Friday, December 29, 2006
I at first thought I was feeling "off" because I have a lot of deadlines next week, but that's not it. The only thing I can think of is that it is the caffeine.
From now on, I am going to drink nourishing nerve protecting herbal teas such as lemon balm, oatstraw, and chamomile.
Thursday, December 21, 2006
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1/2 c. epsom salt
5 drops peppermint essential oil
1 c. chamomile tea
Pour warm water into a foot basin. Add salt, essential oil, and tea. Soak for about ten minutes.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
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I run every day in tbe trails now, with Sundays off. The weather has been so gorgeous I almost can't resist.
Monday, December 18, 2006
Ever since I was a child, I have been interested in the stars. I once watched an entire lunar eclipse from start to finish... It took almost all night! Now, I continue the tradition of staring at the stars, especially when I visit the White Mountains.
For my star gazing, it would be nice if I had a telescope or other equipment. That is why astronomy classified is such a good thing. They specialize in used equipment. It is still high quality, just not as expensive.
Make stinging nettle infusion each night
Drink plenty of water
Refrain from eating simple carbohydrates
Monday- Trail run, full body strength, stretch
Tuesday- Trail run
Wednesday- Same as Monday
Thursday- Same as Tuesday
Friday- Dame as Monday
Saturday- Same as Tuesday
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I felt like the old outline was a little too cluttered. Plus, there were all kinds of scripts within the old template that I put in that I don't need any more. So now, I am starting with a clean slate.
Hoodia is an herbal supplement that is used for weight loss. It is an herb that helps supress the appetite so you don't have the urge to constantly eat. A lot of people are using Hoodia Diet Pills to help them lose weight. That is because they trust that Hoodia Gordonii will help them when it comes to weight loss.
But remember, even if you do decide to take Hoodia for weight loss, that doesn't give you an excuse to eat what you want. Eat right and exercise and between those things and the supplements, you will lose weight.
Sunday, December 17, 2006
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Saturday, December 16, 2006
Sometimes I wonder if I should get my online master degree? That is a question that I often consider. You see, I enjoy being in school. I like to learn, and I enjoy the structured setting. Sure, I can read and write papers without people telling me what to do. But I find that being in school offers me a great opportunity to learn about new things. For example, I probably never would have read Maus, a graphic novel, if it weren't for a class I took. Capella has the process down to a science and they have a great, accredited program. I would consider looking into them.
Here are some strategies:
-- drink only water and tea
-- don't give in to chocolate cravings when I have my period
-- use whole wheat flour to coat things before I pan sear scallops. I used white flour the other day and felt bad about that.
-- bring healthy whole grain breads with me when I go somewhere, such as the gym.
-- stay away from sports drinks and fitness bars (even though I run). These things are filled with sugar. If I do need a simple carb because of running, I will only consume honey either with water or in the form of a honey stick.
Friday, December 15, 2006
-- Drink plenty of water to combat dry skin. Hydration often happens from the inside out.
-- Apply lotion after coming in from the outside.
-- Apply oil to cuticles.
-- Purchase skin care products that have extra moisture.
If you do these things, you will have healthy skin for the winter.
- willow bark
- cat's claw
- chinese skullcap
I wish I had some ginger. That is my favorite from this list. But, I do have some willowbark so maybe I can give that a try.
It is that season again. In fact, if you haven't already gotten your Christmas presents, you may feel as if you are in for a very stressful ride from now until the holiday itself. Well, that doesn't need to be the case. Yes, malls are crowded. But you don't need to shop at malls. There is still some time to shop online. Why not get some Christmas gift baskets for those on your list? Christmas gift giving continues the tradition that St. Nicholas started of giving people gifts. The company featured here is willing to work with you to create customized baskets for anyone. This is a perfect gift for your boss, your sister, your mom, the mailman... gift baskets can be tailored and personalized and that is why they are successful.
- go for a walk
- get a pet
- drink some relaxing tea, such as chamomile or lemon balm
- listen to classical music
- take a bubble bath
- do some stretches
- take a nap
- do something creative
- bake something healthy
These days, some of us have so many medications to worry about that it can be hard to keep track. Many of us have multiple doctors too. Picture this. Your psychiatrist prescribes Zyrtec. Your cardiologist prescribes medicine for your heart condition. Your general doctor prescribes medication for your migraines. Each of these doctors give you something different. The scary thing is, not all of them may realize it if some of you medications interact badly with each other. That is why Epocrates online is so great. It can really help you keep track of dosages and side effects. So that something bad doesn't happen.
spread a single layer of kernels at the bottom of a pan. Put enough oil down to moisten each kernel. Set heat to medium and shake the pan every now and then to make sure the kernels don't stick. When it starts popping, after about a minute, turn off the heat as it continues to pop. Remove from pan when it is done popping.
Today I seasoned it with salt, seaweed, parmesan cheese, and onion powder. YUM.
Thursday, December 14, 2006
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Eating Well has some healthier recipes. The recipes are reader submitted contest winners. If you have a healthy recipe, why not enter the contest for next year?
One thing that I like to do is make a big trail mix. These are great because you can just keep adding ingredients. They are a good on the road snack and also great for hiking.
Things to put in the mix include:
cereal such as checks or cheerios
chocolate pieces (just a small amount)
-- whole grain breads and cereals
-- fruit and dried fruit
-- healthy sugar substitutes when sweetener is necessary
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I love the earthiness of roasted chicory root. It makes a great coffee substitute and has a lot of health benefits. Here are some of them:
- helpful for water retention
- loss of appetite
- digestive problems
- helps the body absorb more calcium
There are a few great blends out there with roasted chicory root in it. Look for coffee substitutes as well as roasted tea blends. Celestial Seasonings has a blend that I like that they carry in Whole Foods.
