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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
Saturday, May 29, 2010      3 comments

I thought I was handling all the celebrations this month well. Working hard at keeping portions in control, making sure I got exercise. Then about 2 weeks ago I got a small tear in my hamstring. I can do most yoga, but not much tough cardio o... Read more
You are worth it!
Friday, May 28, 2010      2 comments

Please in the next week, schedule something outrageously decadent to do for yourself. You deserve to feel the way I do right now.... everyone does. I just came from having a facial and a manicure. The facial including a foot scrub, an upper b... Read more
Delayed Rewards
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      1 comments

I will bet anyone just starting to read this thinks it's about dieting, losing weight or some such thing. Nope! It's about being a teacher. I retired 2 years ago after 20 years in the classroom and library. I didn't get paid a whole lot for h... Read more
New Grandnephew
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      2 comments

Finally got down to St. Louis to see new grandnephew - born May 4th. Mom and Dad are still nervous, over-protective first-time parents. I asked to hold him and was asked to wash my hands first. No problem, but I hope they relax a little bit m... Read more
Busy Month
Sunday, May 23, 2010      1 comments

I'm not sure what day of the week it is, haven't logged in nutrition tracker for two days, have helped our daughter pack a trailer, driven to St. Louis, unpacked the trailer, oohed and aahed over our new grandnephew, did a great yoga class, read... Read more
Friday, May 21, 2010      2 comments

I had no idea how used to have a regular activity schedule had become to me until yesterday. I have been having trouble recently with a sore hamstring muscle. Finally it got to the point where i was in pain all the time. Went to walk-in clini... Read more
Key to communication.
Thursday, May 20, 2010      1 comments

I am in a yoga class series now which is focusing on taking our yoga off the mat... in other words taking the philosophy behind yoga practice into our daily lives. This past week, Mary, the class leader, challenged us. She asked us to consider... Read more

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