On this Memorial Day, I reflect on what has been sacrificed for our country and for freedom, My hubby has two purple hearts and rarely speaks of the horrors of war and lives lost. It stays with them, all of their life.
Day ... Read more
Since I didn't blog yesterday we have a special double edition of ....
I am an optimist.
Dr. Judith Beck's "Oh Well" helps keep a positive mindset.
I am shrewd.
No, not a shrew! There is a "d" at ... Read more
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her. But once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game. - Voltaire
Fate are the cards we are dealt. With Destiny we can take an active ... Read more
Lots to do with the up coming holiday weekend, Healthy menus are planned except for one party that we are invited to... but there will still be healthy options available.
I am a strategist.
I engineer plans and back... Read more
Had nice plans for our anniversary, however a phone call changed all that. My son who has Down syndrome has a painful sty in his eye. Oh well we can always go out and celebrate on another day. It's another day of eye drops, warm compresses and ... Read more
(I wrote a touching blog, that just disappeared. "Oh well" here's my second version of today's blog.)
... of marriage (crap... now my mind is blank)
I am not the same girl my hubby married. I have changed, grown. My hubby isn't the same eith... Read more
Being aware of where I want to go... I still need to do some adjustments to my behavior and way of thinking to get me to my goal. Falling back to old habits means that I need more practice. When stress strikes we return to the familiar for comfo... Read more
I have found that my blood glucose reading is better when I have had enough sleep. My lovely son awoke me before 5 am this Sunday morn. I did my Classical Stretch and went back to bed.
Been feeling a bit out of sorts lately,(heard a stomach th... Read more
perhaps I should not.
I just watched Dr, Oz's 5 part segment on "Addicted to Carbs." (It aired Wednesday.) www.doctoroz.com/videos/ are-carbs-new-cocaine-pt-1 I do crave the carbs during times of stress. I need to do someth... Read more
Dr. Beck's influence on eliminating negative thoughts is taking hold not only in regard to eating. Last night I took my son out for new shoes,,, they didn't have his size in what we were looking for, I could have looked at it as time wasted, ho... Read more
I am adventuresome.
I am willing to try new things, explore new options. New exercises, new foods, all vegan meals, eat more plants, check out new places....etc.
It's been a busy day. :) I've been out adventuring. LOL... Read more
Apparently I was distracted. Even though I had set my cell phone alarm, I still forgot to take my evening medication.
Being distracted is no excuse.
Being stressed is no excuse.
Just like healthy eating and exercise is important to my... Read more
my clothing, roomier. Then I got on not one, but two defective scales in my doctor's office. WHAT???? That cannot be right I gained weight? When I left the office I started to feel puffy, deflated and discouraged.
Normally I would throw i... Read more
"write one thing about me each day, for thirty days that was special and unique, something that set me apart."
I am perseverant.
If I truly want something I can be relentless.
It took several years and conversa... Read more
John T. Jurkiewicz did a wonderful job of defining what a lifestyle change is in his blog on the Daily Spark.
"It means you're changing you, changing the way you look at foo... Read more