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Making Fitness a priority
Saturday, September 12, 2015      2 comments

I wouldn't think of not bathing, brushing my teeth, doing the dishes in the sink, or my other daily disciplines, so why do I find it so difficult to make time to MOVE every day? Yesterday I signed up for Curves, because when I did it before... Read more
Once Again, A New Beginning
Saturday, May 03, 2014      4 comments

I am at that horrible place where I have given up on myself. Made excuses and been dishonest. Even with myself. Today's goal is 3-0-1. Just for today. Yes, I want a better life for myself, and it can only happen with abstinence from binges an... Read more
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      0 comments

I want to catapult OUT of the 180 range. A return to sugar, the counterfeit comforter, has impeded my progress. How will I do this? One day at a time, one meal at a time, one exercise session at a time, one step at a time, one minute at ... Read more
Always a new beginning
Monday, August 19, 2013      1 comments

I actually like to exercise. Why don't I do it with any great consistency? My Tuesday Thursday Saturday plan is 5K your way: the walk jog plan. Did it Saturday, felt great and was wide awake the rest of the day. Yesterday after a rough morning I... Read more
I Want to Be Blessed, Not Stressed
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      2 comments

Today's Spark Coach session talked about other ways to improve health, besides conscious eating and moving. Years of stress have robbed me of joy and freedom. Some stressors are imposed from the outside: other people's demands, deadlines, etc. B... Read more
I Am Not My Weight
Saturday, June 29, 2013      3 comments

At the age of very nearly 62 the scale does not budge the way I want it to. I am torching a lot of calories in the garden and am faithfully tracking every bite and move I make, but there have been DECADES spent on the couch, in depression, in c... Read more
Summertime Begins, Journey Continues
Saturday, June 22, 2013      1 comments

It's officially summer, and it will be VERY different from last summer. I have gotten off the couch, committed to my community garden plot, committed to moving my body and putting high quality fuel in it. My mental state is one of hope, not d... Read more
Excuses Galore
Monday, June 10, 2013      3 comments

Why don't I want to work out today? 1. I'm too tired 2. I m too busy 3. I'm too stressed out. 4. It's raining 5. I don't want to miss________ on T.V. 6. The living room is too cluttered. 7. My neck hurts. 8. It's too hot. 9. I... Read more