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An homage to my salad
Wednesday, October 16, 2013      12 comments

Yes, salad. Not something I normally get excited about. But lately I've been having the most wonderful salads for lunch and I gratefully thank Saint ALDI for the abundance! ALDI has started carrying organic leafy greens - at least 4 differe... Read more
Dear Women of Sparkpeople
Thursday, September 26, 2013      10 comments

Please do me a gigantic favor. When you are selecting inspirational pictures and posters of fabulously athletic women to post on your pages for inspiration, go the extra mile and find ones that show their FACES. What message are you sending... Read more
My Favorite Month
Sunday, September 01, 2013      13 comments

I don't blog very often. I put most of my best thoughts into comments on OTHER peoples' blogs, I guess. I tend to use my blog space more as a record of where I'm at and where I'm going next. So. September. My favorite month of the year. The... Read more
Good Reminders from Coach Nicole
Saturday, August 03, 2013      8 comments

I read her article again this morning here: www.sparkpeople.com/reso
p?id=1681 Bad Habit #1: Going "on a diet" in the first place. Bad Habit #2: Overhauling your eating habits overni... Read more
The Declaration
Thursday, July 04, 2013      4 comments

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature... Read more
The case for low carb
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      18 comments

I'm losing slowly, but I haven't backtracked in nearly two years of low carb. And I'm adding exercise slowly enough that I'm getting stronger without causing myself any pain. That suits me fine. Losing weight and getting healthy shouldn't be pai... Read more
The next few little changes
Thursday, May 23, 2013      15 comments

I think have the latest round of little habits pretty well down, though I need to track them at least one more month on the Challenge forum. I'm definitely getting more walking in during the day, and I think what I'm doing will be sustainab... Read more
FlyLady: Why you should do things for YOUR own sake
Thursday, May 02, 2013      13 comments

People think that FlyLady is just a "housekeeping tips" site, but any FlyBaby will tell you that it goes much deeper than that. Often, how we manage our houses mirrors how we manage our relationships, our bodies, our sprirituality, you name it. ... Read more
Why you should track your food
Saturday, April 20, 2013      13 comments

A lot of SparkPeople articles are on the fluffy side, but this one makes a really good point. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
p?id=1143 In the last year I tracked almost daily, except for a f... Read more
Andy Borowitz says it all
Thursday, April 18, 2013      9 comments

He always captures the complete absurdity of politics perfectly! http://www.newyorker.com
people.html?mbid=nl_Borowitz%20(109) ... Read more
"We are blessed to be butterflies"
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      5 comments

EDIT: I didn't realize until yesterday that the link I originally put here goes to what FlyLady calls her "Morning Musing." That means that it changes daily and the article that I originally referenced didn't appear after the day I posted this... Read more
got gerd?
Thursday, March 07, 2013      5 comments

"A symptom is not a cause." I ran across this 3-part article this morning. chriskresser.com/what-ev
doesnt-about-heartburn-gerd Doctors generally treat Acid Reflux and GERD with aci... Read more
I love this guy's Youtube channel
Friday, February 08, 2013      2 comments

Very real, very inspirational. Really liked his attitude! www.youtube.com/user/kal
imgrad?feature=watch And here's a link to his Facebook "manifesto": https://www.facebook.com
/notes/jon-calvo/my-we... Read more
SweetLeaf brand sweetener
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      11 comments

Wondering if anyone has tried this particular brand of stevia: www.sweetleaf.com/ I saw it at the grocery yesterday and bought the only box they had on the shelf. All it has in it is Inulin soluble fiber, and USDA cer... Read more
... and plans for the new year
Saturday, January 12, 2013      10 comments

(This entry was under construction all day, but it's finally done. Ish. Unless I find more typos. Or think of something new to ramble about.) In my previous blog I mentioned my cautious nature when it comes to any lifestyle change. In my te... Read more

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