Strawberries, Canteloupe, Green Peppers, Green Onions, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Chicken: A Day of Healthy
Monday, May 25, 2009 4 comments
I went to Sam's Club Saturday and bought strawberries and canteloupe. Both supposedly raised in the states. They are delicious. The strawberries are HUGE. Both the canteloupe and strawberries are sweet and juicy. Yesterday my son went t... Read more
My Son Said He Was Proud of Me: Day 18 of BootCamp
Thursday, May 21, 2009 4 comments
Tonight my son got home from work and prepared to go out to a movie with friends. Another year of college is finished and he is enjoying late weekday nights. He saw me working out to a Coach Nichol Boot Camp video. As he was leaving to meet h... Read more
Panda Express: Why So Much Sodium?
Sunday, May 17, 2009 4 comments
I ate at Panda Express yesterday. Our movie wasn't for 45 minutes and succumbing to temptation but ready to use my skill for making wise food choices I agreed to eat there. Instead of deep fried, sugar coated entrees I chose Mushroom Chicken w... Read more
Did I Just Walk 4 Miles?
Saturday, May 16, 2009 1 comments
I used to walk my dog. We'd go for miles even on summer mornings or evenings in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. HOT? Yes, you could say that. Then my dog died and I had no one jumping on me begging to go for a walk. I became stationary. ... Read more
My Scale Surprised Me This Morning
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 3 comments
This weekend I only lost 1/2 lb. Today I got on the scale and I was down 2 lbs. I think I was retaining water as women do and then it just left. It's amazing how that happens. I ate within my calorie, fat, carb, and protein range so it wasn'... Read more
4 oz. of Cheetohs has 44 grams of Fat!!!
Monday, May 11, 2009 2 comments
Today one of my students brought a bag of Hot Cheetohs for snack. I have been pushing healthy snacks since our first day of school, the second week of August. I decided to use the Cheetohs as a Teachable Moment and what I learned even shoc... Read more
I Hid Behind an Overturned Recycle Bin to Stretch!!!
Sunday, May 03, 2009 2 comments
Last night my son walked with me again. After walking about 10 minutes I told him my muscles were warmed up and I'd have to stretch. He walked on ahead. We were on a busy avenue. I don't think he wanted to be seen with me while I stretched. ... Read more
Stretching after walking long distances really helps
Saturday, May 02, 2009 1 comments
My spark walking partner and I have come to appreciate stretching before and after walking. Last night when I walked with my son I didn't stretch before or after and I feel it in my knees. I have got to stretch no matter what. It ... Read more
Did You Ever Take May Baskets Around the Neighborhood?
Thursday, April 30, 2009 5 comments
The Sandwich That Made My Day
Wednesday, April 29, 2009 4 comments
Today I was eating my carrots and sugar snap peas for lunch. I was going to hit the lite yogurt next. It's cherry cheesecake but since it is light it does not really taste anything close to the way cherry cheesecake should taste. I was go... Read more
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