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  • Hospitalization - cancer spread, liver cirrhosis (or maybe fatty liver..)

    1/16/2020 11:13:02 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    A week ago last week, I went to emergency room on the recommendation of my naturopathic oncologist. I was transported to the main hospital later Thursday night and checked out late Saturday afternoon. I also have low blood platelets and some of this could be the result of not enough protein (go... Read more

  • I "captcha'd" a neat team comment/challenge on an SP friend's page

    1/15/2020 9:37:59 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    When I saw this . . . I just had to try those pushups. O -u - c h... numbers nine and ten were not easy. 320 Oh, And I didn't do the full plank. I bent my knees.... Read more

  • Monday am: planning the day and week

    1/13/2020 10:31:48 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    Glad to report that it was easier to get myself up this morning. I was sooo sluggish Saturday day and Sunday morning. But I seem to have more energy now. On the other hand, my hubby felt a cold coming on last night. Yikes. With the holidays behind me and the New Year well into its first mo... Read more

  • Sunday 1/12 reflection

    1/12/2020 9:26:01 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    Good morning world! Storms are over and we can peek out from our homes. We had a lot of wind here in middle TN yesterday. And loads of rain. I think the rain is over and I am really anxious for the sun to pop out. Just a quick moment of accountability. I really munched out yesterday aftern... Read more

  • 1/11/2020 Thoughts on BMI

    1/11/2020 9:33:21 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    I saw Dilberta Weight Track personal goal about having a healthy BMI. So I wondered....where do I stand right now? and I googled some SP BMI info. I cut/paste the chart below from SparkPeople: I am about 5'7" and over 185 lbs. So my current BMI --according to this chart (I did this... Read more

  • Thurs. reflection: The Crisscross Effect

    1/9/2020 11:22:03 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    Today, my SP 28 Day plan daily reading discusses what they call The Crisscross Effect:
    gram_id=7 "As behavior change experts, we know that different elements affecting both your body and your mi... Read more

  • Wed blog: celebrating Tuesday's balanced food choices and moderation

    1/8/2020 10:10:49 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    I am tickled, tickled, tickled to see my nutrition stats at the end of yesterday. I did have a moment where I wanted sweets, and I did allow myself 5 miniature Reese's cups last evening after my spouse and I ate a bowl of (my spouse's) home-made golden curry chicken stew. The totals: ... Read more

  • Enjoyed second day of chair yoga today ...hey, why does yoga help our lymph system?

    1/7/2020 12:00:25 PM, by AMURDOCK68

    Update: ...hey, why does yoga help our lymph system? I found an article to address this question. Our yoga leader kept mentioning how twists help get rid of old lymph and lets fresh lymph takes its place. I was wondering how this works and what benefits we might gain. Here is the l... Read more

  • Monday 01/06/2020 A busy Monday...

    1/6/2020 8:32:56 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    My first chore when I leave the house today is to go to my 8:30 appointment with my GP. I had blood work done back in December and this is the follow - up appointment. I am going to let my doctor know that I am about to start the Winter 5% Challenge and will be journaling my food intake. I am... Read more

  • Imperfect Food

    1/5/2020 4:28:00 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Yesterday I suddenly started seeing Internet Ads for a company called "Imperfect Foods". Supposedly been around since 2015 and in 43 states so far. I'm guessing our area of Kansas just got online with them and thus the sudden internet advertising. Imperfect Foods http://www.imperfectfoods.c... Read more

  • Sorta posting a before picture 01/05/2020

    1/5/2020 9:38:22 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    One of our Winter 5% Challenge leader, KALISWALKER, posted this on the team message board: We have done activities to help track our progress. Let's do one more for a Non-Scale Victory (NSV) - take a before picture this week and if you like you post it on your page. At the end of the challen... Read more

  • Goal prepping, Jan 04, 2020

    1/4/2020 11:10:45 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    Decide on personal rewards??   i.e. Premium Spark after completing the 8 week 5% challenge Start a German conversation group, i.e. with Whimp, parents' neighbor.  Maybe Whimp would teach some German folk songs? I might use my lap harp Music Continue exploring harp: YouTube Josh Layn... Read more

  • Osage Orange - Hedge Apple - Maclura pomifera General interesting information

    1/1/2020 1:23:01 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    For Informational purposes... move along if this isn't of interest to you. Osage orange for cancer, inflammation, pain, dementia
    =c6NXr-f0j1I Facts and Myths of Hedge Apples by Dr. Barbara Ogg, Extension Educator
    ... Read more

  • CO2 LASER Breast Cancer Surgery

    12/30/2019 12:06:45 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Has anyone heard of or experienced CO2 Laser Breast Cancer treatments ? Apparently it’s been FDA approved and done for 20 years in USA. Laser Breast Cancer Surgery http://laserbreastcancersurger I first heard of it last month or so, when I w... Read more

  • Tummy issues from supplements

    12/24/2019 10:00:32 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Do you use supplements or medications that have “Veggie capsules” or hypromellose? Veggie capsules - for those of us who don’t do well with gelatin capsules made fromshellfish or pork (porcine) I was noticing more and more of a tummy ache with each new supplements or medications I get. ... Read more