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Live from the heart and with a grateful heart!
Sunday, October 14, 2012      1 comments

I am so grateful to be back on here. Now more than ever, while my body is healing, I need to be tracking my foods and making sure I am making healthy choices. 6 days in the hospital, 5 in ICU, intubated, on life support for 3 days. God is gre... Read more
Monday Blahs - But Not Substituting Food for Happiness!
Monday, September 24, 2012      0 comments

I have the blahs today, and being an overall upbeat person, those blue feelings can overwhelm me. I feel differently about my blahs today. Understanding and trying to take control of my "out-of-control" eating patterns seems to be helping me b... Read more
Dark Chocolate - Guilt Free Treat(s)
Thursday, September 20, 2012      1 comments

I am a HUGE fan of Dark Chocolate, and while enjoying it in moderation.......Moderation? Yeah, I'm not at that point yet! I have discovered a way to get my dark chocolate fix that won't send me running to the nearest store to over indulge in "... Read more
Fall Temptations
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

I love this time of year. Even in AZ, where it's still hot, the mornings and evenings are cooler, and there's just a different feeling in the air. I step outside and a breeze will touch me or a smell lingers and I'm transported back to the fir... Read more
Think BIG! Go BIG! Achieve BIG!
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      2 comments

"If you're going to be thinking anyway, you may as well think BIG!" I have mini goals, and I think they're a great tool to get me to my BIG firecracker EXPLOSION goals! Setting goals is a little difficult for me because I've never really done ... Read more
The Change Within Challenge
Monday, September 17, 2012      3 comments

Wise words that I heard yesterday: You have to change within in order to experience change in life. I have gone through so much change in the past 4 years. At 48, I felt stuck so I took on my first audition and acting roles in community theat... Read more
Sunday - a day of Reflections
Sunday, September 16, 2012      0 comments

My first week anniversary on Sparkpeople is coming up and it is bringing about some interesting revelations for me. First and foremost, I REALLY need the food tracker! There are just too many crazy ways of eating out there, and I think I've pr... Read more
Beautiful September morning for a hike!
Saturday, September 15, 2012      0 comments

What an awesome day for a hike! A back injury (and summer) has curtailed my hiking, and it felt great to be back out on the trails today! The hardest thing for me is to start slow. I made myself stick to the base trail(s), but I was out there... Read more