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Monday, April 12, 2010      7 comments

Parkour is the physical discipline of training to overcome any obstacle within one's path. The object is to get from one place to another using only the human body and objects in the environment. It is a study of what the human body... Read more
Sunday, April 11, 2010      7 comments

I don't have kids. But I have some friends, who sometimes whine like kids. And this morning I've been on the phone, with one after the other. It reminded me of this great little clip..... a classic. I'm with you...momma Pen... Read more
Amazing Hand Art
Saturday, April 10, 2010      9 comments

This time things are different… It’s like deciding how to make that cross country trip. If you take the direct route…you may get there faster, BUT you lose the advantage of really SEEING the beauty that’s there. I am taking the time t... Read more
Amazing Transformations
Friday, April 09, 2010      7 comments

I never tire of before and after clips about people who succeeded in transforming themselves and losing the weight. And it got me thinking… I wonder how many truly changed their lives: Do they meet people…they would not have met otherwis... Read more
Playing pool
Thursday, April 08, 2010      8 comments

I used to watch a cooking show by a healthy foods chef called ‘ZONYA’ . She said something that has stuck in my mind ever since: In the beginning you’ll find resistance to making healthy choices, but if you keep doing it, it will become a hab... Read more
Deep Sleep
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      7 comments

I dream almost every night and there are times, the dream is so vivid, that I wonder what it means. It's as if my subconscious is trying to work things out in a safe zone. I don't have nightmares. I have, what I like to call, 'alternate r... Read more
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      5 comments

I find that Patience is a tough virtue to master... whether it's with myself or with others. It is important to remember that there is a child in each of us. If I had taken the time years ago to lose the weight SLOWLY and PATIENTLY, ... Read more
Carb Pigeon Impossible
Monday, April 05, 2010      7 comments

Found this great little animation on that really describes my carb cravings, from start to finish. first I see someone eating something I like I become a pigeon with a craving I tell myself, a taste is not enough My will... Read more
Happy Easter sans Chocolate
Sunday, April 04, 2010      3 comments

Got up this morning to go to church. I fully intended to treat myself to a chocolate croissant this morning in honor of Easter. I started getting dressed and grabbed a couple of items, that I had found in the back of the closet, a couple of da... Read more
Spaghetti Craving -- Day 19
Saturday, April 03, 2010      4 comments

I had a carb attack again yesterday. Not a good thing. So I bought some sweet potatoes to help with the starch and sugar cravings. I can really see a huge difference and I feel an even bigger change in my body. I know it's a ment... Read more
Easter Blues - Day 18 challenge
Friday, April 02, 2010      6 comments

We all know that for a chocoholic on a diet, Easter Weekend is usually rough. And I know all the tricks (Alba 77 Chocolate Fudge Shake, Unsweetened Cocoa Powder with Splenda in skim milk, Cranfelds Diet Chocolate Soda with A little skim milk ... Read more
The Chubby Easter Bunny - Day 17
Thursday, April 01, 2010      8 comments

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Somebody Needed a Hug - Day 16
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      5 comments

I got a frantic call and spent the day with a friend of mine who suffers from Anxiety attacks. How someone can be so strong on one end, and yet so unhinged on the other, is an absolute puzzle to me. It reminds me that the human mind is a la... Read more
Down 2 Sizes - day 15
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      12 comments

Yesterday I had myself a small victory party. emoticon ... Read more
A little more strength training - Day 14
Monday, March 29, 2010      4 comments

So far, I can't walk more that 2 miles in one stretch without taking a break. My hips and knees can't take it. I'm sure it is a combination of the weight and still being out of shape. I'm hoping to be able to push a lot further soon... Read more

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