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Food List site for Nutrients - take a look
Thursday, July 19, 2012      3 comments

Sources on nutrition, "diet" and 'diets' abound. And sites!!!?!!!; yikes, there are sooo many sites out here in cyberland for those seeking nutritional support, information, or miracles! I'm quite pleased with THIS one, because SparkPeople.c... Read more
Do you just 'eat' or do you ENJOY food?
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

Savoring has much to say for itself! No matter whether a person undereats or overeats, savoring what one does eat stands well as a goal. Mindful eating. Savoring what we do as an experience of the senses. It is healthy. www.spark... Read more
"Bring a Dessert"
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

Tonight I'm going to a "game night social" - an evening of playing board and card games... in relaxed air-conditioning with about 50 people. It will be nice. This is a dress-for-comfort, beverages provided, bring-your-favorite-game-if-yo... Read more
No more stressing to eat enough
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

For over 5 years I've measured and weighed, then recorded here on in a booklet exactly what was eaten; then I compared nutrients of all sorts to be sure I was eating enough. Forcing myself to eat to get healthier has been awful. For almo... Read more
If you don't want to exercise...
Friday, June 08, 2012      5 comments

....imagine how you would feel if you could not exercise! Hmmm.... The freedom to move one's parts -even if slowly or with lack of grace or huffs and puffs!- is a joy. Just. Do it. However much, even if your 'much' is quite 'li... Read more
Coach Dean's Motivational Series (2009) - the links!
Monday, March 05, 2012      3 comments

In June, 2009 I organized the links for easy access on my blog, because they're now not readily apparent at dailySpark. Thought that now -almost 3 years later- would be a good time (yes, just before Spring!) to re-post this list of grea... Read more
"Diet"... Your view: positive or negative word?
Sunday, February 26, 2012      3 comments

For me, the answer is: positive! A diet is simply a plan of nutrition, not an arsenal of shackles that bind one away from enjoying life!! Am I on a 'diet'? Of course I am! I eat! And I plan what I eat. Keeping balance of ... Read more
Advertising Ourselves
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      4 comments

When people go on job interviews or even to apply for something (loan, apartment, education, whatever!), they in effect must advertise themselves. We are here to make changes and the most profound ones are INside! I believe that as the in... Read more
Guaranteed exercise motivation, ladies (only?)!!
Sunday, October 09, 2011      10 comments

Looking for motivation? Here it is! Click if you dare!! emoticon ... Read more
Symmetry, Posture and Rhythm 4 Activity!
Thursday, September 29, 2011      2 comments

Three words that apply to exercise, in addition to persistence and consistency, that is! - are: 1. Symmetry 2. Posture 3. Rhythm Ok, we know that many other factors apply. But for now, think about these as reminders. SYMME... Read more
Fuel for Improvement System - SP's cornerstones!!!
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      1 comments

It's behind everything on this site. Take time to study it. www.sparkpeople.com/syst
em/system_map.asp And do look at the link for the System Pyramid, too: This is the "Fuel For Improvement System". It applies to A... Read more
Growing into expanded perspectives
Thursday, September 15, 2011      3 comments

Two months into this journey (May 2007), I wrote "Losing weight and reconstructing nutrition and exercise patterns into more healthful habits requires changing perspectives." Reread it and think about how YOU have changed how you view yours... Read more
Being emphatic: the language of goals and methods!
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      7 comments

In grammar, one uses an extra (ie auxiliary) verb in addition to the main verb to emphasise a point. To avoid swinging into a discussion purely grammatical, let's swivel over to just using the concept of emphatic to mean something just more for... Read more
Listing the positives
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

(Maybe this should have been titled "My 'I' blog"....but sometimes putting "I" aka me into the front of a thought is very, vry healthy!) Ever feel like the negatives are bombarding you from all sides? Well, I sure do sometimes. Ok, more t... Read more
Patience will conquer hurdles...eventually...bit by bit
Sunday, August 21, 2011      3 comments

I'm STILL untangling paperwork and going through boxes. What would have taken me minutes before fibromyalgia now takes days. What would have taken days now takes weeks. So. I figure that I should be done with this sorting project by my... Read more

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