Who would have believed that one year after my shoulder fracture I would be mountain climbing?  The good news is that’s exactly what  happened! In our recent trip to Caritas, Alabama, George and I joined hundreds of others in climbing a mountain to a Marian grotto carved into the side of a mountain.  Near the […]

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Kathy on May 19th, 2009

I have found a new mantra that helps me maintain my resolve to eat only healthful, bone-building foods: “No one puts food in my mouth, but me.” At work when the faculty and staff lay out a covered dish luncheon, complete with fried foods and sugar-laden dishes, I repeat: “No one puts food in my […]

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Kathy on July 11th, 2008

It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy. —Mother Teresa I read this quote of Mother Teresa’s and decided to try it out on a day that I felt…well…less than happy. I had broken my left shoulder in a biking accident three weeks prior and, while I was grateful that I was on the […]

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Kathy on July 3rd, 2008

I received some words of encouragement from Dr. Steven D’Antonio, the naturopathic doctor who first started me on the healthier diet and supplements that grew to become my OsteoDiet for reversing osteoporosis and promoting bone health. When he read about my biking accident, Dr. Steve wrote: “Sorry to hear about your fall. With all of […]

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Kathy on June 15th, 2008

I have a wonderful aunt whom I love dearly who has severe osteoporosis and scoliosis. She was the picture of health when she was younger, and she lived a very active life. Now she is in her 80’s and experiences much back pain. I have shared with her about the benefits of an alkaline diet […]

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Kathy on May 12th, 2008

Fairly often someone will say they’d like to go on my diet…then they add the tag, “But that will take all the fun out of life.” With that comment, they defeat themselves before they even start. It’s like Jesus said about loving God. You’ve got to do it with all your soul and all your […]

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Kathy on April 29th, 2008

People tell me all the time that I’m “so organized” and that they wonder how I get so much accomplished. My secret is the legal pad system. In the old days when I used to be stressed and obsessed, I carried around two planners and scheduled every moment of my day so that I could […]

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