DAY 7 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-30-2018

Day 7 – Sunday You made it!!!!! Be proud of yourself! How are your muscles feeling? Did you ever think you’d be doing 100+ squats? You got this! Push through it, modify if you have to. Share your experience on your Facebook page and tag me in it. Let people know how you just challengedContinue reading “DAY 7 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-30-2018”


15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency 

Chef Sharon Comment: If I don’t have a magnesium deficiency, I have 90% of the symptoms. I’ve been a borderline diabetic all my life. It never changes no matter how much I change my diet. I’m going to try to remedy some of these symptoms by taking a magnesium supplement. Did you know that theContinue reading “15 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency “

DAY 6 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-29-2018

DAY 6 One more day! Wow does the time fly! Push through it, finish strong, and remember why you started. It’s picture of your food day… Saturdays are the hardest. This journey is about making healthy decisions. NO cheats. Saturday is not Faturday. Saturday is a test of your strength. So Post a photo ofContinue reading “DAY 6 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-29-2018”

Fried Veggie Rice

FRIED VEGGIE RICE Hey, the Chinese don’t tell me how to cook in my own home. They fry the rice; I fry the veggies and season the water the rice gets cooked in. It reduces calories and minimizes a big mess in the frying pan. I don’t care if it’s not the way the AsiansContinue reading “Fried Veggie Rice”

DAY 5 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-28-2018

Day 5 – Friday  You made it through the work week! Today is Friend Friday. Find someone to do your squats with you, be even braver and share a picture on your facebook page of you and your friend doing your squats. Inspire someone else to do what your doing! Beginner – 8 reps ofContinue reading “DAY 5 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-28-2018”

DAY 4 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-27-2018

Squat assignment for today: Day 4 – Thursday We’re halfway there! Push yourself for 4 more days! How’s your water intake? You should be consuming half of your body weight in ounces every day. With your check in today let us know how your water intake was. Beginner – 5 reps of each squat style,Continue reading “DAY 4 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-27-2018”

DAY 3 (do day 2 and 3) Squat Challenge With Steph 9-25 and 26-2018

Okay, since I postponed DAY 2 till DAY 3, I did DAY 2 assignment first: Beginners: 10 reps of each squat style Intermediate: 8 reps each x 2 sets Advanced: 8 reps each x 3 sets from Aunt Sharon > I stuck with the intermediate stage, and frankly had an easier time doing them, thanContinue reading “DAY 3 (do day 2 and 3) Squat Challenge With Steph 9-25 and 26-2018”

DAY 2 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-25-2018

Day 2 from Aunt Sharon > I’m really sore. Just my quads though – everything else feels like it does whenever I do any kind of exercise. I spent four hours redesigning the configuration of all the furniture in half the house. It’s funny, for years when we owned a home I always referred toContinue reading “DAY 2 Squat Challenge With Steph 9-25-2018”


GREEN DANDELION PASTA BOWL Edamame and Mung Bean Fettuccine topped with sweet pepper and onion saute with zucchini sticks and dandelion greens. Wrapped in a smoky sour mustard sauce. Garnished with sliced sweet basil! Low fat, but who would even guess at that? No one I know. Top Shelf Pasta Bowl all the way toContinue reading “GREEN DANDELION PASTA BOWL”

The Foundation – workout 2

Grow Young Fitness Sometimes I’m a slow starter. I signed up last December (2017). I didn’t get to my first workout till July 2018. Now it’s almost October 2018 and I’m just getting to my second workout in the Foundation Challenge. I’m ready to make a commitment. I’m assuming the infection of the roots inContinue reading “The Foundation – workout 2”

The Foundation – workout 1

Grow Young Fitness GROW YOUNG FITNESS 12 JULY 2018 1st work out. It took me since December 22, 2017 to get here. But I finally arrived. I thought it wouldn’t be challenging enough. That first work out was more of a work out than I expected. I look forward to the next one. Three timesContinue reading “The Foundation – workout 1”

DAY 1 Squat Challege With Steph 9-24-2018

9-24-2018 DAY 1 SQUAT CHALLENGE WITH STEPH Strong & Simple Living with Steph Day 1!!!!!! Welcome to the official start day! We are SO ready!!!! Be proud of yourself for doing something FOR YOU. Regardless of your physical abilities, pace yourself!! To those that are new to these challenge groups, it can take a minuteContinue reading “DAY 1 Squat Challege With Steph 9-24-2018”

‘WE GOT THE GREENS’ Hooked on Heinen’s

Yes siree. Quite by accident I happened upon them at Heinen’s grocery store in Rocky River. Steve’s Hooked on Heinen’s ever since they opened their big extravaganza grocery downtown. Well, this is in the opposite direction, so often on one of our days off we’ll take a bus ride out to Rocky River and checkContinue reading “‘WE GOT THE GREENS’ Hooked on Heinen’s”


SIGN UP FOR THE SQUAT CHALLENGE WITH STEPH Check out the EVENTS section on her Facebook Page. From 12 midnight on 24 September to 12 midnight on 30 September. ” Hey everyone! Get ready to join our 7-day squat challenge next week! Squats can be done ANYWHERE, so no excuses for no space to workout. InviteContinue reading “SQUAT WITH STEPH”

Chlorophyll Is What The Green Is All About

I lifted my five-week deadline for the GREEN DIET, since it didn’t produce any weight loss in that amount of time. Green, green and more green, or green with everything, is believably more healthy, but there are some down sides when considering leafy greens. 1 – they spoil quickly when fresh 2 – you loseContinue reading “Chlorophyll Is What The Green Is All About”

My Dandelion Green Experience

I wanted to try some dandelion greens, since my mother loved them and once a year when visiting her New Hampshire family, they’d pick dandelions fresh and cook them up for all to enjoy. She looked forward to that every year. I bought a bunch at the local market – small bunches they were –Continue reading “My Dandelion Green Experience”

PLANKS – they’re what everybody is talking about

Here are three videos to get you started. I’m already in. No longer than 1 minute is recommended for any variation of the PLANK. I did my first modified plank today for 1 minute. Then I lasted only 15 seconds for the full PLANK. Of course I have my work to do, but I’m alreadyContinue reading “PLANKS – they’re what everybody is talking about”

Saffron Pickle Juice Dressing/Sauce Over Brussel Sprouts

SAFFRON PICKLE JUICE DRESSING/Sauce Save your pickle juice! Then make this delectable runny yolky textured dressing for salads and vegetables of all types! Cold or hot. There’s only 3.5 grams of fat in the entire amount! For home or restaurant. Everybody has leftover pickle juice. This is how you use it. YES. Makes 3-3/4 cups

Green Soup – Weight Reduction Soup (WRS)

GREEN SOUP – WEIGHT REDUCTION SOUP (WRS) Unlike most of my other soups, this one has more solids than broth by design. I want the fiber. It’s a simple soup, flavored simply but effectively. Bland could come to mind, but again that was by design. Soothing is what I feel when enjoying the simplicity. ItContinue reading “Green Soup – Weight Reduction Soup (WRS)”

Don’t Lose This Link

Includes the following topics along with exercises all in one long scroll: 1 – WORKOUT NOT WORKING? Try These Exercises RISKY EXERCISES BETTER BETS 2 – Most Effective Exercises 3 – Fibro Friendly Exercises 4 – No-Gym Home Workouts 5 – 30 Minute Workout Routine 6 – 11 Exercises For Lower Back Pain Relief 7Continue reading “Don’t Lose This Link”