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The Universe said no to ice cream, but I said yes!
Monday, June 28, 2010      2 comments

We have had an incredible six days. From our DD's call on Tuesday morning that she had to be moved to St. Louis in time to start work on Monday to crawling (almost literally) into bed tonight including unsuccessful attempts to find subs for two... Read more
Working together.
Friday, June 25, 2010      3 comments

I watched something simply marvelous today. We had helped our DD pack things up, but now it was time for the truck to be packed. Her three housemates and two other friends arrived and in less than 45 minutes the truck was packed. I think DH a... Read more
Overdid it today!
Thursday, June 24, 2010      4 comments

Just about the time I think I have the emotional eating under control, the snaky little beast surprises me. Well, not really surprises me, I just let it take over. Today was very emotional. We are helping our DD get ready to move 6 hours awa... Read more
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. “B”e 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

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