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Swine Flu= Me A Fat Pig
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      11 comments

It started in November, I got the 'official' flu for the first time in my life. For nearly two weeks it hurt to walk from my bedroom to the kitchen. Not exactly how I wanted to lose weight! And I stopped going to the gym, from there it kept snow... Read more
Took my own water bottle through airport security!
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      7 comments

I got several strange looks as I boarded the plane, sipping on my pink stainless steel water bottle. I guess it has not occurred to many people other than me that there is no ban on taking an empty reusable water bottle through security and... Read more
An email so true I had to share!
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      8 comments

Dear Friends, Lately, I've been thinking about the relationship women have with food. We have this love/hate relationship with food and so often, it is misguided and dysfunctional. Our relationships with food tend to be extreme we fret over... Read more
Friday, October 02, 2009      8 comments

I never understood why there are certain holidays in the Jewish faith that are not practiced in the Christian faith since they occur in the Old Testament of my Bible too... Like the Day of Atonement. Couldn't we all use a day to let the water pa... Read more
Control that which you can.
Sunday, September 13, 2009      3 comments

The Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Although known most widely in its ab... Read more
Never forget!
Friday, September 11, 2009      5 comments

Eight years ago, I was at Day 3 of my new job, holding a souvenir plastic water bottle with the NYC skyline in my hand as I heard the news. I had been in NYC just a few weeks before and stood atop the World Trade Center, and now I was grasping t... Read more
Check out www.woot.com
Saturday, September 05, 2009      5 comments

Omron Full Body Sensor Composition Monitor and Scale $34.99 + $5 shipping In the box:  Omron HBF-512S Full Body Sensor Monitor & Scale  4 AA Batteries  Instruction Manual  Measurement Log Sheet ɨ... Read more
Fall Gardening
Friday, September 04, 2009      2 comments

I burned 179 calories in an hour yesterday working in the garden! Talk about a win-win, I get a workout in and my reward is virtually-free, organic, fresh picked veggies and herbs! I dug under some of the summer crops that were spent. Added... Read more
September 2009 Goals
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      5 comments

September Goals FITNESS Participate in yoga every Monday and Core ball every Monday and Wednesday Strength train twice a week Get to 128 by 9/30 FOOD Eat 7 fruits and veggies daily Find more ways to eliminate s... Read more
A Workout Buddy That Really Motivates
Monday, August 31, 2009      5 comments

With vacations and kids at home for summer I took a hiatus from the gym and spent over two months working out at home -a frustrating experience of constant interruption. Plus my kids seemed to think it was too fun to use my stuff and misplace i... Read more
My daughter
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      9 comments

We should all know ourselves so well! [but use spell check- I didn't correct any of her typos;-) ] This is copied from my just turned 17 year old daughter's myspace profile about herself: I figured out why i'm here. My foundation has b... Read more
Sunday, August 23, 2009      3 comments

by Anne Sexton It is in the small things we see it. The child's first step, as awesome as an earthquake. The first time you rode a bike, wallowing up the sidewalk. The first spanking when your heart went on a journey all alon... Read more
Made Laundry Soap!
Thursday, August 06, 2009      3 comments

My best friend is quickly moving toward self-sufficiency, growing most of her own food even, and after spending a night a her house, and loving the softness and scent of her towels, she admitted she makes her own laundry soap. I was inspired! I ... Read more
A note about sunscreens
Monday, August 03, 2009      2 comments

A new study showed that today's children are "shockingly" Vitamin D deficient! Really? That fact surprised someone? Today's boys tear themselves away from a three hour Wii Call of Duty session only long enough to walk three doors dow... Read more
A Prayer For Today
Monday, July 13, 2009      2 comments

I found this stuffed in between some papers that I had to sort through before leaving for my trip. Stashed among legal documents (divorce papers) of all places. I must have been stressed and searching for peace the last time I had those paper... Read more

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