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Getting ready for the Fall Garden
Friday, August 23, 2019      14 comments

My garden is very therapeutic for me in that I am moving my body in many different ways. I love to be in nature. In fact, today when picking beans u... Read more
My Daily List--The challenge
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      9 comments

I try to follow Dr. Gregor's Daily Dozen with some changes and additions. It was hard when I started, but after awhile you just do it. If I can't d... Read more
Tricking Myself into Being Motivated
Monday, August 19, 2019      7 comments

I've found a great way to get myself to do things I don't like to do, like exercising, weeding, cleaning, reorganizing. Netflix and youtube a... Read more
Potatoes are NOT your enemy
Monday, August 12, 2019      13 comments

Potatoes are not your enemy, the butter, sour cream and bacon you put on them is. Although potatoes have been demonized in current diet culture the... Read more
When we get older--and we all will....
Friday, August 09, 2019      8 comments

A couple blog entries by Susmannie have really had me thinking of the examples of ways I see that older people are treated disrespectfully. 1. An... Read more
Tuesday, July 30, 2019      7 comments

About six years ago, I noticed that I couldn't move the way I always had. Working in the garden for a few hours meant that I would be in pain and sitti... Read more
Two Nurses In Tennessee Preach 'Diabetes Reversal'
Sunday, July 28, 2019      10 comments

Photo: Blake Farmer/WPLN My daughter told me about this NPR piece about two nurses in rural Tennessee who teach diabetes reversal through food and ex... Read more
The Benefits of Being Positive--Part 2
Friday, July 12, 2019      15 comments

Getting things done give you more confidence and feelings of accomplishment. Reminds me of a story told to me by someone who works in jail educat... Read more
The Benefits of Being Positive--Part 1
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      10 comments

Think about helping others, loving others, putting more pleasure in your life each week. Why is this a health tip? The blue zones research shows th... Read more
99 yo Ben Ferenc in Shape to Change the World
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      5 comments

Ben Ferenc, at 99 years of age, is the only living prosecutor of the Nuremburg Trials. Nazi SS officers were tried for killing Jewish (mainly) and o... Read more
Getting My Vitamin D the BEST way!
Monday, July 08, 2019      1 comments

Today, I raked the grass and hauled it to my organic vegetable garden for one hour this morning. I try to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors with my... Read more
Losing weight the Betty White Way
Friday, July 05, 2019      5 comments

Betty White, the actress, was interviewed about how she maintained her weight throughout her career. She said she weighed herself daily and adjusted her eating based on that information. She said that if she had gained 5 lbs., she cut out desse... Read more
Starting the Day in Nature
Wednesday, July 03, 2019      7 comments

I've been enjoying having our breakfast on the porch with the hummingbirds, song birds, bees, etc... It's a very calming way to start the day. I bro... Read more