Celebrations are oft laden with indulgent foods. This year's menu is scaled back. Thought of doing a Clambake, but opted for a Lobster dinner instead.
Corn on the cob
Cucumber/lemon infused water
And yes, the... Read more
Oh boy!!! Did ONEKIDSMOM give me something to think about in her blogs.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=6376325
The words we chose... and what ... to do ne... Read more
In my last blog the sky was falling... and it fell a little more as my trust was betrayed by my doctor... What was he thinking??? He stated that he used poor judgement in a prostrate procedure. Poor judgement TWICE??? My whole family is now look... Read more
Inspiration comes from all around us if we just look. Here on SP there is so much. I see many folks out for walks/runs. They are not doing it to inspire me, they are caring for themselves, taking action.
Lately I have been stressing a lot. L... Read more
Participating in an online stress summit caused me stress. Presentations were only available for that day. There was great information and affirmation for me. But sometimes there is too much going on and something had to go. :( That was my revi... Read more
That's how it feels sometimes.
Writing to me is a craft. I put thought into the written word. There is permanence, especially in the internet. It can be an arduous process, especially for a perfectionist.
That being said... I am hard on... Read more
Day 9 - Pick an Exercise Plan
Working on regaining stamina. Walks and Classical Stretch on PBS. Sometimes we just have to start over.
Day 10 - Set a Reasonable Goal
Rome wasn't build in a day.
"Hello, Universe Calling."
Min... Read more
Day 6 - Find a Diet Coach
Coming to SP is my diet coach. Actually my lifestyle coach.
Day 7 - Arrange your Environment
Most of this was done in previous Beck visits.
I truly needed to see this:
Sabotaging Thought: I shouldn't ... Read more
What a good reminder. Savoring our meals. It is amazing what we will wolf down if we don't taste it. This reminded me of using an adaptation of Geneen Roth's exercise "Two raisins, a corn chip, and a small piece of chocolate".
Below is a l... Read more
This was hard at first, not so much. Being able to avoid the snack aisle consistently, now makes it a breeze. Avoiding the checkout siren, was solved by becoming a food snob. Self talk: "Only the Belgian chocolate will satisfy and I have to driv... Read more
It is time to renew and hon my Beck skills. Just as one trains for a 5K, I need to train to keep up my skills with living a healthy lifestyle. Each time through I acquire and strengthen my skills.
If you haven't tried Beck, join us in the... Read more
I am quite fortunate that there are many options for scenic walking around here. With my husbands hip and my back, challenging hikes are not in our cards for right now. A nice level short walk is about all we can do. Actually I surprised my hubb... Read more