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Embracing the Change!! Whoop Whoop! I wanna dance!
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

Here is what I have been hearing today from different people that ARE NOT related to me - and it feels great! You're losing weight! What are you doing? You LOOK great! I'm loving your natural girls, you really rock em'. You look like a r... Read more
Savor the Good!
Friday, April 05, 2013      4 comments

It is amazing how much good I am able to find in a day when I choose to focus on smiling instead of complaining. I am learning to remind myself that the little frustrations and annoyances in life just make the good even sweeter. I was so S... Read more
I'm Back!
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      5 comments

Wow! I took a bit of a break and didn't even realize it! I beat that bronchitis back to where ever it came from (LOL) and I feel fabulous again - slowly getting back to my walking routine. Did I ever tell you that I have a HOT Pink FitBit! I ... Read more
Today IS My Friday -
Thursday, March 28, 2013      3 comments

Feeling emotionally strong and safe in my own skin today. I've not been eating as many veggies as I should be and I'm paying the price for it. Made a commitment to myself to do better. Excited about getting my blog launched before the end ... Read more
Sick Days
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      4 comments

Today is my first day back to work while still fighting a nasty bout of bronchitis. It laid me out and I could barely get out of bed to pee much less keep up my daily workout goal of 12K steps!! So, what's a perfectionist, die hard, never g... Read more
The Power of NOW
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      2 comments

Sometimes I read several books at once. Right now I am reading "A Year of Living Consciously" by Gay Hendricks and "The Power of NOW" by Eckhart Tolle. It always amazes me how whatever I am reading compliments each other even though I do no... Read more
International Women's Day
Friday, March 08, 2013      2 comments

Celebrate by treating all the women in your live with respect and dignity every day. From your sister, mother, wife, daughter, friend to the waitress that serves your food or the woman on the other end of your customer complaint call...send lo... Read more
Snow Day, No Beating
Thursday, March 07, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday was a snow day for the DC Metro Region - the Federal Government office of personnel management (OPM) and all the agencies that follow their policy were closed for the day. The office where I work is one of those agencies. I stayed... Read more
Ch,ch,ch - Changes
Saturday, March 02, 2013      3 comments

Changes - David Bowie My outlook and approach to life has changed so much in the past 6 months that I can hardly recognize myself. Having the courage to look at and sort through all my baggage, revaluate and ... Read more
Monday, February 25, 2013      3 comments

Today is Monday. Not very much unlike any other of the millions of Monday's we all experience. Except that for me, my thought process and outlook and behavior have changed since I made the committment to never, ever again break any agreeme... Read more
Seeing the Change for the Very First Time!
Thursday, February 21, 2013      6 comments

My circle of family and friends is very small and tight knit. These are the people that see me at least twice a month if not everyday. Some of them have recently said to me that they see a change in me, for the better! ... Read more
The Wisdom of Instant...not
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      9 comments

On January 2nd, 2013, I signed up for SparkPeople because I had been making major changes and overhauling my whole life as I approached my 50th Birthday. I got clear on the fact that I was overweight and that it was not going to just melt away... Read more
Beautiful People
Thursday, February 14, 2013      4 comments

I've been blessed to know some very beautiful people. I'm not speaking of societies definition of beauty, the false flash and glamour that is standardized beauty. I'm talking here about the internal spark and truth that has nothing to do wi... Read more
The Wisdom of No Escape
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      3 comments

The universe allows us as many chances as we need to grow into our highest and greatest good.-NewNikki50 Last year I made a poor choice that didn’t even take six months to cause me a whole lot of heartache, suffering and pain. Finally, look... Read more
Loving Myself The Best
Friday, February 01, 2013      2 comments

February is a month marked for it's romantic holiday full of cards, gifts and tokens of intimate love. What is one to do if they are recently out of a romantic/dramatic relationship, perhaps due to recent divorce, seperation or death of their li... Read more

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