Speak kindly to yourself
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
My inspiration for today from an unlikely but entertaining source, Mr. James Brown. He reminded me to "Get Up Offa That Thang". I complied.
10K Steps A Day Challenge begins tomorrow. Can I do it???
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
Okay, Kalantha's progress is amazing. Even more amazing is her methodical use of goal setting to ma... Read more
Panic sets in
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
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
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
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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