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  • I Can See Clearly Now

    8/21/2016 3:23:16 PM, by VALERIEMAHA

    A song I've always loved, and Johnny Nash is my favorite singer of it:
    DJFXg Music is a powerful therapy for me. As is sunshine. As is taking off on a bike ride.They have been converging recently and help me navigate through the rocky terrain. ... Read more

  • Accountability, Part 3

    8/14/2016 12:27:42 PM, by VALERIEMAHA

    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 realize that a low-grade chronic depression must "weigh... Read more

  • What happens when I (or you) binge on sugar

    8/11/2016 9:34:58 AM, by DOKEYOKEY

    I've been making excellent progress on being dairy-free (haven't had cheese in weeks). I've also been making (slow) progress in increasing my water intake, and my new observation is that to get enough water in, it's a really good idea for me to start drinking water right away in the morning. ... Read more

  • Accountability, Part 2

    8/6/2016 9:59:00 AM, by VALERIEMAHA

    "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 eliminating foods (read my lips: ICE CREAM, etc.), and eating consciously with awareness of portions. I've been consistent in my early morning bicycle ... Read more

  • Accountability for me to me

    8/3/2016 7:41:45 PM, by VALERIEMAHA

    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 going on 1-hr. bike rides several days per week. And I've been eating like I've been going on 8-hr. bike rides several days per week. I've calenda... Read more