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Mindfulness 01 - Goals of Dialectic Behavior Therapy

Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

Goals of Dialectic Behaviour Therapy Skills Training 1. Behaviours to Decrease a. Impulsiveness. Problems with alcohol, drugs, eating, unsafe sex, fast driving, and self-harming behaviours. b. Confusion about self, suspiciousness, p... Read more

Small Stone of the Week - Week 33 - Oct 4, 2009

Sunday, October 04, 2009      10 comments

I am beginning to realize when I commit to this plan, I am successful. When I go off track, not so much. I still have weight to loose. Why do it the slow hard way. Just get in there and get 'er done. This week I will focus on: - dri... Read more

Today's Kick in the butt!

Friday, October 02, 2009      4 comments

I have been so sedentary all week long. It is that TOM. As well, the inability to concentrate that I was blogging about earlier. Well it turns out there is some stress I am not able to identify right now. I lost it on Tuesday. Didn't even g... Read more

Knowing something is wrong, but not sure what.

Monday, September 28, 2009      10 comments

Something has been wrong for a few days. I know as we age, we begin to forget things, and can even at times struggle with concentration. I do Sudoku every day to exercise my mind, among other things. However, something is not right. For... Read more

What I have learned so far on Sparkpeople

Sunday, September 27, 2009      9 comments

Well, it's been just over 6 months. I have lost just over 40lbs, lots of inches, about 5 clothing sizes, lots of body fat. My BMI is dropping, although that is not as important to me as my body fat %. However, all my meausements have fallen ... Read more


Saturday, September 26, 2009      7 comments

Like many others on this site, I am battling emotional issues as well as weight issues. Sometimes the battle is difficult, and there are ugly things there. Uglier than most people can imagine. A sparkfriend of mine is struggling with he... Read more

Found a solution to my Bad Dreams

Thursday, September 24, 2009      7 comments

A few days ago I posted a blog about my bad dreams. They had been going on for a while, and getting worse and worse. I don't know why it took me so long to remember this. I went through this when I started therapy and recovering memorie... Read more

Small Stone of the Week - Week 31- Sept 23

Wednesday, September 23, 2009      6 comments

Last night after dance lessons my son told me he could see that all my hard work is paying off. I took off my jacket, and he said he could see the changes. This is coming from an almost 18 year old boy who thinks telling his mom she looks good... Read more

Bad Dreams...

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      8 comments

I have been having bad dreams for over a week now. Last night was the worst. My hubby and I have been having problems for a while now. The worst one I can remember right now was about a so called "friend" of mine stealing him away and rubbing... Read more

Today's Kick in the butt!

Monday, September 21, 2009      4 comments

Okay, it's looking like I need these more than I would like to admit. I got on the scale today. I am still at 208. Actually, I am surprised it did not go up. I had a major chicken wing binge on Saturday night. However, it was not all... Read more

The Next Day

Saturday, September 19, 2009      8 comments

First of all, thank you to everyone who stopped by my blog yesterday. I knew I would find the support I needed here. I really do appreciate it. I am in Edmonton tonight. There is a dance competition. Those who know me, know I usually co... Read more

A Bad Time

Friday, September 18, 2009      13 comments

I have been struggling with this all week, and it looks like it's time to give in and write it out. As you may know, I ran my first half marathon on Sunday. This was a huge accomplishment for me, in so many ways. I asked my daughter if sh... Read more

My Real Age

Wednesday, September 16, 2009      6 comments I went to this website when I started Spark People. I do not recall exactly, but I know my real age was over 5 years older than my calendar age at that time. I went back today and retested my age. Cal... Read more

6 Month Sparkiverary Take Two (video blog)

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      12 comments

Finally got the audio to work, so here we go again. Just a quick video blog to commemorate my 6 months on Spark People... Read more

Half Marathon - September 13, 2009 Canmore Alberta

Sunday, September 13, 2009      18 comments

Wow. What an amazing day. The weather was beautiful. It was a little chilly (4 degrees celcius), but it is always cold in the mountains early in the morning. The race started on time - 9am. I was off to a steady start, and was passed b... Read more

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