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Reducing stress

Saturday, March 27, 2010      5 comments

Reducing my stress will help me with my need to gnaw. I truly need to take care to the taxes... yes I have procrastinated by getting other things done.(that is good) It is nice that things are getting off my "to do" list but the taxes are still ... Read more

Nice weather means...

Thursday, March 25, 2010      3 comments

...getting stuff done. Yes, menus are planned, exercise is planned. But warmer weather has arrived and the outdoors needs attention so does the indoors. Less time for thoughtful blogs. If I do happen to think of anything relevant I'll post...... Read more

Reality Bites

Tuesday, March 23, 2010      6 comments

This foggy, rainy morning I woke to sharp voices. It was "time to test the blood glucose." (Picture sleepy eyed Dunkin Donuts man that said"time to make the donuts" and you will have a perfect image of me this morning.) Washing my hands, ge... Read more

Diversions, distractions, denial, diabetes ...

Monday, March 22, 2010      6 comments

Dreaded "D" words. These have worked at keeping me from progress. They are EXCUSES that I let get in my way. Having diabetes, I need to observe a more structured schedule. Flying by the seat of my pants are long gone. This structure is ... Read more

Spring is nature's way of saying...

Saturday, March 20, 2010      6 comments

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" - Robin Williams And who doesn't like to party! The Earth is letting the Spring flowers push through and blossom.... and I am starting to feel the same. I'm celebrating the new season... Read more

Changing Seasons

Friday, March 19, 2010      4 comments

I think mud season is past... I'm going to go and check out my favorite place to walk to see if the water has receded yet. Changing seasons means changing routines. I've added line dancing... it should be fun, that starts on the 30th. Making... Read more

Reward yourself for the good you have done.

Thursday, March 18, 2010      5 comments

Achieving a goal, reaching a milestone, I firmly believe should be celebrated. The past few days I have been celebrating being smoke free for a year. However I have also decided to celebrate the 8 lb weight loss from the 60 pounds that I gaine... Read more

One year ago today, I jumped off a bridge.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      3 comments

Sometimes stopping and taking a look back can make you see how far you have come. Last night I was able to see (using biofeedback) how effective one tool I have been using is. The tool.... Breathing! It is a simple but powerful to... Read more

"I", "Me", "My"?

Monday, March 15, 2010      6 comments

Affirmations, "they" say, use I statements. The following are from SP's Official Improving Emotional Health Challenge Week 3 challenge: # I am healthy and strong. # I enjoy being healthy. # I love the feeling of making progress. # I ... Read more

My Affirmations - Mind and Body

Sunday, March 14, 2010      3 comments

While I may seem like a person who likes to party and may appear frivolous at times.... I do take things very seriously. I found the quote below yesterday, it states what I truly believe. ~ "Every thought you produce, anything you say, any ... Read more

"Food Rules"

Saturday, March 13, 2010      5 comments

Michael Pollan's "Food Rules" is an amusing afternoon read that provides some food for thought. He recommends that we pick one rule from each of the three sections. I found that a bit difficult as there were quite a few rules that struck me. B... Read more

Too Slow?

Friday, March 12, 2010      5 comments

Down another 1/2 pound... it's not worth updating the ticker. The tape measure moved a bit too. Now I have heard that slow and steady is the best route to take... but seriously!!! Yes this is probably the way the weight went on. I am rev... Read more

Watermelon Magic: Seeds of Wisdom

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      3 comments

Just had share this. emoticon WATERMELON CREDO by Wally Amos W hatever you believe creates your reality ... Read more

Reminding Myself...

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      2 comments

Reminding myself of where I have been and where I am going. 1. Consume less processed foods. 2. Cut back on caffeine. 3. Cut out nicotine. 4. Reduce meat intake. 5. Drink more water. 6. Eat more veggies. 7. Be more mindful. 8. Ex... Read more


Monday, March 08, 2010      5 comments half the battle. Having those "Aha" moments, are turning points. The situation with my son, (yesterday's blog) gave me insight into how I behave in general. The next step is to put changes into practice. Breaking habits, making room for... Read more

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