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Month's end
Saturday, February 28, 2009      0 comments

To celebrate heart health month I'll cap it off with being kind to myself. Today it's time to pay attention to my feet that have carried me all this month. A good scrub and soak and a fresh coat of polish for the toes.... Read more
Sleeping in
Friday, February 27, 2009      0 comments

Sleeping in can mess up your day, but if your body needs it go for it.... Read more
Life Plan Quote
Thursday, February 26, 2009      0 comments

"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much." -- Jim Rohn -- After last night's diabetes education class, I need to write up my "Sic... Read more
Self Exam Time
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      0 comments

I've been reading Dean Anderson's series on motivation in the Daily Blog. This week's focus was on tough love. I am the one making decisions. Which choice will make me feel better after I’ve done it? Instant gratification is just mo... Read more
Just breathe.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      0 comments

Slow, deep breaths can help conquer stress and lower blood pressure. When a stressful situation arises, breathe in and out slowly and deeply for 5 full breaths. Exhaling slowly decreases your heart rate and calms the body, helping reduce stress.... Read more
Take Care of Yourself
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

Heredity is only part of the equation. Living healthy is another part that we do have control over. Choosing a healthy lifestyle can help prevent or delay health problems. Living a healthier lifestyle, I was ten years older when diagnosed with d... Read more
Snowy Sunday
Sunday, February 22, 2009      0 comments

It hasn't started to snow yet, but that won't make a different to my health plans for the day. Cardio bootcamp, yoga and following my food plan. ... Read more
Meal Planning
Saturday, February 21, 2009      1 comments

Taking diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol into account, one might think that is is not much left to eat. With a bit of reading and planning you can have great tasty meals. Today is meal planning day.... Read more
Well Rested
Friday, February 20, 2009      0 comments

Getting enough sleep helps me get through the day. I can focus better on my goals.... Read more
Thursday, February 19, 2009      0 comments

Yoga has been paying off. It's great to see my numbers so low.... Read more
Autopilot and Fear Mode
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      2 comments

Dealing with making changes has been a bit trying for me. My bad habits are on autopilot and fear is holding me back from making changes, There is some comfort in the autopilot, it is familiar, By default, I relinquish responsibility. I need... Read more
Spread too thin?
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

Apparently I need to narrow my focus. I've spread myself too thin going after too many goals. ... Read more
Monday, February 16, 2009      0 comments

I do like yoga. It helps with flexibility and lowering my blood pressure and stress. emoticon There are online ... Read more
A little levity goes a long way.
Sunday, February 15, 2009      0 comments

Finding a good comedy, watch a t-ball game, a good joke: these are things that make me laugh. Laughing brings down my stress level and that helps my heart. Have you laughed lately? ... Read more
Heart Healthy Meal
Saturday, February 14, 2009      0 comments

Showing our love can include treats that are good for us. You can indulge and keep things simple. Add something different to that salad. Find a healthier way to cook your entree. Feed each other fresh strawberries for desert.... Read more

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