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Has My Fitbit Been Cheating Me?
Sunday, August 02, 2015      12 comments

Yesterday's Disneyland visit was hot and crowded, but fun. At the end of the day, my friend and I compared steps counted by our devices. This was an identical day, nothing different for each of us. His iphone app recorded 16,800, and my ... Read more
Planning Healthy Eating at Disneyland Tomorrow
Friday, July 31, 2015      7 comments

So I got on the website of the Magic Kingdom to peruse menus. None to be found. I'll look again, maybe I missed them. However, I'm eating a good breakfast before early departure, and packing healthy snacks. I read their rules page a fe... Read more
Yard/Garden Pest Intrusions Solved w/ My Own Natural, Non-Toxic Remedy
Thursday, July 30, 2015      6 comments

It's been a year since I had my front and back yards landscaped with a drought-friendly design. In the past three months or so, a nocturnal creature has intruded into the back yard and dug numerous holes. Some have ripped through the ground co... Read more
Once In A Blue Moon - Friday's "Floating Blueberry"
Wednesday, July 29, 2015      10 comments

Interesting info from the internet, and I thought I'd share about tomorrow's full moon - the second full moon this month which is why it is called a blue moon. However, this one may be a little different. "The term “blue moon” usually desc... Read more
Health books, "Healthy" Snack, Misc.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015      7 comments

I downloaded a couple of free Kindle books over the weekend and read them. (they were short) One advised a tip for losing more weight is to do morning exercise without eating breakfast, which flies in the face of info here on SP. Personally, I... Read more
Green Smoothies, Stomach Size/Fist, Big Push Day 3
Monday, July 27, 2015      7 comments

I make a green smoothie almost every morning. Today I added some of the almond butter I made the other day. Mega-yummy as it added such a nice addl. flavor. Yesterday, I blogged about being impressed by the fact that the human stomach is ... Read more
Gazelle, Stomach the Size of Our Fist, Earthquakes, Misc.
Sunday, July 26, 2015      6 comments

Yesterday I hit it lucky and found a like-new Gazelle (Tony Little) that the seller just wanted $25 for. What a bargain since they sell for $129 plus tax. I've had one before and enjoyed it. Had to drive a bit of a distance - a 20 minute driv... Read more
I MADE ALMOND BUTTER THIS MORNING (is that steam or smoke - panic)
Saturday, July 25, 2015      7 comments

For a few seconds, I smelled smoke - as though the engine was overheating. But these blenders are supposed to be built like a tank and this is child's play for this model. However, I still felt instant panic and shut it off for a moment. ... Read more
Just Not A Yoga Kind of Gal (Also, Saturn on the 25th)
Friday, July 24, 2015      8 comments

I've tried several different types of Yoga classes in the recent past, and have to admit that I am now trying to push myself to attend more. Even though I understand the benefits, it's just not something I enjoy. Not sure if it's an acquired t... Read more
Colloidal Silver - What's the Scoop?
Thursday, July 23, 2015      6 comments

I've heard about its benefits for a long time now, and am doing some current research. Does anyone out there have direct experience one way or the other? Have a healthy, happy day.... Read more
The Power of Blogging
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      11 comments

There are so many articles on the positive benefits of blogging, as well as journaling this healthy adventure of ours. Despite knowing this, I resist blogging. But when I do, it is powerful for me. For example, I've had my posture in the ... Read more
A Sweet Walk In the Warm Rain Last Night
Monday, July 20, 2015      9 comments

It felt magical to be warm and soggy under my umbrella with the light rain coming down and my heart filled with uber-joy for this much-needed water dousing the earth. Simple pleasures, for sure. Doing great with sugar intake (no cravings),... Read more
HOW GLORIOUS THE SOUND OF RAINDROPS!!!!
Sunday, July 19, 2015      14 comments

It's been a very long and horrible drought condition in SoCal, so I am elated that this is the second day of a rainfall that is not just a drizzle. Hope this is the start of some good rainfall for our area as it's scary to be running out ... Read more
Viewing Venus and Jupiter These Past Few Nights
Friday, July 17, 2015      6 comments

I've taken my high-powered binoculars out and had some nice views of both planets. However, there are other planets that I can't find yet that are also out right now. Saturn. A great website is www.earthsky.org; it provides terrific info... Read more
Correcting My Awful Posture
Thursday, July 16, 2015      9 comments

Too much work time on the computer, combined with overall laziness (I guess), has caused a definite decline in my posture. I know there are things you can buy to remind you to straighten up. ( band type things) I'll just have to do it on my o... Read more

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