If food makes you feel better, here is another way to get that food high.
Activities that are challenging but not overwhelming can give you a food high without the food. Score!
http://blogs.psychcent ral.com/leveraging-... Read more
Here is an interesting TED Talk about why we crave sugar. One take-away here is that we can give our brain a similar rewarding feeling by eating lots of food variety. Our brain is wired to enjoy different or novel foods.
So my problem is th... Read more
My hero, Dr. Terry Wahls (Google her TEDTalk!) has inspired me to add more variety to my food choices. We all tend to eat the same things over and over. It thinks it's OK to have some go-to meals like my 3 vegetable, 2 egg lunch that I just ate.... Read more
Sorry guys. I just got back from the gym and I was noticing this very same thing. Here is your laugh for the day:
http://vidcy.com/what-if-guy s-and-girls-changed-roles- at-the-gym/
vidcy.com/what-if-guys-a nd-girls-ch... Read more
This is very thought provoking TED talk
Dr. Attia talks about obesity and insulin resistance. The bottom line is we all need to cut down on refined sugars, flours etc...we all kn... Read more
Here's the short article:
www.activebeat.com/diet- nutrition/10-types-of-food -to-help-manage-depression/
http://www.activebeat.com/di et-nutrition/10-types-of-f ood-to-help-manage-depression/
Here's th... Read more
Thought I'd share my go-to song that ALWAYS gets me out of my funk. Yes, I ate too much chocolate on Valentine's Day. Yes, I skipped the gym and didn't give it my all when I was there. Yes ...mistakes I've made a few. But we le... Read more
Here is a new study that show a reduced risk of developing ALS for people who eat their brightly colored fruits and vegetables.
consumer.healthday.com/A rticle.asp?AID=6... Read more
Happy New Year!
Last year was a year of steadiness. No amazing weight loss but I did maintain for the WHOLE YEAR. I ramped up strength training and took care of some health issues.
1. Maintaining. It's harder than it sounds. I learned ... Read more
I love Christmas! I love cooking and baking. I love decorating cookies. So why would I give that up? I felt it was right and so I did it.
No more holiday baking . at. all.
I don't regret it one bit. For one thing, I am super busy at wo... Read more
I got this little game from the delightful SJKRACH’s so I'm in, too.
THE ONE-WORD BLOG
So here goes…
Where is your cell phone?
Your... Read more
Yesterday was my birthday. It was actually a fairly ordinary day because my friends and I had dinner the night before and my family is getting together the day after. So on my actual birthday I had the excitement of work all day, then hit the gy... Read more
I love TED Talks...they get me through my cardio and inspire me at the same time. It is such a joy to watch passionate people explain what they are excited about.
Yesterday I watched a TED talk from an amazing woman who has gone from being... Read more
...thus proving that there is no life event without a corresponding Springsteen song :D. I bring you "Sandy" from 1975.
"Sandy, the aurora is risin' behind us
This pier lights our carnival life forever
Love me tonight for I may never se... Read more