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The Sky Isn't Falling
Thursday, November 15, 2012      4 comments

When my husband gets upset... I get tense. My stomach tightens, my teeth clench, and sometimes I need to gnaw. I usually take the "Oh, Well' attitude and address the situation. Hubby gets agitated and lets us know by venting his annoyance ... Read more
I Have Issues
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      10 comments

You would think that with upper and lower GI problems I would be losing weight. But NOOOOOOO! Instead I have been seeking mindless comfort in carbs. Bland good ol' carbs. I need to stick to my list and not shop mindlessly. I have an appointme... Read more
A little reflection...
Monday, November 12, 2012      5 comments

WATERMELLEN's blog "Still Don't Wanna . . . ." inspired me.
al.asp?blog_id=5131645 Thinking about what I want, but I should also contemplate what I do not want. Fin... Read more
Out of Sorts
Saturday, November 10, 2012      12 comments

I feel fatigued, drained not my vivacious self. Give me a pillow and a blanket and I will curl up into a ball. I did get my mile walk in this morning, Took it slow but got it done. Hope this feeling passes soon. ... Read more
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

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