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
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
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
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!
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
Take a look at this:
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)
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
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
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
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
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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