Friday, February 6, 2009
Last week I unofficially joined this meaningful
journey offered by Melissa at The Inspired Room.This week I will begin in earnest to post on
Fridays about the week and how my goals to
simplify and improve my health are coming along.
Everyone is in a different place.
Their posts look varied and oftentimes
However, this corner of Pennsylvania today
finds a 41 year old homemaker/candlemaker/financial
advisor/homeschool teacher...trying to find a balance.
That balance between serving others and remaining
in good health. Anyone else in this boat with me?
I know you are. I read about it daily.
So, new commitments this week include consciously
eliminating, or greatly reducing, the amount of high
fructose corn syrup our family consumes. This may
seem like a strange goal...but with family histories
of diabetes on all sides of our family trees we must
take steps to lose weight and reduce the risks.
I did not know that it was in the whole wheat bread
I buy. I thought I was doing a good thing in getting
it...but no. So, I will be investigating good bread
recipes to make on my own...and also looking for a bread
to buy that does not have it in it.
I think our family will benefit greatly from this
one managable step. That and dedicated time to
This was the main thing this week.
I am drinking tea
as often as I remember...another goal for this year.
Thanks Melissa, for encouraging us in this way!