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Fake It Until You Make It.

Friday, November 09, 2012      8 comments

Sometimes you just go through the motions, making halfhearted attempts or seemingly no attempt. That is what I did in my Water Walking class when the instructor told me to: "suck in those abs" "I sucked and nothing happened," so I ... Read more

Time Shifters

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      5 comments

Falling back has had a wonderful benefit. My body clock is now helping me to get into the routine again of doing Classical Stretch at 6:30am. Now to just include a daily meditation. Get that blood flowing to remove any stiffness that develop... Read more

Disappointments - Oh Well!

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      5 comments

For some reason things just did not work out for me to take that Pilates class. I am crushed. Perhaps it was meant to be that way. Instead of sulking, I know there will be other opportunities. I will find other opportunities. I still have ... Read more

Shake it up Baby!!!

Sunday, November 04, 2012      6 comments

Superstorm Sandy sure did that. I'm still working on getting back to 'normal". Today we had the Special Olympic Regional. What an exciting day. Clear blue skies, crisp temps and enough sunlight to warm your face. Personally the bowling alley i... Read more

Trick or Treat? ...I'm Baaack!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      7 comments

Thankfully we were only without power for 26 hours. This is becoming an annual event, storm and thoroughly cleaning the frig. Since the pool was closed, after dinner last night my son and I took a walk to see street lights that were on an... Read more

Calm Before the Storm

Monday, October 29, 2012      9 comments

Odd that I feel so serene with the impending "Frankenstorm" emoticon Candles, flashlights and radios with bat... Read more

Last Chance

Sunday, October 28, 2012      7 comments

Today was the last of the Summer Farmer's Markets. Did I purchase those fresh sweet carrots? No I did get the last of the local everbearing strawberries. Earlier in the week I scored fresh snow white cauliflower and a firm butternut squash. T... Read more

Dreams Can Come True- It Can Happen To You

Saturday, October 27, 2012      8 comments

I've tried Sinatra's way:"Fairy tales can come true.. If you're young at heart" and failed. What works for me is keeping my goal in mind and my reasons for that goal. Simply saying I want to lose weight or I wan to quit smoking is not enou... Read more

Time Management or Self Management Part 3

Friday, October 26, 2012      5 comments

5. Think About the Big Picture. Do I really need to know this? Is it beneficial or useful for me to do this, or know about this? If the answer is no, move on to what's most important and get back to it. What is my big picture see 1. What... Read more

Time Management or Self Management Part 2

Thursday, October 25, 2012      3 comments

3. Keep Your List in Front of You. Oft we get busy putting out fires that it is so easy to forget what's most important. 4. Schedule Some Time For You. This I am pretty good at. I like having something to look forward to. some of my more... Read more

Time Management or Self Management?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      8 comments

That was the title of an article I read by Jeff Forte, CSIC, CME. (I do a lot of reading) It seems like I need a bit of both. I am great at saturating my brain with all sorts of wonderful ideas... however implementing what I have adsorbed... Read more

Add in Healthy Habits so There is NO Room for the Bad

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      7 comments

Recently I read a Forbes interview that summarizes some of the actions that I have taken, Kathy Freston does not focus on prohibited foods. Instead of giving up the “bad” things that you love, she suggests finding a healthier alternative. ... Read more

You Don't Know What You've Got 'till It's Gone!

Monday, October 22, 2012      8 comments

Ah the joys of growing older! Sometimes you can be doing all the right things(or think you are doing all the right things) ... but life has other plans for you. Sometimes the change is gradual... you don't notice the subtle changes until on ... Read more

Going through the motions... the switch will flip

Thursday, October 18, 2012      8 comments

I am the Queen when it comes to lackawanna. My desire to do anything healthy is low. I should be pampered with decadence. I just keep experimenting until I find something I like. Mind you waking up and working out to Classical Stretch at... Read more

You know you are stronger when... (warning: disgusting subject matter)

Tuesday, October 16, 2012      7 comments

Returning from my Grandma trip I thought I had had not done too much damage with my food consumption. Apparently my body did not agree with me. Either I became ill or something I ate made me gain new found respect for the strength of my abs to h... Read more


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