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Less Sleep = Greater Risk for Diabetes
Monday, August 31, 2009      4 comments

Reprinted from Dr. Daniel Amen's Brain Health website:
/ "You probably know that a sedentary lifestyle and obesity increase your odds of developing type 2 diabetes. What you may not know is that ... Read more
Kinda stuck, need a push...
Monday, August 10, 2009      6 comments

We are river rafters, and have been doing a fair bit of rafting this summer. I feel like my raft is stuck on a rock in the river...not in danger, doing ok, but I need a big push ... Read more
Cool things I’ve learned from my friends
Friday, July 24, 2009      3 comments

Here are just a few of the important health lessons I’ve learned from my friends: Life is short. Live every minute. A healthy mom is a happy mom. Workouts are essent... Read more
Eating on the run...healthy food FAST
Sunday, July 05, 2009      4 comments

Have been working at changing my eating habits and am doing pretty well at getting in at least 5 fruits and veggies a day. But I still need foods that are quick and easy to gra... Read more
Two Fascinating Weight Loss Articles from Huffington Post
Sunday, July 05, 2009      0 comments

These are excerpts, follow the link to read more. Re: leptin, I take a supplement called Bioslife Slim which helps regulate leptin levels. "Long Term Weight Loss - More T... Read more
5 Fat Burning Questions
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      4 comments

I LOVED this article. Will be sitting down and really thinking about my answers when I have a little more time--will keep you posted. Complete Article and links here: ... Read more
Letting go and goals for June
Tuesday, June 02, 2009      1 comments

I found this woman's story very motivating:
other_of_5and_i_lost_143_pounds So, I've been at this 19 weeks now, and am down 28 pounds. Just under 1.5 pounds a week... Read more
Curves Weigh and Measure Day!
Friday, May 29, 2009      1 comments

In the last 7 weeks: -11.5 pounds -8 inches total -1" bust -1" waist -1" abdomen -1" Hips -2" thighs -2" arms -1.5% body fat Feels great! Slow an... Read more
Babysteps. Every day.
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      4 comments

“Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking our potential.” Liane Cordes “A Secret of Adulthood: What you do EVERY DAY matters more than wha... Read more
Excuses, excuses...
Monday, May 04, 2009      1 comments

My new Sparkfriend OneLoveJenn sent me this quote from Dr. Oz & Dr. Roizen in "You on A Diet”: "It's easy to say you're too tired, too stressed, too busy, too this or too ... Read more
Some random things I want, in no particular order...
Thursday, April 30, 2009      4 comments

To be healthy, to be there for DSs and DH, as long as I possibly can. To do active things with my family and enjoy their teen years with them. To feel good and energetic most days. To be STRONG. To improve my swimming skills for white... Read more
Junior's Most Fabulous Cheescake Is Not A Diet Food
Monday, April 27, 2009      0 comments

After a wretched couple of days with a killer cold, I did end up walking the Bank Run 10k with HH on Saturday. We didn't walk fast, and my time was not good, but we did have fu... Read more
Planning Workouts For The Week
Monday, April 27, 2009      0 comments

Reprinted from Jonathan Roche "Are you scheduling your workouts? This is very important. I want you to pick the days and times for your workout... Read more
A small setback
Friday, April 24, 2009      4 comments

Have been sick all week with a nasty cold--DH and DS had it last week. Not sleeping, don't feel good at all. Haven't taken any time off work, probably should have. I keep ... Read more
Reasons to get healthy & release extra weight--Part 1
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      1 comments

A book I'm reading (The Beck Diet Solution) suggests writing down your reasons to get healthy and carry them with you to review when needed. Here's a start on my reasons: ... Read more

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