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Planning is Key for Me
Mondays are always my planning days. It is the day I plan out the week... decide what foods I am going to eat for lunch, what days I will exercise, what exercises I will do, what days I will work on other activities, etc.
I have found that... Read more
Mind Food Games
"Fast food only tastes good when eaten fast; if your taste buds dance slowly and sensually with it, you realize it can't dance." Dr. Rick Kausman
I was thinking about this quote and how not only with fast food but with all my trigger foods... Read more
What was I thinking??!!
I was talking to a friend a few days ago about my upcoming doctor's visits and how I hoped to squeeze some information that would help me with the weight loss part of my journey. I stated that I did not expect much from her because she was "ove... Read more
Brownie Bliss .... OMG
I was in the drug store picking up some items when I happened to spot a Woman's World mag rag. Right there on the front page were two equally prominent headlines.... One proclaimed "Woman lost 140 lbs in 30 days" and the other is screaming "Bro... Read more
Communications or Mis-communications
Some thoughts have been rolling around in my head all day. They have to do in part with two challenges on the 10k steps team over the past couple of weeks and also a thoughtful Woman's Wisdom thread from SEKSUNSHINE this AM on the 50+ FEMALES, ... Read more
RED, YELLOW, GREEN
For many many years now I have realized that I have problems with certain foods. I can't eat just one of these foods, can't be around them, can't think about them, can't eat low fat low carb, low calorie versions of them, just can't do it. In t... Read more
Oh man, too bad I don't live in England. I could be there for this ... of course anything to advance science LOL.....
LONDON (AFP) – Scientists are looking for women willing to eat ch... Read more
Wedding Plans Progressing
Had to spend sometime this weekend making plans for my DD's upcoming wedding. Actual wedding is Oct 3 and I have just pushed it off as something far in the future. Well, I had it come to me via planning phone calls from my Mom, brother, and co... Read more
Swimming Pool Daze
When I was at my water aerobics session earlier this week, my PT asked if we still had our pool. I replied that no we had gotten rid of it years ago. But that then brought on lots of memories.
My DH and I put up a series of every larger a... Read more
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm ... As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Isn't this just ... Read more
Just Got Nothing
My head has just been empty for the past couple of days. No witty stories, no thoughtful sayings, no amazing revelations, no feats of strength... I just got nothing. I have been reading other friend's blogs and saying now that was funny, or th... Read more
It was just that kind of day. Due to drinking caffeine instead of the caffeine-free drink last night, I was up and wired until around 4 am. But I am not accepting any excuses... Read more
"It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities!"
Not sure if everyone catches onto who Albus Dumbledore is .... the high wizard in the Harry Potter books. However, it is his q... Read more
If you think you are too small to be effective you've never been in bed with a mosquito. (Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop)
WE all can make differences in the world. However, lets first start with the differences we can make in our... Read more
Today, I did something totally radical for me. I actually left my desk for lunch and did not return for an hour. I also left my cell phone behind. Things were getting too crazy and I just needed some relaxing "ME" time.
So first I walk... Read more