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Eat from the rainbow and get a pot of gold!
Monday, February 07, 2011      7 comments

Power Foods Fruits/Veggies * oranges * berries * cantaloupe * watermelon * apples * avocado * chili peppers * spinach * sweet potatoes * tomatoes ... Read more
Some simple substitutions for cooking ingredients
Sunday, February 06, 2011      8 comments

It is easy to modify some of your favorite recipes by using the substitutions listed below--no one will even notice the difference! Instead of... Try... 1/2 cup oil - 1/4 cup applesauce + 1/4 cup canola oil or butter 1 egg - 1/4 flax... Read more
Are You are Team Participant?
Saturday, February 05, 2011      2 comments

Are You are Team Participant? Ten Qualities of an Effective Team Player Demonstrates reliability - You can count on a reliable team member who visit the Team regularly. Communicates constructively - Teams need people who speak up and... Read more
Easy ways to add Exercise to your daily routine:
Friday, February 04, 2011      6 comments

Easy ways to add Exercise to your daily routine: * Going shopping? Park the car under a light at the outer edges of the Mall parking! * Ride the bus! Then get on or off the bus several blocks away from your destination. * If... Read more
Love is ....
Thursday, February 03, 2011      1 comments

Love is... a comic strip created by New Zealand artist Kim Grove in the late 1960s, later to be produced by Stefano Casali. The strip is syndicated worldwide by Tribune Media Services. Love Is... (the title includes the ellipsis mark), bega... Read more
Give the world the best you have ... don't let hurt feelings get in the way!
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      2 comments

All of us have to deal with them at one point or another. Adults can be mean, adults are basically still kids in big bodies. There are no magic words to make the hurt disappear. Words hurt. In time, the words will fade from your memory. I gues... Read more
Love is ... never having to say "I'm sorry"
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      3 comments

Love is ... never having to say "I'm sorry", is that the right quote? Heard it on TV last night!... Read more
Life is a splendid torch!
Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

Recently, I read a Blog that touched my heart. I haven't been able to get that feeling to go away... Life is not a 'brief candle.' It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the nex... Read more
Here are some ways to start small...
Sunday, January 30, 2011      9 comments

Here are some ways to start small. Choose one of these goals and see how long you can do it every day *: * Get up early and forget using the snooze alarm * Drink 8 glasses of water everyday * Eat two green veggies * Wr... Read more
A Mother's Love
Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

Recently, I read a Blog that touched my heart. I can't express it but it was a lesson in "tough love". I haven't been able to get that feeling to go away. This is for all that have been there... Here are the lyrics of a famous poem for m... Read more
How to pass up that second piece of cake...
Friday, January 28, 2011      5 comments

Should you: A. Vow to get on the scale? B. Remind yourself it will not look good on your hips! C. Make a fist! D. Keep carrots & veggies to nibble! See answer at bottom. Take it one day at a time....you can do it! I w... Read more
Take the time to really savor your food.
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

Always eat before you get too hungry, and eat within an hour of waking up. Since your glucose levels are already low, you don't want to let yourself get so hungry that your body responds with a desperate need to eat. Desperation rarely informs s... Read more
Use the "SMART" system to create goals for yourself
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

Use the "SMART" system to create goals for yourself -- with "smart" being an acronym for goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely. The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. - Swedish ... Read more
Making the most of every day
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      2 comments

Making the most of every day and every hour “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to tak... Read more
Don't let your fears hold you back ...
Monday, January 24, 2011      2 comments

Whatever doubts assail us, or what fears, Let us hold close one day, remembering Its poignant meaning for the hearts of men. Let us get back our childlike faith again." -- Grace Noll Crowell In our lives, we have two or three opportunities ... Read more

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