you-can-lea
    rn-from-olympic-athletes... Read more

  • Intermission

    9/7/2016 8:36:13 AM, by TOOTERFISH

    My Ticker -- 409 days since: my goldfish took a vacation. My Page -- Once upon a time when we all lived in the forest.. My Status -- Tooterfish 99 days ago My Images -- Captain Vegetable Flying Spaghetti Monster Animal (muppet)... Read more

  • Recipe: tastes like strawberry topped cheesecake (Strawberry Banana Creams)

    9/4/2016 6:22:17 PM, by CTUPTON

    These are topped with sliced almonds, but you can get creative and use blueberries, dried cherries, chopped cashews, crystallized ginger, a sprinkle of granola, or a few chocolate chips. From Jenny Sugar, POPSUGAR Fitness Strawberry Banana Creams Ingredien... Read more

  • ZZ Top Band like the sunflower people! Ha! Ha!Oh yeah!

    9/4/2016 2:42:00 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Enjoy!

    9/3/2016 7:43:10 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • I just booked a date with the mover. OMG --Oh, my goodness! Moving to 800 sq ft.

    9/3/2016 1:02:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    Oct. 6,7,8th . so by the 6th---- I have to have every thing packed and make disappear all those things I won't have room for. 40 The new place is an apartment --only 800 sq ft. 40 One sort of large bedroom and a big living room. 24 Not much storage. I am used to a huge basement! Oh... Read more

  • Earthquake and Vinegar

    9/3/2016 11:22:23 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Random thoughts today - Was asleep-ish when the earthquake hit a few hours ago this morning. I thought my husband was having a bad case of restless legs. But, I was at that stage where I wanted to go back to sleep and not go ahead and wake up enough to be able to talk and say "honey, are your l... Read more

  • September challenge, time to try something new, day 4

    9/2/2016 9:59:05 PM, by RKOTTEK

    Day 4 of Alcohol-free and Day 3 of low-Nickel diet(incidentally this will be my second day for the week of being meat-free, which is another of my objectives) The scales are showing the loss of 1 pound, which is a bit early to get excited about. Tomorrow will be Fathers Day. We will be having ... Read more

  • Find a restaurant and reserve a table online. "Open Table" website

    9/2/2016 3:19:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    4 www.opentable.com/start/home I plan to use this soon. Especially when I move to the Buffalo area, I think it will help me. There are zillions of restaurants there . Even here in CT, I never can settle on a restaurant. chris... Read more

  • September challenge, time to try something new, day 1

    9/1/2016 12:37:34 AM, by RKOTTEK

    Dont worry I wont be posting everyday. Day 1 of food exclusions Day 2 of alcohol exclusion So far it is easy staying on track. My wife prepared a big bunch of sandwiches yesterday, which are in the fridge to be eaten over the next few days. main items eliminated at this stage have been pea... Read more

  • Jar of Life story to visualize priorities

    8/31/2016 5:23:55 PM, by CTUPTON

    Hint: If the link does not work, try "cut and paste" to your browser. http://www.sparkpeople.com/r
    esource/motivation_article
    s.asp?id=264... Read more

  • September challenge, time to try something new

    8/31/2016 2:30:40 AM, by RKOTTEK

    For the month of September I have decided to trial a low- Nickel regime as part of my eating and drinking. Whilst Nickel is known allergen and responsible for exacerbating dermatitis and eczema, I have psoriasis which is an auto-immune disease. Nonetheless on the basis of this trial, I will be e... Read more

  • What's That Emoji Thing??

    8/30/2016 1:50:15 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Today, I was looking at my recent emoji list to send a reply back to my husband. I saw the round blue ball thing with the grey bottom, and couldn't decide what it was. I didn't remember deliberately selecting and using it, so I probably had fat fingered it by mistake. Asked husband and he thought... Read more

  • Organizing!

    8/28/2016 5:16:02 PM, by ROGUEKAT

    Goodness! Summer has been nothing but a blur of activity! I have spent almost every weekend in the forest camping, out hiking by the river, kayaking on the lakes or cycling. You would think all of that activity led to weight loss but noooooo Why? Um because with all of that activity I haven't h... Read more