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A Book Review
Friday, December 27, 2013      10 comments

I haven't been away from SP and the site at all. I've interacted with some of you as usual, and I have felt the need to write for a while, but haven't found (or made) the time! I mentioned a book by Jean Fain. "The Self-Compassion Diet". I'... Read more
My Granddaughter's First 5K
Monday, December 09, 2013      16 comments

My daughter shared something awesome with me. Her 9 year old daughter is involved with "Girls on the Run" for girls in school who want to learn about health and safety. It's a club. She loves it. They have healthy snacks during their time togeth... Read more
Have You Read This Book?
Saturday, December 07, 2013      4 comments

Has anyone read and tried following the book "The Self-Compassion Diet" by Jean Fain? I'm in the middle of reading it an have begun to practice her suggestions. Not a "diet" to follow but a way to help get over disordered eating. I'll keep you p... Read more
Busy Day Lots of Movement
Monday, December 02, 2013      8 comments

Charlie Brown Christmas is on. It feels good to sit after a busy day. Now it's over. The show reminded me that the importance of the season isn't all wrapped up in trees, cookies and packages. But I tend to really have a lot of my memorie... Read more
Picture of My Future Grandson
Sunday, December 01, 2013      15 comments

As I mentioned in an earlier blog today, we watched grandkids today. We babysat because we had given Panther football game tickets to my daughter and SIL, as his birthday present. Here is a photo of my very pregnant daughter. This is her third a... Read more
Transitioning From November to December
Sunday, December 01, 2013      5 comments

My dark mood from Friday lifting on Saturday, I'm feeling a lot better. Saturday hubby and I vacated the house so our daughter could host an in-law family gathering to have birthday cake for her hubby's 29th birthday. That whole family (16 peopl... Read more
Dealing with Fear of Hunger
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      12 comments

Something that I think will come in handy this holiday season, is my new ability to stop eating a food when I realize I'm not enjoying it. Why continue to eat something if the flavor isn't enjoyable (or the texture or whatever). Yesterday... Read more
A Sweetener-aholic Making a Change
Sunday, November 24, 2013      11 comments

I have been quite a soda drinker for a long time. I am referring to diet Mountain Dew, and occasional Diet Dr Pepper or Coke Zero. Since I can't tolerate caffeine after noon, I use caffeine free Mountain Dew in the afternoon. I've been known to ... Read more
A New Mindset Equalling Mental Freedom
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      7 comments

There are so many things we hear repeatedly in other blogs or articles. Some of them just don't register in our minds or we don't buy into them. For me, I've also agreed with principles and even tried them on for size, some with gusto and some w... Read more
Chili Night
Thursday, October 31, 2013      7 comments

Five days from now we will be in the air on our way to Oahu. Seeing our son and his family will be a real treat. Last time we saw them was in April. I guess 7 months isn’t so bad. But little kids grow so fast. We haven’t even met Bjørn yet, b... Read more
You're an Overcomer!
Thursday, October 24, 2013      15 comments

I didn't post a blog yesterday and didn't even spend much time on SP. The site was incredibly slow yesterday when I wanted to use it. I got frustrated. Said a quick prayer that it would be better today when I picked up my laptop. Ahhh. It is bet... Read more
Hubby Helps Me Again and Again
Sunday, October 20, 2013      9 comments

This blog isn’t about anything new. It’s a theme that we see in other people’s blogs. You have definitely seen this in my writing, because for me this is a pattern I repeat. I think I’ve made progress toward getting my thought patterns to improv... Read more
Saturday, October 19, 2013      15 comments

(Couldn't turn the photo, sorry!) These are the two sweeties that stayed with us overnight last night and the next photo is of the two sweet grand kids we get to visit i... Read more
We All Eat
Friday, October 18, 2013      9 comments

“We all eat, and it would be a waste of opportunity to eat badly.” –Anna Thomas I had a bump yesterday. I didn’t eat wisely. I missed the opportunity to nourish myself. The food I ate was not nourishing. I may have been feeding the emotiona... Read more
C'est La Vie, My Ankle is Sprained
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      17 comments

Not cool. A year ago I sprained my ankle. It's been not perfectly healed up yet. Today I had a major setback. You know how it is when you are walking along the sidewalk and you come to a driveway where the car is parked so it's stick... Read more

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