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Making progress

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      0 comments

I have to say that exercise has benefits that go far beyond physical health! It's amazing how getting myself back on track can help my mental well-being. Yes, I'm dealing on a daily basis with my mom--still hard, invades my thoughts day and nigh... Read more

Day 1

Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Sunday morning workout completed. 25 minutes of intervals on the treadmill. and an hour of strength training! I'm starting small and making sure to begin a new habit. It's frightening to me how quickly I became derailed! The long and short of it... Read more

Happy new year: Year 5

Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

On the eve of my five year anniversary, I find myself in a scary place. Since sept. 20th of this past year I've been in a downward slide. This was precipitated by the diagnosis of my mother's lung cancer. Due to her weakened health from other sm... Read more

Cheating

Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

As I'm watching the morning news, I hear that a Chinese gymnast from the 2000 summer Olympics was actually too young to compete as was suspected. That makes me see how often cheating occurs. If it happens at thee Olympics then where does it stop... Read more

happiness

Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much - Bernard de Fontanelle, French writer Understanding happiness Happiness is a state of mind, not a way of life or a destination that you'll reach one day. Bumps in the road of l... Read more

Lazy?

Saturday, February 20, 2010      1 comments

Being lazy and not taking responsibility are wastes of time. Often the power for change is within us, but without our efforts things would fail or go awry. You cannot rely on help from others, only what your own two hands accomplish on their own... Read more

My Dr. Oz appearance

Thursday, February 11, 2010      10 comments

Thanks to Grant of SP I was an invited guest for the Dr. Oz 100th episode celebration. There were 100 people who ha lost 100 lbs or more without any surgical procedures. It was quite an interesting experience. While I'm just a face in the crowd,... Read more

uggghhhhhh

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

Just start getting things on track, then I get sick---stupid head cold---can't breathe stayed in bed all day Saturday---most of Sunday---then my dad ends up back in hospital---minor set back----so I haven't worked out in 6 days! I've not eaten m... Read more

Regaining my sanity

Monday, January 25, 2010      2 comments

a little at a time...today was day one of my re-start. I had a great spin class and an outstanding lift today. It felt awesome to be back at the gym and block out all thoughts or cares...things are improving with my day, though he's still in the... Read more

tailspin

Tuesday, January 19, 2010      12 comments

Well, I felt like I was going great, back to blogging regularly, on schedule with workouts and food was back in calorie range....then the tailspin hits...my dad had to have quadruple bypass surgery today, he's the main caregiver for my mom who i... Read more

Learning to love healthy food at any age

Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

You may have heard the phrase "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" and it is certainly true. Western culture stresses the importance of regular medical care almost as much as it does a healthy diet for children. But which do we t... Read more

athletes

Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

what makes an athlete? The desire and dedication to pursue a particular sport, day after day, week after week, month after month for the sheer enjoyment. It's more than muscle and heart. It's brainpower and guts. It's wanting it more. It's havin... Read more

Enjoy it all

Saturday, January 09, 2010      0 comments

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. - Shira Tehrani Enjoying the marathon Life is like a marathon. We run and run, not knowing where (or how far) the finish ... Read more

Problem solving

Thursday, January 07, 2010      0 comments

A rock pile ceases being a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral. - Unknown Author Being a creative problem solver Creatively approaching situations is an invaluable too... Read more

Time---managing it...

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness...never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. I certainly have come a long way from my days of putting everything off 'til the troops were better re... Read more


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