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Blogging vs. Doing
Saturday, August 18, 2012      11 comments

No doubt about it, it is more important to do the actions than blog about them. However, it really isn't a question of either or. I really can do both. The blogging need't be long and involved. It can help me focus and re-evaluate. I can r... Read more
Back from vacation, back into logging...
Monday, August 13, 2012      6 comments

Well during my vacation, I stopped logging my calories, went visiting, went to some restaurants, gained a few pounds and then lost them (because we came home I stopped going to restaurants and focussed on cooking healthy meals after the first we... Read more
Why blog?
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      10 comments

I've been thinking I should get back to blogging for awhile now, but for some reason just have not been doing it. I looked back at past blogs I have written and ask myself why I stopped. I really don't know. OK, I know some of it. I f... Read more
Small Victory
Monday, April 16, 2012      8 comments

I am really happy that in the past 3 months I have not gained any weight. True, it would have been better if I could report a loss, but considering the difficulties I have been facing the past 3 months, I am really happy not to just not have ga... Read more
What I learned playing Trivia today
Friday, March 04, 2011      5 comments

I learned that Omega 3s are good in fighting osteoarthritis. So are Vitamin C, Beta-carotene, and Vitamin D.
d=862 ... Read more
Positive Steps
Monday, February 14, 2011      9 comments

Blogging and tracking both take time, and sometimes I feel that they take time that I could spend exercising. However, they do not have to take away exercise time. If I use them properly, they may help me to eat less. I am going to t... Read more
Small Steps: Leg Lift Omelettes
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      4 comments

To make these: 1. Wash and slice a couple of mushrooms. Spray a frying pan lightly with oil and fry the mushrooms. 2. Do 15 hip flexors with your right leg or alternate 8 hip flexors with 8 hip flexors with extention. 3. Turn mush... Read more
What is a veggie serving?
Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

1 cup of raw, leafy veggies 1/2 cup other raw veggies 1/2 cup cooked 1/2 cup of juice Source:
q=50 ... Read more
Thankful for the sleep
Saturday, January 15, 2011      3 comments

I have not been sleeping well this past week. Some of it might be my own fault, some of it is my husband's or my son's. Today my sister-in-law came over to some holiday cooking with us. I got upset because they wanted to do the food prepar... Read more
Thankful for the plateau!
Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

This has been a very stressful month for our whole family. Some of us are taking it better than others, but there is no doubt it has been hard on all of us. I am amazed that I have not gained weight this month! I have not been sleepin... Read more
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      3 comments

Do you like all the multiple choice quizzes we have here? I do and I don't. One thing that bothers me is that we can only make one choice. It's 8 p.m. and your stomach is growling. How do you cope? ~ Drink some water or herbal te... Read more
This week's goals - Oct. 24th
Monday, October 25, 2010      1 comments

1. Plan menus 2. Kitchen makeover • Create Leftover sections - of fridge and freezer. • Freeze leftover veggies for soup. • Clean drawers • Keep table free of clutter. 3. Try keeping carbs on the low end (180-200 g.) ... Read more
Eating slower
Sunday, October 24, 2010      3 comments

I may be a slow loser, but I am a fast eater. The two may be related! I think I eat so quickly that I do not realize that I am full. I do best if I record my food before eating desert. If I do that, I do not always eat the desert, or at least I ... Read more
The dates were too sweet!
Saturday, September 04, 2010      6 comments

My husband went to the local fruit and vegetable store today. He bought some melon, apples, dates, figs, and romaine. He offered me some dates. Knowing dates are sweet, and concentrated, I told him I only wanted three. However, by the seco... Read more
Dinner Plates and Salad Plates
Monday, August 23, 2010      8 comments

Some one here said that they were going to eat their dinners on salad plates and their salads on dinner plates. What a great idea! I don't always do it. Particularly, if I'm having a salad with something else. (I will have my chicken a... Read more

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