Flossing as a vehicle for change :)

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Sometimes it's the littlest thing that tips the balance. In one direction it might be that one glass of wine or that one cookie that unleashes the binging fool in us. In the other direction, it might be a walk around the block, putting on mascara, or in my case - flossing - that activates my healthy, body-nurturing, self-care goddess within. When I'm not taking care of myself, it never even occurs to me to floss. As I log into spark each day, track my food, fitness, and water, and begin to WAKE UP my spirit and my body... suddenly I begin to notice the other little things. The floss calls me from the medicine cabinet... and I'm off an running! Last night I flossed. This morning I woke up in time to catch the sunrise. It's been a long time since I walked to the lake early enough to catch the sunrise. What a glorious gift to myself that was!

What's your littlest thing that tips the scale in the right direction? What's your littlest thing that tips it in the self-sabotaging direction? For today... choose something that tips it in favor of your healthy self. Might as well!
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    For me it is getting into the yard to view what I have created.
    1956 days ago
    You goddess, you! Good for you! For me it's noticing all the little moments of beauty throughout the day. Once you start looking, they are everywhere. And, of course, my adorable little doggies! emoticon
    1956 days ago
    I would say the more active I am the more I don't feel like lying around. One would think that, that much activity would make someone tired and want to sit or lay down. Nope!

    Have a great Mother's Day!

    With all that flossing I bet your smile is awesome! emoticon
    1956 days ago
    One year, I made flossing my new year's resolution instead of losing weight. I lost weight that year. :)

    All things are interconnected. Kindness to yourself is hard to learn, but once you start learning it, it really all begins to make sense. Sometimes that glass of wine will spark an eating binge, and sometimes it is only one glass that you savour as you taste the fruit of the vine, the earth from whence it came, and your place in it. The difference, as in so many things, is perspective.

    1956 days ago
    emoticon I enjoy a good sunrise myself sometimes.

    For me it's the dog- we have a Chesapeake Bay Retriever- an outside dog, as if he was inside, he'd always want out anyway. He's so funny, and demands we come out and watch his goofy antics. Plus, he's a great garden pal, he loves to follow me when I mow the lawn( yes, a push mower-)we have 2.5 acres, and mow about 1 3/4 acres of it. He also sits beside me while I weed, for awhile, and then brings a favorite toy, which I have to get up and throw in between weeding. I get lots of squats done when I'm out in the flower beds.

    Have a Great Weekend,

    1957 days ago
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