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Mowing down the speed bumps....
Monday, February 24, 2014      7 comments

I took a look back and can't believe that it's been just 3 weeks since I started - with small, manageable steps - to get back into the routine of regular fitness and healthy eating habits. By doing things gradually, the 'old habits' seem to hav... Read more
Beautiful music to share....
Monday, February 17, 2014      6 comments

....and for once it wasn't made at my house! emoticon Please take a look and listen to this YouTube video... Read more
Staying on track....
Monday, February 17, 2014      6 comments

Today marks the beginning of Week #3 of my efforts to get my health and fitness routines back on the rails.... Despite 'feeling' like things were a bit wobbly last week, I'm doing really well and feeling stronger and more focused with each ... Read more
Keep the momentum going....
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      5 comments

I measure my % Body Fat this a.m. using calipers....and am now trying to remind myself that last week was a SUCCESS for me. I achieved my main goal, which was to re-establish the good habits I need to be in good shape and excellent health. ... Read more
Ahead of schedule.... :-)
Friday, February 07, 2014      5 comments

My entry-level goals seem to be doing the trick...not only am I on track, I am ahead of schedule and starting to think about my next steps. As of yesterday, I met all of my goals, so will press on and become an official overachiever by the time... Read more
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      4 comments

Surprising but true - today, I feel encouraged! Took a look at my overly optimistic December post...reality was that my MIL was here until almost the middle of January, and it almost always takes DH and I about 2 weeks to de-stress and get ... Read more
Ready to start fresh....
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      3 comments

It's New Years Eve day....and I am pooped! emoticon The holiday's have been exhausting, and while there w... Read more
Day #6...and....nothin'!
Friday, December 27, 2013      1 comments

Well, that was a bust! Glad I did the monitoring, but honestly this is the best I've felt in months! Feeling happy, relaxed, optimistic and full of energy. Go figure ... Read more
Monitoring Alcohol Effects - Experiment - Day #5
Thursday, December 26, 2013      3 comments

December 25/26: Slept well last night, and am feeling pretty good....aside from being a bit tired. BUT, I'm sure that pretty much everyone who hosted Christmas yesterday feels the same! Today will be quiet and as laid back as possible... Read more
Monitoring Alcohol Effects - Experiment - Days #3 & 4
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      0 comments

Funnily enough, I had no emotional downswing after the Dec 21 bash. Very strange indeed! December 24: Weight back down a bit, but that won't stick with holiday festivities ... Read more
Monitoring Alcohol Effects - Experiment - Day #2
Monday, December 23, 2013      2 comments

December 21: Holiday Party - 3-4 glasses of champagne December 22: Foggy, poorish sleep - headache at 4:30 am. Mood is ok but I feel physically unsteady Took extra Vitamin C, some B Complex and B12 to be sure and give myself some... Read more
Monitoring Alcohol Effects - Experiment
Sunday, December 22, 2013      2 comments

I have been almost completely AF since the end of November, for 2 main reasons: 1) Having progressively cut back on alcohol over the past 4 years, I now find that even VERY moderate consumption (as little as 1 drink) disturbs my sleep, giv... Read more
Holding steady....
Thursday, December 12, 2013      2 comments

The 'good days' are linking together to form longer chains, and the bad days are fewer and farther between....starting to feel on steadier ground and enjoying a newfound sense of peace and stability. Have kept up well with yoga and LOVE the fac... Read more
Trending upward....Days #10 - 30ish ;-)
Thursday, November 28, 2013      3 comments

Wow wow wow....this has continued to be a roller coaster. My SP mood tracker (which is one thing I have done consistently) looks like the Dow Jones index ... Read more
Out of the woods? Days #5-#10
Thursday, November 14, 2013      4 comments

emoticon This has been a bruiser, folks....days 5 through 10 of my efforts to bite, scratch and fight my wa... Read more

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