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Where is the line?
Friday, January 06, 2012      7 comments

So I'm not too sure how much to push myself. I'm still not fully recovered from the pre Christmas illness. My head is a bit clearer, but I still feel a heaviness in my che... Read more
Look for Opportunities
Saturday, December 31, 2011      8 comments

New opportunities have presented themselves, thankfully I have been open. There is a Whole food near me and they have healthy eating events this January. In the past I have gone to many of these events where I have been introduced to many foods ... Read more
Goodbye - Hello
Thursday, December 29, 2011      11 comments

What true treasures my Spark friends are. They SPARK me. These last few days have been taking care of odds and ends like paying taxes, bills and such. Yes I made it through the holidays, nothing special is planned for New Year's. A slig... Read more
Making New Traditions
Sunday, December 25, 2011      6 comments

By the time the first star shone on Christmas Eve. I was feeling much better and dinner was being served. Yes I actually hosted. There were a few last minute tweaks to the menu, but over all the menu is trending toward healthier fare. Not one bi... Read more
Gift of Good News
Monday, December 19, 2011      7 comments

Thank you for the birthday wishes and kind words. Moving forward was just what my spirit needed. Once I said "Oh Well" .. it helped. The bright blue sunny skies helped too. The farmer's market was bustling, brimming with healthy foods, ar... Read more
Sunday, December 18, 2011      6 comments

Wow has it been that long since I blogged. Boy I really must be in a funk. And yep I chose to be in that funk. How I perceive things determines my reactions. I am in control of that. I chose to feel hurt, cast aside. While there was no true mal... Read more
Who Am I
Monday, December 12, 2011      4 comments

Find a mantra and use it. That was the message I got today. What do I intend, what is the direction I want to take? The Daily Spark article "Motivation Secrets from Top Marathoners" hit the nail on the head. Read more
Photos We Love to Hate
Saturday, December 10, 2011      12 comments

Bad enough that passport and drivers license photos usually are not flattering to begin with. but there still is a reality within them. My photos reflected a fatter face. Certainly not how I envisioned myself. I still see myself as a thin perso... Read more
Monday, December 05, 2011      5 comments

Since Irene and SNOtober, I've been a bit off kilter. Needless to say muscle relaxers and pain pills were necessary, but it is time to get onto the band wagon. Last week I thought I was fine to get back to the pool. I did cut back, apparently no... Read more
Not Stuffy or Stuffed, but Filled with an Abundance of Joy.
Friday, November 25, 2011      8 comments

Thanks to all of you and your support Thanksgiving Day was less stressful for me. Instead of focusing on making everything perfect and showing what an anal hostess I could be, I was more or less relaxed and was able to enjoy the day. 1. This w... Read more
What I do, makes a difference,
Saturday, November 19, 2011      11 comments

Many of us have heard: “If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten.” Anthony Robbins Making changes makes a difference. Yesterday's visit to the Dr. proved that. Instead of reaching my goal... I gained a poun... Read more
'Tis the Season to Get Distracted, Fa La la ....
Thursday, November 17, 2011      6 comments

With the upcoming holidays I feel the distractions coming in. So to take care of me I will develop a must do a minimum self care plan. My back is still healing and I have not been back to the pool yet. Modifying the PBS Classical Stretch progr... Read more
Better Than Therapy!
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      7 comments

I really want to thank all of you who have been commenting on my blogs. Your perspective has opened my eyes, reduced my stress and helped me move forward. It is so nice to have an objective and non-judgmental perspectives offered... your words s... Read more
La La Land.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      6 comments

I have been in la la land. Is the brain a muscle, because the muscle relaxers seem to have relaxed my brain also. My back is getting better, I no longer yelp when I move. Those darn muscle relaxers do not work on stress. To help me calm down I ... Read more
Getting back into the swing of things.
Thursday, November 10, 2011      8 comments

The muscle relaxers are helping my back and I am modifying exercise. Gentle stretches, short walks.The spasm is easing up. Already did my modified Classical Stretch. Some things I did maintain, while being off line. No coffee weekends, meal plan... Read more

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