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Tuesday, June 19, 2012      6 comments

This weekend our grandbaby is coming to Connecticut. The great Aunts are all excited about meeting her. So a bit of celebration is planned: * Her Arrival, * Belated Father's Day, * Early Birthdays. We used to host the Fourth of July p... Read more
Monday, June 18, 2012      3 comments

....Is that what is holding me back. Letting go of the old. Thank heavens for SP and my friends here. The input I find helps me to reframe my mindset. I love acquiring a new point of view. It is exciting... finding new favorites, new opportuni... Read more
What a difference a month makes.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      8 comments

It was only a month since I last saw my granddaughter, What changes have taking place! Cooing smiling... she is losing that newborn look. It also reminded me that I too can make changes in a month. One change I noticed is while driving back... Read more
On the Road Again...
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      8 comments

Going back to see my new and only grandbaby is where my focus is right now. I'm still in celebration mode... but I have noticed that changes are slipping in. Reasonable portions and "No Thank You" samples have replaced oversized portions and nor... Read more
Yikes! Celebrations are the Rule, rather than...
Sunday, June 03, 2012      7 comments

..the exception. Here we on on day three of June and here I am on day three of celebrating yet another birthday. (My youngest son's) Next weekend I'll be on the road again to see my grandbaby, then comes Father's Day. Then my Hubby's birthda... Read more
Cleaning up my Act- Coffee
Friday, June 01, 2012      7 comments

In an attempt to make healthier choices of what I put into my body, back in February I switched to decaf. Now I find out that there are three common methods currently used to decaffeinate coffee: - the natural carbonation process In the ... Read more
Sometimes it is all So Confusing.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      5 comments

Making change that is. There are so many choices, just like in SUPERmarkets.(where they stock tens of thousands of items) When my cousin came to visit from Europe 20 years ago, when she entered the store she stopped dead in her tracks and got a ... Read more
I'm Soooo Judgemental.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      5 comments

Thanks to my SparkFriends I did remember that focus should be more on the people than the food at the picnic. Plus the 90 degree heat and humidity did it's bit to dash my appetite. Staying hydrated I think was also a key to my success. It was B... Read more
What would I do without my SparkFriends.
Sunday, May 27, 2012      8 comments

Reading through the postings this weekend I have found some sage advice for this long weekend. The following reminded me to eat for health... not to eat for the food. TRAVELGRRL's blog entry Dr. Judith Beck-ism for Memorial Day Weekend! ... Read more
Getting Oriented
Friday, May 25, 2012      5 comments

The orientation meeting was helpful in getting into the proper mindset.The menu that it online and the one that was handed out. Mine will be a blend. Today I will compose my menu for next week and make up my shopping list. It seems very doable. ... Read more
What Am I Feeding Myself
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      7 comments

Listening to bits of NPR's Science Friday while I was in Syracuse, what caught my attention was the segment on "Sizing Up Americans in The Weight of the Nation". I knew that I could listen online, so off to locate what I missed. www.... Read more
Transitions and Investing
Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments

The transitions of our lives keep coming. Life by choice or circumstance requires us to move along. We don't get to stay in any one phase before we are challenged by the next. ~ Heather Lagace People put so much time and money into materi... Read more
Are you sitting?
Sunday, May 20, 2012      8 comments

Gilad Janklowicz offered some sage advice that I need to work on and I just thought it was too good not to share with my Spark Friends. He said: "...at your desk is to be conscious of maintaining core stability. When sitting at your desk, s... Read more
It's a Universal Conspiracy
Friday, May 18, 2012      8 comments

As I drove toward the fish market on the radio a woman was commenting on how a NPR show had saved her life. Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn was on the show she heard talking about his book "Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease" Drat! Call it fate. A di... Read more
Health Starts Here
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

Later this month I start the Health Starts HereĀ® 28-Day Challenge. http://wholefoodsmarket.
challenge.php They have suggestions like the plan works best if you shop, batch cook and prep your f... Read more

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