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Diet and Nutrition Blog

I enjoy blogging and reading other well-thought-out blogs. One in particular caught my attention at http://www.diettogo.com/blog.

One entry hit home with me because my husband and I always have discussions about this. It was called Redefining “Enough”, referring to how much food we should eat – i.e. portion control. My husband always feels like he must have a man-sized portion to keep him going although the scales tip to obese whenever he steps on them. At times, I too, have felt after spending $25 for an all-you-can-eat buffet, that I needed to get as much on my little plate as I possibly could and return several times. But afterwards I find myself pretty miserable, and promise myself I won’t do that again – until the next time I do.

I think the article about redefining “enough” was excellent, referring to a mindful of food. We need to use our minds when we eat and set a goal to have “one mindful per serving, one savoring per meal”. We can get as much or more satisfaction out of the …

Health Forum

There is a great site on the web which is a wonderful resource for those interested in alternative treatment for health and illness. I found it very straight forward and useful. There is no fee to join in and it is easy too. Individuals share their experiences and can post questions or answer those that they feel qualified in answering. It is a monitored and safe site for sharing of ideas and experiences. No one needs to feel embarrassed or hassled regarding their desire to use alternative treatments for optimal health. Topics range from nutrition to women and men's health and disease. Check it out and you won't be disappointed!!

Scotland Part II

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Scotland Trip Part 1

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Eryn 5th Birthday Post

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Cousins

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Rachel Ileina and Jacob Tupou on our last day in Utah Aug 2009

Lily Ruth

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Lily was all ready to go to church and looked so pretty the last day we were in Utah.

Monkey Zion

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We had just finished lunch at Crazy Jims in SLC and the kids were getting in the car and Mandy found Zion upside down

Utah Chubbies

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We don't see our Utah children very often, so we made the most of our time together eating and playing.

Izabella Liana

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Our vacation included spending time with our beautiful grandchildren. Bella is growing so fast and I had fun getting to know her better.

Flickr

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This is a test post from , a fancy photo sharing thing.