A Christmas Letter From Jesus
Saturday, December 12, 2009      1 comments

A Christmas Letter From Jesus It has come to my attention that many of you are upset that folks are taking my name out of the season. How I personally feel about this celebration can probably be most easily understood by those of you who have ... Read more
Old Habits and Lasting Change
Saturday, December 20, 2008      3 comments

It's December 20, and time for pondering the foregoing year. People often make resolutions in the new year to do things better than they did in the year before. The tru... Read more
Wowsa, what motivation!
Monday, October 13, 2008      0 comments

Talk about a pep talk - today's Healthy Reflections email really got me thinking about why I keep putting off eating healthier and doing the other things I need to do to lose weight. ... Read more
8 Ways Not To Cheat on Your Eating Plan
Wednesday, September 24, 2008      0 comments

8 Ways Not To Cheat on Your Eating Plan Article By: Sally Hammond in Weight Watchers Online "Stop!" screams your conscience as you swipe a handful of mini-candy bars from your co-worker's communal candy dish. If no one actually... Read more
The Great Experiment
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      0 comments

This step concludes Dean Anderson's excellent 10-step plan called Mind Over Body. The entire article can be found at The first thing in this installment that struck me is Coach Dean's statement that weight loss jo... Read more
Following Through
Friday, August 29, 2008      0 comments

Step 9 is about paving the way for persistence. Ah, follow-through - I don't have a handle on that yet. I tend to start out strong and then fizzle. Looking though the SparkPeople site, I found these short articles about determination tha... Read more
Are You Two Tents?
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      0 comments

Ah, stress. emoticon Everyone has it - both good and bad stress (yes, stress can be a good kind - like the bir... Read more
I Do Not Like Making Goals Except When Shooting Baskets
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      0 comments

Not that I really shoot baskets, but... emoticon I am up to step 7 in the Mind Over Body series of articles b... Read more
A Personal Vision Statement
Sunday, August 03, 2008      0 comments

Step 6 encourages the reader to write a personal vision statement. The article is good, but I wanted more of a how-to - so I did a Google search and came up with this. Close your eyes and picture yourself in the future. It may be a few m... Read more
Motivation Mystery: Solved!
Saturday, July 05, 2008      0 comments

Just finished reading and pondering Mind Over Body, Step 5: Take the Mystery Out of your Motivation Problems. Coach Dean started with a nifty little 5 question quiz to help determine where the problem lies with one's motivation. First he ha... Read more
Down beast, down!
Friday, June 27, 2008      2 comments

I'm still reading Dean Anderson's excellent Mind Over Body article, and I am currently on step 4. I liked the idea of this step being a way to cope with a food emergency. I think Dean was right when he said that will power has little effect o... Read more
Scale Power
Friday, June 13, 2008      2 comments

emoticonHow much power do I give my bathroom scale to determine how I feel each time I weigh? ... Read more
Scale stress
Wednesday, June 11, 2008      0 comments

Step 2 of the "Mind Over Body" article talks about stressing out over what number shows up on the scale. I liked the part which stated, "That number on the scale only tells you how much you weigh at that moment. It tells you absolutely nothing... Read more
Don't Quit
Tuesday, May 06, 2008      3 comments

emoticonI really like this motivational poem, and I need it today! Don't Quit Author Unknown When you... Read more
Mind Over Body
Friday, April 25, 2008      1 comments

This week our team has started working on Dean Anderson's Healthy Lifestyle Plan for Success. As I read Step 1, I loved this part: "As long as you know that it is you making these decisions, you won’t have to worry about falling off the w... Read more

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