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What do I really want?

Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

"Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get." Sometimes determining what you want is knowing what you do not want. Right now I know that my body need improvement, losing weight will help my body move better. Often... Read more

"People allow life to happen to them...

Sunday, May 10, 2009      0 comments

rather than giving it direction." - Regina Leeds This got me thinking. I view myself as a free spirit, going with the flow. Often that is necessary being a mom. You see opportunities when life presents them. However even free spirits ... Read more

Monkey See, Monkey Do

Saturday, May 09, 2009      0 comments

Whether it be positive or negative, people tend to do what others do. So we learn bad habits, we also can learn good habits by observing. Energy creates energy. - Sarah Bernhardt What is difficult is breaking the mold... doing somethi... Read more

Being Prepared

Friday, May 08, 2009      0 comments

Meetings running over, traffic jams... I feel like I should do like I did with a diaper bag for the kids and plan for the worst case scenario. Low sugar is not conducive to logical thought, so it is best to be prepared.... Read more

Getting in Shape

Thursday, May 07, 2009      0 comments

I'm working hard to get in shape, so I decided that other parts of me should get in shape too! I had my eyebrows tweezed for the very first time. I feel lighter already! Read more

Commitment - "You Got to Move It, Move It!"

Wednesday, May 06, 2009      0 comments

Right now I am dedicated to getting more active. The signals my body has been sending me stated move it or lose it. Trust me, I do not want to lose it. Fitness plan for May: Boot camp - daily Yoga - Daily Walk - 1 hr, 2/wk or more... Read more

Best stretches for walkers

Tuesday, May 05, 2009      0 comments

From Coach Nicole's tv appearance: *Standing calf stretch- Lounge forward (can hold tree) bent front leg straight back *Standing Hip and quad stretch-From lunge bend back leg heel up, push hips forward *Standing Modified Hamstring... Read more

Weird Rewards

Monday, May 04, 2009      0 comments

I'm really not big on rewards, I'm more into logical consequences. If you do "X" then "Y" will happen. But Fun stuff should be planned, as life is to be enjoyed. That includes pampering. I really haven't planned reward so my reward thi... Read more

More goals... sort of

Sunday, May 03, 2009      0 comments

It is 3 months until the wedding. Now one could say that I am doing this just for the wedding but I'm not. I've been working on a healthy lifestyle for a few years. No more white bread, brown rice not white has been the ususal for at least a y... Read more

Making progress

Saturday, May 02, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday the rain held off and I got the 1.6 mile walk in. Picking a place to walk is kind of fun. I did notice a little snake slithering away. While I did have to take breaks and stretch my right hip, I'm happy with the progress being made. A ... Read more

Planning for a new goal...

Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

Okay, I think this is realistic. I have been out walking a few times. My hip starts killing me. Good news is my ankle hasn't given out. Now I have a cell phone and a walking buddy, so I feel a bit safer. Fear has kept me from venturing out... Read more

"Work in accordance with....

Thursday, April 30, 2009      0 comments

your timer rather than allowing yourself to get lost on an emotional journey. This approach will enable you to take your first steps in your quest to master time, rather than fritter it away." - Regina Leeds I enjoy the tangents that carry ... Read more


Wednesday, April 29, 2009      0 comments

I have a walking buddy. It's harder for me to bail out of walking when my buddy is enthused about going. It was supposed to be once a week but now it seems that we will be going twice a week. Going down to walk along the Connecticut River was ... Read more

Words for thought

Tuesday, April 28, 2009      0 comments

"you must take care of your own basic needs before you can attend to the needs of others. What's more, being busy is not necessarily the same as being productive with meaningful activity" ... Read more

Getting To Know Me

Monday, April 27, 2009      0 comments

After years of ignoring my body's signals to care for others, it is time for me to relearn and pay attention to what my body is telling me. I'm starting to realize what the signals mean. Simple things like hunger and thirst were often pushed as... Read more

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