Sunday, April 27, 2008      2 comments

Friday, DH and I went to one of our favorite spots...our local wild life refuge. This momma bird was pretty put-out because we were getting close to her nest. She kept noisly hopping through the reeds attempting to distract us. Nothing like gett... Read more
Digging My Heels In
Friday, April 25, 2008      6 comments

Okay...so I did find out the universal sign language signal for "Stubborn" is the donkey. I admit it...I am stubborn. We could go into a myriad of reasons and finally it boils down to what I do to myself...HOWEVER...it is MY lesson. Of late, I h... Read more

Thursday, April 24, 2008      1 comments

This a.m. found a wonderfully inspirational story in my Yoga newsletter site! Posted the address for others http://www.practicalyoga.tv/sh
rID=15508629 Story about a butterfly cocoon and challenges necessary... Read more

Monday, April 14, 2008      3 comments

Re-visited quote by Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to... Read more
Competing with self!
Tuesday, April 01, 2008      3 comments

Wow, made the previous blog and then found today's article was focusing on who I was competing with. New ticker reflects reaching half way mark...that is my newly-declared (public) goal.... Read more

Tuesday, April 01, 2008      2 comments

Realized I was focusing more on comparing myself to others regarding what I actually weigh and how much I've lost COMPARED to others. Totally in the ego rather than in the NOW, making my day-to-day changes. Realize we all need to do what works f... Read more

Tuesday, March 11, 2008      1 comments

Borrowed from a posting on another site: 25 Ways To Add Movement To Your Day~ Here's a starter list of 25 life "activating" strategies: Don't use the nearest bathroom. Use one that requires you to walk a bit, preferably up or do... Read more
Altering Recipes
Tuesday, March 11, 2008      2 comments

Found a great recipe for Pumpkin Muffins. Was curious about the flour and sugar in this and other Spark recipes so I did a little investigating. Am trying to use more whole grains in my diet and found I can use them more effectively if I sift th... Read more
Love this dress
Tuesday, January 15, 2008      7 comments

Regroup Day: At a standstill, plateau too long. It has been weeks since I've really made any significant progress. Since what I am doing does not make changes, have to find something different. Not ready to increase my cardio but think I need to... Read more
Setting Intentions
Thursday, January 10, 2008      4 comments

The FROG IS BACK! While I love the idea of posting my success in numbers...I think I am identifying too much with that number (50) instead of focusing on moving ahead. I really need boundaries created by balance...or I tend to be rather obses... Read more
SEX on the sly
Sunday, January 06, 2008      10 comments

Now that I have your attention with my title which has nothing to do with my blog...read on about negative self talk! Okay...I get it now! Sorta. Last couple of days been "belly-aching" about how I am not making the progress I want...how... Read more
New Focus
Tuesday, January 01, 2008      2 comments

I don't care how much weight it is...that is, the amount lost, the point is...my new goal is to weigh 250 lbs. Hopefully, I am shooting for Easter. That is my focus and I am sticking to it. Although I previously had a goal of getting a new brace... Read more
Finally...a new BMI
Monday, December 31, 2007      2 comments

Well...I did NOT make my holiday goal...short 2 lbs, but I am happy with the current results, having lost 20 lbs since beginning this particular challenge. Have been keeping track of my BMI and while it is STILL high...I am at least out of the 5... Read more
Ticker Changes
Wednesday, December 12, 2007      5 comments

Finally reached the 50 lb mark yesterday. It changed almost daily before settling on a 50 lb loss. I changed my ticker to reflect my next goal...which is a sterling silver bracelet (pic on page). That is 26 more lbs to reach this next goal. D... Read more
Unseen Changes
Monday, December 03, 2007      4 comments

I lovvvvvvvve Johnny Depp and especially his character as Jack Sparrow. This pic has nothing to do with my post...I just love him. Okay...now. You know how we have to look for changes beyond the scales and other's remarks? Well...I notic... Read more

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