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Supportive Environment.
Monday, March 17, 2014      4 comments

Being away has given me insight into what I need to do to create a supportive environment. I have to have the tools needed to do what I need to do. Just like having toothpaste and a toothbrush so I can brush my teeth. What is it that I want ... Read more
Out of My Element
Sunday, March 16, 2014      9 comments

Being away from home was great. Temptations and old habits were disrupted. My son was away on business. I got to visit with my wonderful DIL and play with my grandchildren. My 23 month old granddaughter has only two speeds, OFF and FAST, (N... Read more
Mini Break, sort of.
Saturday, March 08, 2014      5 comments

Been quiet, but busy preparing for a trip out to see my grandbabies. Maintained my exercise, need to work on remembering to mediate. It does help. As a substitute for the mediation I got my myself a soothing piano instrumental CD. It calms me a... Read more
Les Bons Temps Roulez!
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      7 comments

Let the Good Times Roll. We do like to enjoy life and celebrate in this house. So many celebrations focus on food. ... Read more
Reluctant Exerciser
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      9 comments

Oops I did it again! Did what? Exercised when I didn't want to. How can that be? First I have an alarm set on my cell phone. It gives me a 5 minute heads up that the "Classical Stretch" program is coming on PBS and I need to finish up... Read more
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

Lately my focus has been on my son and his issue, (I tend to think his pacemaker is the cause of his issues) which is still not resolved. How I would love some closure, so we can take action and move on. Not having a diagnosis is frustrating. Do... Read more
Where is My Resolve?
Friday, February 21, 2014      9 comments

When times get tough I fall back on to old patterns. They are comfortable, familiar, self-soothing. What happened to all the progress, changes that I have made? Too new to be ingrained perhaps? JUST_TRI_IT says it well: "Every opportunity... Read more
Feeling Better
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      8 comments

That nasty virus is gone. emoticon My son's chest is represented by the following image: ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts No Candy, but still have Heart
Thursday, February 13, 2014      109 comments

Since the house is still infected, sweets would not fit the bill this Valentines Day. So how to show the love? ... Read more
Thank You
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      4 comments

Your well wishes have helped me make better choices while being infected with this nasty virus. I did not succumb to saying... 'It's okay, I'm sick" I still exercised a bit, and being forced to venture out yesterday may have been the best thi... Read more
Chicken Soup
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      7 comments

My plans for going out to dinner for Valentine's Day are so done. Everyone in the house is ill. None of us would be able to enjoy it. So this year we are focusing on nurturing and healing. Normally I could care less about impending stor... Read more
Blame is a Disguise for Excuses.
Sunday, February 09, 2014      8 comments

DSHONEYC rightly and ever so kindly stated that blame is just a disguise for excuses. It is an attempt to justify the shift of responsibility. Not my job, Not my fault. Even with a head that feels like it is about to explode... choices ar... Read more
"Would You Rather" game
Friday, February 07, 2014      9 comments

I could blame the cold I could blame my higher blood glucose levels I could blame.... Placing blame is not productive. Determining what is going on and then doing something about it is the road I need to take. There is always something tha... Read more
Experimentation Week 1 Summary
Monday, February 03, 2014      6 comments

Great news! I am continuing to sleep well though the night! I am sticking with my mediation and exercise. Not so great news. My a.m. reading have jumped about 40 points higher. I may have a fractured rib or at the very least, i... Read more
Pigskin Pig Out Rituals, not for me!
Sunday, February 02, 2014      9 comments

Let me start off by saying I am not a football fan. I do not even begin to understand tailgating, pregame festivities, half time buffets. ... Read more

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