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All Important

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      17 comments

I am reminded of this key to my success every single day. For me, there is no greater lesson, and one I have to learn over and over again ---- than loving myself. When I love myself, I respect myself enough to call myself out when I am off kilte... Read more

Victory!

Monday, February 11, 2013      27 comments

I planned last night for 2 pieces of pizza. I ate them. I enjoyed them, mostly. The crust was a little sturdy, but still mostly enjoyable. And then I stopped. I think I threw hubby for a loop by just having those two slices. Nope. I planned for ... Read more

Point A to Point B

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      13 comments

When you limit your vision (as I have), sometimes all you can manage is getting from Point A to Point B. Lately, my life feels all about work, and what I can do to get ahead, and I am getting ahead. The deal is not yet inked but I have taken on ... Read more

Ring Toss or Reason 74

Saturday, January 19, 2013      14 comments

How's this for inspired post? It's 2:30am Saturday morning and I just climbed out of the shower. Reason 74 for shedding the weight, getting healthier, etc is RING TOSS. Pardon me if this is TMI, but a reason like this is a motivating f... Read more

Victory Is Mine!

Friday, January 18, 2013      14 comments

I was loving my lunch time salad choice so much, I decided it was a good match for dinner. I frequently leave work after many folks have enjoyed their supper. So last night, I stopped into the same cafe (on my floor) and ate the same: spinach... Read more

That's What I am Talking About

Thursday, January 17, 2013      12 comments

Take a look at this: It's beautiful! It is organic spinach with tomatoes with balsamic vinagrette. Perfectly delicious! I did everything the same for l... Read more

Why I did not eat chocolate (tonight)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      15 comments

Easy question. I couldn't get off the couch. Sure, I can blame it on sagging couch cushions, a lack of strength in my legs, socks sliding on the worn carpet, or I could face facts. I am fat. I want think I want the taste of somet... Read more

When Downhill is Uphill

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      20 comments

Yesterday, a staff member walked out the door in slow motion, or so it seemed. After she left, I was exclaiming, "nooooooo" as I realized an important document was left behind. I had a lot on my plate yesterday (and, in fact today as we... Read more

Breaking News

Saturday, November 03, 2012      14 comments

This just in! Newsflash! My body likes to move. It a-p-p-r-e-c-i-a-t-e-s movement. I can't believe how much in this past few days I have realized how much better I feel when I am up moving around. It is not just my body. It is my spirit. I... Read more

Don't Deprive the World

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      17 comments

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

Sunday, October 28, 2012      10 comments

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

Saturday, October 27, 2012      10 comments

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?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      10 comments

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

One-Word Answers

Monday, October 22, 2012      7 comments

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

Saturday, October 06, 2012      9 comments

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


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