Negativity and Choices...
Someone on SP today mentioned that she didn't know how to deal with a person at the gym who walked by and snickered at her... and as I typed in my response, I realized that we all face situations when other people's opinions get in the way of wh... Read more
Wisdom found in odd places...
I was watching one of the few 'reality' shows I consider worth watching--EXTREME MAKEOVERS:HOME EDITION-- yesterday, where a team goes in and rebuilds homes for people in need, either because of disasters, personal injury/illness, and because th... Read more
I'm Finally Home!...
I'm usually pretty organized, or at least before the FMS I used to be LOL... but even without that, there's always that last minute stuff, with DH hovering and saying HURRY HURRY... well. LOL
Maybe that's why unpacking after a move feels k... Read more
Hiatus from moving...
I've spent the last week at a friend's house in Oregon while my hubby is getting our new place ready (He doesn't like me around when the big stuff is being moved, he's nervous that I'll get in the way and get hurt! LOL)
The people I'm stayi... Read more
I've been really trying to use the techniques I've been learning to improve my life. Like, I have a "gratitude rock" I've been carrying around in my pocket. Every morning, when I put it in my pocket, I think about the things I'm grateful for. ... Read more
DH and I are moving again... and even though circumstances pushed us into it, somehow it seems different this time. We were excited when we moved into the place but being here... well, let's just say, it wasn't what we expected! LOL One thing ... Read more
Early Morning Hours
Just some more thoughts on that last blog of mine... I fell asleep thinking about a good night of rest, and I actually slept for seven hours straight last night... the first time in a long while! LOL
It's the last day of the month, and as I... Read more
I was reading someone's blog this morning, and she was talking about trying to quit having a love affair with a particular food... and it reminded me of something else I'd been reading. (A lot of reading going on at my house lately! LOL)
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My Birthday is today...
My birthday just happens to come in time of year when everyone is contemplating New Year's Resolutions... It's great to ponder the things you want to accomplish during the coming year... but...
I hate New Year's Resolutions. People have ... Read more
It seems there is always trouble in paradise...
My DH has been having some problems for the last several months dealing with my problems, and it's all coming to a head... for a long time he just wouldn't talk about what's been bothering hi... Read more
Why I love SP
Yesterday I received an email from a friend, and she said that she was on another diet forum online and wanted me to write a testimonial for SP that she could add to her 'page' there. (She's the one who got ME hooked! LOL)
I've been thinki... Read more
My Managing Diabetes team were discussing how emotions affect our numbers and I got to thinking. As I wrote my reply, I realized it was applicable to a lot of emotional choices we make, like emotional eating or kicking ourselves when we goof up... Read more
Someone on one of my teams was asking about how to handle the holiday, and I thought about it... and got so many wonderful comments about my reply that I decided I wanted to remind MYSELF, so I'm copying it here...LOL
'Having a tiny snack h... Read more
Thoughts On New Beginnings...
I was going through some of the postings and came across a topic
'starting a new beginning tommorrow!'
A nice idea, right? We all make mistakes and make choices we regret. That's usually why we end up where we are, right? And everyone ... Read more
A Jump Start?! I don't think so...
Someone asked if there was a way to 'jump-start' a diet, to rev up the metabolism, and I thought about it...
One of the best things I ever did for myself was to stop looking at this whole 'diet and exercise' thing as a quick-fix: there is ... Read more
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