I really did it tonight.
A little background:
Whenever I start to get good control of my eating and the weight stabilizes, and even starts to come down, I seem to feel that, Yes, things are going all right. I could have a little... This week it was hersheys milk cho... Read more
This one just about says it all.
"If I could take a bite out of the whole world
And feel it on my palate
I'd be more happy for a minute or so...
But I don't always want to be
Unhappy to be natural...
Not every day is sunny.
When there's been no rain for a while,... Read more
Read this quote today.
"Food is an important part of a balanced diet." Fran Liebowitz... Read more
Happiness and Meaning
"Although we might think that happiness--or the pursuit of it--will make us feel better about ourselves and our lives, research indicates that it's actually finding greater meaning in our lives that, at the end of the day--or our lives--is more ... Read more
Nice fall day.
My wife and I really don't get out much for recreation. Today, I invited her to Starbucks, Barnes and Noble, or to a fast food drive thru and a park. She chose the park, so we drove into town, stopped at the McDonalds, where I decided to try t... Read more
Okay...One more quote...
Then I'm going to have to go back to finding my own words in my blogs.
This one comes from a book by Twyla Tharp:
"Venturing out of our comfort zone may be dangerous, yet you do it to anyway because our ability to grow is directly pro... Read more
New, but older quote.
"If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out."
Arthur Koestler... Read more
Another Reflection on Meaning.
I believe that I'm not responsible for the meaningfulness or meaninglessness of life, but that I am responsible for what I do with the life I've got.
... Read more
Reflection on Meaning
"In the beginning, God created the earth, and he looked upon it in his cosmic loneliness.
And God said, "Let us make living creatures out of mud, so the mud can see what we've done." And God created every living creature that now moveth, an... Read more
Glenn's thought for the day.
"The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our own discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and st... Read more
Glenn's thought for the day.
"It does not matter how long you are spending on earth, how much money you have gathered, or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters." Amit Ray... Read more
Was reading other people's blogs tonight.
It was a very humbling experience. There are some great people on Spark. I just had to take some time to get into their world to know it. Glenn
Based on someone's recommendation, ordered the Beck Diet book tonight. It should be here on F... Read more
To walk a dog
I had back surgery in February, and now have a foot drop problem and back pain that make walking any distance not possible. But I have a goal in mind. I would like to have a dog. I heard Gretchen Rubin talk today about the decision to get a do... Read more
Some problems, and some remedies.
When I came home from the nursing home in April (from back surgery), I weighed 267 lbs. Now, I'm up to 280. What happened? Well, I've been doing things differently. I've added my share of sweets to my diet: ice cream, cupcakes, honey, lindor d... Read more
I'd like to take back...
what I said about a certain political candidate who remained nameless the other day. I started really thinking about the terrorism threat to our country, and how with a loose cannon in the White House we are much more likely to generate terrori... Read more
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