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Ten Years From Now

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      6 comments

Gee, I'll be 71! Well now that I'm over that little number, I'll be at a healthy weight for my age and learned to roll with the punches that caused problems for me when I was a "youngster". I will handle stress and emotional tensions witho... Read more

Lifestyle Action Words for a Maize Mountaineer: Part Two

Sunday, April 13, 2014      9 comments

Here we go again! It's time to reflect on lifestyle words that help motivate and illuminate me towards a healthier life. This time I have more questions when I ponder these words, so that's what I'm posting. Later on in the team quarter, I'll... Read more

Stress Management: Maize Mountaineer Style

Tuesday, March 11, 2014      4 comments

I've felt worn out the past few days, maybe thanks to my sweetie's germs. I did make progress in weight loss and measurements since last week, and I'm thankful for that. My zeal has diminished along with my energy. So, it's good that this wee... Read more

Rewards: Maize Mountaineers Style

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      5 comments

This week started with a smile from my scale and I'm thankful for that. I revived my old lunch stand-by of tuna salad, and discovered that my sweetie loves tuna salad. Well, after almost 19 years, he can still surprise me. Changing my lunch m... Read more

Beyond Comfort: Maize Mountaineer Style

Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

I had a successful week, my time management focus to prioritize my exercise worked well. The scale smiled at me on Monday so did my measuring tape, so I'm satisfied with my progress. The team focus for this week is beyond comfort. That's a li... Read more

Time Management: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, February 17, 2014      3 comments

Time management - ugh! I knew this was coming. How does a person who dislikes to do lists and reminders, but likes accomplishments and reached goals, work out a compromise on time management. Let's get going: Preparedness: I tend to delay... Read more

Obstacles: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, February 10, 2014      1 comments

I'm very happy to be home again after three weeks in Florida and Virginia! Unfortunately, I did not benefit from our constant travel and eating out during last week, so my weight is up. The good news is that my weekly focus on acceptance helpe... Read more

Acceptance: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, February 03, 2014      7 comments

I had a mild setback today since I gained weight since last Monday, so this is a great beginning to focus on acceptance. I did very well with my nutrition and exercise, BUT celebrating my sweetie's birthday over the weekend probably did me in. I... Read more

Visualization: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, January 27, 2014      2 comments

I'm thankful for another week of successes that overcame my challenges last week. I continue to lose weight slowly and regain good balance with my exercise and nutrition. My sweetie supported and encouraged me every day. I feel I made good progr... Read more

Support: Maize Mountaineer Style

Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

My support system for a healthy lifestyle has been my Spark Family and my DH. As I've meditated on "support" for my team focus, I've been sad because that is the extent of my support system (apart from God as my Strength, of course). It is eye-o... Read more

Mindset: Maize Mountaineer Style

Monday, January 13, 2014      1 comments

My last blog defined Mindset as "This word reminds that I must consider what my focus is. My focus is not to be on my extra weight, but loving myself where I am at this time. However, I'm also to love myself enough to not leave myself with 20 ex... Read more

Lifestyle Action Words for a Maize Mountaineer

Monday, January 06, 2014      7 comments

Mindset = This word reminds that I must consider what my focus is. My focus is not to be on my extra weight, but loving myself where I am at this time. However, I'm also to love myself enough to not leave myself with 20 extra pounds that cause... Read more

My Truth Speaker Spoke

Saturday, September 08, 2012      9 comments

I'd avoided her for weeks. For a while I didn't see her, hidden away so it was easy for me to forget about her. I had a feeling I knew what she'd say when I saw her again, and I just wasn't ready for that. Not that she's mean or anything, but... Read more

Adjustments

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      4 comments

The wonderful news is that my sweetheart continues to be cancer free. It affects our daily life (he needs daily lymphatic massage, he has to wear compression garments, MUST wear sunscreen, etc.), but life is good. We have much to be thankful f... Read more

Changes

Saturday, February 25, 2012      14 comments

I'm happy that I finally made progress in the right direction according to my friend the scale this morning. I watched my sodium intake and even then it was a struggle, but I did much better than the previous week. I avoided land mines like my... Read more


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