A Close Call at a Snack Bar and a Rant About Walmart
Friday, January 28, 2011      6 comments

After reading The End of Overeating by Dr. David A. Kessler I gave up cinnamon sugar pretzels from the snack bar at Sam's Club. I hadn't really been eating them much but I knew they were a problem for me. I knew I had no control over them the ... Read more
Eating Healthy, Craving Junk, Needing More Exercise, Can't Wait For Friday Afternoon
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

I made a salad today with the romaine and the grape tomatoes I got free yesterday. I had half of a grapefruit with my breakfast. I had ordered a box from the farmer's market so I also included baby carrots and green bell pepper from that in my... Read more
I Soaked My Beans! At Last!
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      4 comments

I got those darn beans soaking as we speak. Now I will have to divy them up into 2 cup portions for freezing. I'll leave enough out for making a recipe with beans. I have had a headache for 2 days. I only exercised 10 min. last night. ... Read more
I Can't Always Explain Why I Do the Things I Do
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      4 comments

I am on Day 22 of my New Exercise Streak. I did great last night. 45 min. total of Jackie Warner. I did 15 min. of each of the following Total Body Circuit, Upper Body Circuit, and Lower Body Circuit. I did 15 min. of Leslie Sanson... Read more
Today's Health News Article about Food Labeling
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      0 comments

Food Industry Unveils Nutrition Labeling Plan The U.S. food industry's new voluntary program to prominently display important nutrition information on food labels is widely seen as an attempt to influence the Food and Drug Administration's ... Read more
I Bought Some Beans in a Bag
Monday, January 24, 2011      8 comments

I just read an article here on SP about beans. I keep planning to eat more beans. I bought a big bagful. Now, today I will go home and prepare them for soaking. I am usually a canned bean kind of gal. But I'm going to try to make b... Read more
I Am Going To Do Great This Week
Sunday, January 23, 2011      4 comments

I am planning to do great this week! Wish me luck! I've been doing great with exercise and nutrition. I have been getting some of that weight off that I put on over Christmas. I still have some more to get off to be back to my lowest... Read more
Health News On SP/Junk Food Ads Geared to Children
Saturday, January 22, 2011      1 comments

Even though I think Michelle Obama is not the most charismatic person to listen to I do agree with her cause of making healthy eating a priority for our children. Today on SP I read an interesting Health News article. I think it is great t... Read more
Turnip Greens/Leaves
Saturday, January 22, 2011      9 comments

I was at Super Walmart (not my favorite place but sometimes I have to stop by.) I was looking at the spinach. I saw a big bag of turnip greens and thought that I could put them in my fruit smoothie instead of spinach. The turnip greens was a ... Read more
Tomorrow Will Be Day 20 of My New Exercise Streak
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

My last exercise streak lasted 109 days. I hope to bypass that. My back is feeling fine. Thursday I had such a scare with the pain. I don't know how people with chronic back pain do it. I would be such a big baby if I had chronic back pa... Read more
Grapefruit, My Back, and the Weekend
Friday, January 21, 2011      7 comments

I had the most delicious grapefruit for the fruit part of my breakfast this morning. It was red inside. So GOOD! Sweet. I bought the grapefruit at Sprouts on sale. My friend gave me some lemons from her tree. Oranges are ready to s... Read more
Wonderful Benefits of Strength Training
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      1 comments

I just read an article on SP "Learn to Love Strength Training" by Leanne Beattie It starts out funny because she realizes she has "batwings" and decides she needs to get rid of them. As a pack rat she has an accumulation of fitness magazin... Read more
Daily Spark Blog and The End of Overeating
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      5 comments

Today there is a Daily Spark blog by Dean Anderson about food addiction. "Can People Really Be Addicted to Food?" He mentions a book that has helped me a lot on this journey to better health. The book is The End of Overeating by Dr. David... Read more
This is so FUNNY!!!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      9 comments

The following is from Eating Well magazine but the article can be found online also. It made me laugh so hard. I even wrote my own ode about Sam's Club cinnamon and sugar pretzel which I gave up about a year ago. Someday I'll share it but I d... Read more
Eating Well Magazine
Saturday, January 15, 2011      7 comments

I must've ordered Eating Well magazine from our school magazine drive because one showed up in our mailbox today. There was a blurb about a family that went 100 days without eating any processed foods. Nothing packaged except yogurt. T... Read more

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