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1/7/09 5:09 P

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WATCHMELOSE80 - That's so true. You have to be happy with yourself first and everything else just seems to fall into place. :)

I've never noticed this before, I just figured it never happened here, but the leaves on the trees do change colors. It didn't happen until December, but I got those Autumn colors everyone else gets in September & October! So, on my morning walks I get to enjoy the changing colors on the trees and the leaves falling.

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1/5/09 5:09 P

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Today I spent my "ME" time exercising. I have figured out that I really need to spend my time improving me so that I can help with everyone else around me. I have been so unhappy for a long time and I am finally doing something about it.


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Hiking in the woods.

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I had forgotten about this thread, thanks for starting it up again!

I've been more mindful a lot lately, and just taking moments here and there to reflect and admire the beauty around me, whether the pink reflecting off the mountains during the sunrise, or the diamond-like glistening of the snow in the sunlight, or the beauty of the icicles hanging from snow covered pine boughs, or the squeak of the snow under my skis...it's all good!

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Riding horses and hanging out at the barn :) I don't have my own horses anymore, but I volunteer with a horse rescue group and get to help care for the horses, ride them, and prepare for adoption. The weather isn't exactly ideal for it this time of year, but there's still just something so amazing and calming about working with horses.

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11/22/08 8:33 P

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zen laundry....sounds good to me...

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11/22/08 8:06 P

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I know its not relaxing, but something I was able to do while thinking of nothing, I cleaned my laundry room today (much needed!!).

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11/18/08 8:52 P

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Sitting here and focusing on Sparks!!

For I Know The Plans I Have For You declares the Lord, Plans to Prosper You and Not Harm You. Plans to Give You Hope and a Future.

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11/5/08 9:20 A

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Did another trail run this past weekend, still doing my yoga 3-4 times a week, and stretching...

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MY FRIEND IS PREGNANT-BE DARN IF I COULD IDENTIFY ANYTHING ON THE ULTRASOUND PICTURE EITHER...HAHAHAHA.

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11/3/08 11:04 A

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I spent a good chunk of time looking at a scanned ultrasound image my daughter sent me....looking to see that little image that represents my first grandbaby....never did find it, lol. I'll bring it into work tomorrow and have the ultrasound tech show me!

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11/2/08 11:20 P

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Today was beautiful weather wise....Pat and I and our Golden Retriever went for a long walk along the ocean
the path is along a cliff looking over the ocean and there are many spots where you can take stairs down to the beach. We walked about two hours ---wonderful day!

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Drove up to the highest peak (over 10,000 feet elevation) of one of the mountain ranges a couple of hours from my house, climbed the rest of the way to the top, and had a picnic lunch.

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10/26/08 1:55 P

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We got in a really nice trail run yesterday, and I did take some time to just sit and reflect and appreciate the surroundings and the beauty of the day.

Got my second massage as well, and have been doing some yoga, 3 mornings this week, and still stretching after my workouts.

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My "me time" this week was spent hiking with my dog around a marsh at a National Wildlife Refuge. It was great!!

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10/20/08 4:44 P

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I got in some yoga on Saturday and I spent Sunday going through pictures from our summer trips. Put some in albums and some in frames. emoticon


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10/18/08 5:27 P

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Just doing my yoga more, 4 mornings this week, and the stretching. I've been much more in tune with my moods since doing this exercise, I feel more even-keeled, and less stressed!

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10/16/08 12:01 P

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Watching football on Monday night. Definitely ME time!

"It's bound to end in tears, so let's do it anyways..."
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Kayotic, your me time sounds wonderful...it has been too long since I had a massage.. time to set up an appt.

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10/12/08 2:42 P

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got my long awaited massage today, and remembered during the massage to live in the moment, so I just listened to the music, and kept trying to relax my tense muscles. By the end I was successful, and feel quite relaxed. I also made an appt for my next massage in 2 weeks!

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Today I spend my ME time fishing, caught 3 large mouth bass and 2 blue gill, enjoyed the fall day..
aahh it was wonderful,Hugs Jeanine

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Summer didn't want to give up last week, so we took our last river trip of the summer?! for a few nights. The weather was perfect, warm, not hot and the water was so smooth you could see the reflections of the cliffs in it. It was so peaceful and enjoyable.

KAYOTIC, glad to hear you were able to make things right with the world. I really believe it helps the mood for later. Sounds like you had a wonderful bike ride.

Jeanine, glad to hear you're getting in your me time. Every bit counts.

MOUNTAIN_RAIN, WooHoo, taking the whole day for yourself!!

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I went birdwatching again, except this time I spent the whole day.

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Rhonda, I am sorry I have not posted but I have been getting in me time.. which is wonderful.. Sunday, I took a two hour walk through the woods and then went home and soaked in a hot tub for over an hour.. I allowed noone to bother me..Hugs Jeanine

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Ronda, you are fantastic about summarizing our accomplishements here! Thank you!

