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NANCY-'s Blogs

Favorite Tea
Wednesday, February 11, 2009      0 comments

"green tea is packed with antioxidants that prevent plaque from forming on artery walls, relax the blood vessels, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Brew and enjoy 1-2 cups each day." I enjoy green tea with a few... Read more
Feeling silly?
Tuesday, February 10, 2009      0 comments

At first that was how I felt when I was doing the bootcamp videos, until I noticed my son joining in doing some of the moves. Even though it may feel strange at first, do it for you and you will lead by example.... Read more
Small Daily Goals
Monday, February 09, 2009      0 comments

Doing small goals consistently will build a good foundation for future success. They can become habits. I've been tracking my small goals and it is helping. I've been having some trouble with tracking my food and am thinking about just trac... Read more
Random Acts of ...
Sunday, February 08, 2009      0 comments

I've hear of Random Acts of Kindness. Now there are to more to add: Random Acts of Nutrition Random Acts of Fitness Seeing and taking the opportunity to live a healthier lifestyle. Choosing fruit or veggies for a snack. Parking furt... Read more
Loving Yourself
Saturday, February 07, 2009      0 comments

"time for you to focus on loving yourself--and your heart." All too often we take care of others before ourselves. We should put ourselves first, then we are better able to care for others. While I know this, it is still difficult for me... Read more
Decreasing Stress
Friday, February 06, 2009      1 comments

"Chronic stress exposes your body to elevated levels of stress hormones that can elevate blood pressure, blood glucose and contribute to weight gain. Meditation, yoga, journaling, talk therapy, and exercising can help." To m... Read more
Let's raise some HDL
Thursday, February 05, 2009      0 comments

"Healthy" cholesterol levels need to be high to protect your heart. Exercising regularly and enjoying healthy fats found in nuts, olive oil, fish and flaxseed. ... Read more
YOU got to move it, move it!
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      0 comments

"Get moving. Physical activity is an important part of a heart-healthy routine. It can also help you control your weight, lower your blood pressure, and improve your cholesterol levels. Shoot for at least 30 minutes of exercise each ... Read more
Tuesday, February 03, 2009      0 comments

Monitor your cholesterol intake. Keep your intake under 300 milligrams daily. My last test was a big improvement, hopefully someday I'll be able to get off those meds. ... Read more
Kicking habits.
Monday, February 02, 2009      0 comments

We are creatures of habit. Try to replace bad habits with good habits. Sometimes those replacements can be special and feel more like rewards than replacements. Remember that you are worth it.... Read more
28 days to a healthier Heart
Sunday, February 01, 2009      0 comments

February is a great time to focus on Heart health. After getting my test results I know what I have to work on. ... Read more
Make dreams a reality.
Saturday, January 31, 2009      1 comments

One month of 2009 has gone by. Using Spark people and doing the Boot camp has made changes in me. My clothing is getting baggy. (this is a good thing.) ... Read more
What do you choose?
Friday, January 30, 2009      1 comments

"Everything is a choice. You choose to watch TV instead of walking, or to de-stress by eating instead of talking to someone. Before you act, stop and ask yourself if this "solution" will really help you in the long run." ... Read more
Stay on track
Thursday, January 29, 2009      0 comments

"Don't wait until tomorrow, next week, or next month to get back on track start right away. Put your mistake into the past and move forward. Slipups are normal and they don't mean failure. Instead of beating yourself u... Read more
Picture success.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      0 comments

"Create your reality. The mind doesn't know the difference between imagined events and reality. Try goal-related affirmations each day and your behavior will reflect what you want to be." We can do it!... Read more

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