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Patriotic motivation

So here is the link to hear my son Nicholas as he sang the National Anthem at the Cincinnati Reds Baseball game! We are over the moon proud of him! So perfect for memorial day & he made it all about those who gave the ultimate sacrifice! How can this not motivate us? I hope the link works!

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Independence Day, Why are we Free?


If You're Proud To Be An American Wave
This Flag In Honor Of The Fallen Men
And Women Who Serve Our Country
And For Those Who Are Still Fighting
THANKS AMERICAN SOLDIERS & SAILORS!

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Water while out walking

I was finding that my water was getting warmer while out walking on warm summer days. A trick that I've been using is this; fill your water bottle only half full, lay it on it's side in the freezer until completely frozen. Then add room temperature water to it to fill the bottle. This solves the pr...

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Remember this Memorial Day....

I want to thank my son Nick, niece Nicole, & Nephew Logan, Navy; Nephews Ryan & Mike, Army; & nephew Jason, Marines. You, & ALL who "serve" or "have served", have my deepest respect & appreciation. You, who died for our country, have my most sincere gratitude. God Bless you all!!!!!
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A MUCH simpler way to "weigh & measure" some foods!!

If you have a "gram/oz" scale here is a time saving tip for you. Today I had an English Muffin with cream cheese & jam. To measure cream cheese, I place the entire pack of it on my scale before using & reset the scale to zero, then I re-measure it after I use the amount I want. The scale read "minus...

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Pray or meditate every day

That inner peace that I receive from the Lord strengthens me & keeps me focused!!!

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Veteran's Day, a day to honor those who protect us!

THANK YOU to our VETERANS, & to all who currently serve our country!!!
I love you all!

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Free lemonade when you dine out???

Since I must have both sugar free & caffeine free cold drinks, & most restaurants cannot accommodate this need, I simply ask for water with plain lemon on the side, pour in some equal or splenda, & wa-laa...sugar-free lemonade courtesy of the restaurant!

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USE the FOOD TRACKER...the BEST tool!!!

I use the food tracker all day, every day. BEFORE something goes in my mouth, I check the nutritional value. WHILE I am eating I continue the education with portion control. AFTER I eat I enter the carefully weighed & measured values of my meal. I thought I was nutritionally educated, but I'm astoun...

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Keep moving!

Go that extra few minutes with EVERY activity, whether it be drinking water, walking in the grocery store, or doing laundry. Just move a little more & burn a few more calories. They ALL add up!!!

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