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Monday, August 01, 2011

I let go of yesterday. Today is a new day!
Each evening, I release any burdens from the day. Consciously letting go of judgment, resentment or expectation, I release them to be gently dissolved into the night. In the morning as I awake, I begin anew. I connect with God in gratitude. I am alive! I am aware! I am ready!
I see myself and others as one in Spirit. We are one; there is no separation. There is no judgment. There is only the realization that we are each made of the same "stuff" in our unfolding universe.
Today--in this very moment--is where life resides. I let go of yesterday. I do not worry about tomorrow. I enjoy the sweet and loving peace of now.

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MERRYMARY42 8/1/2011 7:31PM

    It sounds so very simple when you put it that way, Great blog

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CONCHA77 8/1/2011 8:54AM

    Wonderful blog this morning. Thanks. Happy Day to You.

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ALOHAEV1 8/1/2011 8:10AM

    WOW, great insight!!!

Releasing into the night, will have to try that.

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Challenge for Labor Day -38 days to go-Exercise Bog - 30 mains anyone is welcome!!!!!

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Good Morning; last day of July. Where has the time gone? DH and I went and saw "Cowboys and Aliens." It was an ok movie - very predicable. It was a nice time with DH. I am getting on treadmill in a little bit to get it out of the way. Noticed my knees are still tender so putting the incline down again. Every one get up and move!! Are you feeling a change in your body yet? I wore a pair of white pants yesterday and I looked good. I still have much to go but my body is changing. Consistency is the key! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Every one have a great day! Be careful of this heat!! Hydrate!! Get up and move!! Go every one!! emoticon emoticon

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MERRYMARY42 7/31/2011 6:01PM

    I got irritated a while ago, so I hit the sidewalk, heat and all, actually it is not too hot today, but I normally wait, but I figured it would be best to go out and clear my head rather than clear my thoughts out loud, so I did, and I feel much better, and got in 25 minutes that I wont have to worry about when it cools off.
I am having a good day lazy, so far, My DH and I made a kidney bean salad, he chops the vegetables, and I prepare the rest of it, We make a good team, usually emoticon
I can not believe it is August already, but I am feeling good about this 5 pounds and am so glad you are having success.

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UPBEAT551 7/31/2011 10:02AM

  Great idea! I'll join you! emoticon

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

I am refreshed and renewed in mind, body and spirit.
When I think of my health and the way I approach it, I ask myself if I am doing all I need to do to be healthy, whole and well. If I feel I can do more, I take this opportunity to refresh and perhaps adopt new healthy habits.
I may begin by spending more time in prayer and meditation, visualizing my body as a holy temple filled with divine, renewing life. I may start an exercise regimen that helps me get in tune with my body. I may try new, more healthful ways to prepare my food.
Of the many healthy practices available to me, I follow my inner guidance and find which ones are right for me. I am refreshed and renewed in mind, body and spirit.


Challenge for Labor Day -39 days to go-Exercise Bog - 30 mains anyone is welcome!!!!!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Good Morning; I got my exercise in yesterday. I got on the scale and have lost .6 lbs more today. Every little bit helps!!! I just am grateful the scale is moving in the right direction. emoticon emoticon emoticon
I will get my steps in today. I still am not back to the pace I was before my injury to my knees, but I am still exercising. I need to learn that my body needs low impact exercise. Every one says cardio- cardio- this translates to me pounding on my joints. I know now that there is cardio that does not pound the joints. If any one has some suggestions on low impact exercises they do that is easier on joints please post!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Get some exercise in this weekend. Hydrate so you can tolerate the heat!! emoticon emoticon
Phone your congress person to work together and compromise!!

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MERRYMARY42 7/30/2011 8:01PM

    I am working on my steps, I luckily went out this morning and walked for 25 minutes, that is about the sum-total of my steps, I have to go out when it gets cooler, I spent most of the day riding with my DH, I enjoy the time we spend together, talk more in the car than at home, and he wants me to ride with him.
My peaches are almost gone, just a few left to eat, and my they are so good this year.
That is so fantastic, your weight loss, I think perhaps, I am 1 pound down, but, maybe tomorrow it will be right back up there, so discouraging, I am happy (more or less) with most of my body, I am much firmer, and like I have said, I dont look to wear a bikini, I just want to be fit and healthy, and I think I should be less than 120, 117 was very nice. I still have 39 days,

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Challenge for Labor Day -40 days to go-Exercise Bog - 30 mains anyone is welcome!!!!!

Friday, July 29, 2011

Good Morning; I say a prayer this morning for the person who called the police in Killen to stop that troubled soldier near Fort Hood. I saw the scenes on TV news. Fort Hood is on high alert.
Lets keep alert. Law enforcement needs our help. There are many threats now. We do not need to be paranoid, but through observation we can assist law enforcement. emoticon emoticon How are you doing on the challenge? Getting movement in daily is important. On the evening news, there was a portion about baby boomer women who are not as healthy as our counter parts were in years prior. We need to put ourselves first or we might not be there for our family in the future. This is me!! I thought I was alone on this challenge of remembering to take care of myself. Some weeks I remember, but I backslide on this point. I am taking this on as a challenge. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Get some movement in - your body will thank you!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MERRYMARY42 7/29/2011 8:33PM

    I think that women think they can not put their selves first, for so many years, but I agree, if we do not take care of ourselves, no one else will.
That guy at Fort Hood, pretty darn scary, and I think it was just a fluke that the man did call, he just felt something was not right, I think,
I went to the gym today, I really enjoy my Fridays, and really sleep good, every Friday night, tonight will not be any different. I worked out on machines, aerobics class, walked/jogged 20 minutes on the track and then swam about 40 minutes, a really good day.
Yes Labor Day is just around the corner, and I am working in earnest to drop this weight, I think it will start soon, (I hope)
Have a great weekend, I plan on doing just that

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ALOHAEV1 7/29/2011 3:48PM

    Agreed, it is far better to alert rather than be sorry or wish you had called it in.

No Nancy, you are not alone, sometime down the line women will learn that it is okay to put yourself first and not feel guilty about it. Just Wednesday I found my self doing a self imposed timeout that was supposed to only go for 20 minutes, stayed away for more than an hour. Worked...

The past few days have been lax and actually don't think my body appreciates it, guess sluggish would describe it. So Labor Day will be here before we know it, it's the end of July already.

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