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ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Who's Counting on me to be my Healthiest
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      4 comments

While working with my coaching program this morning my motivational picture caused me to stop and ponder. I don't have a spouse anymore who depends upon me, son and fa... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ When the Goin' Gets Tough the Tough Hang in There
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      3 comments

Recently I am experiencing a little bout with my body and health. I had made some commitments which were easy enough to handle, but then a few wrenches got thrown in... Read more
UPWARD AND ONWARD ~ Moderation and Those Trigger Foods
Monday, June 10, 2013      2 comments

I learned today that “all things in moderation" does not always work for some people like me. In an article I read today listed in my Spark Coach Program, “How a 'Bad Food' Attitude Can Backfire- Make Peace with Your Cravings to Drop More Pound... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Weight Loss not a Priority
Monday, June 03, 2013      6 comments

Today on my coaching program it was discussed about the stress that the scale can bring while straining toward weight loss. There was a time in life where weight loss for me was a high priority and, yes, it created strain and stress in my life.... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ The Goal Continues
Saturday, June 01, 2013      7 comments

There can be so many journeys in life. I bet you can name off a few that you have labored through and some you have danced through. I don't know about your journeys and how you tackled them, but there have been some journeys I sang all the way... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Avoiding Sabotage
Friday, May 24, 2013      1 comments

Where I go to church we have some of the best cooks! I knew someone had the talent because cooking is not my strongest forte. Every week there is a family meal on Wednesday and mouth watering foods displayed on the long table of the Fellowship... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Lessons and Goals
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      7 comments

Inspired and intrigued by the challenges SparkPeople has proposed to me through the coaching program I am moving onward. I have learned I do not have to do it all at once and even with the diseases and condition of my body I can "DO" and should... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Little Steps at a Time
Sunday, May 19, 2013      4 comments

Learning to pace myself and avoiding the temptation to over-do on a project is a challenging journey for me. It is one I find myself not fully successful at as yet. I have not given up and I will continue to pursue a healthy balance. In fact,... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Virtual Trek in Australia
Sunday, May 12, 2013      5 comments

In this virtual jaunt we have some lovely accommodations. I'm writing my blog from what I call a sunny veranda, a tall cool glass of mint tea by my side, (with an umbrella of course and a sprig of fresh mint for garnish), and reclining with my... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Plateauing a little on that upward swing
Saturday, May 11, 2013      3 comments

It's been a busy week with acute pain and I'm trying to follow the doctor's orders, so that means the exercise gets cut back to light stretching. On the up-swing, I've not been retiring to bed and I am continuing to move around. Sparkpeople ha... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Common Excuses to Avoid Exercise
Friday, May 10, 2013      1 comments

I guess my most common excuse would be, "I just don't feel like taking the time to do it today." Being disabled in the fashion I am doesn't mean I'm not busy. Often I have too many things on my plate. I'm involved in three studies, two of whi... Read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      2 comments

I moved all day yesterday. I was energized enough to start work in a room that I felt depressed every time I looked at it. It is what I call my multipurpose room. I sorted out old files, shredded old documents, pulled books from my book cases... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Moving out of the Sick Bed
Monday, May 06, 2013      2 comments

Stomach bugs and Fibromyalgia can be buggers together. I can choose to let it take me down, or I can choose to be tough as nails with it. I do find though, that making that happy medium is usually the best choice. Let the body regain streng... Read more
ONWARD AND UPWARD ~ Healthy bound
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      4 comments

I am so excited to have found some teams for people challenged by pain and physical limitations! There are great people in SparkPeople land. I know that I will benefit from the teams I have joined and I so hope they will benefit from me and my... Read more
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

Ideas for myself that require very little effort.... I hate to cook 1. Breakfast: Egg whites with various veggies, Whole Grain Bread (1) slice w/ fruit spread, 1 orange, 8oz glass skin Milk 2. Lunch: Whole Grain Bagel, Laughing Cow ch... Read more

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