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Goal, Planning and Implementation
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      7 comments

Making a plan takes away stress. My menu is planned so I know what to buy at the market(saving money) and I have something to look forward to for dinner. Sure plans change... they almost always do. but having a menu to draw from I can switch up ... Read more
Monday, April 22, 2013      1 comments

My son enjoyed his party, his guests enjoyed the pizza and I had no mess to clean up. :) So why did I stress so much. I created the stress. I received an email today from Paula Eder, PhD about distinguishing planning from worrying. She... Read more
Partytime, why am I stressed?
Sunday, April 21, 2013      5 comments

Bad enough that there is enough stress out in the world... I create more for myself. The good thing is being this stressed, I am too stressed to eat. Minor stresses trigger an urge to gnaw. ... Read more
Saturday, April 20, 2013      6 comments

Let's hear it for the Good Guys, Good Behavior and a job well done!!!! Last night's capture, in the Boston Marathon case, showed how working together is a benefit to all. It does not matter who individually gets credit, what matters is the... Read more
My new exercise buddy?
Friday, April 19, 2013      8 comments

This morning as I awoke and turned on the tv to PBS 4U and debated on whether I should do Classical Stretch. The theme music started, and a pair of eyes were staring at me. ... Read more
Enough time on the pity pot, time for ...
Thursday, April 18, 2013      3 comments

BRAVELUTE's blog "Things to Do When You Find Yourself on a Plateau" inspired me.
al.asp?blog_id=5300637 Yes I have been a bit whiny lately, feeling sorry for myse... Read more
For Granted
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      6 comments

There is so much we take for granted. Thankfully my niece was able to text me that she was okay. She was a volunteer at the Boston Marathon and witnessed the explosions and the chaos. Things can be changed or taken away so quickly. It is sa... Read more
Really? "All Clear"...
Saturday, April 13, 2013      7 comments

...was what was stated in regard to my biopsy results. That is wonderful news indeed. However we still need to find out why I am having the GI issues. I have improved enough that I am able to return to the pool, but not enough to plan day trip... Read more
This is not a competition for me
Friday, April 12, 2013      6 comments

Competition can be good and fun, but I'd rather learn skills that I can apply and practice. Competition can be a small component of applying the skills. I do like to challenge myself and stretch my abilities and capabilities. Yes I had goo... Read more
Great News
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      5 comments

My ulcer is healed. emoticon However there is still a red area. So I will still be cautious with what I cons... Read more
Back in the Pool again
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

Doing water walking in addition to cardio, there is a focus on form. Using your muscles, and using the right muscles. I came out of the class feeling much better and stronger than before class. My back had relaxed, my tummy tightened, my legs fe... Read more
Almost Fully Recovered
Monday, April 08, 2013      3 comments

I was so wrong to think it I could just push through the pain. Though my back is still tender and healing from the Water Zumba fiasco, It is to the point where I can get back to Water Walking. It is a pain, that pain is such a distraction. I've... Read more
Stressed? Who me?
Sunday, April 07, 2013      4 comments

It is amazing how quickly I backslide when I'm not feeling well and stressed...losing my focus and resolve, just trying to soothe. I need to find better ways to soothe. That instant gratification can be achieved through supportive actions. ... Read more
The day after, The day after
Friday, April 05, 2013      1 comments

I still hurt from Water Zumba and I'm trying not to be cranky. Pain does funny things like: - makes me seek out comfort food - makes me feel sorry for myself - makes me forget my meal plan - distracts my from my goals - makes me afraid... Read more
The Day After Water Zumba
Thursday, April 04, 2013      7 comments

I should have spent the entire evening celebrating with my son. Your comments yesterday warmed my heart. I do have many blessings to be thankful for. ... Read more

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