START CLOSE IN - poem by david whyte
Start close in,
the second step
or the third,
start with the first
you don’t want to take.
the pale ground
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UP AND DOWN
So here's the REPORT
I weighed 172 a whole bunch of times in the last year.
and I weighed higher
with 176 being my concrete ceiling (6/25/14)
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it's okay to want to lose weight - move stones.
What's reasonable? As a goal this month? I want to lose 5 lbs.
Yes. How fabulous would that feel? Very.
I will weigh myself tomorrow morning… in my bday suit.
(I will not react in b... Read more
“Where is the line between pleasure or comfort and numbing?”
This is where I found Jen’s work on shadow comforts. It accurately reflects the data and she’s named it in a way offers clarity and connection. I love it when that happens! In Th... Read more
so…. what gives?
mirror mirror on the wall…. whose the…. fairest/fattest of them all?
I never know what I'm seeing in the mirror
a version of me
one day i look ... Read more
What? No idea what that means.
IT'S RAINING! NICE. Gray suits me. And helps to encourage a cocooning … My job to keep it positive.
I'm not keeping my Self happy and buoyant on a full day basis.
I am not enough engaged.
I don't hav... Read more
"… don't know why…."
Joe's sister and her family are snuggling in …. got a bunch more firewood yesterday… getting ready for "the storms". Winter rain and wind a'comin'. When I still lived in Chicago… I heard about the winter storms on t... Read more
Okay… T…. Thanks for reminding me! Setting goals is one of the most expeditious steps to achieving them. So.. here goes:
** I would LOVE to be in the 160's by end of Feb. That means a 2-5lb weight loss (depending on w... Read more
So… I had kindof a great week. I mean, I was on my 'game' insofar as hitting the gym 4 or 5 out of seven days… and moving the output up…. moving the endorphins and enjoyment up…. remembering that I enjoy the way I feel when i do. Read more
I'm not in my groove. And I want to be. I miss it. I miss me.
Snacks and extra flavors were filing in for me processing my feelings.
It wasn't just that I had injuries and couldn't work out… or that I "lost it" during my big move to CA... Read more
"Setting a goal simply because a new year is about to ring in invites setting a starting line and a finish line. I am not setting goals for a new year. I am (and have been) setting goals for a new life. A healthier, happier, more fulfilling life... Read more
Hey hey! It's December 2014. Whhhhoooooooooossssshhhhhhhhh!
Four years since I first logged on to Spark. And I want to CELEBRATE the COMMUNITY OF FRIENDS HERE… and I want to Celebrate My Conscious Self-Loving version of self-care arou... Read more