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Eat to Beat Disease
Wednesday, July 31, 2019      5 comments

I have recommended Dr. William Li and his Ted Talk about "Can we Eat to Starve Cancer" in the past. I still believe in that information. I have been in remission (since 2011) from cancer after surgery, radiation and 4 years of chemotherapy. ... Read more
Thanksgiving and our Dessert Menu
Saturday, November 29, 2014      10 comments

I didn't like veggies. Why? Mom overcooked everything to mush and was very limited in the veggies she mushed. She was known to put a spoonful of sugar in the boiled carrots. What changed? 1. I grew up and discovered steaming. 2. I sta... Read more
What Can You Do to Make Your Journey Easier?
Monday, November 24, 2014      10 comments

Puppies4ME, a spark-friend posted a blog a couple of days ago: It was a motivational poster: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=5820599#comments (The Harder the Struggle, the More ... Read more
Circles of Progress
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      11 comments

ach.com/circles-of-progress/ I stumbled upon this site, or was led here. The concept seems to have really grabbed me because I see a simple technique to visualize goal, progress, and to decide wh... Read more
Sparkers Unite as Instruments of Change, or We shall overcome one day
Monday, September 22, 2014      7 comments

Yes, I'll admit I'm a child of the sixties, but I think the attitude of speaking up for what is right is in my genes. My great great grandfather's statue helping a runaway slave cross the Niagara river comes to mind. And my great aunt sat down a... Read more
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      12 comments

Oncologist 1. We're not doing my 6 mo. PET scan, partly because my counts are so good, but also because Medicare only allows 3 during your lifetime. Since I just joined the Medicare ranks in November, we're reserving future PET scans for when ... Read more
The Theory of Relativity Speaking
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      13 comments

Sunday, 217 minutes of walking, 21, 136 steps, 9.6 Tuesday, 45 minutes of walking, 2, 124 steps, .9 miles You might be ready to WOO the HOO for my Sunday workout. Personally, I say Tuesday's workout was priceless. Why? It was done... Read more
Water Water Everywhere, but not a drop to drink
Saturday, September 21, 2013      17 comments

Well, not really. I'm drinking my 8 glasses and more every day. So you'd think there wouldn't be any extra lying around my house, BUT THERE IS!. My porch leaks, leaks, leaks. Seeps in under the walls and creates a stinky pond. Tore up the carpet... Read more
Bravelutes Singing with Robert Fulghum
Friday, August 30, 2013      8 comments

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some. Robert Fulghum ... Read more
Bravelute's Singin'
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      13 comments

Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end. Kris Kristofferson ... Read more
Bravelute's Song
Sunday, August 25, 2013      11 comments

“Let's sing our way out of this” ― Isabel Fraire ... Read more
ETL Cook's Tour # 3 Basalmic Glaze
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      13 comments

You can purchase a Basalmic Glaze, however you might not be happy with the ingredient list. The alternative is to buy a basalmic vinegar whose ingredient list you DO like and make your own glaze. I start with Colavita Basalmic vinegar becau... Read more
ETL Cook's Tour # 2 Prep Once for TWO Entrees
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      9 comments

Make your prepping easy and fast. Throw together meals when you have already prepped the veggies: ________________1 Lentil Stew for 2 Today, I'm using onion, tomato, froze... Read more
ETL Cook's Tour 1 Prep, PREP, and more PPRREEPP!
Monday, August 19, 2013      13 comments

It is a shock to the modern person's system when you realize that YOU need to prep all the fruits and veggies for your ETL salads, soups, stir fries, etc. Yes, you CAN rely on frozen bite sized morsels, but you still have a lot of morsels which ... Read more
Stayin on the Plan While Away
Saturday, August 17, 2013      16 comments

1. Stay at the Hyatt Riverfront where you have a marvelous view 2. With a rooftop therapy pool and a gym for a great workout, and a safe place to walk right outside the... Read more

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