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maximizing the weekends for opportunities lost during the week
Friday, August 24, 2012      2 comments

Well tomorrow morning I will wake up in MY bed in MY house and I have spent some time prioritizing the day...after planning reasonable goals is better than winging it AND better than planning too much. survival goals: good food, laundry, bi... Read more
motel living
Thursday, August 23, 2012      2 comments

This week I stayed in a little humbler digs. The holiday inn express, brand new and shiny was overtly hostile to four legged guests (I mean, if you are going to accept dogs dont make your guests feel unwelcome). Now I am at a 1 star motel and e... Read more
packed my bags and then repacked (video blog)
Sunday, August 12, 2012      2 comments

leaving for a contract assignment for 5 months...which means packing! My spark friend Imsoozieq wrote and packing for the spark journey and it occurred to me that there are several things I could leave behind!!! anxiety procrastination ... Read more
my beautiful grocery cart of the future
Saturday, August 11, 2012      4 comments

I shopped at Trader Joe's today and was marvelling at my selections. My overall goal is: maintenance habit building My cart had lots of food that are low salt, high fiber, rich in folate, zinc and vitamin E and largely u... Read more
better sleep
Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

I got a whopping 91% sleep efficiency number after adding GABA to the melatonin after the previous 65%. It really makes a huge difference in eliminating all the "in bed" but "not asleep" time. It's a rainy day in cleveland...and I love to... Read more
OMG I have a hip bone
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      2 comments

Lying on my side doing some leg lifts, my hand resting on my hip, I realized it feels different. Bonier. Plus all my tendons and muscles except the calves are pliable and happy. They did not acutally tell me so, but they have a vibe. I t... Read more
progress in choices
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      1 comments

I have started making progress hiting my nutritional goals without too much juggling. I have most of the foods purchased and ready to go, and I am getting a knack for knowing that will be about right...I hit run report and use the feedback to ad... Read more
3 favorite resale finds
Monday, August 06, 2012      2 comments

Meet my fav resale finds: ski machine ($6.06), inversion table ($49.99) and the chinup /band combo ($5.00). I'll add photos in the morning.... Resale shops have great tech gear, and often in big sizes...tho it probably will be an odd colo... Read more
measuring lbs, inches and doggie behavior
Sunday, August 05, 2012      2 comments

I'm trying to change not just me, but also my dog Kohosh, with his unknown history and known history of aggression toward dogs. Yesterday, we had a grand day out. We joined a dog group that hikes in the Lake County metroparks, mostly with ... Read more
the system
Saturday, August 04, 2012      3 comments

My friend Marty is convinced you have to have a system. I think she is right. I don't have a system and am constantly frustrated by it. I have too much paper and have thought about getting a scanner to convert it all to PDF , but without a sys... Read more
hello mirror, hello picture
Friday, August 03, 2012      2 comments

There have been some stare-downs in the past, glances like daggers, and even open loathing and tremendous negativity between us. How did I start hating our time together and feel dread of our next meeting? Was it worse when I loathed you or whe... Read more
avoiding bedtime
Thursday, August 02, 2012      1 comments

I love to sleep, but lately I have been decreasing my time in bed...I am getting ready to go back to work and of course, my system is in denial...Like to focus on sparking.... Well, I do enjoy my work, but balance makes the mind relax, so I... Read more
when the anxiety comes on
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      2 comments

Today I had a moment. The dog and I were returning from a bike ride and, lo, there was a stranger in my front yard. The phone rings, CREDO mobile says I am paying 42 cents a minute to call Toronto. The stranger is inspecting my home for an ins... Read more
bought a car today
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      5 comments

I spent the last few days at dealerships and learning about cars online....very little cardio compared to the last two months, but at least that is done. I stayed with a base model despite temptations of blue teeth and turbo engines -- it i... Read more
day three cleanse
Monday, July 30, 2012      1 comments

I appear to be tolerating the parasite cleanse at half strength and tomorrow I will increase to full strength. I have also been increasing fiber with new vegetables like well cooked cabbage and eggplant. Other people have reported this i... Read more

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