Archive for December, 2009

Happy New Year!

Posted on December 31, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Motivation, Shout Outs | 4 Comments

“We will open the book.  Its pages are blank.  We are going to put words on them ourselves.  The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”

– Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Let’s all make this upcoming year better than the last. 

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Guatemalan Food and Other Stuff

Posted on December 31, 2009 - Filed Under 3 Comments

It’s been a bit crazy these last few days.  Trying to get the house deep cleaned and some stuff fixed so not a lot of time (or room) to make good meals.  Been taking advantage of gift cards and relatives in town…
Food Journal: December 30, 2009

This is my Grandma.  Mami Yoli.  She taught us how [...]

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Be Active to Slow Aging Process?

Posted on December 30, 2009 - Filed Under Exercise, Healthy Lifestyle | 2 Comments

["Playing" soccer with my girl a few weeks ago].
“A sedentary lifestyle increases the propensity to aging-related disease and premature death.”
“Inactivity may diminish life expectancy not only by predisposing to aging-related diseases but also because it may influence the aging process itself.”
– A report in the January 28, 2008 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, via here. 
I [...]

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Duty

Posted on December 29, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle, Motivation, Prevention | Leave a Comment

“To keep the body in good health is a duty…otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
– Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism, 563-483 B.C.

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Last Couple of Days

Posted on December 29, 2009 - Filed Under Leave a Comment

Food Journal December 28, 2009

 
Food Journal: December 27, 2009

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Day 26 Food

Posted on December 27, 2009 - Filed Under 1 Comment

Food Journal: December 26, 2009

Leftover rolls and cereal for breakfast.  Breakfast of champions, I know. 

Six inch subway sandwich for lunch.  Did 9 mile run and then apple. 

Used a gift card we got for Christmas to eat at Spicy Thai.  Pad thai and yellow curry.  So good.  And those Christmas cookies keep showing up… need to [...]

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Christmas Eve and Christmas Food!

Posted on December 27, 2009 - Filed Under 1 Comment

I hope everyone had a great Christmas.  I really enjoyed mine.  Enjoyed the food too:
Food Journal: December 24, 2009

Smoothie for breakfast.  Apple, banana, strawberries.  Snack was the filling from chimichangas from the other day on a piece of wheat bread. 

Did total 60 mins on the bike, including hard intervals.  After had egg/salsa burritos.  Then we [...]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Posted on December 24, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | 3 Comments

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!  From my family to yours. 

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Day 23 Food

Posted on December 24, 2009 - Filed Under 1 Comment

Food Journal: December 23, 2009

Subway for lunch with wife. 

Got my 4.75 mile run in.  After that was feeling lazy.  Didn’t want to make dinner so we got Panda Express.  Wife and I shared what is pictured.  Ate apple after. 

We made some Christmas cookies to give away to friends/neighbors, etc.  I had two.  We’ll see how [...]

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Holiday Guilt

Posted on December 23, 2009 - Filed Under Healthy Lifestyle | 3 Comments

It’s the holidays.  Have a plan to eat smart and stay active.  Indulge a little.  Enjoy the time with family, friends, etc.  If you have a bad day, move on.  Don’t let feelings of guilt make you feel worse and lead you to fall completely of the healthy-lifestyle wagon.   Just beacuse you have a bad [...]

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