Category Archives: Toward a Better Life

Thinking Healthy Thoughts

  So, I’ve been away from here for a long time. Some of my ADD kicked in a while ago and I zoomed off to another interest (photography – you can see some of my work in the photo above

Thinking Healthy Thoughts

  So, I’ve been away from here for a long time. Some of my ADD kicked in a while ago and I zoomed off to another interest (photography – you can see some of my work in the photo above

Let's get healthy and skip the pills

Take Two Pills and Call Me In the Morning

I had an appointment with a Physical Therapist to deal with a rotator cuff injury I sustained in a fall last month when we were down in Moore, OK working disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse.  While going through all the

Let's get healthy and skip the pills

Take Two Pills and Call Me In the Morning

I had an appointment with a Physical Therapist to deal with a rotator cuff injury I sustained in a fall last month when we were down in Moore, OK working disaster relief with Samaritan’s Purse.  While going through all the

pak choi, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, snow peas

Change! (and yes, I’m back)

Wow – so many changes in the several month-long “pause” I found myself taking from this blog! Changes in employment, technology, gardens, my location (travel, not permanent relocation) so that I’m not sure where to start … Last January I

pak choi, cauliflower, broccoli, kale, snow peas

Change! (and yes, I’m back)

Wow – so many changes in the several month-long “pause” I found myself taking from this blog! Changes in employment, technology, gardens, my location (travel, not permanent relocation) so that I’m not sure where to start … Last January I

Doing the Whole 30

I’ve decided to start 2013 off with a month long detox of sugar, grains (thereby gluten), legumes, and dairy (sob!) by following the Whole 30 plan.  Now it’s not that I’m convinced that most of these are horrible in moderation,

Doing the Whole 30

I’ve decided to start 2013 off with a month long detox of sugar, grains (thereby gluten), legumes, and dairy (sob!) by following the Whole 30 plan.  Now it’s not that I’m convinced that most of these are horrible in moderation,

December Greenhouse Report

Five weeks ago on a spring-like November day I introduced you to our $100 greenhouse. This was what my garden looked like then: Since then most of our days have been in the 30’s and 40’s (Fahrenheit) with nights usually

December Greenhouse Report

Five weeks ago on a spring-like November day I introduced you to our $100 greenhouse. This was what my garden looked like then: Since then most of our days have been in the 30’s and 40’s (Fahrenheit) with nights usually

Motivation is what gets you started: Habit is what keeps you going. by Jim Ryan

Forming Healthy Habits

Have you noticed how difficult it is to form good habits while bad habits seem to come naturally? If we wanted to establish the habit of eating dessert every day, it would be easy! But establishing the habit of eating

Motivation is what gets you started: Habit is what keeps you going. by Jim Ryan

Forming Healthy Habits

Have you noticed how difficult it is to form good habits while bad habits seem to come naturally? If we wanted to establish the habit of eating dessert every day, it would be easy! But establishing the habit of eating

Eat more vegetables!

Practicing what I Preach

It has been a week since I posted Twelve Ways to Celebrate and I thought it would be a good idea to examine myself and see how well I have been following my own advice. Being a teacher, a mom,

Eat more vegetables!

Practicing what I Preach

It has been a week since I posted Twelve Ways to Celebrate and I thought it would be a good idea to examine myself and see how well I have been following my own advice. Being a teacher, a mom,