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Starting all over again is going to be tough....
Sunday, November 19, 2017      9 comments

(Friday night gathering of four good friends. I want to feel better about being out-and-about again.) ...but I'm gonna' make it! ( https:... Read more
Once upon a time...
Saturday, September 16, 2017      7 comments

...one and a half years ago, I was 30 lbs. lighter. Back to the present, though, I rode my bike to The Ride (20 miles round trip) this mornin... Read more
I'll get this yet....
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      9 comments

Hmmmm...noticing that the last of the two recent SP blog entries was August 28, 2-1/2 weeks ago. I realize I'm clearly still struggling about the need ... Read more
Day 2 of reevaluating....
Monday, August 28, 2017      12 comments

As ME_HERE_NOW commented on my blog yesterday, "most impressive to me is you've kept up with your biking even thru the heat & prednisone challenges.... Read more
*sigh*
Sunday, August 27, 2017      10 comments

The short version: My life went topsy-turvy back in May when a severe case of Giant Cell Arteritis necessitated that I begin oral steroids after an ... Read more
Gracias a la vida....
Sunday, February 05, 2017      9 comments

I thank my dear friend MISS_VIV for the suggestion to write a blog, and dedicate this to her (also a music lover): I'm listening to a stunning ... Read more
...and on
Monday, November 28, 2016      9 comments

Happy Monday -- I managed to get rid of one pound last week, in spite of pumpkin pie treats almost daily. I'm definitely not in a good place for get... Read more
Yes, Sonny and Cher, "The Beat Goes On"
Monday, November 21, 2016      6 comments

I KNOW the truth of the meme above (Everything that happens to you is your teacher. The trick is to sit at the feet of your own life and let yoursel... Read more
I Can See Clearly Now
Sunday, August 21, 2016      15 comments

A song I've always loved, and Johnny Nash is my favorite singer of it: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
FscIgtDJFXg Music is a p... Read more
Accountability, Part 3
Sunday, August 14, 2016      11 comments

I'm down two pounds since I started looking at accountability. I have been going for hour-long or more energetic bike rides every day (today is the first day I've relented, since the rain hasn't let up since it started last night!). I ... Read more
Accountability, Part 2
Saturday, August 06, 2016      12 comments

"Sure, weight is lost in the kitchen," says Dr. Yoni Freedhoff. "But health is gained in the gyms." I'm not ready to track yet. I'm eliminatin... Read more
Accountability for me to me
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      17 comments

I had a rude awakening, stopping by my doc's office to use the scales today after yoga class. I weighed in at 152. No words.... I've been goin... Read more
Road Trip!
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      11 comments

TRAVELER (David Whyte says it best) The heart's a close-in horizon that holds all distance but gives no explanation to the tidal sco... Read more
This is my message to you: Don't worry about a thing....
Thursday, April 21, 2016      12 comments

And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? -- Rumi ... Read more
The inward and outward journeys intersect
Monday, April 11, 2016      9 comments

Anam Thubten www.dharmata.org I expected to WAKE UP this morning totally ENLIGHTENED after the yoga workshop last weekend and t... Read more

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