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Aging: What life are you designing?
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      5 comments

While genetics play a part in how we age, there are still things we can do to help our bodies be as healthy as possible. There comes a time we have to pay the piper when we've made a habit of poor choices. ... Read more
Snap, crackle, pop
Wednesday, July 04, 2018      3 comments

I'm in the snap, crackle, pop phase now.... Read more
Following a Budget: Nutrition and Menu Planning
Thursday, April 26, 2018      5 comments

I am a Dave Ramsey fan. I highly recommend Financial Peace University training for everyone. It put me in a good place so that when my job of many years was downsized, I was in a position to consider it a very early retirement. Dave’s snip... Read more
Choose your carbs well
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      4 comments

1CRAZYDOG: The best source of healthy carbs is fruits and veggies, rather than simple carbs (white sugar, white flour, white rice, white bread) Choose your carbs well. That is good advice even if you are not doing low carb. Choose your carb... Read more
Be a shining star! What you think of yourself is more important than what others think about you.
Sunday, April 22, 2018      7 comments

KATHYJO56 You are a shining star. Never let anybody dull your sparkle. 1CRAZYDOG If you’re only in competition w/yourself, you will succeed. We are all unique, our needs are unique, so best not to compare ourselves to others. 1CRAZYDOG... Read more
Another day with arthritis
Thursday, April 19, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday was my annual mammogram appointment. Long walk through the buildings to reach the department. The technician was very kind and gentle. I cried when I had to put my left arm on top of the machine. Surprisingly, when the technician put m... Read more
Mental Age vs Physical Age
Friday, January 26, 2018      6 comments

The hardest part about getting old is feeling old. When I was a teen, I loved it when people thought I was older than I was. Somewhere in m... Read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      5 comments

Having a bad week. Chronic pain, escalating. This is me trying to get out of bed. It may be the recliner tonight.... Read more
Emotional eating
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      9 comments

A wise person said that if you eat when you have problems, you created another problem for yourself.... Read more
Personal musings on water and sleep
Thursday, January 18, 2018      6 comments

2 glasses in the morning, which would be before taking a morning shower and before breakfast plus 2 glasses, one before lunch and one before di... Read more
Monday, January 15, 2018      8 comments

Any time is a good time to re-set, re-adjust, re-start, and re-focus. Start where I am right now. It has nothing to do with the new year because... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Trigger foods and cravings
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      13 comments

Visualization assignment from Spark Coach: "Today, imagine that your biggest trigger food is sitting on the kitchen counter. Watch yourself pick it up and toss it in the trash without even considering eating it. How does it feel to be in total... Read more
Healthiest Fast Food Options
Friday, October 20, 2017      8 comments

p?id=1193 Most of us have had that moment when we check the nutrition for a restaurant online and realize the food we thought was a healthy choice was loaded with un... Read more
You don't need the scale to tell you what kind of shape you are in.
Thursday, October 19, 2017      8 comments

You don't need the scale to tell you what kind of shape you are in. You can decide. I heard this today on Spark Coach. Here is my recap of what Chris D. SPARKGUY said: Sometimes you are going to do everything right, and the scale isn't ... Read more
Head games
Sunday, July 30, 2017      11 comments

Well, am I surprised. I was sure there would be a well-deserved blip on the scale today because of how I ate yesterday. I didn't go crazy but I had some Muddy Buddies and Turtle Chex Mix. The amazing thing now is that when I snack, I never eat v... Read more

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