Category Archives: Healthy Living

I’m adding a Whole New Web Site to my Blog — be patient, please

I will be posting all weekend, as we transition from just another blog to a full web site at http://www.carolinehealthier.com. This way you’ll be able to download recipes, grocery lists, exercises to do in cold water, and lots more.  Mostly, … Continue reading

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I dreamed I discussed personal accountability in healthcare with Joe Biden!

My dream last night featured Vice President Joe Biden.  In the dream, I met him in an office setting, and we had an extended discussion about how to inject some accountability into individual health care. Healthcare isn’t really about insurance companies, … Continue reading

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My $3.26 Dollar Zucchini!

I decided to grow my own zucchini.  It’s been about 5 weeks now, and I have tiny zucchini coming and lots of big yellow squash blossoms. It is really fun to plant them and shop for them, and water them … Continue reading

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What I Love About Sweet Potatoes (almost everything)

I had sweet potatoes and roasted asparagus for dinner last night. One fitness trainer recommended eating two sweet potatoes a day, which is no problem for me.   Sweet potatoes are full to antioxidants, which you can see from their … Continue reading

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Can you Use a Beagle as a Fitness Device?

My beagles get so excited when they see the yoga mats come out. They know it’s going to generate some negative ions, or maybe they just like the scented candles, so they lay down on the bed to enjoy watching me twisting and sweating, while they drop into a deep REM sleep, often with snoring. Continue reading

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Tasting the Salt — Arggggggggggg

I really try to use as little salt as possible, most of the time that is none at all. Being extra careful in Chinese and Thai restaurants is second nature to me now.  In fact, I had too much soy … Continue reading

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Why Artichokes Should Be One of Your Favorite Vegetables!

Everyone knows about artichoke hearts that come in brine in little jars in the Italian section of the grocery store.  But did you know that artichokes are easy to cook up in a microwave and they have several wonderful qualities: … Continue reading

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The Weekly Juice Journal

Fresh red bell pappers make the juice taste “energetic”. Adding papaya makes the texture of the juice like velvet! Continue reading

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Great Surprise: Using Endorphins as a Workout Reward

So I am looking forward to discovering other wonderful surprises as I keep jogging, keep losing weight, and watching out for those squirrels! Continue reading

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Turn your Pool or Lake into a Gym

You can do a lovely Tree Pose in the pool because the water supports you. I also use the side of the pool to do the splits and a bunch of ballerina stretches, using the side of the pool as a ballet barre. Continue reading

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