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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

The Connection Between Food and Feelings

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      7 comments

How could you have missed it? Back in the late nineties when you decided to do something about your expanding girth, you read a book that talked about it, and you dismissed it. The book said that people with extra weight had ďissues.Ē That is n... Read more

Race Day Saturday

Tuesday, April 01, 2014      8 comments

You signed up for a 5k? Hmm. This seems out of character. How did this happen? This is the question I'm asking myself. A coworker suggested signing up for a 10k, but it was too expensive and I don't like running. The idea seemed to g... Read more

2013 In Review

Monday, March 31, 2014      1 comments

Finally I am reviewing how I did with my 2013 goals. I had five goals for the year: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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April 2014

Tuesday, March 25, 2014      3 comments

March was a weird month. One morning I woke up with what turned out to be vertigo. I thought I was having a stroke. The after affect is that Iím confused about my options for physical activity. The ER doctor told me to mind how I move my head. I... Read more

March 2014

Monday, March 03, 2014      6 comments

In January I had some ideas about what I would be working on in March. Now, I see that this is still a rebuilding phase. Last month, I had some trouble with basic things, like sleeping right and eating too much. I also eased up on the workouts. ... Read more

February, 2014.

Monday, February 03, 2014      3 comments

January review: My main focus for January was to get back into the swing of things and to focus on SLEEP. I went to bed at 10am most Ďschoolí days. Iíll need to keep this up. If I get out of bed by 7am, all is well. Maybe later, Iíll try for a... Read more

In and Out of the Pool.

Thursday, January 09, 2014      7 comments

I always enjoy the feeling after I swim. So why do I hesitate to make a swim happen? I am in a new community. Iím a bit intimidated by the swimmers I saw when I visited the local pools. I saw them on deck in their little speedos and thin strappe... Read more


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