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Add First, Subtract Later

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Most people, when they diet, focus on what to stop doing or stop eating.  I believe you have to stop looking at dieting as something to quit and think of it as something to start.  Perspective is everything.  I hate quitting.  When you quit something, that’s all you think about.  If you quit smoking, all you can think about it… Read more »

My Tower Garden

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I just ordered my tower garden!  I can’t wait to get it and set it up and start growing vegetables without dirt!  I have my raised garden that my husband built for me, and I will still plant some vegetables out there, but the idea of growing vegetables and not having to pull weeds or water it daily when it’s… Read more »

My Passion

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Maybe it’s just me, but as I get older I realize that things have become sort of boring.  Not boring in the sense that I have nothing to do, or that there is not a lot of activity in my life, but in the sense that it has just become a routine.  When I was younger and married to my… Read more »

Tower Garden

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I just learned about one of the most amazing things!  It is called a tower garden.  This thing is so amazing, you can grow plants, indoors, all year round, with NO dirt!!!  It uses aeroponics.  There is no weeding, since there’s no dirt, and you can have fresh greens or whatever else you like all year long.  I am definitely… Read more »

Fat Vs. Muscle

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One of the things that can be so discouraging for people when they first start out trying to lose weight is that they start losing pretty quickly and then they either stop losing and gain a little back.  Most of us have heard the saying “Muscle weighs more than fat”.  Actually, it doesn’t matter if you have five pounds of… Read more »

Next Step

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I have found that any time I’ve wanted to change something about my life, or improve on something I’m already doing, it’s always easier with a friend.  My son and I started going to the gym a while back and I have never liked going to the gym.  My husband and I joined Planet Fitness back in January, because they… Read more »

Where Do I Start?

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Most people want to change their lifestyle, but they really don’t know where to start.  It can be very overwhelming, especially if you haven’t been taking good care of yourself so far.  The very first thing I would suggest is take a look at the motivations for your change.  Are you overweight and want to lose some weight?  Are you… Read more »