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Welcome to the Land of Overwhelmed

Friday, January 07, 2011      4 comments

You never know where what you need to hear will come from. Thank heavens for SP friends like Vandal who suggested: "just do something positive for 10 minutes." I do not like the pity pot and that "something positive" gives me those good en... Read more

Staying the Course When Stress Strikes

Thursday, January 06, 2011      5 comments

Obstacles to enacting my new plan tend to send me back to the familiar behaviors. So I missed the exit for making changes. This is not to say everything is gone... heck no... ... Read more

Live ecologically & economically.

Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

What does this have to do with weight? It is part of who I am. I do have champagne taste on a beer budget, but to live within or below our means is what I like. Sure I just ma... Read more

Practice breathing.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      6 comments

This is the third part of my program and it refers to stress management. Gee, Stress? Who Me? Having a bit of humor helps. Breathing helps me slow my mind down and get it out of overdrive. This morning it helped shift from a blame game to f... Read more

Move my body

Monday, January 03, 2011      5 comments

Finding what I like has helped me be consistent with exercise. I have been doing the water walking for 4 years. I have back up plans for bad weather, so there is no excuse for not exercising. Here is my plan: ~ Weekdays ~ Water walki... Read more

Eat REAL Food.

Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Years ago I went to Europe to visit my relatives... when I returned I had the worst headache for 3 weeks. You think I would have done more changes, but I let myself stay brainwashed and went for the hype. Using my background and what I had been ... Read more

Well It's here...

Saturday, January 01, 2011      3 comments

...Another New Year! To close out 2010, I treated myself to a reflexology session and acupressure back rub. It felt so great that I suggested that my baby hobble over. He said that it made him feel better. What a wonderful treat to ease the... Read more

Lemon Perspective

Thursday, December 30, 2010      4 comments

LIfe can be bitter and it has been a very bad year for my son. - Uncle was buried on his 21st Birthday. - Favorite cat dies 3 weeks later. - week after that his bike was stolen at work. Now... His foot was crushed, broken in 4 places an... Read more

This year end rots....

Wednesday, December 29, 2010      9 comments

I'm on a short break... right now I am focused on my son. His right foot was crushed by a bobcat bucket and we are awaiting the results of the CAT scan. He just wanted to make some extra money doing some snow removal during the semester break. ... Read more

Busy Season, but it's no reason....

Thursday, December 23, 2010      2 comments

....to stop being mindful and stop exercising. I am planning a Christmas walk. I will not bore you with a long blog... but redirect you to this wonderful gift given to all of us: ~INDYGIRL's SparkPeople (Parody- Tune of Jingle Bells) <... Read more

Birthday wrap-up

Tuesday, December 21, 2010      4 comments

It was a wonderful day. Went to the Farmer's Market in the morning, then to that new restaurant, opened on Thursday, for lunch. They bill themselves as a steakhouse. The food was pricey but delicious. I even left stuff on my plate. OMG... ... Read more

Enjoying Today!

Sunday, December 19, 2010      4 comments

I am truly enjoying my double nickel birthday. My son awoke me wishing me a Happy Birthday. I arose to see the dark house aglow from the Christmas tree. He hugged me and turned on the TV onto the Classical Stretch program (which begins at 6 am.)... Read more

My letter to Santa

Saturday, December 18, 2010      6 comments

Dear Santa, I want a new body. Yes I messed up the old one, but I promise to take care of my new one. I want to be healthy ...so here is my list: * Menu plans with unprocessed and minimally processed foods would be best. * Tools to ke... Read more

Naughty or Nice?

Thursday, December 16, 2010      6 comments

Black or white? All or nothing thinking is setting back in. The negative talk is infestive and is breeding. Of course I focus on the worst case scenario and amplify i... Read more

Will there be a Christmas?

Monday, December 13, 2010      7 comments

The past few years I have found a way to enjoy the holidays and actually lose weight. This year comes with new challenges. All things change and this year the time has come for me to host the holidays... it was not really planned, but foisted up... Read more


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