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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

Go Green! Take a walk.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009      0 comments

Called a friend, we have planned to take a walk after lunch down by the river. I hope that the rain holds off. What green things are you doing?... Read more

Busy

Tuesday, April 21, 2009      0 comments

be back tomorrow... Read more


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