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Listen to yourself
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      0 comments

Learn to trust your judgment. Often we know more than we think, but we have to listen. My body was telling me that I needed to make changes. Now it is up to me to make those changes. I have committed to making changes. I am taking action. ... Read more
What do I really want?
Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

"Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get." Sometimes determining what you want is knowing what you do not want. Right now I know that my body need improvement, losing weight will help my body move better. Often... Read more
"People allow life to happen to them...
Sunday, May 10, 2009      0 comments

rather than giving it direction." - Regina Leeds This got me thinking. I view myself as a free spirit, going with the flow. Often that is necessary being a mom. You see opportunities when life presents them. However even free spirits ... Read more
Monkey See, Monkey Do
Saturday, May 09, 2009      0 comments

Whether it be positive or negative, people tend to do what others do. So we learn bad habits, we also can learn good habits by observing. Energy creates energy. - Sarah Bernhardt What is difficult is breaking the mold... doing somethi... Read more
Being Prepared
Friday, May 08, 2009      0 comments

Meetings running over, traffic jams... I feel like I should do like I did with a diaper bag for the kids and plan for the worst case scenario. Low sugar is not conducive to logical thought, so it is best to be prepared.... Read more
Getting in Shape
Thursday, May 07, 2009      0 comments

I'm working hard to get in shape, so I decided that other parts of me should get in shape too! I had my eyebrows tweezed for the very first time. I feel lighter already! ... Read more
Commitment - "You Got to Move It, Move It!"
Wednesday, May 06, 2009      0 comments

Right now I am dedicated to getting more active. The signals my body has been sending me stated move it or lose it. Trust me, I do not want to lose it. Fitness plan for May: Boot camp - daily Yoga - Daily Walk - 1 hr, 2/wk or more... Read more
Best stretches for walkers
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      0 comments

From Coach Nicole's tv appearance: *Standing calf stretch- Lounge forward (can hold tree) bent front leg straight back *Standing Hip and quad stretch-From lunge bend back leg heel up, push hips forward *Standing Modified Hamstring... Read more
Weird Rewards
Monday, May 04, 2009      0 comments

I'm really not big on rewards, I'm more into logical consequences. If you do "X" then "Y" will happen. But Fun stuff should be planned, as life is to be enjoyed. That includes pampering. I really haven't planned reward so my reward thi... Read more
More goals... sort of
Sunday, May 03, 2009      0 comments

It is 3 months until the wedding. Now one could say that I am doing this just for the wedding but I'm not. I've been working on a healthy lifestyle for a few years. No more white bread, brown rice not white has been the ususal for at least a y... Read more
Making progress
Saturday, May 02, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday the rain held off and I got the 1.6 mile walk in. Picking a place to walk is kind of fun. I did notice a little snake slithering away. While I did have to take breaks and stretch my right hip, I'm happy with the progress being made. A ... Read more
Planning for a new goal...
Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

Okay, I think this is realistic. I have been out walking a few times. My hip starts killing me. Good news is my ankle hasn't given out. Now I have a cell phone and a walking buddy, so I feel a bit safer. Fear has kept me from venturing out... Read more
"Work in accordance with....
Thursday, April 30, 2009      0 comments

your timer rather than allowing yourself to get lost on an emotional journey. This approach will enable you to take your first steps in your quest to master time, rather than fritter it away." - Regina Leeds I enjoy the tangents that carry ... Read more
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      0 comments

I have a walking buddy. It's harder for me to bail out of walking when my buddy is enthused about going. It was supposed to be once a week but now it seems that we will be going twice a week. Going down to walk along the Connecticut River was ... Read more
Words for thought
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      0 comments

"you must take care of your own basic needs before you can attend to the needs of others. What's more, being busy is not necessarily the same as being productive with meaningful activity" ... Read more

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