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I have to get back in control
Saturday, November 22, 2014      3 comments

OMG! I stepped on the scale this morning and had reality slap me in the face. I gained 10 pounds since July. In 4 months, I added 10 pounds. I knew I was out of control with my eating ever since I had a foot injury and quite running. I had... Read more
I bought a new toy
Friday, November 14, 2014      5 comments

The Life Trak Core C210 ~ Costco had it for $39.99.
core-c210/ I was not excited about wearing a plain old pedometer anymore because it kept resetting whenever I picked up my grandson. I l... Read more
Tuesday, November 11, 2014      5 comments

I recently found a copy of Nutrition Action Health letter in the magazine recycle bin at the library. This particular issue (October 2014) has an article about how the food industry converts diet advice into profits. Diet advice: make half... Read more
Point of negative return
Monday, November 03, 2014      4 comments

emoticon Yesterday's weather was almost perfect for running. It was a bit windy to be perfect. But, for a day in ... Read more
oooh, oooh, ahh
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      1 comments

The blisters are painful and I must have added sound effects when I put on my shoes because my 3-year old grandson was walking around saying, "oooh, oooh, ahhh". At least he was not copying my funny walk. lol... Read more
Blisters and food choices
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      3 comments

I ended up getting blisters from my run yesterday! Ouch! I bought some Super Moleskin Padding to cover and protect. This product works better than band-aids, super sticky. I am going to attempt to track my food again because I really need t... Read more
I managed 5 miles today
Monday, October 20, 2014      4 comments

Another beautiful day, so I went for a run. The farmers are finished harvesting now (not much chemicals being added now) so I chose to go that way instead of the woo... Read more
Don't get enough support ...
Monday, October 20, 2014      5 comments

SO WHAT! That is the idea behind a little tidbit in On Fitness Sept/Oct issue. I often use the excuse that I do not get the support I need to eat healthy and whine and complain about how difficult in is to eat the right foods when no one around ... Read more
I ran yesterday
Monday, October 20, 2014      5 comments

I ran yesterday for the first time in about a month. I have had a bout of plantar fasciitis so I stopped running for a bit. As a precaution, I put two insert inside my shoe and wore compression socks for arch support. The weather was perf... Read more
Homemade Oven Roasted Tator Tots
Thursday, October 16, 2014      2 comments

om/oven-roasted-tater-tots/ The other day I saw this recipe and just had to make them. Ingredients: potatoes, salt, pepper and olive oil. They were so good! It took about 30 minutes to ba... Read more
Of all the things to crave...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      2 comments

A couple years ago my daughter and I made a bet with our husbands about something I cannot even remember and the prize for us, if we won, was a trip to the Spam Museum in southern Minnesota. Why there? I have no idea but it sounded good at the t... Read more
The Real Cost
Saturday, October 11, 2014      7 comments

How many times have you heard, "It is too expensive to eat healthy foods"? I received an email today that suggested calculating the real cost of healthy vs. junk food. The idea is to look up the cost of apples, potatoes, poptarts, and potato chi... Read more
Been awhile
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      4 comments

It has been a while since my last blog, I was without internet service for a while. It is amazing how much time can pass on the web. Web is the correct term, it lures you in and then gets a hold on you so you cannot escape. I went to our hu... Read more
Just Like Sugar
Friday, September 26, 2014      6 comments

I was read a blog, Forks and Beans, and was learning about the different substitutions to make for vegan baking. Great guide, very informative for what to use for dairy, egg and gluten-free flours. When I came to the guide for the sugar alternat... Read more
OMG! 10% increase in body fat
Friday, September 12, 2014      3 comments

I have not weighed myself for a while mostly because I did not want to know the number. I did not think I was doing too bad despite the snacking I have been doing I was able to fit in my "skinny" jeans comfortably and my fat pants were roomy. ... Read more

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