Don't Deprive the World
I know this really amazing person. He's got everything going for him. He has a beautiful family, he's got a great job, musically talented and many gifts. He frequently gets down on himself. It's easy for me to look from the outside in and wonder... Read more
Finding Joy in Little Moments
I am pretty happy camper. Most of my joy though, does not come from huge moments. It comes from little ordinary moments that bring me happiness. I decided to go to work today for a while. I'm salaried so this doesn't net me anything more in my p... Read more
Turning Common Wisdom on its Side
You know the establishment is always saying never go shopping when you are hungry?
What they should really say, is eat until you are stuffed and then waddle your booty in the store.
We didn't order appetizers as we have sometimes don... Read more
Where Have I Been?
Truth be told, I am not sparking less, but I am sparking less here. I am sparking more in my own life, doing things day by day that I see are mattering to me more again. Whew! For a long time, I didn't see any change happening, and finally it is... Read more
I've been a bit of a slacker lately on the blogging, so I am borrowing a fun little jumpstart from my friend, Pixie-Licious. (Thanks, Pix!) (Per Pix, the only rule is to keep your answers to one word) Come, you can do it, too!
Where is you... Read more
Feeding the Correlation
I felt like crap earlier this week. My ankle hurt, I was very tired, and a bit cranky. Man, what could it be? I couldn't help but think.....is it something I am eating?
Today I bought almond butter, almonds, walnuts, a few snacks, and lots... Read more
READ THE LABEL
At no time have I felt it is as important as it was right now ---
read the label before you eat it.
Here's what I missed:
Contains: Milk, Wheat, Tilapia
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Whatever it is that makes the essence of who you are needn't always be the same. You are welcome to re-invent yourself any time you'd like. Yes, really.
When I was driving home from work tonight, I realized it was the second day this week w... Read more
Dropping the Cloak of Perfection
I have a lot going on in my head right now, and I will write it all down once I sort it out - but in the meantime, I am learning something I have struggled with for a long time.
I can never do anything good enough that it is going to make s... Read more
Positive Steps today!
Bought some REAL whole wheat bread.
Chopped up lots of watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries, and threw in a half pint of raspberries to make a big fruit salad. Woo hoo!
Got my AC fixed!
Woo hoo!... Read more
Yesterday doesn't matter
There is only today - what are you going to do with today?
I have viewed myself for so long as fat, out of shape, a blob, if you will - I overlooked that I could change at any minute I wanted to - I could change what I was doing and how I ... Read more
I did a little shopping last night - mostly because I have a casual work function today during lunchtime and it has been sweltering. I work at a semi-conservative place so shorts, and jeans are out.
I bought a couple of things to wear, and... Read more
It's All About Trust
If I can trust myself to handle my own body and care for it in a way that is nurturing and good for my health, I will succeed.
If I trust that I am a good person, kind, compassionate, loving towards others, then I will not question every li... Read more
More than the Galloway Method
I'm told this is Jeff's idea - make your run (or walk) mailbox to mailbox or landmark to landmark - you pick whatever it is. Good for you, Jeffy! I'm sure it's a great book, and one day when I am ready, I'll whip that puppy out and become a tru... Read more
Owning It means taking care of myself and recognizing that I am the only one with keys to my place. I am responsible for feeding me good stuff, taking out the trash and knowing when I have had enough and it is time to stop:
Staying... Read more