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When the scale is demotivating
Friday, August 28, 2020      3 comments

When the scale is disappointing, we can remember that healthy eating is helping us in ways that have not been measured by the scale. For instance, our cholesterol can have improved, our lean muscle mass may have increased, or other health marker... Read more
If you got a traffic ticket would you break all the traffic laws the rest of the day? --Indygirl
Monday, August 24, 2020      2 comments

I didn't realize that making poor choices was irrational thinking and I never made the connection that poor choices are due to all or nothing thinking. I should research it. Google says it is also called dichotomous thinking, splitting, and blac... Read more
How I will tweak my program to keep it interesting
Sunday, March 08, 2020      1 comments

Motivation can flag. To keep things fresh and fuel my motivation I must switch things up once in a while. How? Some ideas I will try are: 1. Make a few recipes that I have been dying to make, but found some excuse for putting it off. 2. Lis... Read more
To get back on track
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      4 comments

The assignment is to list several things to do to get back on track when your program gets derailed. Coach Nicole gave us this list of ideas: 1. Do 5-10 minutes of exercise. 2. Try a new recipe. 3. Eat a good breakfast to set you u... Read more
The lesson was about how to increase my exercise routine to the next level
Friday, February 28, 2020      5 comments

I am assigned to blog about bringing my exercise routine to the next level. So far I have been experimenting with walking around the apartment every hour for 10 minutes, but I got tired of that. To motivate myself to continue to do it, I decide... Read more
Not exercising
Thursday, February 27, 2020      2 comments

Today’s assignment is to blog about excuses for not exercising. Over the weekend we booked a resort hotel room near the beach to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We were looking forward to swimming in what looked on the hotel booking website to ... Read more
Changes I will make to my eating
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      3 comments

Although I don't really know how I want to change my eating, I know I want to continue to eat 3 fruits per day, vegetables, yogurt (4 heaping tablespoons seems like a good portion), protein, and I am still learning.... Read more
Sparkpeople has resident experts
Saturday, January 12, 2019      2 comments

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I discovered the friend feed
Saturday, January 12, 2019      3 comments

from: https://www.sparkpeople.com/re
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ticles.asp?id=1288 "Your Friend Feed page. This is a page that only YOU can s... Read more
Busy hands = avoiding mindless snacking
Thursday, January 10, 2019      2 comments

Today I spent some time crafting. Sure kept my mind off food!... Read more
Busy hands = avoiding mindless snacking
Thursday, January 10, 2019      0 comments

Today I spent some time crafting. Sure kept my mind off food!... Read more
Learning geography kept me from eating between meals
Tuesday, January 08, 2019      3 comments

I started learning geography (country names) at freerice.com .Freerice.com doates 10 grains of rice to hungry people for every correct abswer, They also reward vocabulary practice. freerice.com/#/identify-
countries-map/970 ... Read more
Happy Saturday!
Saturday, March 25, 2017      3 comments

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Less exercise during illness lead to weight gain
Thursday, March 23, 2017      3 comments

Starting over with walking challenge.... Read more
Anti-Inflammatory food list from futurelearn.com FOOD AS MEDICINE MONASH UNIVERSITY course
Monday, November 07, 2016      2 comments

© Monash University 2016 FutureLearn 1 Examples of foods with antiinflammatory properties APPLES -rich in quercetin (flavonol) and other polyphenolic antioxidants. These are particularly rich in the apple peel. Some compounds have been... Read more

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