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LIFE is like an Echo........

Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment reminds me that I can satisfy my desires now or defer my gratification for an even bigger reward. Now I am not that fond of marshmallows, but the experiment does infer that if you can wait, you get a bigger ... Read more

Kindness, Support and Inspiration

Sunday, January 16, 2011      3 comments

It amazes me how much kindness, support and inspiration is here at SP. The loving support of my SP friends has helped me. I remember past comments of that I am focused. Yes I have temporarily lost that focus...but I can gain it back. Here a... Read more

Inertia?

Saturday, January 15, 2011      1 comments

Inertia is the resistance to changes in motion. Inertia is proportional to mass. Big masses resist changing their motion more than smaller masses. Ya think!!! Hoppy's surgery has been postponed for another week so my adrenalin has decreased... Read more

Digging Out

Thursday, January 13, 2011      5 comments

(our car was turned into an oversized minivan and it hadn't stopped snow yet.) See the wheels? No? Can you find the side mirror? Q: How do you eat an elephant? A: On... Read more

Snowed in ...Carpe Diem

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      6 comments

emoticon Thankfully we still have power and I have Plan B for my exercise, because going to the pool tonight is ... Read more

Worry Wart

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      5 comments

I haven't blogged lately because I have been a worry wart and hovering over my 21 year old son "Hoppy"... dealing with worker's comp., getting pain meds. He nor I anticipated that taking off the compression and putting on a cast would cause that... Read more

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


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