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MY WEIGHT GAIN HAS BEEN TIED TO EMOTIONAL EVENTS (+ or -)

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      4 comments

127 - High school graduation 132 - graduation 2-year degree 153 - Divorce from a cheater 160 - graduation 4-year degree 165 - Change of Jobs 170 - caregiver to mom 180 - enough!... Read more

DAY 9 – ACT AS IF

Monday, July 07, 2014      2 comments

INTENTION: “An ounce of behavior is worth a pound of words.” Sanford Meisner Fake it till you make it. What would a thin person eat? Eat to fuel How you act is how you feel. The way you feel brings out the behavior. Be a rock star! Y... Read more

DAY 8 - DOING NOTHING IS SOMETHING

Sunday, July 06, 2014      0 comments

INTENTION: “By letting it go, it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go.” Lao Tzu Be receptive. Make universe feel good, receive its gifts. Hugs, compliments, even criticism may have a seed of a gift. PLAYLIS... Read more

DAY 7 - FEEL YOUR WAY THROUGH

Sunday, June 01, 2014      0 comments

INTENTION: "It is my fervent hope that my whole life on this earth will ever be tears and laughter." Kahlil Gibran Emotions --> primary motivator mother/food = nurturing; sustaining; grounding father/exercise = stretches and pushes p... Read more

DAY 6 - BREATH IS THE BRIDGE FROM THE MIND TO THE BODY

Sunday, June 01, 2014      0 comments

INTENTION: "I took a deep breath and lsitened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." Sylvia Plath Breath = key of life. Breath carries prana (life-force energy) to body. vinyasa = linking breath w/ body active mind, bring a... Read more

DAY 5 - ENERGY FLOWS WHERE THE MIND GOES

Friday, May 30, 2014      1 comments

Intention: "We can't solve problems using the same kind of thinking that created them." Albert Einstein Mind rules Emotions rules Body. I will think positive thoughts. When it is difficult, I will take a stress break (meditation, breath... Read more

DAY 4 - GRATEFUL

Friday, May 30, 2014      0 comments

Intention: "The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness." Dalai Lama I will be grateful. When something is out of control, I will put it at the top of my list. New challenge/new opportunity to learn and grow. ... Read more

DAY 3 - MAKE SHORT-TERM GOALS

Friday, May 30, 2014      0 comments

Intention: "life is available only in the present moment. If you abandon the present moment, you cannot live the moments of daily life deeply." Thich Nhat Hanh I will pay attention to my senses (taste, touch, smell, hearing and sight). ... Read more

Day 2 - SEE THE FINISH LINE

Friday, May 30, 2014      2 comments

Intention: "Warrior jump over walls, they don't demolish them." Carlos Castaneda I will get over the humps in my way to seeing my goal, 150. Each day, new body, new opportunity. Think in the present, not past/future. PLAYIST: St... Read more

DAY 1 - NAME IT/CLAIM IT

Monday, May 26, 2014      1 comments

INTENTION: "Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magin in it. Begin it now." Goethe I feel great. I am healthy. I am a great spouse. I inspire. I love. I will be selfish. Can'... Read more

My relationship with food - What does food mean to me?

Monday, May 26, 2014      0 comments

Food is a reward. Growing up grandma baked homemade sweet breads for us on Sundays. Sundays were filled with family dinners and lots of family. Mom carried on the tradition of rewarding us for good behavior with food. At age 9-10, we exp... Read more

MINDFULNESS-LIVING IN THE MOMENT

Wednesday, February 05, 2014      0 comments

Autopilot routines and don't remember? Absentmindedly eat, can't sleep-mind too busy, coping w/ health concerns Mindfulness-form of meditation to enrich life, calm mind, improve health, reduce pain. Conscious effort to be completely pre... Read more

General Thoughts

Thursday, January 30, 2014      1 comments

I am here to serve God. I am here to be happy, optomistic, healthy, to love God! to love one another! I am strong. Why do I nnot take care of myself? Why do ... Read more

BIGGEST LOSER

Thursday, January 30, 2014      0 comments

. Food Diary . Nutrition . Caloric Count . Fitness IQ 1.5 hrs treadmill w/o incline, transition to w/ incline Stairmaaster 3 sets of hop-overs pull ups crawl squat Hike a mountain, go to b... Read more

Cost of extra weight

Friday, January 03, 2014      1 comments

1) Health issues 2) Health care expenses (meds, test) 3) Loss of time (doctor's appointments) 4) Pain (arches) 5) Exposure to radiation (CT/MRIs) 6) Potential for impairment (heart, stroke, cancer, diabetes, vision) 7) More/longer ho... Read more


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