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by denise
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Ordination and Monastic Life
Topic: Moderation in food, 6th precept and weight loss
Replies: 24
Views: 10356

Re: Moderation in food, 6th precept and weight loss

hello all...lost 15 pounds in these last few months and realized that losing more would be detrimental to my health...and so began adding eggs and dairy to get some fat back into my diet....must confess that eating boxed cookies has not been the best go to food... (ginger snaps for health of course....
by denise
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: Vitamin D
Replies: 29
Views: 12028

Re: Vitamin D

hello all....a long time ago had heard that too much vit. d might not be so good for a person in that it stores up in your liver? more is not necessarily better....before you self prescribe be careful... :hug:
by denise
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: How i lose weight
Replies: 16
Views: 13351

Re: How i lose weight

hello all....have found during these times that, as Mario mentioned, getting lost in the computer and losing track of time has had an effect....have lost 15 pounds during these times and the part that's not so good is losing muscle mass....need to keep track of that...also be vigilant of dehydration...
by denise
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Buddhism in (your) two words
Replies: 119
Views: 22844

Re: Buddhism in (your) two words

an unbinding
by denise
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What is right way of thinking? Focusing on 3 things or 1 thing at a time.
Replies: 5
Views: 611

Re: What is right way of thinking? Focusing on 3 things or 1 thing at a time.

hello ....lately have been trying something someone recommended....sounded harsh but now not too bad: "don't overthink it" and "cut the storyline"....so...have been trying to do just one thing at a time....also, someone here said...."just do the slightest thing"...that was helpful at times to motiva...
by denise
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Sīla
Topic: selling ice cream and right livelihood
Replies: 8
Views: 797

Re: selling ice cream and right livelihood

hope you enjoy working with ice cream.....a good environment versus some other places.....and perhaps free samples?... :hug:
by denise
Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: One Question
Replies: 29
Views: 3426

Re: One Question

...how are you? :anjali:
by denise
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Bhikkhu Samahita has passed away
Replies: 58
Views: 8463

Re: Bhikkhu Samahita has passed away

sad news...i used to look forward to his posts... :heart:
by denise
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 141
Views: 78525

Re: should I marry or be single?

dear Bryozoa...your description of yourself is rather refreshing, actually...you just don't know....take care... :hug:
by denise
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Family Life and Relationships
Topic: should I marry or be single?
Replies: 141
Views: 78525

Re: should I marry or be single?

hello...are you of age and correct situation to consider these things and which aspects of marriage, if you could have it, would be the difficult for you to manage? what things do you expect for yourself in marriage....what do you expect from your partner? food for thought.... :thinking:
by denise
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Skeptical of Samsara
Replies: 34
Views: 2122

Re: Skeptical of Samsara

just wondering about multiple identical births...it's interesting to be here as one, let alone a cast of 6,5,4,3 or 2...same womb, same parents... :? sorry if off topic
by denise
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Skeptical of Samsara
Replies: 34
Views: 2122

Re: Skeptical of Samsara

hello all....if a women gives birth to identical twins or more...... who is there ...with multiple embryos...who is who? :thinking:
by denise
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Levitation during meditation
Replies: 41
Views: 11510

Re: Levitation during meditation

hello all....just wondering....if a person could defy gravity, would they not fly off the planet into space?...would that be ascension? :thinking:
by denise
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Wellness, Diet & Fitness
Topic: What effects of drinking a zip coca cola has?
Replies: 34
Views: 3614

Re: What effects of drinking a zip coca cola has?

hello all.... also beware of diet cola if you are arthritic .....makes some people ache more....don't know the dynamics though...