Category Archives: vegetarian

Sometimes we have to get back to simply being human

After just 14 days of changing my diet according to the Whole 30 standards and starting a workout program I have been able to reduce my morning blood sugars to under 100 mg/dl. That’s right! This mornings reading was 98 mg/dl. This … Continue reading

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Eat Simple, Simply Eat

I am entering Day #5 of the 30 commitment I have made to the Whole 30 way of eating and I have to tell you that I am greatly impressed. In no way is this a hardship by any means. … Continue reading

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Finding my way back once again

Today is the fourth morning I have pushed myself out into the garage and gotten on the treadmill. While I am just doing 10 minute walks I have to say that I can already feel the difference. I will slowly … Continue reading

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Fall gives way to thoughts of new ways of Community Gardening

As the vegetables growing in my raised bed gardens are giving way to fall I am slowly cutting things down to start preparing for next years plans. This seasons yield of crop wasn’t as good as last years as we … Continue reading

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Garden Update

It has been several weeks since I did any updates on the raised bed gardens. Everything seems to be growing healthy and quickly. I noticed a few leaves being eaten about two weeks ago so I placed some more mint … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #31 – Reflections on a Rest Day

So I have finished up the first 30 days of this challenge that I have created and I have sum it up with a mark of success. I started out the workout plan about two weeks prior to keeping track … Continue reading

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Good Health is Simple Living

I have been writing a lot of posts lately about my own health and my challenges with Type II Diabetes. I tag these posts with “minimalism and simple living” tags. The reason I do this is that I feel one … Continue reading

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Who’s Awesome Today?

Ahhh, I slept in again and it was wonderful. Of course that means that I have very limited time to write this post this morning so I will just share a secret with you. Who ever you are and wherever … Continue reading

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1000 Posts on SimpleLivingOver50

I just noticed this morning that I received a notification yesterday that I have published 1000 posts on SimpleLivingOver50. Wow! Where has the time gone. I suppose that I have been doing a lot of writing over the past couple … Continue reading

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What do you call a cow that just had a baby?

De CALF inated………………………………. I know, I know, it’s udderly ridiculous. LOL

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