PEAJAY26's Blogs

No room for negative thoughts on my journey
Sunday, February 19, 2017      6 comments

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Thoughts become things...make sure to choose good ones.
Saturday, February 18, 2017      2 comments

Thinking, evaluating, and planning are great tools. They can help us figure out what worked, what didn't, and what we can do to be ready for the future. But sometimes we dwell on the negative----what we did wrong, how we will never lose the ... Read more
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      2 comments

Tonight after years of putting myself last I attended my first yoga class in five years and many many pounds. Now I am not saying it was a pretty picture or that my classmates and teacher were in awe of my grace and skills (better described as ... Read more
Guilty Pleasure
Monday, May 09, 2016      0 comments

Saturday I allowed myself a guilty pleasure. I took a nap. Not a close my eyes and catnap in the chair but a real true lie down in bed with the drapes closed and ceiling fan on nap. For some people that may not be a big deal and others may thi... Read more
Reset and revise
Monday, May 02, 2016      0 comments

Today it is OKAY to wipe the slate clean and restart to work on our goals. Leave our past shortfalls behind---that baggage is heavy and we can't change it. Let's try to put our focus on today and achieving today's goals----tomorrow will be here... Read more
Stress eating --- not one size fits all
Saturday, March 26, 2016      0 comments

Through the magic of Facebook I found an interesting blog about stress eating. Turns out it is a more complex thing and not one single alternative is the answer depending on the trigger. The key to avoiding stress eating according to the author... Read more
Whether you think you can or you can’t, you are right.''
Saturday, March 19, 2016      0 comments

Henry Ford is famous for this quote. It is not some new way of thinking so why is it so difficult to get and keep our thinking healthy to match our goals? My metabolism isn't what it used to be that is true but my mind's impact on my mouth and ... Read more
I only fail if I give up
Sunday, February 28, 2016      0 comments

Once again I visit my page and am further from my goals than the prior reboot. I am however determined not to be defeated in my search for a healthy lifestyle and long term health. I recently had my annual biometric screening done for insuranc... Read more
And we begin again
Sunday, February 01, 2015      0 comments

Once again I am back to square one---actually maybe square negative 10 as this reboot begins from a place where I am not only starting over but now have medical issues. I have been diagnosed with an under active thyroid. More impactful is the ... Read more
Lessons in step counting
Friday, March 14, 2014      0 comments

Since I am just returning to SP and renewing my mission of lowering my weight and body measurements to be as healthy as possible, I decided to track my step count. Found a free step counter app for my phone and decided that I would keep my init... Read more
Mind game
Monday, May 13, 2013      0 comments

May 10, 2013 was the date that I attended a hypnosis class for weight loss. It was a groupon deal and for $29 I figured what was the risk. A friend (and her hubby) had sucessfully used accupuncture to break a bad nicotine habit. The price tag... Read more