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"Align myself with people who support my growth."...
Saturday, July 17, 2010      3 comments

... was a phrase that stuck in my mind this week. I have wonderful supportive friends here at SP. The kindness and encouragement they shower upon me keeps me moving forward. I keep hearing the same message: "You can do it" My friends here have f... Read more
"The Sun Always Shines Behind The Clouds."
Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

My son still has his job. emoticon I could not help but notice the fierce desire to protect my young even th... Read more
Every burden is a blessing. (?)
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      3 comments

That what the fortune was that my son got from a fortune cookies made in a factory in Queens, NY. (This is the one that his Uncle was buried on his 21st birthday, his hybrid bike was stolen at work and his favorite cat died unexpectedly.) Now h... Read more
Hot Workouts! Stay Cool!
Thursday, July 08, 2010      4 comments

With this heat wave finding ways to exercise and not boil over can be done. Here are a few of my thoughts. * Walk or workout early in the morning. * Go to the mall or Costco's (leave wallet home) * Workout in a pool. (but they are getting ... Read more
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      5 comments

Decisions: D - Decide on an action plan. E - Every thing is possible if you believe and work at it. C - Consider your choices carefully. I - Invite others to join you on you quest to become healthy. S - Savor the feeling of each vic... Read more
What's the Right Diet Plan for You?
Saturday, July 03, 2010      4 comments

That was the question asked on I had not really thought about what I needed to address, but the quiz gave me insight as to what I might address to make me more successful. My results pointed to the following approaches: *Lifestyl... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Choice Makes a Difference
Friday, July 02, 2010      34 comments

Sometimes it just seems that no progress is being made. Over the last few days I have noticed a big difference, With life happening, my reactions are different. I'm calmer. "No one can depress you. No one can make you anxious. No one can hu... Read more
Move Forward to Live On.
Thursday, July 01, 2010      1 comments

Sometimes that can be challenging. Getting over a loss of any kind is difficult. (the exception: loss of pounds) I guess I learned to move forward when my mom passed away 12 years ago. I knew that she would not want me to dwell in sorrow, but... Read more
Fat - Stress Connection?
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      5 comments

I probably have an ample supply of stress hormone called cortisol. It is said that excess cortisol tends to cause a build-up of belly fat. Let me tell you that I have accumulated more than my fair share. I do not know if it is true or not.... bu... Read more
Lots Going On
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      5 comments

I've been a bit quiet here on SP, but I have been practicing my resistance muscle and been successful. Realizing that I was not truly hungry and I did not NEED to eat, the awareness and tools from Dr. Beck helped me. Last night a was a tad anx... Read more
Sidetracked?.... NO!
Saturday, June 26, 2010      3 comments

Sorry I've been MIA lately. I've been a bit perplexed recently trying to resolve some medical issues with my son. Attempting to find answers is frustrating to say the least and I do want answers. On the weight front, I'm down a few more po... Read more
Resisting Resistance
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      8 comments

Disengaging the autopilot is more difficult than I thought. Anxiety set in and old behaviors seemed to be caste in stone. What!!! How can I be doing worse than before? I have experienced this before when I quit smoking, I would smoke more just t... Read more
Disengage Autopilot, Live Mindfully
Sunday, June 20, 2010      5 comments

BIGLITTLEWOMAN's blog Conquering Impulses
al.asp?blog_id=3350438 and the SP Daily Blog Conquering Eating and Other Impulses the Easy Way By: Bruce Corwin ww... Read more
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Saturday, June 19, 2010      4 comments

I'm Back!!!! Being away from home did present a few challenges. But overall I am pleased with 90% of my choices. The other 10%, well let's just say there is some room for improvement, but I give myself an A. Before I determined the percenta... Read more
Saturday, June 12, 2010      5 comments

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. -Abraham Lincoln We have our up days and our down days. Today held much promise: Walking around a fair, getting my tea for my trip, having lunch with my sister. The ... Read more

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