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The Fall Semester is coming to a close...
Thursday, December 08, 2016      0 comments

My pre-calculus and calculus students have now all taken their exam. They await my assessment and posting of their semester scores. The students have been a really neat group of young adults and adults. They have goals and plans; they have mot... Read more
Tues. am. Excited about harp lessons
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      1 comments

It's 7 am. It's finals week and I do not administer a finals today (last one is tomorrow). And I am waking up and gearing up to practice before I drive to my harp lesson. I am looking forward to the day that will include a lot of music. ... Read more
Early morning...Day Two: One small success
Sunday, December 04, 2016      2 comments

I am not even all the way awake yet. I am only half way through my first cup of coffee (listening to Yolanda Kondonassis, harpist on YouTube) and checking into SP for the second day. I am pleased to report -dah, dah, dah, dah--I managed to sta... Read more
Hmmm...De Ja Vous Preparing for a healthy new year 3 Dec 2016
Saturday, December 03, 2016      2 comments

I have enjoyed logging back on to SparkPeople. I have measured and logged data. I have joined the 2017 Winter 5% Challange. As soon as I sign off here, I will grab a bottle of water and go take a 10 minute quiet walk. (It is cold, but that ma... Read more
Today is preparation day...May 2016 almost here...prep for renewed efforts
Saturday, April 30, 2016      3 comments

Can I wean myself off TV, Netflix and handheld games? Can I read more, listen to more music, get outside more and maybe even make some new friends? How about tend to longtime friendships and family relationships? May has been a good month... Read more
Halloween Candy...what a nightmare!
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      3 comments

Eeeek! We purchased a bag of mini Kit-kats and Reese's Cups. The bag has almost disappeared (but not by some dark magic). My spouse and I are stress eating. Not good. Not good. I hope to be able to report that I set us up for successs (h... Read more
Day 8 of the eight-week journey
Saturday, October 03, 2015      1 comments

uggh. yesterday was pretty s-t-r-e-s-s-f-u-l. My spouse shared a super-big confilict at work and then I had a student in crisis (later in the day) I had to wlak her over to campus counseling. I knew what i was doint when I drove into Publ... Read more
What day is this? ... day 7 of eight-week journey
Friday, October 02, 2015      0 comments

Wow. Week 1 started strong, but it was tough to stick to the "plans" I had made. I use quotes as I bring up the idea of planning. I didn't write any concrete plans down and maybe that's one change I need to make as I start into week 2. I did... Read more
Early thoughts on day two
Sunday, September 27, 2015      2 comments

It's Sunday. Sunday's can turn into afternoons of procrastination and evenings of time on the couch in front of the TV while I mentally get on to myself for continuing to put off things I should be doing in preparation for Monday's classes. ... Read more
Angie's eight-week journey...Day 1
Saturday, September 26, 2015      4 comments

Today is September 26, 2015...exactly two months before my, eh-erhm, 40-something-th birthday. I am going to do some things to get my lifestyle moving in a positive direction . I am going to move towards balance and health and all the benefits ... Read more
Happy May 1
Friday, May 01, 2015      0 comments

I have just gotten back from a short but sunny walk. It has been a productive morning and I am feeling motivated. My parents will be in town this weekend, along with my mother's brother. My folks have purchased a house here and are talkin... Read more
Tomorrow, a day for fresh starts and renewal
Thursday, April 30, 2015      4 comments

Today is prep day for tomorrow...tomorrow is May 1, a date that has represented a fresh healthy start each spring/summer for the last couple of years. And SparkPeople has been a structure behind those healthy re-starts. Each year I have b... Read more
Back to school after Spring Break
Monday, March 16, 2015      1 comments

Its a beautiful day...sunny blue skies. I am motivated to reincorporate some good healthy habits.... Read more
I don't want to jinx anything...
Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

...but I thought I would celebrate just a little bit. The numbers on the scale have been going down! Yay! ... Read more
Changing just one or two habits...
Sunday, January 25, 2015      1 comments

For example, I have been pretty consistly eating one apple a day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/b
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thy_change_leads_to_another... Read more

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