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Tuesday, January 05, 2016      5 comments

Last year was a dud and it made me sad. This year will be better if I include these things: 1) Naples Island Swim (August 2016, Long Beach, CA) 2) A healthy body 3) A job I love. 4) One month+ in Italy 5) A fabulous marriage 6) an ab... Read more

Oct. 2015.

Sunday, October 04, 2015      6 comments

September Goals are going well. I'm back swimming regularly, and that is a big bonus, because I do enjoy the water. I'm extra buoyant and I want to check some of this girth, so now I want to focus on nutrition. This month, I'll try Nutriti... Read more

Let's Try Again

Thursday, September 10, 2015      5 comments

My last posting didn't stick because unexpected things came up. I guess there will always be unexpected things. These were just bummers: A young cousin passed, a big layoff. I hope I can figure out how to move past them more easily in the future... Read more

Week 24, 2015; know any teas good enough for indulgence?

Monday, June 15, 2015      4 comments

Last week it felt like time to start again. I decided a focus. The focus will be career, nutrition, and movement. I was aware of these things last week. The toughest thing has been eating too much calorie dense foods in response to emotion... Read more

Where has all the focus gone?

Monday, March 16, 2015      8 comments

It is day 75 of 2015 and Iíve yet to review last year or plan this one. Letís see what I hoped for 2014:
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A breakthrough?

Monday, December 15, 2014      5 comments

Why have baked goods lured me back for seconds, thirds, and fourths? It happens too often. Because moderation hasn't worked well for me, I decided to just say 'no' to baked goods for a while. I threw in no fried food just for kicks. The goal is... Read more

All I want for Christmas is to give relief to my pants' seams.

Monday, December 01, 2014      5 comments

It is December. Already. It is time to look at 2014 and to think about 2015. I am reluctant to examine my accomplishments for the year because it feels like it was one stumbling block after another. Right now I have a sore right forearm and a cu... Read more

What now?

Tuesday, November 04, 2014      5 comments

October was another tough month. I did ok with some of my goals, and not so good on others. I neglected the garage clean up because I need my arm and back in top shape for that. Something happened to my back and then my forearm. This also impact... Read more

Oct. 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014      5 comments

Sept. was ...long and hot. My honey thinks that because I was grumpy once Sweet September was bust. I disagree. I know that hunger or sleepiness or feeling frazzled are not good states for me. He gets that, but he thought magically I would... Read more

The Art of Happiness

Thursday, September 25, 2014      3 comments

"Everything that happens to me is the best possible thing that can happen to me." --Chris Prentiss from "Zen and the Art of Happiness" Somebody recommended this book to me. I appreciate the message that it does no good adding negativ... Read more

Sweet Sweep September

Thursday, August 28, 2014      5 comments

My list of resolutions for August was long. Overall, I am pleased with how it went. Some things, like packing for tomorrow, cooking, and cleaning were a challenge. On the other hand, exercising and turning off the TV and doing fun things were e... Read more

August 2014

Monday, August 04, 2014      5 comments

This year is past the half way mark and I it feels like I am spinning my wheels and not getting anywhere. I hope Iíve learned something about what eating for hunger feels like. Now, I will focus on the Ďeasyí stuff: Action. These are my ten acti... Read more

2014 Mid-Way

Friday, July 11, 2014      3 comments

It is time for the half year assessment. Letís look at how things are going: 1) Intuitive eating: a. I am thicker and heavier than I was at the end of last year. The smaller pants I bought in December sit in the closet. I think this is mostl... Read more

Joyful June

Friday, May 30, 2014      5 comments

How did May go? Well, it is hard to tell. I donít exactly know how to measure the changes Iím trying to make. Iím going to make some goals for June that are easier to track, so I can feel awesome about checking off that Iíve done them. I think I... Read more

I don't like Sundays

Monday, May 12, 2014      4 comments

On Sunday I felt a push to have too many treats because I was resenting that I had to do a bunch of chores to get ready for the week. The contrast between the fun weekend and the onerous work week was especially obvious because I just got back f... Read more

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