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What I do, makes a difference,

Saturday, November 19, 2011      11 comments

Many of us have heard: “If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.” Anthony Robbins Making changes makes a difference. Yesterday's visit to the Dr. proved that. Instead of reaching my goal... I gained a poun... Read more

'Tis the Season to Get Distracted, Fa La la ....

Thursday, November 17, 2011      6 comments

With the upcoming holidays I feel the distractions coming in. So to take care of me I will develop a must do a minimum self care plan. My back is still healing and I have not been back to the pool yet. Modifying the PBS Classical Stretch progr... Read more

Better Than Therapy!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011      7 comments

I really want to thank all of you who have been commenting on my blogs. Your perspective has opened my eyes, reduced my stress and helped me move forward. It is so nice to have an objective and non-judgmental perspectives offered... your words s... Read more

La La Land.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      6 comments

I have been in la la land. Is the brain a muscle, because the muscle relaxers seem to have relaxed my brain also. My back is getting better, I no longer yelp when I move. Those darn muscle relaxers do not work on stress. To help me calm down I ... Read more

Getting back into the swing of things.

Thursday, November 10, 2011      8 comments

The muscle relaxers are helping my back and I am modifying exercise. Gentle stretches, short walks.The spasm is easing up. Already did my modified Classical Stretch. Some things I did maintain, while being off line. No coffee weekends, meal plan... Read more

Yes Stuff Happens!!!

Wednesday, November 09, 2011      6 comments

How I do love adventure... No power. No internet for over 10 days. I think many of us did not pay heed to the forecast and didn't think that it would be that bad... heck this is New England. We were fortunate. Say What!!! Yes... Read more

Culinary Calamity

Sunday, October 16, 2011      6 comments

My calm to culinary fame is the 8th grade Home Ec class, what my mom taught me and experience. I have tweaked a few recipes, and messed up some, in my attempt to expand my menu and improve my health. My latest foray was: Roasted Butternut ... Read more

Stuff Happens, how do you deal with it?

Friday, October 14, 2011      5 comments

"If You Don’t Take Care of Your Body, Where Are You Going to Live?" Marie Baumuller Since Hurricane Irene blew through her, ills winds have settled around my home. Yes the car croaked, the washer broke, the dishwasher got unpredictable, the... Read more

A month of caffine free weekends

Sunday, October 09, 2011      4 comments

Wow, It's been a month already. Drinking the hot lemon water on the weekends has not been that difficult. I would even venture to say that it is becoming my norm. Making changes to have them become a permanent part of our lives takes time.... Read more

Make It All Better

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      6 comments

Make it all better Do you wish someone could make it all better? Then smile, and be that someone. — Ralph Marston This Minute This minute is the most important one, because this minute is the one you ca... Read more


Thursday, September 29, 2011      7 comments

WATERMELLEN's Blog on sleep sparked my brain this morning. http://www.sparkpeople.c
ndividual.asp?blog_id=4509163 She wrote that researcher Jessa Gamble's found that "each person needs to bec... Read more

Time for Change

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      6 comments

Okey dokey ! Things around here have been a bit of mayhem since Hurricane Irene. Car died. Washing machine broke. Other assorted minor crappy stuff happened. Not that this is an excuse but it gave me the awareness that stuff happens an... Read more

My Amazing Body

Monday, September 26, 2011      7 comments

What a gift we have in our bodies. I have abused mine. Sitting around letting muscles go limp. Eating Crap. My body tolerated and adjusted to this abuse. Consuming all that junk food ladened with all that sugar and salt, my body adapted.How m... Read more

What’s In It For Me?

Friday, September 23, 2011      8 comments

Here is an except of an article written by Jennifer Covello about marketing that I think applies to making changes to a healthier lifestyle.
4 ~“What’s in it for me?” A simple question that you ... Read more

Fear was my excuse.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011      8 comments

Go for a walk! What if I fall? What if my ankle gives out? What if I have a problem with the heat? I came up with all sorts excuses and barriers. Not that these fears were unfounded, but now I know I can find ways around it and s... Read more

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