EMMYLOU1981's Blogs

Saturday, September 26, 2009      1 comments

Today marks one week that I have had my Gowear Fit. For those who don't know what that is, its the same thing as a Bodybugg but its marketed under a different name. It essentially is the same thing with the exception that it allows you to moni... Read more
Why didn't I do this sooner?!
Monday, September 14, 2009      1 comments

For at least 4 months, my husband had been asking me if I would consider omitting all meat from our diet. Like most Americans, I shuddered at the idea of never eating meat s... Read more
Thursday, September 03, 2009      1 comments

Choose Your Words By Daily Om The word failure puts forward a very simplistic way of thinking that allows for only two possibilities: failure or success. Few things in the universe are black and white, yet much of our language reads as if... Read more
Putting Yourself First
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      0 comments

Daily Self-Care By: Daily Om We have all heard the instructions of an airline attendant reminding us to put on our own oxygen mask before we help anyone else with theirs. This advice is often cited as a metaphor for self-care because it s... Read more
"They had it easy! Thats not FAIR!"
Thursday, May 28, 2009      4 comments

I have been a member of Spark People for over three years now and I have seen my share of people reaching their goals whether its to lose weight, get fit, or get off medications. I have seen my own share of success I am proud to say. Af... Read more
We can learn alot from Mr Rogers!
Saturday, May 16, 2009      2 comments

I am sure everyone knows who Mr Rogers was and the lessons he taught with his show. It has been 6 years since he passed away but still continues to teach our children valuable ... Read more
You Are Who You Are, Not What You Do
Monday, April 27, 2009      2 comments

Becoming Your Wrong Decisions -Daily Om Our perception of the traits and characteristics that make us who we are is often tightly intertwined with how we live our life. We define ourselves in terms of the roles we adopt, our actions and i... Read more
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
Tuesday, September 30, 2008      1 comments

Nothing Is Insurmountable By DailyOm.com When our next best course of action seems unclear, any dilemmas we face can appear insurmountable. Yet there is nothing we cannot overcome with time, persistence, focused thought, help, and fai... Read more
I want it NOW!!!!
Sunday, September 07, 2008      8 comments

Instant gratification… We can’t turn on the television without commercials telling us in one form or another that if we buy their product, we will finally be happy with our lives….Beer commercials promise if you buy their beer, hot girls will fl... Read more
Missing Our Old Habits
Tuesday, September 02, 2008      2 comments

Enduring Discomfort By DailyOM.com Whenever we make the effort to free ourselves of an addiction or a habit we no longer need, we are often surprised to find ourselves missing the old pattern as we would a familiar friend. This sounds ... Read more
Okay Okay Vacations Over..Now back to reality!
Monday, September 01, 2008      2 comments

So, after 3500 miles and 7 states later, I am finally back from our first family vacation. We drove out of Texas , into Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and FINALLY after 18 hours of driving, Tennessee...I had been up for close t... Read more
Being Gentle With Ourselves
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      2 comments

Create Time For Self-Compassion written by The Daily Om During those times when our lives are filled with what seems to be constant change and growth, it is important to remember that we need to be gentle with ourselves. Since it can b... Read more
You are closer then you think....
Friday, August 08, 2008      0 comments

So, I have never been a "religious" person but I have always , ALWAYS been a spiritual person. For that reason, I am an avid watcher of Joel Osteen's televised sermons. I find that his sermons focus more on God , which , as any spiritual perso... Read more
Someone actually noticed and all it took was 70 lbs!
Thursday, August 07, 2008      4 comments

I am what you would call a "regular" at my local YMCA. I go in 5 times a week at the same time every week day. I know everyone and everyone knows me. I even know the other fellow "regulars" although maybe not by name. So I was doing my st... Read more
Every Body (Part) gets a Vote
Wednesday, August 06, 2008      1 comments

Self-government in making eating decisions: Every Body (Part) gets a Vote When you think about it, eating is a rather remarkable activity. We take an object that exists outside of us, put it in our mouths and chew on it, and swallow ... Read more

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