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The Dress and the Donation Pile
Tuesday, July 14, 2015      2 comments

Last night I got together with two grade school pals - women that I've known for a long time, yet don't see very often. Like years in between visits. We have instant click, and it's always fun to catch up. At the end of the evening, the smartpho... Read more
Thought energy alone isn't enough
Wednesday, June 24, 2015      2 comments

A while ago I read an article that talked about the negative correlation between reading about fitness and health and achieving goals. Now, I'm a big believer in learning, education AND reading. However, I do think there is something to be said ... Read more
Monday, March 02, 2015      0 comments

Your heart is a compass in a chaotic world.... Read more
To catch a wave
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      0 comments

you gotta get in the ocean.... Read more
The positive, reinforcing cycle
Monday, January 12, 2015      1 comments

This is something that I know to be true for me: Working out, eating well, my headspace. They are all integrally entwined. When I get done with a really excellent work out, (I mean, really excellent. Not one of those pretend workouts when I... Read more
Measure progress in many ways
Friday, January 09, 2015      0 comments

If I stop doing what I'm doing because it didn't feel like it was working "fast enough" I'll stay stuck where I've been - still fighting my body and my weight. "... even though I'm off to a slow start... I feel like that's okay because ... Read more
The cycle
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      2 comments

I'm to the point where getting dress for a hike causes an outfit crises. Not happy with how my shorts fit, my shirts fit, or how my thighs rub together. Or the lumpy bumpiness of them either. The cycle usually starts the afternoon or eveni... Read more
Don't blow it
Thursday, August 14, 2014      0 comments

"This is your chance. This little, short human life that you have is your opportunity. Don't blow it." ~Pema Chödrön ... Read more
Thursday, August 07, 2014      3 comments

Taking in 200 extra calories a day of anything adds up to a pound of fat every 17 days.... Read more
No Silver Magic
Thursday, August 07, 2014      0 comments

There are no tricks or silver bullet or pill. No magic in the magic wand sense. The "magic" comes from taking care of myself everyday. Each day a step closer to my goals. Each day the patterns and habits become more natural, more desirable and... Read more
I am not going to revert back to the Land of I Just Don’t Care
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      1 comments

It's a scary place and I refuse to go there.... Read more
It's a choice
Thursday, July 03, 2014      1 comments

You know, I hope this doesn’t sound defeatest. But when it comes right down to it losing weight CAN be hard. It CAN be challenging. Staying healthy is a choice. It CAN be hard. It CAN be challenging. They are also choices we can make. This is th... Read more
And on that note.....
Monday, June 30, 2014      0 comments

I don't know how many days I started the day with "This is the day that I will clean up my act, stop hating my body and the weight I continue to allow to creep or plop back on to it." Only to find myself, at the end of that very same day, mowing... Read more
Today: Virigina Woolf
Monday, June 30, 2014      3 comments

"You cannot find peace by avoiding life."... Read more
Mary, 93
Saturday, June 28, 2014      2 comments

"If you force yourself to go outside, something wonderful always happens!" ... Read more

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