For this past weekend, I had one of those moments as I was waiting for Larry to fix his bike. I started out feeling a little pissy, but I eventually remembered this challenge, and went outside, laid down on the ground, and watched the puffy white clouds in the brilliant blue sky, and all was right with the world! It really set the tone for our bike ride, which was in a new location, and really, really nice, challenging at the beginning which was mostly uphill, and then after a fairly steep downhill where I actually stayed on my bike most of the time, I had a nice gradual downhill all the way back to the car thru trees and with great valley views all the way.

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Saturday, after my strength training, I did some extra stretches laying on the floor and today, I brushed my dog outside while enjoying the morning. She absolutely goes crazy when I bring the brush out, so I know it's good for her too.

NATRONA32, fingers crossed! You can do it!!

KAYOTIC, don't you just love those trails that never seem to end?

PSYCHOGREENGIRL, glad to hear your OK after Ike and are joining us.

MOUNTAIN_RAIN, not odd at all. Sounds peaceful.

MARISSA3950, That's definite "ME" time. :)

AMAZINGANN, glad to hear you made your way back into Yoga. That's a good thing.

RWETHAIRYET, Hope you had a nice and relaxing trip.

ARTMISTRESS78, not cheating, you still got your hike in at the top and you got to watch the world down below.

KIM, I can't wait for a cloudy rainy day here to just do that, nothing! LOL

CAROL, Sounds like you had a great time. Very active but you stayed in the moment. I have to agree with you and KAYOTIC. Relaxing a little here and there helps with those overwhelming moments later.

MISTY32, Sounds like you had fun with your kids. Reading your signature line, how much fun was the Marine Mud Run? It sounds fun! Good time too,
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Me time? HA! That would be nice... Unless you can count the occasional work out at the gym on lunch... hopefully next week will be better, no more showers to plan, painting is done, clean up should be done soon... keep your finger's crossed for me!

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I did a short yoga DVD yesterday, felt really good...

We should get out today, so I'll try to keep this in mind, and take some time to reflect and enjoy the sights and sounds of where I am.

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I'm a bit of a late arrival to this (blame Ike, no internet since the day it came ashore), but i'll keep this as a steady reminder (along with my mantra "one day at a time" for schoolwork)

i'm saving this and i'll do my best to respond and work this--we all need some me time, for sure!

I'm a nerd out of habit, not out of spite.

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I spent 30 minutes this week birdwatching (one of my dormant hobbies). It was so relaxing and inspiring (sounds odd but it really was)!

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having a relaxing bubble bath

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10/3/08 4:58 P

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Loved the me reminder - so good. What I did was go back to a yoga class that I used to love and had abandoned. Lots of my friends were there and the teacher and I talked for a long time after class. It felt so good to be back doing all those familiar wonderful moves.

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10/3/08 11:36 A

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I'm going to visit my daughter in North Conway this weekend...I'm sure I'll find some great me time up there!

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chest in an attempt to hoosh you there."
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i take a necessary "me" day once a week, which usually involves a hike. yesterday i took the tram up to sandia peak in albuquerque (cheating i know, but it's a little too long for my bum knee!) and then just hiked all around the top. i sat on the edge of the highest peak and ate an apple while watching half of new mexico below me. the sun felt great, the air was clean and it really helped clear my head. next week...maybe a drive north to see the aspens turn colors.

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I spent my me time yesterday just sleeping almost the whole day. it was really cold and rainy here and i was really tired from working all night so i just got real lazy and stayed in bed. Reading and sleeping. it feels so wonderful when you don't have to get up. today I made up for it by taking the dogs to the park and taking them for a 5 mile walk. kim

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Went back to the park on Sunday and got in 20 mins of yoga, after which I just laid in the grass, enjoyed the beautiful weather, bright blue sky, puffy white clouds, and sounds of singing and laughter from afar. It was a really nice moment.

After that I hiked up a road I've been wondering about for a few months now. I just kept going, thinking it would dead end at some point, but after almost an hour of a pretty fast walk, it did not look like an end was in sight, but it was getting to be dark, so I turned around. Maybe next time, I'll see where it ends...

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I did a really nice 5 mile trail run this weekend. After the run I found a nice clearing and took a long time stretching out and enjoying just "being". Later in the day I took an 8 mile hike by myself and spent the whole time "in the moment".

I agree with Kayotic, it really sets the tone for later if you can relax in the present.

After a long bike ride yesterday, I took a jacuzzi bath with candles and great smelling bath salts. It was so relaxing and a great "me" time.

Great challenge, thanks.

