July 21, 2024

Having fun and loving life!

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  • ♪ Don’t You Forget About YOU ♪

    The past year, I have been struggling a little with depression.  I'd feel anxious at times or become so focused on one thing that I couldn't think of anything else.  Exercise has helped, but there is something more recent that has made a difference as well - rediscovering a part of myself I'd forgotten. Music…

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  • Green Smoothies – With the Kids

    If you are like me, when you first heard of a green smoothie, you probably thought "What in the world is that?"  I thought they were smoothies flavored after something green like pistachios or limes.  Nope!  Green smoothies are a great and delicious way to get some veggies and fruit into your diet.  It's a…

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  • Mediterranean Chicken

    Since I started eating healthy, I've looked at different places to find new recipes to try. This past week, I seemed to be on an ethnic kick, trying non-American dishes. For Sunday dinner, we tried Mediterranean Chicken.  The recipe was from a little booklet I bought called Skinny Slow Cooker Recipe Cards from the Crock…

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  • “You Don’t Have To Change Your Lifestyle”

    I don't like it when I hear these words.  They send the wrong message and do not help anybody. My mom and sisters babysat PJ and AJ today so Josh and I could go on a date.  We went to pick them up and I  visited with my mom a little while.  While I helped…

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  • My Dilemma

    I have a little dilemma when it comes to eating right.  I've learned to deal with it, and figure that if I can eat right with this predicament, anyone can. First of all, I need to mention that I love cooking new recipes.  It is so much fun to have a conversation with my family…

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  • Excuses, Excuses

    When it comes to eating healthy, I have given plenty excuses of why I wasn't doing it.  It's too expensive.  It's disgusting.  I'll miss out on so many good things.  My worst excuse was I give up. About a year ago, I tried losing weight (again).  However, AJ was then put in the hospital to treat…

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