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Six Undeniable Facts of Life
Saturday, July 22, 2017      3 comments

1. Don't educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be Happy. So when they grow up they will know the value of things not the price. 2: Eat your food as your medicines. Otherwise you have to eat medicines as your food. 3: The On... Read more
What is my true motivation?
Sunday, February 01, 2015      2 comments

SparkCoach asked the question about what is my true motivation for my fitness and weight loss goals. I truly felt stumped by this question. In the past, I would have said my goal was to lose “x” amount of pounds, but the point of the question ... Read more
Wake up call!
Sunday, October 28, 2012      3 comments

This past Monday I was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis in my L4 & L5 vertebrae & the L5 disk is degenerating. Apparently this condition was creeping up on me, and there were warning signs that I ignored, however I had an injury (not even a big on... Read more
Stress Eating
Friday, September 28, 2012      6 comments

I continue to be challenged with Stress Eating. I have had some major stresses both at work & at home. The cycle is: for a while, I think I'm handling it well, then a switch flips inside me and I am constantly hungry. Unfortunately, I am in t... Read more
Organic nutrition vs. conventional food nutrition
Saturday, September 08, 2012      0 comments

Today I responded to an interesting blog on Sparkpeople re: a recent study related to organics vs. conventional food. ... Read more
Maintaining brain health :)
Sunday, August 26, 2012      2 comments

I thought this was an interesting SparkPeople article about maintaining brain health. I always knew this was important, but now that I am in my mid-50's, it's becomes imperative that I take care of my brain health. And interestingly, but not s... Read more
Friday, July 13, 2012      6 comments

Today is my 55th birthday (hearing the Beatles song in my mind :D). I am feeling stronger & healthier everyday (variation on Chicago). Yes, everything reminds me of a song...time to have a birthday dance :)... Read more
Woodward Dream Cruise
Sunday, August 21, 2011      4 comments

I just love this local event! I walked and walked and walked. It felt so good and I was happy that I felt strong the entire time. I also love the energy for the Woodward Dream Cruise and the passion people feel for their cars. It was a fun a... Read more
Sunday, October 31, 2010      8 comments

I found this on a fellow SP member blog that I believe she also found from another member. I love the "kick in the pants" tone. I need it. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~~~ I am DONE waiting until I am skinny to live my lif... Read more
Energy, Focus, & Leaving Guilt Behind
Sunday, October 24, 2010      3 comments

I have been feeling totally overwhelmed lately. I had major things that had to be accomplished over the last several weeks. Usually after those experiences, I am left feeling like I am hanging on like a thread and will get sick (cold, bronchit... Read more
Starting! again!
Friday, September 10, 2010      5 comments

I have been doing really great at eating great food (fruits, veggies, lean proteins, etc.). But I get off track in the evening. I think I don't get enough rest so I crave unhealthy foods. One of my team goals is to get 8 hours sleep per night... Read more