I saw a movie a few weeks ago called Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead. It is a true story of a man from Australia who comes to the US and goes on a juice fast. He ends up losing a lot of weight. If you haven't seen it, it is very inspiring (kind of like … Continue reading Juice Reboot
I had some great mushrooms today in a stir-fry with red and green peppers. I was reminded how scrumptious mushrooms can be. Also, they add such volume and substance to a meal. They don't have an overwhelming taste and can be flavored several different ways. They are great chameleons.
My son has always, since birth, been difficult to feed. When we hit solid food stage, it wasn't different. In fact, after we conquered purees (months after most children) he didn't want to get off purees and he ate pureed food longer than most kids. Once he started eating table food, we learned he didn't … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Your Picky Toddler to Eat
Tonight for dinner, I had open-face sandwiches with Ezekiel 7-grain bread, as all amount of mayonnaise, raw cheddar cheese, a big slice of a tomato. Two of these bad-boys were filling and scrumptious. I love Ezekiel bread and it is now pretty much the only bread that I eat. It occurred to me that I forgot the lettuce. I'll … Continue reading Sandwiches For Dinner
I read an article recently that I found very inspiring and wanted to share. It is based on a book called The Happiness Hypothesis. Here is a portion of it: The Rider, the Elephant and the Path The tension between the rational and emotional selves is captured best by an analogy used by University of … Continue reading The Rider, The Elephant, And The Path
This is THE easiest soup in the world, and healthy. Combine approximately 6 cans of low-sodium or no-sodium beans (do not drain). Add 1 can of tomatoes and 1/2 of a chopped onion. Add 1 packet of taco seasoning. Let simmer until hot and eat to your heart's delight. So simple, very yummy and quick … Continue reading Yummy Bean Soup
I have a gym membership at Lifetime Fitness, which is a wonderful gym. If you've never been to this gym, it is like working out in a spa. It is the only gym I've ever been to that actually beckons me to it. One of the benefits of gym membership is a subscription to their magazine: … Continue reading Being Healthy Is A Revolutionary Act
For those of you in the Frisco or The Colony area, I have discovered a cool walking trail. It's called The Colony Shoreline Trail and extends 3.5 miles. It's a primarily dirt trail with mile markers and benches along the way. I went this morning and it was just gorgeous - birds flying overhead, sun shining, … Continue reading The Colony Shoreline Trail
I wanted to share my great experience with MyFitnessPal.com. If you haven't used it before, it is a great place to keep track of your food every day. Also, there are fantastic forums where people are very active in posting and supporting each other. There is a great discussion forum for success stories where every … Continue reading MyFitnessPal Can Be Your Fitness Pal
So, I hired a trainer for 24 sessions about 10 weeks ago. We've been meeting twice per week and my pre-paid sessions are almost up. I've gone through some definite physical changes since working with him. First, I've never in my life felt so much muscular pain - and not just once, but time and … Continue reading Need Advice – Is A Trainer A Must-Have For Weight-Loss?