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Eating before strength training

Wednesday, June 23, 2010      4 comments

Sometimes it take me several experiences with the same problem to realize what I need to change. That will not be true with this situation. Usually I work with a trainer 2 times a month about 15 minutes after I finish an early morning yoga cla... Read more

Oh, what a week it will be!

Tuesday, June 22, 2010      1 comments

Just when I thought we were home for a while (gone 3 of 4 weekends in May), DD calls to share her good news that she will be serving as a clerk to the head judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals and the challenging news that she needs to be in S... Read more

Ball Parks and Food - not a good combination

Monday, June 21, 2010      2 comments

We have a triple A baseball team in our town. This afternoon, DH and I joined friends for a game that started at noon. I ate a quick power bar before we left and brought water to drink on the way down. I sneaked in a granola bar. The ticket ... Read more

Computer Community

Sunday, June 20, 2010      1 comments

I am constantly amazed at the connection I can feel with people I have never met. I am 65 so I remember when phones had dials and even party lines. I remember when a long distance call meant bad news was on the lines. I remember our first mo... Read more

Breathing and health

Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

Here's a breathing practice you can try to experience the principle of deep breathing in action: Sit comfortably on the floor or in a chair. Relax your belly as you inhale so you can completely fill your lungs. Breathe in as much as you can... Read more

Be a torch

Friday, June 18, 2010      1 comments

"This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itse... Read more

A-Z Inspiration

Friday, June 18, 2010      0 comments

This list was created by posts from members of the Positive Mental Health Team. Enjoy. "A"lways wake up with a smile in on your face and warmth in your heart. Be mindful of those food portions "C"reate a positive visual board and f... Read more

Listening to my body, not my ego

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      3 comments

I went to a new class today at my hot yoga studio. Here is the on-line description. "Get a dose of daily energy. Expect the unexpected - combining yoga, pilates, plyometrics, balancing, strength conditioning, abs, and whatever else we can conju... Read more

Join a gym???

Tuesday, June 15, 2010      6 comments

I have been working with a personal trainer for several months. I love her and her attitude and all that I have learned from her. I can really only afford to see her twice a month and that's still pretty expensive. But, I know that she motiva... Read more

Imagine Health

Wednesday, June 09, 2010      3 comments

I have an active dream life and I remember certain images from them vividly. I also often have vivid images appear when I meditate. Okay, many of you by now have quit reading. That's okay. Each person has a perspective on life that keeps the... Read more

Spark and my life

Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

I came to Spark at goal and feeling pretty good about myself. I can't even remember why I decided to join. I am so glad I did. Using the nutrition and activity trackers have helped me and motivated me on days I needed it. Best of all is the ... Read more

Tennis and Food

Saturday, June 05, 2010      1 comments

My DH is an avid tennis player... almost every day and sometimes twice a day. I am an avid fan of the game. We went to Wimbledon last year and got to see the Williams sisters play doubles. (Unless you are a fan, that may or may not mean some... Read more

In Memoriam M2BSEXY

Friday, June 04, 2010      2 comments

When I die If you need to weep Cry for whatever separates you from anyone I love. And when you need me Put your arms around each other And give whatever you need to give or receive from me. I wanted to leave you something Something... Read more

Detachment and Gold (long story)

Thursday, June 03, 2010      2 comments

I do yoga several times a week because I enjoy it, it make me feel good and it helps me examine emotional issues. (Emotional eating is a huge issue for me.) Detachment (it doesn't mean not caring; it means not letting things, people, events def... Read more

Just a Fun Story

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      4 comments

This past weekend we were helping my son's in-laws celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. It turns out on of their grandson's birthday was the next day after everyone would be gone, so we celebrated a day early. Isaac is turning 9 and is be... Read more

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