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Keep Spicing It Up
Saturday, August 15, 2020      3 comments

My latest addition of spices to my diet is rosemary. I love it on meats and chicken. It is thought to: boost immune system, improve blood circulation, is an anti inflammatory hel, lower blood sugar, and help with brain (memory) and eye heal... Read more
Interesting Spice
Wednesday, August 05, 2020      8 comments

I use turmeric spice in a lot of my cooking. It goes well with meat and chicken. Always add a little black pepper also when using this spice. The black pepper helps you to absorb the turmeric spice. Health benefits for this spice may includ... Read more
More Spice Is Nice!
Saturday, August 01, 2020      3 comments

Since I am sensitive to salt, I have been looking for ways to make my food taste good without the salt. Since I have found spices, I don't even miss the salt, even a little. Also, another benefit, is hubby even likes the new changes and he is a ... Read more
Spice it Up
Friday, July 24, 2020      7 comments

I love using spices in my cooking. If you are salt sensitive, you might want to substitute salt with spices. One of my favorite spice to use is garlic. The health benefits of this spice are well known. Garlic might just help if you have the... Read more
Add Some Spice to Your Life!
Thursday, July 23, 2020      4 comments

I have been using difference spices lately. My hubby loves high salt foods and so do I. I am trying to find ways to cook without adding salt. I have been pretty successful to. Even hubby, who needs his flavor (salt) is complimenting me on foods ... Read more
Working on Health Issues and a Healthier Me
Sunday, July 12, 2020      5 comments

My eczema seems to be getting better since I cut out foods that could make it worse. Focusing on eating healthier. I made a smoothie for lunch and it was soooooo good and filling: I used 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened), 1/4 cup of appl... Read more
Attaching Inflammation Plan
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      5 comments

I had eczema bad as a baby. I am in my seventies now and have never had another attack since. However, for about 2 months now I am getting covered with eczema. I am trying an anti inflammation diet for 2 weeks and, hopefully, it will work. ... Read more
A Bad Fall
Friday, October 11, 2019      8 comments

About 2 weeks ago I had a horrible fall on a Disney vacation. We were staying on their property and I was walking were it looked like it should have been all straight ahead. It wasn't. There were several steps, but they were separated by a good ... Read more
Back Into It
Friday, September 06, 2019      1 comments

Been away for a time. Life just got in the way. Have a lot happening that I cannot control, but it still causes me some anxiety. I am learning slowly to let go of those things I cannot control, no matter how much it hurts. Back to walking a... Read more
Struggling
Friday, May 17, 2019      3 comments

Been struggling some. Haven't put any weight on, but not getting that last 15 off either. My son who is in his early forties is very sick. He has severe psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. He has had 2 hip replacements and needs both knees done.... Read more
Difficult Times
Sunday, March 24, 2019      3 comments

I have not had an easy life, but I have always had hope. Right now that seems to be slipping from me. My 42 year old son has severe psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. He has had 2 hip replacements in NH where he had Medicaid. Because he was dep... Read more
Here Comes March
Friday, March 01, 2019      3 comments

I have managed to stay the same in my weight. I lost 40 pounds about 8 years ago and have managed to keep that off. That to me is a success. I want to take another 20 pounds off and it has been difficult. Last month, Feb, we went away for a... Read more
Here Comes February
Friday, February 01, 2019      6 comments

I didn't have a great January and I didn't have a bad one. Kinda stayed where I was. I did a lot of walking in January and got 10,000 plus steps for 20 days of the month. I got 5,000 plus steps on all the rest of the days. Going to do bette... Read more
Weigh-In Surprise
Friday, January 04, 2019      6 comments

I finally weighed in and expected to be up 10 pounds because of all the bad eating I did in December. Surprised it was only 2 pounds up. I guess all the walking I did paid off for me. However, got to get the eating back on track for the mon... Read more
Happy New Year
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      3 comments

December was very difficult for me. I ate terrible and didn't feel much motivation to do better in that area. I did well on exercise. I did 19 days in Dec of 10,000 plus steps. I also never went below 5,000 steps in any one day. New Year an... Read more

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