Fear not, change is natural!
I usually focus on my workout, my thinking as I journey, the foods/nutrients and physical well-being...but the time is drawing near for my little one to return to college...this time next week will bring out consistent time together to a close..... Read more
Enjoy the new you!
Change is often slow and gradual...enjoy each phase of the experience...and enjoy the new you...no matter how small the change may be, as long as it is putting and keeping you moving in the direction you want to go!... Read more
Balance your life!
No more juggling...every time I say that it carried a less than positive picture, so chaotic...my new term is balance...it may sound a little silly but words have a power effect...found my balancing board and working to make it a part of my dail... Read more
Think small and achieve big!
The big picture is so very big to take on all at one time...so chopping it down to sizes that I can handle has made a big difference...Instead of saying I need to lose 35 lbs, I asked for 1 pound each week and grateful if I remained the same wei... Read more
Renew yourself daily!
It's important to celebrate each goal that has been reached. It is also important to pay attention to the details and our commitment to our goals. It's all the small things that have come together to make the goals reached possible. Renew yourse... Read more
Accentuate the positive!
Positive self-talk is a great tool I use all the time to move me along the journey to a healthier lifestyle... I don't know how many people use the calendars on their computer like I do, but yesterday I sprinkled my calendar with some of my favo... Read more
Be all of who you are!
Last night I was watching Catwoman, the movie for the 100th time, and the following line jumped out at me while I was contemplating the new smoking level I would be attempting starting today.
“By accepting who you are, all of who you are, y... Read more
Step up to the plate!
When you start on a new journey, there's always a bit of apprehension...fear that you won't be successful...What is often overlooked is the opportunity...to be successful...if it doesn't work, you've lost nothing, but if it does, the gains are i... Read more
Become a totally responsible person!
To summarize my experiences so far as I move closer to a healthier lifestyle, I am becoming a totally responsible person. I've always considered myself a responsible person, looking for the silver lining, lending a helping hand whenever I could ... Read more
I can and I will!
So far I've been doing ok reducing the number of cigarettes smoked along with watching my weight and calories. Today is an affirmation day...I've manuevered pretty well so far with my cig count, but I know the time is drawing near when I need to... Read more
Stick with your plan!
There's a reason why I am on this journey...I want to make changes to my lifestyle...How do I that, I set down rules/boundaries to follow when I find myself making decisions that are contrary to what I want to achieve...Mentally, I place myself ... Read more
Know what you're eating and why!
A fellow SP team member shared that she was reading David A. Kessler MD's "The End of Overeating: Taking control of the Insatiable American Appetite" book, and it sounded interesting. I was able to obtain it through my library, so as long as I'm... Read more
You can do anything if you try!
It has been so hot the last two days, I've been doing everything to avoid turning on the stove/oven, even minimizing the use of the microwave.
Pre-exercise: zucchini muffin with green tea
Breakfast: Cereal, milk, blueberries,
Snack: B... Read more
It's all good!
I lost my original entry, but this is a snapshot of a part of my journal...I've been working hard to pull it all together, and yesterday was as good as it gets.
Completed my exercise routine (strength and cardio total 180 mins split between... Read more
"You've got to believe...you can succeed"
I read the following from the Healthy Reflections email today and it touched me...and want to keep it for future reference. If you didn't have time to read it, do so now...I think you'll agree with the message.
"What we can learn about patienc... Read more
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