THE BEST SOURCES OF CALCIUM
Unlike milk, plant-based calcium sources contain vitamins C and K and the minerals potassium and magnesium, which are all important for bone health. Next time someone asks you where you get your calcium, you can tell them it comes from some of t... Read more
16 GOOD SOURCES OF PROTEIN FOR VEGETARIANS/VEGANS
The 16 Best Protein Sources for Vegans and Vegetarians
A common concern about vegetarian and vegan diets is that they might lack sufficient protein.
However, many experts agree that a well-planned vegetarian or vegan diet can provide you ... Read more
IN MY IMAGE
Alas I gazed into a mirror, my complexion for to see.
But what my eyes beheld, was an old woman instead of me!
I asked her to, "excuse me please", but she wouldn... Read more
MEMORY: GOOD VS EVIL
Sparkpeople has some really great information and this is one of the topics I particularly appreciated:
Memory can be used for good or for evil. If you use your past as a source of learning, it's worth remembering. If, however, all you do i... Read more
WHERE I FIND MOTIVATION
You know you’re supposed to be motivated. You’re told it is the only way to lose weight. So if it’s that important, where do you find motivation for yourself? It’s not for sale at the corner store and it seems in short supply at most gatherings ... Read more
To My Sparkpeople Friends for VALENTINES DAY!
On Valentine's Day we think of those
Who make our lives worthwhile,
Those gracious, friendly people who
We think of with a smile.
I... Read more
Self hypnosis/ Positive thinking
Self hypnosis is just another way of saying Positive thinking.
Dr. Gurgevich explaines all hypnosis is self-hypnosis. You’re aware of where you are and what you’re doing at all times," he said.
Try it: Follow the guidelines below, prac... Read more
I Believe: from my e-mail
I Believe ...
That just because two people argue, It doesn't mean they don't love each other.
And just because they don't argue, It doesn't mean they do love each oth... Read more
Where's the Fruit?
One of the reasons why so many Americans don't eat enough fruit is because it's hard to do. Two to three cups of fruit per day, which the Food Pyramid recommends, can be a ch... Read more
VEGGIES & FRUITS
It's time to incorporate extra veggies and fruits into the diet for a good kick start for the New Year!
... Read more
POTLUCKS? BRING 'EM ON!
The Holiday potlucks are coming up and there will be more goodies there than you can shake a stick at, or (even in your wildest dreams) eat!
I'll share my plan that I us... Read more
I got this off my email, but it pretty much sums up an ordinary day for me...
Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. -
Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.
This is how it manifests: ... Read more
Is it the Insoles or the shoes?
I'm so thankful that the physical therapist took a moment to check my stance when I was there a week ago with awful knee pain; her suggestion to wear supportive shoes and heavy duty insoles has helped my knee so much that I called and cancelled ... Read more
A light bulb came on in my head!
I went to the therapist again just this past Wednesday (she's the nicest lady). I explained to her that I couldn't afford to come for both my back and my knee pain
and as far as that goes, I couldn't afford to see her even once a week as she... Read more
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Our Anniversary Day was Memorable!
Our anniversary day was turning out so nice; my bum knee wasn't causing me excessive pain, my back pain was only moderate, the weather was dry even though the weatherman had prophesied rain; and we were already dressed so when our son got here, ... Read more