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The magic of exercise
Friday, May 28, 2010      10 comments

It's just been a few days but since I began to exercise regularly again I have had very little trouble staying in control of my eating. It has helped that my dh decided he needed to cut back and hasn't been asking for pie or shortcake so sugar ... Read more
Bootcamp is coming back!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      3 comments

There is a new Community Team post by Coach Jen this morning about 6 new ongoing Challenge teams starting soon: Better Sleep Healthy Family Makeover Healthy Cooking Stress Busting 10-Minute Daily Exercise Streak 28-Day Bootcamp Wo... Read more
Ah HA!! Even the mice agree!!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      3 comments

Hat tip to my dear buddy, Sara, aka BOBOO0607, for sending me this link about how food hijacks our brain!!
00526/20100526?hub=Health&s_name ... Read more
Sugar is not my friend!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      4 comments

Despite all the articles that tell us not to make any food off limits if I don't make sugar off limits I am never going to keep the weight off. Once I am weaned off of it I don't miss it and don't crave it but when I have it then getting more s... Read more
Sparkin' again
Monday, May 24, 2010      8 comments

What a wild ride this spring has been so far! We have worked hard getting things in shape after the long winter. The firewood is laid by for next winter and the garden is pretty much all planted now. The asparagus is gone, the first cutting o... Read more
Ah, Spring!
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      11 comments

We wait impatiently all winter for spring then it tries to kill us with so much to do!! We want to wring the most from every day! Living in the country means so much more work than living in town but I am thankful that I have work I love to do... Read more
Don't miss these!
Monday, March 29, 2010      11 comments

There is a great Health News article today: "Junk Food 'Addiction' May Be Real" that sheds light on compulsive overeating of the "wrong things."
p?health_day=637430 ... Read more
Butterscotch Meringue Pie
Sunday, March 28, 2010      9 comments

I was just going to send this to Mary but someone else might be interested so I'll blog it. Of course you can make butterscotch pie from butterscotch pie filling mix and Cool Whip (shudder) but this is much better and not that difficult. It is... Read more
Hubby's home
Saturday, March 27, 2010      10 comments

I really did get a lot accomplished today, including a lot of those little "hidden" things that have to be done but no one knows but you. Those of you who have retired husbands understood my point, I see! It is just difficult for me to get som... Read more
Saturday, March 27, 2010      12 comments

It is going to be a chilly day here but a sunny one! My dh has gone to an Amish auction sale over in the next county and will probably be gone until late afternoon so I don't have to cook today and with no interruptions I should be able to acco... Read more
HFCS & other stuff
Thursday, March 25, 2010      13 comments

I suppose most of us have learned by now to avoid high fructose corn syrup but if you have not yet been convinced here is an interesting study:
ews/archive/S26/91/22K07/ Despite the weather I go... Read more
Confessions of an owlaholic
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      7 comments

Nope, that's not misspelled! I have become somewhat addicted to checking on Molly and McGee, a pair of nesting barn owls in California who now have two chicks hatched and three more eggs. If you are a nature lover you might enjoy the show at ... Read more
Rocky IV: thoughts on a rainy day
Monday, March 22, 2010      13 comments

Actually they are thoughts from last week but I was too busy working outside and enjoying the beautiful weather and too pooped to blog when I came in at dark! The nice weather was such a wonderful blessing after a housebound winter! My dh har... Read more
When Your Hut's On Fire
Thursday, February 18, 2010      22 comments

The only survivor of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabited island. He prayed feverishly for God to rescue him. Every day he scanned the horizon for help, but none seemed forthcoming. Exhausted, he eventually managed to build a littl... Read more
Spark Break!
Saturday, February 13, 2010      10 comments

Something good has come up in my life that bids me to take a real Spark Break for awhile. emoticon I will miss th... Read more

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