Everything but the kitchen sink… and lentils too.

So today Im working from home.. a few reasons .. but the # 1 reason is weather related !  We are experiencing a nor’easter.. you know sideways snow,  heavy winds and a scattering of ice .. its a mess..  with that said, working from home was a no brainer. Sitting at my desk and looking …

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Pull my…!!! Whats with Oil Pulling ?

So you’re going to take a spoonful of oil and swish it all around….. your mouth?    UH  HUH ! Okay, so for a while now I have been doing what is called OIL PULLING  (or swishing).. I actually took a break from it recently… due to a horrific oil pulling incident (I sneezed  while …

Homeo what?

After a conversation with a gym buddy the other day who asked for my advice about a weight loss plateau she came up against .. I thought Id share the important of balance with you all as I had shared with her.. So I bet you did’nt know that Homeostasis is  a REALLY important part …

Saturday night … gluten

Truth is..   There’s nothing miraculous or (even thrilling) about a gluten-free diet that’s going to help you lose weight… If you go on a Gluten-free diet.. the real diet here (for those that choose it just ‘because’.. they think its healthier) is that  Gluten-free  eating  will limit the number of foods (many alcohols too) you …

8-7-12 Surround yourself with positive….

Today I got a late start to the gym…. I really do need to STOP looking at work emails when I wake up … just seeing them makes me  want to respond immediately and get them out of the “IN” box… part of my personal  OCD.. I hate having more than 30 emails in my …

8-5-12 One Martini…. Two.

When I think of healthy lifestyle.. I think sustainability!    What is good for me overall  and what can I do for the long haul.. comfortably. For me.. eating healthy ‘overall’ has never been difficult.. I always say “it’s what you do most of the time” that matters.. and most of the time.. I’m on …

8-4-12 Whatever… works.

Yesterday was a wash.. yep, no legs.. no nothing.. NOT going to pretend like I worked out.. I didnt.. my intentions were legs.. but after I posted on the blog… I was emailed  to work.. ( why did I even look?)   and had to join a conf. call. NO worries… I had a free …

8-3-12 Keep it positive to keep moving

I woke up this morning with a lot on my mind.. I couldn’t wait to write about it.. . then I re-thought…. too much info.. not necessary (really).. so , here it is… Long story short (shorter at least) .. after 6 mos of living in pain and going from one fact finding Dr. appt …

8-2-12 Switch….

At the witching hour of 10:30 last eve ( okay so Im an early bird ).. I realized I had a Dr’s appt Thursday ( today).. in the morning… sure I had it on my calendar.. but that method of notification (remembering ) only works when you remember to look at it.  (btw.. Im still …

8-1-12 Funk NO more !

I woke up feeling  a lot less than the “morning person” I profess to be.. LOL Cant really put my finger on it.. had 8 hours of sleep and no disturbing dreams… may be that yesterdays hectic day just caught up to me.. it happens. Anyhow.. I did my best to talk myself out of …