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Not enough hours in the day
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      9 comments

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
Beck Pink - Days 9 & 10 plus "Hello, Universe Calling"
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      6 comments

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
Beck Days 6, 7 & 8
Monday, April 17, 2017      3 comments

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
Beck Pink Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully
Friday, April 14, 2017      4 comments

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
Beck Pink Day 4 - Give Yourself Credit
Thursday, April 13, 2017      5 comments

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
Beck Pink Days 1-3
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      5 comments

Wanted to post yesterday, however things got crazy busy and my computer decided I should not post anything. ... Read more
Today is THE Day!
Monday, April 10, 2017      4 comments

Beck Pink starts today. Oprah and Deepak's 21-Day Meditation starts today. For me every moment is an opportunity to start anew. The beginni... Read more
Spring Renewal - Think PINK
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      7 comments

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
Down by the River
Monday, April 03, 2017      7 comments

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
Two Steps Forward.....
Saturday, March 25, 2017      7 comments

It was exciting. My first solo trip to the market and not using the electric cart. Did well. In the evening took my son to visit his friend for dinner. They live in a raised ranch. All was well until about halfway up the drive there was a twinge... Read more
More Spring in My Step
Friday, March 24, 2017      6 comments

Wow! After being laid up for most of the winter, it was surprising the energy I had last night after dinner. Did another Classical Stretch in the AM and only coughed twice, but it was while standing, dialed it back a bit and was able to compl... Read more
Easing back into Exercise
Thursday, March 23, 2017      6 comments

After being ill practically all winter long, my energy and stamina are zilch. I want to improve, not have a setback. I'm tired of having to sleep in the recliner. I'm tired of having to rest to catch my breath after 10 steps. The elephant has go... Read more
Happy Spring Renewal
Monday, March 20, 2017      7 comments

Ah Spring! emoticon Transition time. Not fond of early Spring as it brings mud season. Later Spring is more gl... Read more
Rewarding Boundaries
Saturday, January 14, 2017      5 comments

Setting boundaries can be viewed as being restrictive. However boundaries actually brings about rewards. Define your reward when you set the boundary. -Boundary- No phone calls between 8pm and 9am. -Reward- Peace and me time. ... Read more

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