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Kicked out of the pool

Thursday, June 02, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday's storms were quite scary. Thinking that the storms had passed only to have more develop. Incredible video of the tornado sucking up the Connecticut River in Springfield, Ma.
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Summer plans

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      5 comments

Oh my! Another month has gone by. This month was filled with stress, but it will not keep me from doing what I need to do for my health, So today I will map out my summer exercise plan. I'm looking at signing up for two pool classes. Water wal... Read more

A Somber Start to Summer

Monday, May 30, 2011      2 comments

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. Special Me Day ... Read more

Make Time for It

Sunday, May 29, 2011      2 comments

Since I didn't blog yesterday we have a special double edition of .... Special Me Day 14 I am an optimist. Dr. Judith Beck's "Oh Well" helps keep a positive mindset. Day 15 I am shrewd. No, not a shrew! There is a "d" at ... Read more

Fate vs Destiny

Friday, May 27, 2011      2 comments

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

Busy day, but staying mindful.

Thursday, May 26, 2011      3 comments

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. Special Me Day 12 I am a strategist. I engineer plans and back... Read more

Dr. Beck's "Oh Well" works

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      4 comments

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

After 31 years....

Tuesday, May 24, 2011      4 comments

(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

It's another Mindful Monday

Monday, May 23, 2011      4 comments

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

Sleep is so important

Sunday, May 22, 2011      2 comments

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

How do I love my carbs.... let me count the ways...

Saturday, May 21, 2011      2 comments

perhaps I should not. I just watched Dr, Oz's 5 part segment on "Addicted to Carbs." (It aired Wednesday.)
are-carbs-new-cocaine-pt-1 I do crave the carbs during times of stress. I need to do someth... Read more

Things do not always work out as planned, however....

Friday, May 20, 2011      3 comments

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

Special Me - Day 5

Thursday, May 19, 2011      0 comments

Special Me Day 5 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

Oops, I did it ...yet again!

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      3 comments

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

I felt thin....

Tuesday, May 17, 2011      6 comments

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

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