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Getting Started

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      1 comments

Observed at: Sherbrooke Airport Date: 5:00 AM EST Wednesday 14 January 2015 Condition:Clear Pressure:103.7 kPa Visibility:16 km Temperature:-28.7C Dewpoint:-31.4C Humidity:78% Wind:NE 5 km/h Wind Chill: -34 This is the weather fore cast ... Read more

Beginning to Stop

Saturday, July 26, 2014      2 comments

Today is a response to the Coach's challenge to sit at the table chew my food slowly and savor each bite. End mindless and rushed eating. This is a life-sustaining challenge for me. I live on my own. My meals are very seldom thought-out ... Read more

Kindness and Compassion

Monday, July 14, 2014      4 comments

I learned the need to be kind and compassionate at my mother's knee. I have lived my life by the Golden Rule. "Do unto others as you would have done unto you." However, one of the biggest lessons I'm beginning to learn in this new journey to ... Read more

What I learned

Thursday, July 10, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday was an important test for me. emoticon Despite being walker/exerciser/hiker all my long life and an ad... Read more

Facing My Fears

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      3 comments

Today I shall face two fears. I am writing this blog because I know if I challenge myself publicly I'll do it. I have been unable to blog for a long time. I have suffered from "blogger's block". It has frightened me to write publicly for many ... Read more

Re-thinking my Strategy

Monday, October 29, 2012      1 comments

A famous inventor was queried about his hundreds of failures. Why hadn't he become discouraged? Why did he continue to try? He said that it was from his failures and his analysis of each failure that he finally learned what worked. Right now I... Read more

Trying something different

Saturday, July 21, 2012      1 comments

I have finally accepted the fact that the road to a healthier life style takes patience and time. For me, this means working at my mental attitude and committment hour to hour. I attend TOPS every week but lately I had missed- three weeks in ... Read more


Friday, July 20, 2012      1 comments

I finally have a new computer with faster and better perrformance and with many new features. In a way this is an analogy for my life at the present moment. I am walking faster, and performing household chores more efficiently, and with less ... Read more

Steps to Starting over: slowly and steadily to an improved lifestyle

Friday, October 07, 2011      0 comments

I have started over again. And for the record, I began last June. I began to chat with my old team-mates (Healthy Canada). They rallied around and encouraged me. I found notes in my mail box and telephone calls which brought me back to Spa... Read more