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I don't need willpower, I need ...

Saturday, September 01, 2012      13 comments

Skillpower. Yes, I need skills and practices to help me develop and maintain a healthy sustainable lifestyle! The more I put in practice time the easier it will get.... Read more

So Much to be Thankful for...

Thursday, August 30, 2012      9 comments

Even though I've been somewhat withdrawn this summer... my Sparkfriends have sparkled through with kind words of support. As summer draws to a close, I realize that I have not made much progress in moving forward. However progress was made in... Read more

To market, To buy a ...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      8 comments

...weeks groceries. One thing that has become obvious is that the grocery store sale flyers are loaded with processed foods. There is just a small section of what I call real food. Thankfully there are plenty of farmers markets where I can fi... Read more

Fear Holds Me Back, but not Out.

Monday, August 27, 2012      6 comments

Fear holds me back, but being prepared makes things possible. This summer has been ladened with health issues. While it did keep me from doing more ... it didn't stop me from Working out at the pool.. okay sometimes it did. (But I went when I... Read more

I always have a choice, I choose...

Thursday, August 16, 2012      10 comments

Other than my back being sore I felt great in Syracuse. Lifting 14 pounds does the biceps good. :) When I got back home some symptoms returned. So I have been working on determining the source of my ill ease. I'm hoping it is dietary and I can... Read more

Ripple Effect

Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments

Thanks to all for the support and concern. We really do not know what went on. Blood tests and ultrasound came back normal. (No,,, there is no way I could be pregnant, unless it was a miracle) Listening to the cues of what my body needed, rest ... Read more


Monday, July 30, 2012      8 comments

Consistency - noun, plural conĚsistĚenĚcies. 1.a degree of density, firmness, viscosity, etc.: The liquid has the consistency of cream. 2.steadfast adherence to the same principles, course, form, etc.: There is consistency in his pattern... Read more

Whine, moan and complain... I think not.

Monday, July 23, 2012      6 comments

It seems I have been a bit befuddled lately, the heat, my meds... who knows. I have been lamenting my confusion. Which way do I go, what should I do. As I read this last line from BIGLITTLEWOMAN's blog: " Love yourself just as you are today... Read more

I'm melting, not in a good way.

Friday, July 20, 2012      11 comments

Already 5 heat waves and 18 days over 90 degrees. I've been quiet the last couple of weeks because .... The heat- too hot to do my 5K training. Confusion about what to do for menu planning. (too HOT to cook) Even the Olympic size outdo... Read more

Goals are Dreams with a Deadline

Friday, July 06, 2012      9 comments

Settling, accepting what is? Is that where I am? No! I have places I want to go! I have seen the dark side. Not being able to move. Pain. Feeling lousy. Since starting the Aqua Aerobics, I have found that I am sleeping though the night. Gett... Read more

Heat Waves... Argh

Sunday, July 01, 2012      8 comments

Good thing there are pools to work out in otherwise I'd be in summer hibernation. This coming week is going to be HOT,(not in a good way) I have some herbal iced tea brewing, and will be looking for quick healthy cooling recipes. 5K Your ... Read more

Salt Air, Gentle Surf and Sand

Friday, June 29, 2012      7 comments

It was low tide, waves were rolling gently and the sunlight was bouncing off the aquamarine crests. Within the tide line, the smooth wet sand sparkled. I could not resist the pull to walk along the shore. The breeze keep me cool and carried in t... Read more

Walk to the Farmers Market?

Thursday, June 28, 2012      9 comments

Donning my wide brimmed hat I ventured out in the mid day sun to the Farmer's Market. The weather was perfect upper 70's, gentle breezes and bright blue sky. Boy am I out of shape. Not even a quarter mile into it my right hip started aching. The... Read more


Wednesday, June 27, 2012      8 comments

Armed with the knowledge that Dearest Hubby had requested a return to Engine 2. In order to honor his desire, I planned our our menu for the week. We get to the grocery store...and He says:"What about some meat from the deli?" I say:"NO!... Read more

It's ONLY 15 Minutes.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012      7 comments

That's what I told myself so I would honor my commitment to Day 1 of the 5K My Way. The storms stopped. The sun was out. I could see the moisture evaporating.( I abhor humidity) My hip was saying "what are you doing" I was thinking, "it's only ... Read more

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