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Getting in Shape
Thursday, May 07, 2009      0 comments

I'm working hard to get in shape, so I decided that other parts of me should get in shape too! I had my eyebrows tweezed for the very first time. I feel lighter already! ... Read more
Commitment - "You Got to Move It, Move It!"
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      0 comments

Right now I am dedicated to getting more active. The signals my body has been sending me stated move it or lose it. Trust me, I do not want to lose it. Fitness plan for May: Boot camp - daily Yoga - Daily Walk - 1 hr, 2/wk or more... Read more
Best stretches for walkers
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      0 comments

From Coach Nicole's tv appearance: *Standing calf stretch- Lounge forward (can hold tree) bent front leg straight back *Standing Hip and quad stretch-From lunge bend back leg heel up, push hips forward *Standing Modified Hamstring... Read more
Weird Rewards
Monday, May 04, 2009      0 comments

I'm really not big on rewards, I'm more into logical consequences. If you do "X" then "Y" will happen. But Fun stuff should be planned, as life is to be enjoyed. That includes pampering. I really haven't planned reward so my reward thi... Read more
More goals... sort of
Sunday, May 03, 2009      0 comments

It is 3 months until the wedding. Now one could say that I am doing this just for the wedding but I'm not. I've been working on a healthy lifestyle for a few years. No more white bread, brown rice not white has been the ususal for at least a y... Read more
Making progress
Saturday, May 02, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday the rain held off and I got the 1.6 mile walk in. Picking a place to walk is kind of fun. I did notice a little snake slithering away. While I did have to take breaks and stretch my right hip, I'm happy with the progress being made. A ... Read more
Planning for a new goal...
Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

Okay, I think this is realistic. I have been out walking a few times. My hip starts killing me. Good news is my ankle hasn't given out. Now I have a cell phone and a walking buddy, so I feel a bit safer. Fear has kept me from venturing out... Read more
"Work in accordance with....
Thursday, April 30, 2009      0 comments

your timer rather than allowing yourself to get lost on an emotional journey. This approach will enable you to take your first steps in your quest to master time, rather than fritter it away." - Regina Leeds I enjoy the tangents that carry ... Read more
Walking
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      0 comments

I have a walking buddy. It's harder for me to bail out of walking when my buddy is enthused about going. It was supposed to be once a week but now it seems that we will be going twice a week. Going down to walk along the Connecticut River was ... Read more
Words for thought
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      0 comments

"you must take care of your own basic needs before you can attend to the needs of others. What's more, being busy is not necessarily the same as being productive with meaningful activity" ... Read more
Getting To Know Me
Monday, April 27, 2009      0 comments

After years of ignoring my body's signals to care for others, it is time for me to relearn and pay attention to what my body is telling me. I'm starting to realize what the signals mean. Simple things like hunger and thirst were often pushed as... Read more
Recovering from Excitement
Sunday, April 26, 2009      1 comments

The pre-wedding festivities have begun. I overslept today, but am sticking with a scaled back Sunday routine. Plan meals for the week Make a To Do list Do some yoga Breathe Analytical thinking will have to wait for another day.... Read more
Make a" fun date"
Saturday, April 25, 2009      0 comments

Spending time with friends and family can difficult with our busy lives. But making a date with a family member or friend for a lovely walk is a great way to reconnect. The board game manufacturers have been advertising game night, Along th... Read more
blogging at night
Friday, April 24, 2009      0 comments

The rantings of a tired individual are not fruitful for anyone. It sort of like slipping and almost falling on the mud down by the river... it could get messy if you continue. Let's just say that I am grateful for all the wonderful thi... Read more
Change your mind...
Thursday, April 23, 2009      0 comments

change your life. “You’re not even aware you’ve learned this,”- Dr. Nora Volkow Rewire my brain by replacing healthy foods and activities for the fleeting neurological reward of a chocolate bar. Design a set of rules to help me dea... Read more

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