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Rather than "change", lets "improve"
Thursday, April 01, 2021      5 comments

Appreciating what we have always makes for a much happier lifestyle. We can always find one new thing to appreciate every day. We may never see what we thought was a "normal" world again but we can choose to make the new experience of lif... Read more
Yesterday doesnt matter
Sunday, May 31, 2020      7 comments

How often do we beat ourselves up over what we did yesterday. We can not change the action but we can appreciate what we learned from it and choose to not do it again, should that be our desire. We want to focus on the future and stay ... Read more
It could be a lot worse
Saturday, May 30, 2020      1 comments

I have been seeing the lives of some good friends dramatically changed due to the pandemic. It makes me so grateful for what I have and how healthy I and my family have been. We get down on things at times but if we step back and see how much ... Read more
Pickleball and relieving anxiety
Saturday, November 30, 2019      10 comments

I have found Pickleball as an amazing source of exercise that has been very successful for me in working through anxiety and depression. I will play many days as much as 3 hours as its so much more rewarding for me, and fun, then the machines. ... Read more
The 3 days I let a few things go
Friday, November 29, 2019      5 comments

Thanksgiving, Christmas and July 4th are my days off from watching what I eat so closely. Its when family gets together and food always is a great bonding agent.. So I enjoy it and let all guilt go. I just know those days are for family a... Read more
Sunday, April 15, 2018      10 comments

If you happen to be a senior and want a safe and exciting workout give pickleball a try. I started it mid 2017 and was able to loose 35 lbs to date. I have worked on EVERY kind of diet and program for 30 years and only yo-yo'd back and forth.... Read more
Sunday, February 25, 2018      2 comments

Started playing pickleball. Found it to be a great workout, very fun, and burns about 400 -500 calories each hour I am playing. A great way to get cardio and not have to do so many of those boring machines trying to keep my mind active doing... Read more
3 kinds of people
Sunday, July 23, 2017      8 comments

“There are three kinds of people in this world: the wills, the won’ts, and the can’ts. The first accomplish everything; the second oppose everything; the third fail in everything. Do we honestly expect to reach our goal or do we already fee... Read more
Gonna beat the sugar demon
Thursday, April 13, 2017      10 comments

Controlling the sugar intake is the most challenging vice I have had to overcome in my life. Other vices were tough but not as tough as sugar. The challenge is that sugar is everywhere. In beating other vices I didn't have to worry about... Read more
Change vs Improve
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      5 comments

I found that in my communications the message is best sent if the word IMPROVE is used in place of the work Change. Change con-notates we could be losing something. Many people resist change. If we state it as improve however, it still ge... Read more
Am I really hungry or could it be something else??
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      7 comments

I believe I had a big awareness occur recently. I found I kept wanting to eat something when I was getting busy doing something. Especially paperwork late at night that I really didn’t want to do. Realizing this was killing my ability to ... Read more