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that's life in Ohio
Monday, June 10, 2013      6 comments

My sister came to visit from Chicago. The first morning here I took her to our local family owned organic market where I shop 3 times a week. I introduced her to one of the clerks as my sister from Chicago. "I'm not comfortable with you tell... Read more
a month of vegetables
Sunday, June 09, 2013      4 comments

It was a month ago today I started a vegetarian diet. For a while I ate vegan, but here and there slipped. Funny thing, is I feel like I can do this diet. I dont have to cook, unless I want to, I shop every other day, so the goods are fresh, a... Read more
new personal best for sleep
Saturday, June 08, 2013      1 comments

I have gone a few weeks without a new PB on the armband, but with my sister visiting I got 8.5 hours of sleep. Having visitors is stressful for me (maybe even more so with family, as my friends that visit are mostly low maintenance mellow folk ... Read more
shifting my priorities in the moment
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      4 comments

"What we are really doing in those situations is using memory, anticipation, and an appeal to our most basic values to shift our in-the-moment priorities" Great article by Dean Anderson on spark "Give Yourself a Reality Check-Up" Whi... Read more
I slept 8 hours
Monday, June 03, 2013      1 comments

I woke up rested today with my Body media armband reporting 86% efficiency for a total of 8 hours of sleep. I knew it when I opened my eyes - I knew it before I linked up. I could do better most days, by actually getting in bed on time.... Read more
riding in the "Ford Pinto" of sleep
Saturday, June 01, 2013      1 comments

Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together. Thomas Dekker You put your money and valuables in a purse, why not guard your sleep the same wa... Read more
down 2
Friday, May 31, 2013      3 comments

Good things come at their own pace. Using a mini goal seems to be tempering the urge to push harder, and be less healthy. I am focused on my return to onederland and that is good enough for now.... Read more
Thursday, May 30, 2013      0 comments

I am cleaning up the mess the plumber made and loving the new location of my cooking stove. The kitchen flows and it is a treat to clean my sink and counters and floors. I am blessed.... Read more
making progress without deprivation
Saturday, May 25, 2013      5 comments

I loved TIME2BLOOM4ME's blog today. It gave me so many ways to measure progress besides the 16 pounds I have lost since February. I eat scarce amounts of mucus producing foods and lots of foods that eliminate it. I eat TNF bananas. I ... Read more
body media give-away and challenge
Friday, May 24, 2013      3 comments

If you want to ROCK your body media armband this June, join the I earned it challenge: http://earnd.it/19bubJ1 Grand prize is a trip to the biggest loser resort...plus a bunch of other prizes. You earn points by moderate and vigorous ... Read more
cherries and walnuts
Thursday, May 23, 2013      5 comments

I had thought juicing would get boring, but two things happened. My tongue and palate have become more sensitive to the juice. I taste the little differences made by lemon, apple, and now I am adding cherries and walnuts to my late day meal... Read more
courage to step on the scale
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      1 comments

I finally had the courage to step on the scale this week - last weigh according to Body media 2-10-13. It was a little easier to bear being back on the program, and having progress in my short list of goals. The program is getting better ... Read more
oldies but goodies
Monday, May 20, 2013      2 comments

1. what goal would you pursue if you could not fail? 2. would you let someone harm your body and not stop them? and my fav 3 what should you be doing right now? (putting on the respirator and cutting that wall out! ... Read more
I'm my own happy therapy client I guess.
Sunday, May 19, 2013      4 comments

I shop every other day now for fresh greens. I am looking for a way to track my intake of the groups of fibrous, leafy starchy vegs, fruit, legumes, sea vegs and grain... Read more
Get to work girl
Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

I've been very lazy today. My eating is right, but no exercise. 10 rounds of websudoku. Here I go, heading out the door.... Read more

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