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Being Mindful while eating, shopping, exercising...

Tuesday, December 11, 2012      5 comments

Listening to the Faith Middleton Show on WNPR yesterday sparked me. Her guest was Susan Albers-Bowling, Psy.D from the Cleveland Clinic. Topic: mindful eating. http://eatingmindfully.c
om/mindful-eating-tools/ This sho... Read more

I was stuck in a rut...

Monday, December 10, 2012      4 comments

... but some time away fixed that. It was just a simple day trip, but it was enough of a getaway to renew my spirit. Thankfully my GI tract cooperated and it was a wonderful day. Now I am out of my doldrums and ready to take on the holidays. ... Read more

Whine Alert

Friday, December 07, 2012      7 comments

This is why I haven't blogged lately. My stomach feels great when empty. When I eat the uneasiness starts. The tummy rumbles, The good news is I am keeping up with the morning stretches (Classical Stretch on PBS), Going to the pool in the e... Read more

My main concern is....

Saturday, December 01, 2012      6 comments

..not the number on a scale. What I I focus on most is my am blood glucose reading. Since July or August I have been plagued with minor but irritating digestive issues. Well if that is the case then what's happening with my oral meds? Needless... Read more

What? Exercise makes me feel good.

Friday, November 30, 2012      6 comments

Yes I said it. I have found at least three forms of exercise that I like to do consistently I do not care what I look like to others. I do it for me. I have seen others out there.... Read more

Getting my lineup for 2013

Thursday, November 29, 2012      5 comments

This fall I've worked on stress reduction with Deepak Chopra's 21 day mediation challenge. In January, I'm looking forward to making changes with 21-Day Vegan Kickstart from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). suppo... Read more

Back in the Pool

Tuesday, November 27, 2012      4 comments

With the pool closing for repairs and my GI issues I have been out of the pool almost since Superstorm Sandy. During last night's return, my body reminded me that it had been a while since I had worked out. Muscle memory was gone. Does sorenes... Read more

Look for Opportunities

Monday, November 26, 2012      6 comments

Ah Duh!!! The 21 day Meditation challenge ended... but they are keeping the daily meditations available for 10 days. This has helped me reduce stress eating, So I will revisit the past offerings. Wow I almost missed out on this gift.... Read more

A Healthier Holiday Season.

Sunday, November 25, 2012      7 comments

MAMISHELI53 bestowed this blessing upon me: May your Thanksgiving be a rich feast for your spirit and soul... It was truly a rich feast for my spirit. My stress was under control I think some of the thanks goes to that 21 day meditation... Read more

Listening to My Body

Saturday, November 24, 2012      4 comments

I think this 21 day meditation challenge is paying off. I am not comfortable with hosting because I like things to be perfect. Was I getting paid to host the feast, no. Am I human Yes!!! So my stress level was not as bad as last year. Woo Hoo!!!... Read more

A Spark Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2012      8 comments

"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude." —Ralph Waldo Emerson ... Read more

What Words Do You Use?

Sunday, November 18, 2012      6 comments

Although I have not had to deal with cancer Dr Bernie Siegel's article struck a chord with me.
be/resources/9.htm "What words would I use to describe the biggest p... Read more

Spirals... which way is it going?

Saturday, November 17, 2012      4 comments

Been getting a bit dizzy lately. First my spiral twists one way... then it turns the other, Is it the season? Is it the financial changes? It is the upcoming holidays? I find myself seeking comfort. What is my main source of comfo... Read more

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

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