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NANCY-'s Blogs

Making the Healthy Choice is no longer a Punishment.
Monday, October 15, 2012      5 comments

"Aw mom do I have to eat my Brussels Sprouts?" Before I viewed eating healthy as some sort of torture, why eat healthy stuff when there were so many goodies around. Now I have paid the price for instant gratification and it also served as my w... Read more
Moving Forward
Friday, October 12, 2012      8 comments

Life continues on. This weekend... a lot is going on... ING Marathon, Tethered balloon rides at the Farmer's Market. But I will be missing all of that to go see my six month old granddaughter. This weekend will be her first time in a pool and sh... Read more
Why, Why, Why, Delilah?
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      5 comments

The struggle continues. "If you want it Here it is, Come and get it. Make your mind up fast." Ah that is the key... if we truly want it we can stave off those impulsive desires for the greater good. Postpone that payoff. I'... Read more
Making Changes
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      7 comments

During the Healthy Eating 101 The following was presented: There have been lots of changes in my house and we do now eat more FOOD and CRAP rarely makes it's way into... Read more
Uh Oh! I SPARKed something.
Saturday, October 06, 2012      9 comments

Since I quit smoking 3.5 years ago, when my son does his Special Olympic Bowling I used to excuse myself to go have a cig... now I excuse myself to go for at least a mile walk. ... Read more
Healthy Eating 101
Friday, October 05, 2012      4 comments

I have been retraining my brain and dealing with my carb addiction. I'm making lifestyle changes. So I went to a presentation last night in order to reaffirm steps I have all ready taken and to see what other areas need addressing. Two things ... Read more
Fabulous Fall Fitness
Thursday, October 04, 2012      3 comments

I've already done Classical Stretch this morning, needed it to get the kinks out my back that I got from last night's workout in the pool. I probably could do workouts on my own but I like the structure and guidance from a class. I'm still aw... Read more
Having an Awesome Autumn
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      8 comments

The season signals the beginning to the end of a seasonal cycle. Autumn provides us with one last burst of glory. (This post is an example of me taking a rambling walk though the woods.) Although my foot is still healing I have been doing my... Read more
The Slump
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      5 comments

Making changes can be trying when we steadfastly cling to the old. I have been working on finding new favorites to go to and it has been challenging. However some changes are slipping in: 1. When working out I am now putting more effort in... Read more
Do Over's? Nah!
Friday, September 28, 2012      4 comments

What is in the past cannot be changed but I got tons of inspiration today! The first came from FLUTTER-BY)L('s blog: "If we were in a race..."
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Changes are Happening
Wednesday, September 26, 2012      6 comments

I am finding my old favorites not as comforting and appealing. - Too Much sugar! - Too many ingredients I cannot pronounce! - And it doesn't really taste good anymore. So what happened? I've been finding healthier, more nutritious f... Read more
NSV - Haunting Temptations
Monday, September 24, 2012      13 comments

I stopped into a grocery store to pick up one thing to bring to a friend. As I went through the store, It had been at least two or three years since I visited this chain store but I could feel the pull of former favorite treats. And yes the Ha... Read more
Taking Care of Me
Friday, September 21, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday's minor procedure went well. I get THE stitch out (yes ONE stitch) on October 1st. Geez, just give me a bandage. But no, we need to be mindful and heal properly. Okay! Even with that stitch in my foot I still did my classical stretch ... Read more
I'm So Excited!!!
Thursday, September 20, 2012      9 comments

I found the pilates instructor that could gently guide a 200 pound plus body into positions that I thought were impossible given my size. Thankfully instead of telling me what we were going to end up doing, she took me step by purposeful step to... Read more
What has been holding me back...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      11 comments

from the changes taking hold? Seeking comfort from: * Pain. * Illness. * Stress of life. All these things make me return to my comfort foods. I need to find new healthy comforts. I am still going to seek out comfort when I am not fe... Read more

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