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5 things I am good at, I celebrate me- pass it on...
Five things I am good at
1. Concieving & Creating art projects
2. Standing up for the little guy
3. Cooking nutritious, delicious meals
I am one persistent chick!
1. Compete in a 10 km race this ... Read more
how to love yourself in the real world- an example
Today I pat myself on the back for practicing assertiveness and not giving up or backing down in the face of an Administrative blunder. My partner handles the bills usually, but...I discovered a bill from the Mega Global Corporation, Telstra. Th... Read more
Fabulous, Healthy February
So Sm-artgirl how is February treating you?
Excellently, thank you!
How you going with your break from drinking alcohol?
It has been pretty easy, especially because my partner agreed to stop also. (A first for him!) I am grateful to be ... Read more
There is only Now
I am inspired to post partially in response to Yoovie's blog "Today Is The Day" & partially for the Positivity Challenge Team.
I have tendency to get stuck in my head or my emotions, not taking concious action.
Choices I make moment by momen... Read more
I am an emotional sleeper!!!
Some of us eat when nervous, depressed or anxious.
Well kind of.
I know this blog is NOT inspirational, I am risking telling how it is.
This is third night I crashed out with my little guy and then woke up around 2am 'til 5.
... Read more
If my goal weight wrote a letter to me today
She would say:
Hey beautiful, where have you been?
You are powering along with these healthy lifestyle habits for months and then you abandon the plan somewhere & just stop running & weight training, totally.
I ... Read more
Layers: clothes protect me from the harsh elements, fat?
In the past few days I emptied out my jeans drawers.
I actually fit into my pre-pregnancy jeans...still a little too tight to wear however, or has my body shape changed so much?
I note to myself nothing stays the same, life IS change, flux,... Read more
A 5k race & 2 days of fun - rewards work!
Last weekend was my first 5k race, this weekend was a spare minute to write about it.
First & foremost: a big hug and thanks to you, my spark friends, for cheering me on as I embody my athletic woman within! ... Read more
Rewards: loving myself at last
I got it! I really got it! In the past I worked so hard at everything but I never thought to hug myself and say " good job". My pattern was to go like crazy until a task was completed then "doona dive" 'til I could face the world "perfect" again... Read more
SIS Goals review:how have I been doing so far?
These are my goals for Team Fireflies when I began 4 weeks ago:
Team Fireflies Challenge are lose 12 pounds in 12 weeks & 30 minutes movement every day!
The amazing thing is I have lost 6 cm (4cm off my abdomen) in last 2 weeks , but I h... Read more
Easter and camping and running in the bush
Waking up in a hut of open doors, stars, moonlight & night pours in, divine- the sound of burbling creek, of trees at night, small creatures, frogs...
Feels more like Autumn up here in the Yarra Valley.
I ran, I ran uphill for a long time. A... Read more
FIREFLY's SIS 12 Week Challenge - week1
Lose 1 pound per week, 12 in total. (5pts)
Train for, enter and complete a 10 km run event. (5pts)
current: week 6 of 9 week couch 2 5k running program.
30 minutes of exercise per day = 84 days
includes 5 k & 10 k ... Read more
What Motivates Me - the criss-cross effect again...
1. Feeling the rain, air, sun on my face as I run connects me to natures cycles.
2. Calming my mind in the discipline of stretching my body in yoga.
3. Weight training - this is the difference between having crippled, painful knees and being... Read more
seratonin 02- I DID A MINI-TRI- now i feel empty?
>Entered & completed my first ever sporting event, a mini triathlon 7th March.
I entered the min-tri rather than the starter.
May I preface that strapping cousin Jane & my ... Read more
First Day of Autumn in OZ and a flood of memories.
Already the air feels fresher.
On my run on Monday night, I was cold for the first time in months.
I remembered running as a teenager.
The cold air hurting my nose, sometimes my teeth as I ran on frosty grass. I loved long runs in the cou... Read more