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My year in review
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      2 comments

Just a couple of weeks until the new year. I am thinking of the my successes and failures of this past year. One is of the sort of this quote, " I resolved to lose 10 pounds this year; only 15 to go." It has been a struggle. Fortunately, that is... Read more
The brain in the belly
Thursday, December 10, 2015      3 comments

I read an interesting article about our gut having a brain that leads us and guides us. You know, the saying, "I just had a gut feeling" or " I feel it in my gut" whenever we make some decision based upon what we call intuition, that inner voice... Read more
Almost the end of the year...
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      2 comments

Well, it is almost the end of the year and tis the season of sugary junk food. I was tempted to make the family favorite cookies this year because my mom is not able to; but I have decided not to do so because of the ingredients: shortening, whi... Read more
Commit to Commitment
Sunday, December 06, 2015      5 comments

"Commit to Commitment" ~ that is a phrase I heard on an episode of Fraiser, when Fraiser was wondering why he always broke up with that someone who was a good match for him. His brother suggested that it was because he was afraid to commit to co... Read more
Slaying the Sugary Beast
Monday, November 30, 2015      6 comments

Here is a great article to tame that sweet tooth:
answers/answers15/ Start thinking of sugar for what it really is and the damage it can and will do if you eat.... Read more
Interesting article as well as the comments, who do we believe?
Saturday, November 21, 2015      3 comments

I just read an article,
body-needs-milk/ , No Body Needs Milk. I like to read comments on articles to see what and how others are thinking on an issue. I was amazed at how the majority of the comments... Read more
Sugar needs vitamin b and it takes yours
Tuesday, November 17, 2015      5 comments

I found a cookbook, "Smart Muffins" , at one of the library book bag sales. I looked at it last night because my grandson takes his lunch to school and I try to bake him something so he'll have a healthy treat in it. The author, Jane Kinderlehre... Read more
What is wrong with me? (Warning -- venting)
Saturday, November 14, 2015      9 comments

Ugh!! I cannot stand my eating choices, yet I keep making the same bad choices over and over. I need to stop eating so much candy. There I made my declaration. Now, that I ate all the candy that was in the house, I have a clean slate. It i... Read more
Sunday, November 01, 2015      7 comments

Reboot time! I had a very bad week: no exercise and ate too much candy. I need to refocus and get back to the basics: eat real food, not too much and move more. I know what I need to do, but just seem to lack the motivation to do what I ne... Read more
Happy Halloween!
Saturday, October 31, 2015      5 comments

Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat! Let's not get tricked by the treats! I know that I might think that it tastes good, but I am really being tricked into thinking that. These past few years, I have stopped eating so many candy bars because th... Read more
Beck Diet Solution ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      4 comments

I think I am officially a dropout :-( Once I hit that plan your meals and day the night before I found I was not organized enough to do it or just did not make the time to do so. That is so out of character for me to plan ahead; I usually ... Read more
Herb Vegetable Broth Powder
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      4 comments

I love making soups, but to find a bouillon without MSG is a chore. I finally found something that I can make:
wder I made a veggie soup yesterday and this has pa... Read more
2 out of 3 10 minute runs...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday, I did an interval run 10:2 x 3 and I wanted to get close to 1 mile during the 10 minute run segments. I did it 2 out of 3. The 3rd one, I ended up with the hill from hell and I did not make it up without walking. I got home and procla... Read more
Sore Neck means swollen ankle?
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      4 comments

I did something to throw my neck out of whack and now I am having a swollen ankle!? This must mean I am walking funny to compensate for the hurting neck. Taking it a bit easy... Read more
Hot Diggity Dog!
Friday, October 09, 2015      2 comments

Oh My! My dog was limping badly and I took her to the vet. It is Soft tissue damage and they gave her an anti-inflammatory pill, so I went to the grocery store to buy some hot dogs to hide the pill in. $6.49 for a package of hotdogs! It has bee... Read more

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