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Wednesday, December 13, 2006
-- do something for cardio each day
-- strength train 3x a week
I may change things around. This is a program that worked for me in Germany:
-- walk every day
-- strength twice a week
-- abs an additional 2 x a week.
-- run three times a week
I have been thinking a lot about health lately, and I've realized that I am glad that I started drinking a lot of water. It is making me feel great!
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- red raspberry leaf- tones the system
- licorice root - balances hormones
- stinging nettle leaves - builds health, has iron
- lemon balm - for the nerves
- cramp bark- cramps
- ginger - also for cramps
- basil - this is actually my favorite remedy for cramps
- red clover - for breast tenderness
Tuesday, December 12, 2006
Christmas shopping can be a pain. It can be expensive, too. That is why I like to shop for the latest deals from coupon sites and other places. dealking.com has some really great deals. The best one they have right now is a prepaid phone from T-mobile. But there are a lot of other offers. Check them out!
- I make it a rule to fill up half of my plate with fruits and vegetables. In the other half, I eat whatever I want. This goes for both desserts and main courses.
- I try to keep my plate small to begin with.
- Have a healthy snack before leaving the house.
- Drink plenty of water.
- the Plank (I just hold the position longer as I get stronger)
- Exercises on the fitness ball
- Ab toning dancing
Monday, December 11, 2006
- more energy
- smoother skin
- less congesion
Whether or not any of these things have to do with the water, I can't say. But I do know that water is very important and a lot of us ignore it without realizing it.
You can search for healthy baking recipes and healthier options for a holiday meal on that site.
Friday, December 08, 2006
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Does it sound too good to be true? Power Pop Hoodia Power Pop Fun Unlimited Power Pop is a new product that is designed to help you lose weight. This new pop helps you lose weight. It contains special ingredients, including hoodia, that help suppress the appetite and help you lose weight. One thing that people seem to crave when they are on diets is candy. Now this is a great way to get your candy fix. But in this case, it is actually helpful, not harmful. Plus, sucking on a lollipop is just plain fun! Why not give it a try?
- add more spices and herbs when you use packaged foods
- put lemon or lime in your water
- use chopped, fresh herbs as a garnish
- top salads, soups, sandwiches, and stir-fries with sprouts
- add vegetables wherever possible
- have fruit for snacks
Thursday, December 07, 2006
- Ginger- I love it for its warming action. It can also lower fevers.
- Elderberry- A great herb for cold and flu.
- Peppermint- My favorite herb for sinus congestion. I love to drink peppermint tea when I have a sinus headache.
- Garlic- My favorite to combat germs and strengthen the immune system.
-- Inexpensive picture frames with a picture of the bride and groom.
-- Chocolates shaped in traditional wedding shapes.
-- A little scrap book filled with memories of the bride and groom.
-- Useful kitchen tools.
Make sure that even if it is inexpensive that it is also high quality. You want people to have something that reminds them of your wedding and your happiness, not something that will fall apart.
-- Prune your evergreen hedges and use the clippings as part of a centerpiece. Lay them across your table and finish off with long taper candles
-- Find a large branch with a lot of branches shooting from it and put it in a vase. Hnag bulb ornaments from it.
-- Build a manger scene using things found from outside such as moss and sticks
Wednesday, December 06, 2006
Here are some ideas:
- cut down your own tree after hiking somewhere to find it
- go ice skating
- learn how to make healthier meals and holiday treats and cook with your kids
- make your own ornaments and decorations with your kids
- make a wreath out of items you find outside such as branches, grapevines, and evergreen boughs
As you set out to plan your trip, make a list of all the potential places you want to visit. After you figure out it out, you will need to book your airfare and your hotel. Then make a decision about how detailed you want to plan everything.
Tuesday, December 05, 2006
Starting with the next issue, I am adding a section on finding deals and discounts on products around the net. I will also start writing reviews on my favorite health books and healthy lifestyle gadgets, including exercise equipment.
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This licorice is in an AM blend. It has a little bit of a laxitive and cleansing property to it. I am mainly interested in it as a hormone balancer, though.
Saturday, December 02, 2006
I love living near Boston. But sometimes, I don't feel as if it is healthy. The Scottsdale Real Estate market is great because there are a lot of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. And, housing values are dwindling near Boston. In Scottsdale, it is still a great market.
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 small onion, chopped
2 slices pancetta, chopped
93% lean free range beef
a little wine
Basil, rosemary, oregano
1 can crushed tomatoes
Heat on medium a sautee pan with some olive oil. Add chooped garlic and onion. Sautee about thirty seconds. Add pancetta. Render for about three minutes. Add beef. Break into small pieces and render for about five minutes. Add salt and pepper and a little wine, about 1/2 cup. Let the wine evaporate for about three minutes. Add the herbs and 1 can crushed tomatoes. At this point, I transferred everything to a crock pot.
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Friday, December 01, 2006
It is odd. But I guess the earth is changing. I wonder how much of this is normal, and how much of it was man-made.
During the holiday season, it is a good idea to save money by using coupons. We have so many people to buy gifts for, it can leave our wallets hurting and paying our bills can be tight. Our intensions are good. But instead of stretching ourselves thin, we can find great deals online, such as dell coupons. So remember, we want to enjoy the season without causing ourselves to go bankrupt!