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wolf at the door thinking
Saturday, July 14, 2012      3 comments

AHA moment. The greatest harm in negative thought streams is the isolation it cause in a variety of ways my thinking is dominated by the possibility that "wolf is at the door" I don't initiate contact with others I don't exercise (whe... Read more
broke another car
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

What do I now? I learned this week I totalled my second engine this year. First one was a timing belt, and this one melted. Here are the possibilities that I want to avoid feeling like a loser taking it out on my body dropping out of ... Read more
swimming has helped my running in 2 short weeks
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      2 comments

I ran three miles last night (well jog/walked) and was surprised at how much swimming has helped my running in 2 short weeks. I started swimming to relieve plantar fasciitis and after two weeks, I have the endurance to jog on flat ground without... Read more
dropped a dress size
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

I spent part of my off day Sunday at the Talbot's outlet. I can now fit into a 16. While it was gratifying, I took the opportunity, NOT to buy a new pair of pants. It's like letting a bet ride. I'm betting on me. I can have pants bag... Read more
Non diet goals achieved
Monday, July 09, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I was starting to feel like I was in a rut with swimming and bicycing and took the day off. I planned out a few overall health goals and got those checked off today. Dr. Appt. check mammogram scheduled pelvic ultrasound scheduled... Read more
handling the heat
Saturday, July 07, 2012      1 comments

Had to walk a few miles in the heat with my dog when my car broke down. I got a tow to a sation close to my house but no lift home. It was in the 90s and we tried to stick to the shade. We hydrated and took our time resting in the shade. As ... Read more
exercising when you are not feeling well
Friday, July 06, 2012      1 comments

Yesterday I swam a shorter set and noticed I was shorter of breath and made the necessary modifications. I Kicked a few more 100s than usual and tried to slow down. I noticed the swelling in my gut is lower this morning, and the soreness of... Read more
down but not out
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      0 comments

I have this recurring stomach volatility. It has been brewing, receding and brewing. My measurements have been shrinking, except my stomach, which today is so bloated and distended that I have been holding it like I am pregnant. Even a loose p... Read more
trace minerals removed in 10 stage filtration
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday I found out that the water I drink is missing its trace minerals, from this really nice shopper that was asking me if I replace my trace minerals. I said, I have to replace my trace minerals? Hmm. According to the store, 10 stage... Read more
It's not lazy vs. disciplined: video review Henry Cloud's Boundaries
Monday, July 02, 2012      1 comments

I chose this movie for the literal boundary issues I face with family and work, but also because I see that every decision I make in food and health boils down to the shad... Read more
water baby
Sunday, July 01, 2012      1 comments

Growing up I was a water baby. Mom and grandma were always smearing lotion on me WHEN they could catch me. Grandma said I was so dark because I ate too much chocolate, but it was because I could run fast and didn't like the feeling of sand scra... Read more
how and why I eat.
Saturday, June 30, 2012      3 comments

I will take another swing at this tomorrow, but wanted to jot down thoughts about my relationship with food, eating, and physical activity. .. might as well tackle it now while the idea is fresh. how and why I eat. I noticed today that... Read more
Friday, June 29, 2012      1 comments

I am overwhelmed by the chaos of possessions, housekeeping dieting and exercise. I have a plan to simplify my life. Today i am going to exercise and simplify, realizing that I create most of my own stress by the inflexible way I have been r... Read more
water cooler is greenish
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

I went to fill up my 5 gallon carboys with filtered water and noticed one was green at the neck where the water sits! I have been having a rumbly, unsettled stomach for a few weeks, and wonder how much was caused by algae? With a recent up... Read more
low night
Monday, June 25, 2012      2 comments

My sister tells me what I failed to do. I tell her "but I just did all these things for you and mom". I guess they weren't the right things. Now it's midnight, she went off to bed and I feel a little nauseated. I brushed my teeth; I am not ... Read more

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