“Life is not a journey to the grave with intentions of arriving safely in a pretty well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out and loudly proclaiming ... WOW! What a ride!”
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A yucky weekend weatherwise, and I haven't been feeling wonderful.
So for my "me" time I went to a Yarn store about 20 miles away and just got lost in all the colors and textures...I just love looking at and feeling all those designer yarns. Came home with yarn for a couple of felted purses for daughters for christmas. It felt great just taking the time to find just the right colors/textures and I've already started knitting away!

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Kayotic, misty and rondarc, sounds like you all are getting good quality me time and exercise too. It's been rainy and cold here so I didn't get much exercise so far this weekend. I'll go after I get done reading my emails and posting. i'd lovet to just curl up with a good book and stay indoors but the dogs are letting me know the 2 days i've taken off already this week was too much for them. kim

It's not what you do once in a while; it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference. Jenny Craig


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I got my trail run in, it wasn't exactly what we had planned at home, the road Larry thought might go from the park to meet the other road, looked instead just to go to a water tower and end. It's a good thing we went to plan "B" since this turned out to be the case! (we walked up afterward)

I had a nice trail run, really steep at the start, and I have a nice black toenail from the downhill part, but I really enjoyed the scenery, and tried to remain in the moment during the run as much as I could. I've been much more able to do that lately, be present where I am, and not let my mind wander ahead to what I need to do next week/month/year. I think it's really lowering my stress at work...

And we stopped at the park after, and I got in about 5 mins of yoga there, it was a really nice day!

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Hi. I spent some "ME" time running/walking at a local walking track in the park. I then opted to spend some more "sort of me time with the kids running in and out" playing on the computer. I may go for a hike tomorrow as well.

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I'm working right now, but getting ready to quit for the weekend.

I'm going outside to enjoy the afternoon/evening by sitting under the tree and watching my dog play in her pool. It makes me laugh to watch her chase her toys around!! LOL

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9/27/08 1:46 P

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Larry and I are going on a bike/run. He's biking, I'm running. The last time we went biking together I had a really hard time, so since my shoulder is really sore from Wed's workout, I told him I'd rather run than ride. We worked out a plan so we can both get what we want, and still meet in the middle. It should be challenging, but fun too, and I plan to take some time to just sit and enjoy the great outdoors as well! (and maybe get in a little yoga in the park!)

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"Don''t let yesterday use up too much of today." Will Rogers

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9/27/08 1:38 A

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It's so neat that you say "stop and smell the roses" because every time i walk the dogs at the park I always notice something new blooming or a different smell or a different animal and that really makes me happy. Just yesterday i noticed a praying mantis just taking his time crossing the path in front of us. In fact i hurried him along so he wouldn't get stepped on by the next person to pass by. I also stop and pick up caterpillars and move them off the path. My favorite time is just smelling the flowers when they are in bloom.
tomorrow my daughter and I are going to an Indian pow-wow. I've been before but its been years and I really enjoy all the Indian dancers and crafts. kim

It's not what you do once in a while; it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference. Jenny Craig


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9/23/08 7:47 P

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I sort of had the whole weekend to myself, since I didn't do my usualy weekend trip up to Reno to visit my boyfriend.

I went shopping both days, and went to a great concert with my sister, where we got to sing along, and just being there, and listening and participating was such a wonderful experience, it would have been difficult at that point not to be fully present in that moment. It was so mindful, it was almost meditative...

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"Don''t let yesterday use up too much of today." Will Rogers

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9/23/08 4:01 P

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Our DH's just don't understand sometimes!! LOL Sounds like you had a good time.

I got some my time in on Saturday. I sat on the back step and watched my dog play in her kiddie pool chasing the frisbee around, letting it sink and diving under the water to get it. A few times she would pick her frisbee up, shake it and splash me with water. Silly dog!! LOL

KAYOTIC, I think it's helping me stay mindful of the little things that I would probably ignore.

~~ Ronda~~

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9/21/08 6:09 P

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My me time consisted of sitting on a local town beach with my old film camera and looking close for Photo ops. Found a few. I like the excuse to slow down and try to see the same old thing from a different viewpoint. Hubby looks at me weird though as I'm lying down in the sand trying to get a unique angle on a boat dock,lol

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9/21/08 12:20 P

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Thanks Ronda, I think this is a nice challenge, I have been more mindful lately about staying in the "moment" and I think it has everything to do with these challenges!

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"Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants" Michael Pollan



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9/19/08 2:45 P

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Hello everyone.

This challenge seems to be a really good reminder for all of us to stop and enjoy life. Now I want to take it maybe a step further. Let's make this a week challenge.

At least ONCE a week, take some "ME" time. You can continue this over each weekend or roll it into the week, and it can be more than once.

I'm setting up this topic and on Friday I'll send out an e-mail to remind us to "simply sit & enjoy life".

We'll continue to use this topic each week to post what our "ME" time was.

Have a great weekend!!

~~ Ronda~~

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly.

Border Collie Lovers - Team Leader
Lets Go Hiking - Team Leader
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