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What do I want instead?
Friday, November 18, 2016      2 comments

I listened to IOWL Podcast #2 (link below) a couple times this week. Two things jumped out at me-- * Dreaming is *still* the hardest part for me in all this. * "What do I want instead" is SUCH a great question. I guess it's not t... Read more
Technical Difficulties, But I'm Still Here!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      2 comments

I decided I needed to come back to blogging at a time when my computer was pretty much totally out of commission. Don't like using my work computer (even on my own time). And it's really just too much of a pain to use the phone when half the tim... Read more
IOWL Episode 1: 2016
Tuesday, November 01, 2016      2 comments

Where are you, and why do you want to change? ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~~~ Ah, Episode 1. Often when I'm reviewing the IOWL podcasts, I skip this one, because, well, it's obvious why I want to change, right? But someti... Read more
Prologue: 2016
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      1 comments

One thing that worked well for me last time was listening to the Inside Out Weight Loss podcast from Renee Stephens, so that's where I'm starting. The section below is copied from the IOWL team here. First podcast: docrenee.com/ep... Read more
The Circle Game
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      0 comments

I'm writing this from Berkeley, California. A place where I lived about 30 years ago. I was here in October of 1996. And again in 2007. And now. Some things are exactly the same--to the point where it's rather scary. Some things (myself in... Read more
You don't know what you've got till it's gone...
Friday, October 17, 2014      5 comments

I read an interesting article today on what the dying really regret. Get up and dance, folks. Love that body! edition.cnn.com/2014/10/
y-hate/index.html?c&page=1 ... Read more
IOWL Podcast #1--Cue the Music
Friday, September 05, 2014      6 comments

Every so often, I like to go back to the beginning of the series. Episode 1 deals with towards and away from motivation. Away from gets you going, but doesn't last. So you need to find both... ~~~~~~~~ I was planning to write a neat and o... Read more
Forgive and Accept
Saturday, June 07, 2014      7 comments

In addition to listening to IOWL podcasts (Renee Stephens) on a regular basis, I've been going through her book, Full-Filled, as part of an online class. This week, part of the homework was to listen to a guided journey on forgiveness. Collectin... Read more
Music Weekend: Just as good as I expected. :-)
Friday, May 30, 2014      7 comments

What an amazing weekend that was. Music, music, music.... This is my major renewal weekend of the year. Even though I don't sleep enough (and I'm really feeling it now, and it's the next weekend!!!!), it is the time when my current self and... Read more
Music Weekend!
Thursday, May 22, 2014      6 comments

Off for a weekend of listening, singing, and dancing. Renewing. I tend to come back feeling more alive... Wishing you all a great weekend, too, whenever it starts. :-) For that matter, wishing you a great NOW.... Read more
From "Struggling" to "Putting in Effort"
Saturday, May 17, 2014      7 comments

Finally. I went through a long stretch of feeling like everything was a struggle. Thinking of food, getting in exercise, taking care of me. I didn't stop altogether--but I pulled back, putting in the minimum. At first it was unc... Read more
Saying Yes by Saying No
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      3 comments

I need to be in the office tomorrow, after 2 productive days working at home. My husband's away, so I have to walk the dogs (and my own Mommy Guilt makes me want to add making sure the 7th grader gets out the door, but she's really pretty ... Read more
Monday, May 12, 2014      1 comments

Do you ever go through a phase with one coincidence after another? It's happening to me.... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A week or two ago, I called my daughter to check up on her. I'm not much of a fan of phones (my husband calls it phone-itis, which i... Read more
Scenes from the Clothing Exchange
Friday, May 09, 2014      3 comments

Twice a year, we have a neighborhood clothing exchange. People brings bags and bags of clothes, set them out on tables more or less according to age, and then take what they want. There are some traditional items that seem to turn up at le... Read more
The Right Amount of Hungry
Thursday, May 08, 2014      4 comments

Don't have too much to say today, but I set a blogging goal... :-) Did a pretty good job being aware of my hunger today. I was hungrier than usual at my morning snack time... but wasn't ready for lunch until an hour or so later than usual. ... Read more

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