Previously I blogged about my tools for exercise and meditation. I am grateful for PBS, my town's pools and quality free online meditations.
I know that I need to get more veggies in my food plan so that is why I chose to do the 21-Day Vega... Read more
Things are going pretty well.
Classical stretch is on at 6:30 am and I am making it a point to be up, because I am worth it.
Meditation, I have several options:
www.chopra.com/ccl-medit ation/21dmc/free-s... Read more
Paying attention to my goals for September is challenging when other stuff tries to creep in and distract me. One of the best ways for me to meet my objectives is to address them in the morning before chaos strikes.
What works for me:
H... Read more
I have been making wonderful strides toward a healthier lifestyle. It has been slow and steady, by doing simple things like committing to staying out of the junk food aisle. Signing up for exercise classes.
Excessive activities take up you... Read more
It seems that I have gotten into a monthly routine of renewing my commitment to living healthy.
Today I read the following in the SparkPeople's Living with Diabetes Newsletter:
Every time you misstep on your healthy journey, you have two... Read more
I spent the day with my sister for her birthday. It was a wonderful summer day, sunny with a bright blue sky, summer comfortable warm, not hot and humid.
On the day's agenda, see the the exhibit The Brilliance of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Paint... Read more
Just completed a 21 day mediation challenge and boy did it help me reduce my stress and reframe how I think. By reducing stress, the urge to gnaw was greatly reduce, the stress hormones were not wreaking havoc within my body. My blood glucose nu... Read more
Last night I was reading Clean by Dr. Alejandro Junger and the following about a guy how slipped struck me.
"The fact that you are interpreting what happened as a mistake stems from your desire for change, and this in itself is positive. Ho... Read more
... is our mind. The power it wields is incredible. What we choose to believe or desire can become reality.
I cannot... you won't.
I can ... you will.
What do you choose to believe.
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Ahhh... seizing opportunities. I was pretty adept at taking advantage of what was presented before me especially if it was food. I chose to feast, even though I knew there was no famine coming. Oft there were disappointments, "well that was a w... Read more
Boy am I hard on myself. By not understanding the assignment, I get overwhelmed and go down the path of inaction. One such case was the recent meditation challenge assignment of writing a detailed "detailed seven-day self-care plan." I was think... Read more
"Our bodies are our gardens to which our wills are gardeners."
There have many thoughts rolling around in my brain. Sometimes that leads to inaction, too many choices, indecision. One thing that I did decide to do i... Read more
It seems my mysterious yearlong digestive issues have just as mysteriously resolved itself. While I am thrilled I still would have liked to know what was going on so perhaps I can prevent it from happening again.
The resolution means freedo... Read more
I've been a bit silent lately, but changes have been afoot. I'm still checking out the Bariatric program and insurance coverage and reading Rip Esselstyn's “My Beef with Meat" But while doing so some changes have been happening.
My fasting a... Read more