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Calorie Learning
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      6 comments

Next time I go out to eat, I will check calories before I go. Went to sushi bar for lunch with my sister and her family. And, in the evening, my daughter and I stopped in the Godiva store at the mall when we were shopping for a new pair of... Read more
I might be a bit of a masochist.
Sunday, May 26, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday, I pushed my way through the push-up challenge. Didn't really want to, and had a serious mental block, but I DID IT ANYWAY - there is no 'try'. Did a 20 minute Sparkpeople core workout that really didn't seem all that difficult a... Read more
I FEEEEEL Good, nah nah nah nah nah nah nah...
Saturday, May 25, 2013      9 comments

I knew that I would. I'm back on track with the Clean eating here, and feeling much better than crap. Yesterday, hub had off work. So, slept in a little, went for a morning run a little later than usual. Decided to take the route with ... Read more
Dumb Dumb Dumb Choices
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      5 comments

Last night, instead of grilling salmon for dinner (as I mistakenly put it in the freezer - dumb #1), I grilled some grass fed hamburger (made sliders, with whole wheat buns) for the fam. I also made them all some apple/carrot juice. I made some ... Read more
Day 1 - Post Detox
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      2 comments

Last night, as I was making dinner for the family, I tried to determine how to modify the meal so that I could eat it. After thinking of a bunch of different things, I thought it would probably be easier to just make some juice, for heaven's sak... Read more
Day 20 - Clean Detox
Sunday, May 19, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday, I went out to dinner with my sister, and a musical afterward (community theater rocks!). I had an awesome tasting turkey burger and two beers. I felt very dehydrated. Should have brought some water with me. I'm pretty sure the 2 beers... Read more
Day 11 of Clean - My Temptations/Victories/Learning Opportunities
Saturday, May 11, 2013      2 comments

Overall, I think I've had good results so far with the 21 day detox program. It was difficult, at first, not eating after dinner, as that has been a habit of mine for far too long. I've had a few occasions when I've gone beyond the boundaries of... Read more
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      0 comments

I'm reading the book Clean, by Alejandro Junger. Interesting stuff. Has anyone else read it?... Read more
Sleep Really Does Make a Difference
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      5 comments

My Fitbit recorded that I had 99% sleep efficiency last night, and boy can I tell the difference! I had been going to bed too late at night, my fitbit recording that I would wake up between 20 - 30 times a night! Since I've been more regular abo... Read more
Lessons from the Teacher's Strike
Monday, March 25, 2013      3 comments

Today marks the beginning of the 4th week of the Strongsville Teacher's strike. I have been absolutely obsessed with learning the issues surrounding it, gathering information, posting my thoughts and opinions online, to the exclusion of just ab... Read more
Where'd that Wagon Go?
Friday, February 08, 2013      5 comments

I feel like I keep falling off, running to catch up, jumping back on, falling off again, rolling into the bushes, then trying to find the wagon again but all I get is dust clouds in my face. Argh. So - I believe I will take a teeeeeeny... Read more
Starting off today well...
Thursday, October 18, 2012      3 comments

Sparkcoach, check! Stressbusting article read...check! Now to get those kiddos up and moving for school.... Read more
Stress busting challenge
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      4 comments

My journal entries last week about my stressors were really long. I worry about my 'stressors' sounding like complaining. I don't want to be a complainer.... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Several Days of Catch UP!
Monday, September 17, 2012      2 comments

So glad that TANYAP71 has all of these questions up front, in a list! 13. What has been the hardest life style change you've made for the sake of losing weight, getting fit, or becoming healthier? Any tips for making that change easier? ... Read more
Friday, September 14, 2012      14 comments

The past week, a bad cold and allergies have kept me from exercising. This morning I was so happy to feel well enough to go out for a run. Seven minutes into it, my foot slid off the sidewalk, I came down on the side of it and heard this "cruuuu... Read more

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