Money, time, etc, those are excuses. When there is a will there is always a way. The world is full of constantly changing variables, the possibilities are endless.
My healthy lifestyle barrier is ME. Finding the willingness to be willing... Read more
Honesty is Empowering
Its weird and I don't know if I can explain this quite right. Its kind of like the glass being half empty or half full, but its even a step beyond that, as in to stop lying to one's self.
Some of us have been depressed and powerless fo... Read more
Living in the solution, Food Plans and Abstinence
I agree to make sure one's food plan meals are composed of a Complex - high fibrous - grain/carb, being of low numbers of carbohydrates in general, a high protein, and 2 portions of quality nutritional veggies or fruit (also low carb). 1 c grai... Read more
Inspiration will come, directly or indirectly
Success is not to be measured by the height of our position, our rate of pay, or the total of our possessions, but should be measured by the obstacles we have overcome, the relationships and journeys we have made, and our willingness to keep on... Read more
No need to be all stressed out, something will present itself.
As far back as I can remember, my mother would take me by the hand and say, "Come on." And I would always ask, "Where?" before getting to my feet. All my life I had to understand first, to know why or when or how, before I would or could compl... Read more
The importance of Sharing
A person can walk an awfully long way with a pebble stuck in their shoe. It can wear away the sock and the skin, cause infection and if untreated, perhaps eventually death. Some people get hung up in denying their pain, or they get obsessed on... Read more
The Physical Addiction is REAL
People who engage in heavy consumption of processed sugar can break the habit by substituting naturally sweet fruits and vegetables. Once the body realizes it is getting all of its nutritional needs easily met, it will slowly turn down the volum... Read more
What's the secret to climbing a mountain, building an arch, writing a novel, or following a daily food plan? Attend to the business at hand, step by step, each day, one day at a time.
I used to constantly overwhelm myself tackling major ... Read more
Today I pray for the patience and open mindedness to allow my HP's wisdom to reach me and be filled with Divine Intuition. I pray for the faith and trust that this will happen, that I will be shown the actions to take, and have the strength, wi... Read more
I’m flattered by what you wrote to me…Actually, you've made my day. :-) Thanks!
Hopefully I can do your question justice and help answer some of your questions.
In the AA Big book, as well as in the O... Read more
Is it a Mere Vice? Nope
Ya know its weird.
Some people who no longer want to indulge in a vice...they just stop, cold turkey, and make a better choice. Others do it gradually in 28 days with small gradual smarter choice substitutions. Either then freed to partak... Read more
ONE SONG can spark a moment
ONE FLOWER can wake the dream
ONE TREE can start a forest
ONE BIRD can herald spring.
ONE SMILE begins a friendship
ONE HANDCLASP lifts a soul
ONE STAR can guide a ship at sea
ONE WORD can fram... Read more
Appropriate Coping Skills
No insult intended to anybody who has elected surgery in their battle to lose weight. I would think that for a great many its perhaps their "bottom" of the barrel to spark their awareness and light the fire to discover and utilize coping skills... Read more
Well Blogging that was hard. I feel better now for having done it. Unburdened, a sense of release, lighter.
I have a disease and without care and treatment, my health and sanity are at risk. That will never change, and there is nothing I ca... Read more
I am an Addict
I was introduced to the 12 step program at 14 years of age. But I didn't understand concepts like surrender, acceptance, or to turn over ones will... Step 8? Back then I never got out of feeling as if those I had harmed....that they deserved ... Read more