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Getting Stronger Every Day and Loving It
Thursday, October 08, 2015      12 comments

I've learned to love strength exercise. Starting with 3 pound dumbbells I have slowly worked up to using two 20 pound dumbbells now. I feel so good after using them. Yesterday I decided to go to the gym to use the weight machines for legs. ... Read more
Here's what's for dinner at my place tonight
Monday, December 15, 2014      14 comments

I found I had several eggplants in my garden and wanted to use one up. I found this recipe that shows what presentation can do to a recipe. I have made eggplant lasagna bef... Read more
Time in the Bank - Maximizing Strength Training
Thursday, December 11, 2014      8 comments

First I have to apologize. I said I would do this blog yesterday but the crazy weather in California took a toll on my time so I haven't had time until today. I am glad t... Read more
How about major fun while accomplishing fitness goals?
Tuesday, December 09, 2014      14 comments

I'm looking at my fitness in a whole new way the last couple of weeks. I am accomplishing other things that I want while doing it and just plain having fun. ... Read more
Images - A Better Way to Search for Recipes on the Internet
Friday, December 05, 2014      10 comments

Have you ever tasted something that you are dying to get the recipe for with no one to ask for it? This happened to me recently. My husband brought home a delicious date c... Read more
carrot cake pancakes with tangy lime cashew cream
Monday, November 17, 2014      11 comments

This is the first of a series of blogs I plan to do on my goal to cook more and eat out less. Tried these pancakes on Sunday. I wassparked by an ad I was skipping through ... Read more
Time to Stop the Slip Ups
Friday, November 07, 2014      10 comments

After hitting my new all time low weight I have not been doing so good for the last few weeks. Every day I tell myself I am going to change and then blow it again. I know it is something I have to take control of or I will gain back what I have ... Read more
Fun Halloween Activity
Thursday, October 30, 2014      4 comments

When I went to the google.com page today I noticed a link at the bottom to create a Yeti video with code. Curiosity got the best of me so I tried. It was a lot of fun. I ... Read more
Was Feeling Normal Again
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      10 comments

Yesterday I was so happy because I was feeling almost back to normal. I was able to exercise before going to bed, cooked dinner, graded papers and resumed normal life. Last night I woke up around 3:00 am and I knew it was coming back a little. T... Read more
Oh Fit Bit, Oh Fit Bit - Where were you!
Tuesday, October 28, 2014      9 comments

I have got quite attached to my little fitbit flex bracelet and was dismayed when about a week ago when I got sick that I could not find the band. I noticed the battery was getting low so took the tracker out of the band to recharge. After it wa... Read more
Slowed Down by Illness
Monday, October 27, 2014      10 comments

I've had a temporary detour in my plans for the past week. I came down with the illness my hubbie has the week before. It really through my plans for a loop. It was a bad c... Read more
Should Seniors Lift Weight - Could it be the fountain of youth?
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      12 comments

I don't think anything I have done since joining Spark has helped m... Read more
Visualizing Success and Not Failure
Thursday, October 02, 2014      13 comments

For the last few weeks I find myself lying in bed for awhile in the morning when I wake up planning what activity and exercise I plan to do for the day and also what I pla... Read more
New Yum Tea Discovered
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      7 comments

Last week I discovered a new beverage I love while eating at my mom's assisted living. It is my new favorite drink. Besides having the healthy green tea antioxidants it also... Read more
A Non-Scale Victory and Reward for Eating Right
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      10 comments

I think the most surprising non-scale victory (NSV) for me since eating a nutritarian diet was the reward of food tasting so much better. When I first looked over the die... Read more

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