Veggie Tales (my version)
Sunday, September 13, 2009      6 comments

About 20 years ago, I had my first brush with Vegetarianism. I had a good friend who was everything I wanted to be and she was an incredible vegetarian cook. This was my first foray into vegetarianism since childhood and I was learning a lot. ... Read more
A New Way of Eating.
Saturday, September 12, 2009      14 comments

I will be the first to admit that what I have done may not be for anyone else and I don't plan to get on soapbox here....but I love my new eating plan and want to share it with you. Way back, about a zillion years ago, my parents took me ... Read more
Where Babies Come From. (My view as a kid)
Monday, September 07, 2009      10 comments

I have been sharing true stories with many of my clients and they are encouraging me to write them down. So for everyone like me who loves story time, this one's for you. In my life as a child, there were many things you didn't speak of, an... Read more
Sunday, September 06, 2009      8 comments

I have been feeling pretty fried lately...that deep down, bone tired, not even having the energy to change a lightbulb tired. I think its due to being "on duty" 24 hours a day 7 days a week, I'm ready for some time off. For those of you who don... Read more
New Goal
Sunday, September 06, 2009      5 comments

Well....I believe that I found out what I needed to from my gym experiment. Its not lack of wanting to go, its having too many irons in the fire. Work and mom care eats up my time but I am so glad to have her to make me laugh as well as worry. I... Read more
What its like to go Gluten Free. (My Story)
Monday, August 31, 2009      4 comments

I have read many books and articles about going gluten free. I noticed one thing about them all. Nobody has said what it is like; this process of ridding gluten from your diet and getting your body used to it. There could be one big reason for t... Read more
The gifts of Food Intolerance's.
Sunday, August 30, 2009      3 comments

For most all of my life, I was hungry. Some of the earliest photos of me have me standing strategically near wherever a family buffet was. In one, a 2 year old me stood near the plate of olives at my Sister's wedding. I loved olives. I loved all... Read more
Sometimes They Come Back.
Monday, August 24, 2009      8 comments

This has been quite the month for me; joining Spark People, exercising my heinie off (yeah, I know its still there), my kidney stone issue, and now a friend raised from the dead. Yup. You heard me right. Its not exactly in a Lazarus kind of way.... Read more
Happy Anniversary!
Sunday, August 23, 2009      7 comments

Hey, I've been a Spark for month already. It seems like just yesterday that I joined. In this past month, I joined a gym in a pre full time membership program to see if I like it, I have put in quite a few exercise minutes, I find myself playin... Read more
Dealing with Anergy
Sunday, August 16, 2009      4 comments

Yup...I spelled it right. I have been dealing with a lack of strength the past few days. Maybe its the kidney stones, maybe the heat. All I know is that getting off the sofa has been a challenge and my bed has been my best friend. Isn't is sad w... Read more
Some Days are Diamonds...
Thursday, August 13, 2009      13 comments

And some are Calcium Oxalate. Here's the news. I have another runaway kidney stone. You know how mom always sat you down for the "anything worth doing is worth doing well" speech? Well, I may not have always heeded that advice but my body s... Read more
Listening to my body
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      5 comments

I'm tired today. The past couple of nights I have had some kidney stone issues...I feel like I am probably passing some stone fragments from having a lithotripsy recently. Either that or I have something else brewing. Time will tell. It wa... Read more
What do YOU look for?
Monday, August 10, 2009      9 comments

I have it on very good authority that I am a "Pollyanna". I am the one who would be happily shovelling in a building full of horse manure because I was sure there was a pony there somewhere. I am convinced that it is because I look for the "good... Read more
It's time for bed, the cat's not dead!
Saturday, August 08, 2009      24 comments

You know how you sometimes hold your breath when you take your two year old somewhere because you have no idea what they'll come out with? Well, that also happens on the other end of the spectrum. Mom is 92 and has dementia. Sometimes this can b... Read more
That Which Does Not Kill Us.....
Friday, August 07, 2009      3 comments

Makes us sore as hell!! Today marks one week of consistent exercise. I got out of work today and decided since I didn't have time for the pool, I'd do a nice 30 min walk on the treadmill. Well... I may need more supportive walking shoes... Read more

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