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Speak kindly to yourself

Sunday, November 08, 2015      2 comments

As my own worst critic, I find that I get lost in my shortcomings. Then when I screw up, my inner chatter is a self-fulfilling prophecy. So for today, I am strong, important, healthy, loved, and in charge of me. We all are, so please make... Read more

Inspiration from the Godfather of Soul, Mr. James Brown

Thursday, October 01, 2015      1 comments

My inspiration for today from an unlikely but entertaining source, Mr. James Brown. He reminded me to "Get Up Offa That Thang". I complied. emoticonRead more

10K Steps A Day Challenge begins tomorrow. Can I do it???

Sunday, May 03, 2015      4 comments

Checking in after my first week back in the world of movement. I do feel much better and a little more confident about my ability to sustain some level of exercise. I jumped into the effort with an attempt to walk 6,000 steps per day thinking ... Read more

November Progress & December Goals

Friday, December 07, 2012      4 comments

Well, I almost waited too late, but need to be accountable for myself, so here goes! 1. Fitness minutes - 1000 for November - DID NOT MEET. BUT, I did get 500 minutes! And I began seeing my Chiropractor for some Graston treatments for my P... Read more

October Progress & Goals for November

Friday, November 02, 2012      5 comments

emoticon Well, while October was overall a good month for me, I had some definite ups and downs. I gained abo... Read more

2nd hike - check!

Sunday, October 21, 2012      1 comments

Today my b/f and I went on a 5.5 mile hike up to the top of Lavendar Mountain here in Rome. The destination was "The House O' Dreams" on the Berry College Campus. If you're not familiar with Martha Berry, she was a fascinating woman who establ... Read more

Nature Walk

Saturday, October 20, 2012      2 comments

My younger daughter, Hayley, her husband, Bobby, (and 2 of their 4-legged friends - Pippi and Kane) and my older daughter's kids/my grandchildren Marley and Grady, and I - went for a 2-3 mile hike at the Pocket. (whew, was that an extremely lo... Read more


Thursday, October 18, 2012      4 comments

Okay, I just got a "fatitude" adjustment....nothing like being asked to write a blog to get my pointed in the right direction. My out of town trip involved a lot of riding/driving, sitting in meetings, sitting with friends at meals, and goi... Read more

Nice to be outside today

Sunday, October 14, 2012      2 comments

To celebrate Mike's 65th birthday we went for a hike on a section of the Pinhoti that was new to us. It was on an old railroad bed, which means that it wasn't very challenging as far as climbing, but there were sections that were filled in with... Read more

Columbus Day musings

Monday, October 08, 2012      2 comments

A great day to relax after several hectic days. This was a holiday at work and while I dread going back to the madness tomorrow, I'm thankful for this day of calm! In the past few days I: >Went to Nashville to see my boyfriend's daughter... Read more

Goals for October

Monday, October 01, 2012      6 comments

emoticon Okay, Kalantha's progress is amazing. Even more amazing is her methodical use of goal setting to ma... Read more

Panic sets in

Friday, September 28, 2012      7 comments

I have my 40th High School reunion this weekend and I'm looking forward to seeing the kids I haven't seeen in 40 years. While I attended one or two of the previous get togethers I haven't been to recent ones, and some folks are coming to this o... Read more

Took a little hike

Sunday, September 23, 2012      1 comments

My long time boyfriend, Mike, and I went for a hike today. It wasn't very strenuous, but just what we needed after cooking chicken on the grill and having a wonderful - but filling - lunch. The weather was beautiful here today - think it wa... Read more


Saturday, September 22, 2012      4 comments

By preparing ahead last night, I was ready to hit the trail this morning for about 4 miles of mostly walking. Since my training was derailed most of the summer due to multiple excuses, I am starting over with the walking and will add running on... Read more

Magnet Butt

Thursday, September 06, 2012      1 comments

Yes, I fell victim to the dreaded Magnet Butt after work today. It caught me unawares. After checking on the elderly relatives in "the home" I arrived at my house, opened the fridge, pulled out my leftovers and heated them for dinner. The... Read more

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