Archive for November, 2009

Healthy Habits for Kids

Posted on November 30, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition, Vegetables | 9 Comments

Here’s my daughter devouring her veggies.  Looks like she ate most of the peas and greenbeans already. : )  We’re trying to teach her healthy habits early and hopefully she’ll stick with them forever.
What are some things you do with your kids to teach them healthy habits?

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Want is not Enough

Posted on November 30, 2009 - Filed Under Motivation | 4 Comments

It’s time for the Monday motivational quote:
“Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.”
– Les Brown
This can apply to all aspects of our lives, our health especially.  How many times have we set goals and [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2009!

Posted on November 26, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Shout Outs | 4 Comments

I’m grateful today for all the same things I was last year.  But also, grateful that our beautiful daughter could join our family earlier this year:

She is a joy to have around and makes life a whole lot busier and better. 
I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving.  I got an 8 mile run in this [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving Eve

Posted on November 25, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and I bet everyone is getting excited for all the family, food and traditions.  I know I am. 
I’m hoping to get up early and get a good run in and then hang out with the family, watch some sports and eat some good food. 
If you’re trying to eat healthier and need some [...]

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Kardashian Holiday Quick Fix

Posted on November 24, 2009 - Filed Under Fad Diets | 2 Comments

Came across this the other day:

Image via here.  The text reads:

“With QuickTrim products, there is no reason to start the year bloated and out of shape.  START NOW!  Let QuickTrim be your secret weapon to fight holiday weight gain!  Help keep your system clean, your metabolism high and your cravings low!”

Wow.  Way to go Khloe [...]

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Great Monday Quote

Posted on November 23, 2009 - Filed Under Motivation | 3 Comments

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”
– Dale Carnegie

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Yum Yum Avocado

Posted on November 19, 2009 - Filed Under Fruit, Nutrition, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Had some turkey burgers for dinner last night topped with some avocado slices.  So good with avocado.  I love those things.  I should’ve taken a picture but I inhaled the food so fast I couldn’t. 
Some info about avocados:

“Avocados, like olives, are one fo the few foods that are both rich in healthy fats and free [...]

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Posted on November 18, 2009 - Filed Under Fad Diets | Leave a Comment

Yeah baby.  More Thanksgiving pie and Christmas cookies for me!

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Posted on November 16, 2009 - Filed Under Behavior Change, Motivation | Leave a Comment

“Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail.”
– Charles F. Kettering (American engineer, inventor of the electric starter, 1876-1958)
Happy Monday!

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Training Week in Review 11/14/09

Posted on November 14, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise, Leave a Comment

I still need to find a way to get to the pool during the week.  Was hoping to run more but didn’t get around to it.  Still a good week though.  Ate pretty well, too. 

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