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Rules for Humans #9 Your life is up to you.

Friday, November 04, 2011      8 comments

Rule 9: Your life is up to you. Life provides the canvas; you do the painting. Take charge of your life - or someone else will. Reminds me of one of the motivational quotes I have in my collection: "If we don't discipline ourselves, the... Read more

Rules for Humans #8 Others are only mirrors of you.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      3 comments

Rule 8: Others are only mirrors of you. You cannot love or hate something about another unless it reflects something you love or hate in yourself. I have to say that yes, almost always when someone gets under my skin it is because they sh... Read more

Rules for Humans #7 _There_ is no better than _here_

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      7 comments

Rule 7: "There" is no better than "here" When your "there" becomes a "here" you will simply obtain another "there" that looks better than "here". Im not sure the new here even looks better. Often it just looks *different*. THE FO... Read more

Rules for Humans #6 You will know you've learned a lesson when your actions change.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      7 comments

Rule 6: You will know you've learned a lesson when your actions change. Wisdom is practice. A little of something is better than a lot of nothing. I have definitely seen my actions change in the past three years. I finally bit the bu... Read more

Rules for Humans #5 If you don't learn easy lessons, they get harder.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011      3 comments

Rule 5: If you don't learn easy lessons, they get harder. External problems are a precise reflection of your internal state. When you clear obstructions, your outside world changes. Pain is how the Universe gets your attention. This rule ... Read more

Rules for Humans #4 A lesson is repeated until learned.

Monday, October 31, 2011      7 comments

Rule 4: A lesson is repeated until learned. It is presented to you in various forms until you learn it -- then you can go on to the next lesson. As Ive mentioned before, tracking my food is a pain in the butt. I hate it. Disliking trac... Read more

Rules for Humans #3 There are no mistakes, only lessons.

Friday, October 28, 2011      8 comments

Rule 3: There are no mistakes, only lessons. Growth is a process of experimentation. "Failures" are as much a part of the process as "success". Ive just been thinking about this one recently in the context of weight maintenance. Wev... Read more

Rules for Humans #2 You will learn lessons.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011      4 comments

Rule 2: You will learn lessons. You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called life on planet earth. Every person or incident is a Universal Teacher. I have a lot of experience with formal learning. I spent 27 straight years in s... Read more

Rules for Humans #1 You will receive a body.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011      6 comments

Rule 1: You will receive a body. You may like it or hate it, but it's the only thing you are sure to keep for the rest of your life. Accepting this has been a mental transition for me over different periods in my life. Read more

New Challenges! Motivation through New Year's Day!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011      2 comments

With the current challenges I'm managing drawing to a close, here are two more we're starting. Both require signing up by November 7: If you're maintaining, you can join this one: docs.google.com/spreadsh
eet/viewform?auth... Read more

What I've been up to. Paddling, among other things :-)

Tuesday, October 25, 2011      6 comments

The last time I checked in was 2 weeks ago. I've been bizzy running around and doing STUFF. Here's a summary: 18 training sessions 5 Tae kardio 3 body pum... Read more

Making up for lost time

Tuesday, October 11, 2011      11 comments

In a small sense I'm making up for lost time because I signed up to go white water kayaking in Costa Rica for a week in January. That will take some of the sting out of losing the entire summer season to rehab my rotator cuff surgery. In a... Read more

Finally! A ride with DDORN. :-)

Sunday, October 09, 2011      15 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=DDOORN Don and I have known each other through SP for 2-3 years and although we live not far from each other and we... Read more

Back where I belong with my butt in a boat.

Sunday, October 02, 2011      14 comments

At the beginning of May the surgeon and PT said, "NO PADDLING IN RIVERS UNTIL OCTOBER." History of all that is here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Rockstars of Maintenance

Friday, September 30, 2011      52 comments

The statistics are disheartening no matter how you define weight maintenance. Here are two extremes: 5% of people manage to stay within about 5 lbs of their goal weight. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.
gov/pubmed/10224727 ... Read more


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