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Have You Ever Heard of a Dog with OCD?
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      6 comments

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders From Krista Mifflin, former About.com Guide Why they do the things they do ... over and over and over again. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in dogs, also called OCD, is a behavior that seems out of cont... Read more
Medications Are Not the Only Way to Lower High Blood Pressure
Thursday, September 12, 2013      12 comments

10 ways to control high blood pressure without medication By making these 10 lifestyle changes, you can lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of heart disease. By Mayo Clinic staff If you've been diagnosed with high blo... Read more
What is Hydration to Me?
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      7 comments

Most people count hydration as drinking a certain amount of water per day. I count the water I drink along with the daily juices as the amount of fluids (not just water) I need to intake on a daily basis. According to a daily hydration c... Read more
Managing Your Cholesterol (and high blood pressure) Members
Saturday, August 31, 2013      7 comments

Did you have an opportunity to review and copy the following from Spark People? The Keys to Conquering Cholesterol Do's and Don'ts for a Healthy Heart -- By Becky Hand, Licensed & Registered Dietitian Heart disease is a scary thing... Read more
Motivation is Within Us
Thursday, August 29, 2013      4 comments

The Elements of Self-Motivation Preparation Once you've decided to exercise, make it as easy as possible to follow through. That means having what you need and getting it all ready for your workouts -- pack your gym bag, prepare meal... Read more
Motivation is Within Us
Thursday, August 29, 2013      1 comments

The Elements of Self-Motivation Preparation Once you've decided to exercise, make it as easy as possible to follow through. That means having what you need and getting it all ready for your workouts -- pack your gym bag, prepare meal... Read more
Further Discussion on Protein
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      6 comments

I was conversing with someone about protein--what it does for us and the best ways to eat it. In case you missed this, check this out: Here are a few food combinations that will help you meet these guidelines for protein. A breakfast... Read more
Teaching How To Breathe is a Big Part of Pilates
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      4 comments

Pilates Tip: Control, Flow, and the Breath By Marguerite Ogle, About.com GuideAugust 12, 2013 "Control" is one of the by-words of the Pilates method, but so is "Flow". I think these two are a wonderful counter-balance for each other. Too ... Read more
Proper Measurement of Your Body
Monday, August 26, 2013      8 comments

How to Take Your Body Measurements By Paige Waehner, About.com GuideAugust 15, 2013 What's worse? Stepping on a scale in the doctor's office and having the nurse note the number...out loud...so everyone can hear? Or having a personal trai... Read more
Motivation...
Saturday, July 06, 2013      7 comments

Many of us taught our children how to commit to whatever their goals were. I guess we are a "do as I say and not what I do" society because now someone has to hold our hands and guide us through motivation and commitment. Bettie... Read more
One Possible to Get Rid of Sodium in Bags
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      9 comments

Once you start cooking the processed foods that are in bags throw in a peeled whole potato. If possible bring the food to a boil. Potatoes soak up sodium, other spices, and smells (or food odors). I am sure there are other ways to limit the s... Read more
Today SparkPeople re-introduced the Topic of Reducing Sodium
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      5 comments

Something is never see is how to cut sodium of foods in cans. If you are working with a food like canned beans, you can rinse the beans before adding it to your food or serving it to your family. This does not affect the taste --at least, not ... Read more
Invasive Thoughts
Monday, June 24, 2013      12 comments

There are many variables that have to be dealt with to remake your life into one that is healthier physically, emotionally, and nutritionally. To deny the existence of these variables will delay your growth. One such variable is call obses... Read more
Savoring My Food
Sunday, June 23, 2013      6 comments

It is still a little difficult slowing down eating to 20 minutes. Let's see, how many distractions have I been allowing to take my attention away from my food? Television, what is it like to eat without watching Hannibal bite someone's face of... Read more
Dangerous....But Best Salad In the World
Saturday, June 08, 2013      10 comments

This menu for a salad has many carbs and calories, so be careful when filling your plate. This salad is made of the foods you enjoy. I open my refrigerator and cabinets doors and take out food that I would like to put in my salad. This is... Read more

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